Carpentry Shop Lead – Indianapolis

Reports to: Manager, In-House Operations

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Travel: Maximum 10%

Salary range: Negotiable based on education and experience

Status: Full-time, Overtime eligible

Shepard is seeking a Carpentry Shop Lead to lead the carpentry shop area of the warehouse.  To lead union or Shepard associates producing carpentry custom projects.  May need to lead at show site if needed.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Work in, supervise or lead the carpentry shop portion of the system department
  • Create, build, construct, produce custom wood/laminate/metal projects
  • Work with the In-House System Supervisor to ensure projects are being completed efficiently and by deadlines
  • Pull and pack all needed materials for custom projects
  • Ensure all projects are packed safely and properly by auditing and supervising/lead packing labor
  • Order materials using PO system and properly reclass to appropriate jobs
  • Adequately trained and accustomed to using table saw, panel saw and other carpentry tools and heavy machinery
  • Build booths and trade show products
  • Clean, repair and store inventory
  • Follow Shepard policies, quality control measures, standard operating procedures and Best Practices.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in good working order
  • Maintain clean, safe work area and follow safety rules
  • Treat all internal and external customers with courtesy and respect, as outlined in our Blue Diamond Customer Service Program
  • Conduct yearly performance reviews consistent with Shepard policy

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated Core Values of Caring, Commitment, Integrity, Spirited, Responsiveness and Teamwork
  • Ability to perform as a responsible ESOP owner
  • At least 1 year of experience in warehouse or shop operations
  • Experience operating power equipment and tools, including forklifts
  • Good oral and written communications skills; good math skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Physical Requirements:

Frequent periods of sitting, standing and walking.  Periodic bending & stooping, kneeling, squatting and crouching, crawling, reaching, twisting and carrying, pushing, pulling and lifting weight amounts of 25 lbs. or less.  Regular and frequent, repetitive hand motion and grasping.

***Shepard Exposition Services is a DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE and requires pre-employment drug and background screenings.

Benefits Package:

Our Full-Time employees enjoy a wide array of benefits including Health, 401k, ESOP, Supplementary Life Insurance & Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Corporate discounts and more. Shepard is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company and offers excellent pay and benefits. Our company core values and passionate culture set us apart in our industry in the positive way we treat our customers and each other.

To apply:

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