Shipper/Crater I (2nd shift 2:30pm to 11:00pm)

Job Function:

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

Hours: 2:30pm – 11:00pm Starts at $20.00/hr plus a shift differential
Responsible for preparing and packaging large and heavy products or fragile apparatus for shipment.

Sign On Bonus: You will be eligible for a $1500 sign on bonus if you start in the month of July. You will receive $500 after 90 days of employment and $1000 after 6 months of employment.

Essential Functions:

  • Construct non-standard boxes, crates, or skids for domestic or foreign shipments
  • Select materials for packing or protection of the product and the method of bracing or blocking to prevent shifting while in transit
  • Check against bills of material to ensure that all components are included
  • Assemble orders, counts, weighs, moves, or directs movement to the designated floor location using hand trucks, pallet jacks, or hoists
  • Record date and quantity, method of shipment, and verifies by signing initials
  • Mark order number on crates or packages with sales order number Reports shortages or errors
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of basic crating tasks as needed
  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to safely use small hand and power tools
  • Must be able to safely use table and band saws
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations and accurate measuring


  • High School diploma, GED, or combination of work experience and skill development required
  • 0-1 year experience working in a manufacturing environment desirable

Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Medium – Heavy Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles) Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

*G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

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