Heavy Assembly/Production

  • Full-time

Company Description

MAT Industries in Jackson, TN has openings for Heavy Production Assembly for our 1st shift operation. Hours are 6:00 am - 4:30 PM, Monday - Thursday, If needed, overtime would be scheduled for Friday. Pay starting at $18.00/hour with yearly company bonus opportunity. If you have a great work ethic (reporting for work as scheduled),  motivated and able to complete job functions without direct supervision, please see below. 

Eligible for $1000 Sign-on Bonus after 120 days of employment. 

Benefits effective on 60th day of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, vacation, Personal/Sick time.

Applicants must have a solid work history in order to be considered for the position.



Job Description

Job Summary

Will assemble various mechanical and electro-mechanical parts or components of the air compressor or pressure tank to produce a quality product for the customer. 

Principle Responsibilities


  • Repetitive assembly of mechanical or electro-mechanical components produced on the assembly line.
  • Will build quality units at a reasonable pace keeping up with the other workers and meeting production needs.
  • Must be able to follow simple assembly instructions.
  • Will be required to cross train jobs and rotate jobs.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and bills of material.
  • Repetitive lifting of materials and product throughout the process up to 40 lbs.
  • Will be required to operate air tools, hoists, hand tools, etc.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be safety conscious, quality minded, have good work habits and attendance.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Must be flexible in the department and help wherever needed, possibly in other departments.
  • picker
  • Standing, stooping, bending is required for the entire shift
  • Lift heavy materials (Team Lift for heavier materials) throughout shift/work hours



  • High school graduate or equivalent.    
  • Assembly line experience required.
  • Good communication skills, must be a team player, blueprint reading, mechanical ability preferred.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

Standing                                    100%

Use of reaching/pulling                75%

Use of Hands                             100%

Ability to lift 40 lbs                        50%

Ability to see close up/distance  100%

 Walking                                       40%

 Bending                                       30%

 Kneeling/climbing                        10%

 Sitting                                            0%



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.

The position is subject to extended periods of sitting depending on the nature of the issues at hand. Along with this is the occasional lifting of boxes and bending or crouching.

  1. Ability to hear accurately the spoken word with moderate office noise or plant noise
  2. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
  3. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to a given workload
  4. Ability to follow work rules and company policies. 
  5. Ability to meet deadlines and effectively deal with office stress
  6. Ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions
  7. Ability to make generalizations, evaluations or decision without immediate supervision
  8. Maintain confidentiality of certain information


  1. Ability to follow safety and security practices

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Fulltime employees are eligible for benefits on 60th day of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, company paid life.