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Job Title

Lead Equipment Operator


Mesa, AZ

Employment Type



Non-Exempt, Hourly



Reports To

Plant Manager

Lead Equipment Operator

Mesa, AZ

Bass Cabinet Manufacturing, Inc. and Cabinets and Related Products, Inc. (CARP) are experiencing steady growth and we are looking for a Lead Equipment Operator to join our team. We are headquartered in Mesa, Arizona and also have long-established operations in Nevada, Southern California, and Colorado.

The Lead Equipment Operator operates machinery used in the manufacturing of product for cabinet projects.

** This is a safety-sensitive position. **

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Loads and unloads material onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand or forklift
  • Moves material to or from storage or work sites to designated work area, using hand truck, dolly, wheelbarrow, or any other means necessary
  • Properly secures lifting attachments to materials and transports to destination, using hand-operated crane or hoist
  • Makes simple adjustments or repairs, such as realigning belts or replacing rollers using the appropriate hand tools
  • Assemble crates, if necessary, to contain product being transported
  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory
  • Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders
  • Maintains in-process inventory at work centers by delivering and opening materials and supplies
  • Documents materials and supplies disposition by recording units delivered and location of units
  • Receives credit-return material and supplies from production by verifying materials and supplies code and lot number and quantity; placing materials in stock.
  • Prepares finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling, packing, crating, loading, and securing product
  • Documents product shipment by recording units shipped
  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections; making operator repairs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs., stand/walk continuously, and perform physical tasks
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Must know when to make tooling changes, how to maintain the sets of blades, and ensure that dull sets are turned in to be sharpened
  • Understand the full capabilities and limitations of the equipment
  • Skilled in troubleshooting equipment to determine problems and discerning when the machinery requires the attention of Maintenance
  • Complete working knowledge of the panel saw operation
  • Ability to read an English ruler to 1/32” and a metric ruler to 1 mm
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and specifications accurately
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for entire shift
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Ability to push 10 pounds
  • Ability to pull 10 pounds
  • Ability to grasp frequently/constantly

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care