Racking Operator 1st Shift - $13.00-$13.75/hr + $2/hr COVID Pay
Knape and Vogt
 Grand Rapids, MI

Job Description Summary

Entry level racking operators are responsible for the correct loading and unloading of parts on the racks for the plating or powder coat lines.

The duties and responsibilities of a Racking Operator I will consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Movement of parts on to the racks for plating and powder coating
  • Movement of parts from the racks to the correct containers
  • Keeping a clean and organized work area
  • Following instructions of mentors and committing to working as cooperatively as a team
  • May be required to work in other departments/areas as business needs require
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly organized
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Professional & pleasant demeanor


  • Work Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: N/A
  • Computer Skills: N/A
  • Organization Skills: Ability to efficiently work in a high paced environment
  • Cross-functional skills: Ability to work with team members on the production floor
  • Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate with crew
  • Physical, Mental and Visual Skills: Frequently lifts and carries parts weighing up to 25 pounds to varying distances. Stand and use arms to lift and hang parts with repeated motion that requires regular bending. Must be able to detect specific hanging locations and cosmetic defects
  • Physical Environment: Non climate-controlled Manufacturing environment

Preferred Requirements

  • Education: High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Computer Skills: N/A

KV is a dedicated equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. KV encourages applicants of all ages.