Sturgis, Michigan

Utilizing blueprints, bills of materials and work instructions, performs various hand work such as decaling and masking, assembles pre-fabricated parts, to customer and engineering specifications and standards, using, pneumatic, electric and general hand tools to rivet drill, screw, bolt, glue and seal sheeting, frames, stiffeners, rub rails, roofs, floors and sides on an automated line, as part of a line crew, or at an individual work cell.

Essential Functions and Activities:

•Positions precut frame members, purchased parts, etc. and rivets, or bolts members together to assemble walls, floors, cabs, shelving and roof frames.

•Positions and fastens together body subassemblies, such as cabs, side frames, floors, doors, hoods, and, to assemble vehicle bodies and truck cabs preparatory to body welding process.

•Bolts, screws, clips, or otherwise fastens together parts to form subassemblies, such as doors, seats, instrument control panels.

•Tapes, masks, prepares vehicles for priming or final top coating.

•Installs mechanical and electrical components and systems, such as wire harnesses; instrument control panels;

•Fits and adjusts doors, hoods, Seals joints and seams, using sealant gun. Fastens seats, door paneling, headliners, floor mats, molding, and other trim into position.

•Performs final assembly of lights, decals, bumpers, seats, etc.

•Supports and participates in Morgan Olson’s PPS team efforts.

•Adheres to Quality policy by exceeding customer expectations, being customer focused and supporting continuous improvement activities.

•Adheres to Safety policies and practices behavioral based safety 100% of the time.

•May work as member of assembly group (team) and be assigned different work stations as production needs require or shift from one station to another to reduce fatigue factor.

•May be designated according to component assembled or installed as Assembler: Door Pockets, Floors, Bulkheads, Tie down, Wiring, Specials, Bumpers, Side Install, Roof Install, Cab, Final, etc.

•Other duties as assigned. (See elements form for specific job tasks)


One year experience in an assembly process that utilized hand riveters and drills or equivalent.

Ability to read a tape measure and perform simple math calculations.

Ability to read, bills of material and work instructions: and understand blueprints.

Sturgis, Michigan

J.B. Poindexter & Co. (JBPCO) is a privately held, diversified manufacturing company with over $1.4B dollars in annual revenue and 6,300 team members. Eight operating subsidiaries covering over 40 locations are engaged in the production of commercial truck bodies, step-vans, utility trucks, funeral coaches, limousines, pick-up truck bed enclosures, precision machining and expandable foam plastic packaging.

J.B. Poindexter Companies looking to hire: Truck Accessories Group (TAG), Morgan Truck Body, Reading Truck Body & Morgan Olson

Who We Are Looking For 

JBPCO is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  

Should I Apply?

JBPCO affords team members opportunities in career advancement, and an array of benefits, as well as training, development, and a competitive salary. JBPCO job opportunities are nationwide supporting local economies.  Their culture emphasizes diversity, safety, team building, succession planning and morale as well as recognizing military veteran team members.  If you are ready to advance your career and help the JBPCO team move further down the road ahead, view their available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a J.B. Poindexter & Co. job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on JBPCO's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on JBPCO's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once JBPCO reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

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