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Lippert Components, Inc Small Parts Forklift in Middlebury, Indiana

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

  • A company culture where everyone matters

  • Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match

  • Career development and mentoring

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Annual flu immunization

  • Holiday, personal and vacation days

  • Local and national discounts

  • Wellness offerings


The small parts utility is responsible for weld cell production changeovers as well as making sure our parts boxes, skids, racks, and any other picked material be staged in a timely manner. Once the material staged at the plant or the pad, make sure documentation is properly completed and delivered to specified departments. They also are responsible for organization of the staging area, consolidating parts boxes, and the return of empty dunnage.

Essential Functions

  • Team members must be able to operate a forklift confidently, efficiently, and safely.

  • There is a minimum lifting requirement of at least 50 Lbs.

  • Must be team oriented and able to work well with others.

  • Must be able to switch from task to task efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to have some knowledge of staging areas at the warehouse and plants.

  • Must have organizational skills to keep, maintain, and/or update material delivery log.


  • Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company’s overall goals.

  • Must demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills (English).

  • Must be able to read and process written communication including, but not limited to, production schedule, RPO pick paperwork on dunnage, and material delivery log.

  • Must be able to meet production goals and time deadlines.

  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.

  • Must be able to operate various lift trucks as needed.

  • Must be able to operate appropriate equipment including radios, tablets (Ex: email, D365, etc.) hitching process, loading & unloading material from trailers safely.

  • Must be highly organized.

  • Must possess successful problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to exhibit tact and diplomacy and maintain professional relationships with supervisors, fellow team members, customers, etc.

  • Must be able to work under physically and mentally stressful situations.

  • Must be able to deal with climate extremes (temperature, precipitation, etc.)

  • Must be able to prioritize and easily adapt to changes through the day.

  • Must be able to read and understand daily schedules.

  • Responsible for the forklift housekeeping and daily forklift inspection.

  • Responsible for the housekeeping on the pad, keeping all debris picked up, dunnage from production organized for disposition.

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

While performing duties of the job, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active – while performing this job the team member is regularly standing walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, handling, and climbing all day. The team member may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations considered for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the team member works around moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment, and conveyer roller lines. The team member will work in outside weather conditions in all seasons. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

In addition, the team member may be exposed to dust, fumes, gases, noise, heat, cold, and wet work while performing job duties.

This position requires Personal Protective Equipment such as work gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs, cut resistant sleeves, and seasonal gear which will be provided.

Additional items required but not included are steel toed shoes or boots with metatarsal guards.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position, and hours of work and days are based upon the need to support operations and production. Some Saturdays will be mandatory.


There is no travel required for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school degree or GED (not necessary).

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • LCI Forklift License Required (Offered once hired).

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 1-3 months related work experience and/or training.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all Team Members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Team Member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2021-4290

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Street: 51040 Greenfield Pkwy