Floor Assistant

Date: 18 March 2019

Location: Fort Worth Swell Packer Manufacturing Plant, Texas



The Floor Assistant is responsible for assisting with packaging products, general housekeeping and many other general daily duties.

A good team player who will work closely with the Shop Foreman to ensure a safe, clean work environment along with helping to ensure quality, on-time delivery of all orders.


 Responsibilities and tasks will include:

  • Daily emptying of all trash receptacles and grinding/sanding collection barrels
  • Assist to ensure all tools are clean and stored in the proper toolboxes/areas
  • Assist with daily inspections of forklifts, overhead cranes, climate-controlled storage rooms, lifting accessories, etc.
  • Ensure all work performed meets specification requirements
  • When required, assist with applying rubber to pipe mandrels and end rings, whether calendared or extruded
  • Assist in other areas of the workshop as needed
  • Undertaking special projects and assignments as requested
  • General housekeeping
  • Assist with stock cycle counts
  • Assist with the control of consumable stock levels


  • To demonstrate commitment to the quality of service, including quality of records produced, aiming at meeting and exceeding customer expectations;
  • To demonstrate personal commitment to protection of Health, Safety and the Environment;
  • To follow company QHSE Policy, relevant operational procedures, HSE procedures and risk assessments;
  • To communicate and report on any perceived non-conformances or faults in the service provided or in the company’s Quality or HSE Management Systems.





Essential:         Relevant experience in a machining/manufacturing plant



  • Experience working in a manufacturing plant
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, along with an ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to work under pressure to meet client delivery expectations
  • Commitment to working extra hours and/or weekends when required to meet client delivery expectations


  • Experience in Swell Packer manufacturing
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively plan, control, and take responsibility for own work
  • Relevant certificates for safe operation of forklift and overhead crane.


  • Ability to plan, control and take responsibility for own work and related decisions
  • Problem solving approach and a ‘get it right first time’ attitude
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, and good team work skills
  • Strong ability to perform well under pressure of a high and varied work load, tight deadlines and changing job priorities
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of the job role

How to apply:

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to join us at a very exciting time of company growth and development.

If you are interested in the role, please send your current CV, together with a cover letter via the form below.