Fab Assistant

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #525
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Shyft Group, Inc. embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


Entry level position with the possibility to advance to Machine Operator or Skilled Machine Operator as positions become available. The Metal Fabrication Helper should be energetic with a positive attitude and possess a desire to be a part of a team of highly dedicated and skilled Metal Fabricators.


  • Assist Machine Operators as needed.
  • Catch, stack, and measure sheared blanks. Separate parts and work orders based upon next workstation.
  • Remove nested parts from sheet skeleton, de-burr parts, and match them to the correct print and work order packet.
  • Assemble work order packets
  • Maintain an appropriate balance of empty w.i.p. tables with skids and cardboard.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the shift Team Leader.


  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure to precise measurements
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain attendance within company guidelines
  • Ability to retain and apply instructions
  • Positive attitude
  • Work overtime on short notice
  • Embrace change
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic math skills; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Must be detailed orientated
  • Ability to read and understand truck specification documents
  • Ability to communicate and understand in English
  • Ability to work within safety guidelines
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be able to work with little to no supervision after two weeks
This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group, Inc.  reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA