Production Assembly Nights

Charlotte, MI 48813, USA Req #613
Thursday, December 16, 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


The Production Assembly position is responsible for assembly line work associated with Shyft’s various product lines including, but not limited to, Truck bodies and Specialty Vehicles. This includes all positions within the assembly, sub-assembly, and component build work centers.




  • Learn and retain skills and practices needed to complete assembly in assigned area
  • Read and follow detailed operator instructions, installation drawings, blueprints, etcetera, as required by a particular area  
  • Perform rework, as needed
  • Apply feedback or instructions from Supervisor and/or Team Lead, as needed
  • Complete proper forms and documentation (example: defective tags, build book, etc.)
  • Understand, and be able to articulate, the production flow of an assigned product line or area
  • Self-check work and inspect prior processes
  • Use basic hand, electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools, as required
  • Meet production goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Initiate process improvements
  • Support 5S in work area
  • Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
  • Work in close proximity with customer, as needed
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistance




  • Excellent attendance
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong and consistent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Team oriented
  • Capable of comprehensive listening (understanding the message(s) that is being communicated)
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • Willing to:
    1. Learn and rotate within all areas and plants (production or materials)
    2. Improve self / area / company (including pursuing additional training, if needed)
    3. Develop a working knowledge of Spartan’s systems (example: AS/400)
  • Able to:
    1. Lift 50 pounds
    2. Work overtime on short notice
    3. Embrace change
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
  • Job Function Direct
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Charlotte, MI 48813, USA