Production Tech I-Shipping (1st Shift)

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #1792
Friday, September 2, 2022
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

**** Position is eligible for a $1,000 Sign on Bonus ****

As a Production Technician in Shipping/Receiving you are responsible for loading and unloading of product for shipping, as well as moving finished product from the assembly areas to shipping.



  1. Unload semi-trailers and box trucks utilizing forklifts and manual equipment to support receiving activities. Inspecting, scanning in and receive product deliveries.
  2. Communicate part shortages to buyer, coordinators and/or process managers as required.
  3. Locate products to drop zones or warehouse locations and transfer within BPCS to maintain inventory accuracy.
  4. Pull and transfer parts from warehouse locations to assembly or shipping to support production needs and customer order load dates.
  5. Deliver product from assembly cell, warehouse location or shipping racks to loading area (dock, trailer) utilizing forklifts.
  6. Properly package, consolidate and load freight/product into designated trailer utilizing forklifts and manual loading techniques.
  7. Participate in continuous improvement activities and provide suggestions for process improvements and labor efficiency gains.


  1. Possess forklift operator license or have ability to obtain a license within one month of position hire.
  2. An understanding and ability to use BPCS system and barcode labels knowledge.
  3. Ability to work as a team as well as independently.
  4. Attention to detail and accuracy with numbers/keypunching.
  5. Willingness to learn.
  6. Ability to follow all safety procedures


  • Competitive base wages starting at $18.00/hour
  • Monthly Goal Sharing bonus program with earning potential of up to $190 per month
  • 15 Minute paid break
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • HSA w/ Employer Contribution
  • Celebration of Achievements
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program *Once vesting period is met
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • + MORE!


To learn more about KI and the opportunity to start furnishing knowledge in a new career path please apply online or contact HR for assistance.

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing / Operations - Plant
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.00
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  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America