Handle Shop Tech - Full Time, on site

Handle Shop Tech - Full Time, on site

We are looking to add to our William Henry team in McMinnville Oregon with a new Handle Shop Tech I.  This is an on site position working with sanding and buffing machines, it is an artistic position that requires an eye for detail. To apply for this position email your resume to hr@williamhenry.com



The Handle Shop Tech I essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  1. Process manufacturing orders efficiently and accurately as directed.  Must complete orders on a timely basis, following detailed process instructions while adhering to timeframes provided.
  2. Route raw materials or work-in-process product and accompanying order documentation for delivery to next required production areas.
  3. Maintain a consistent and acceptable pace of work using machines and equipment as directed.
  4. Complete assigned work accurately and within acceptable quality standards.
  5. Demonstrate intelligent decision making.
  6. Maintain an organized and clean work area by efficiently handling, moving, and putting away product and performing basic housekeeping on a regular basis and when required.
  1. Assist with annual physical inventory.
  1. Adhere to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



This position has no travel requirements.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




A high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and a minimum of six months prior job experience and/or related training in a production environment.  Experience working in a machine shop or metal fabrication shop is desirable.



None required



Any experience with work order or inventory software systems is a plus.



Must have the ability to read and follow written procedures consistently and accurately.  Must be able to respond clearly and concisely to inquiries and questions from internal team members, managers, external customers, sales reps, and across departments both verbally and in written correspondence.  Must have the ability to communicate respectfully and cooperatively with other team members.  Must keep supervisor apprised of progress or alert for arising issues that require additional support or escalation.



Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all unites of measure, using whole numbers, decimals, and common fractions.  Must have the confidence to research and question others to bring clarity to ambiguous situations.  Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, driven to deadlines, and able to effectively take feedback from others.  The environment requires the ability to effectively multi-task and concentrate on one’s own activities, while being aware of others’ activities.  Must demonstrate a positive work attitude and desire to learn with an openness toward continuous improvement and operational excellence.  Accuracy of work product with a strong attention to detail and friendly communication style with an ability to work as part of a team is a must.  Must be willing to work overtime.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, type, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear.  The employee must be able to stand and walk for 8-10 hours (occasionally 12 hours) a day.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level varies in the work environment and is usually moderate but may be loud from time to time.  Temperature in the warehouse may vary between 60 and 90 degrees in extreme periods of heat on occasion.