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Pelican Products Materials Specialist, 1st Shift in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

We Build Careers As Strong As Our Products

Pelican Products is not only the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment—it’s a great place to work. We're looking for team members who take pride in creating and manufacturing products that are preferred by professionals (including fire fighters, law enforcement and military personnel) who work in extreme environments across the globe.

With competitive compensation and benefits, our team enjoys a fast-paced, creative and exciting environment that allows them to flourish and be the best at their jobs. Employees are our greatest resource and as such, their talents are valued and their contributions are recognized. Pelican Products is a unique company that combines the stability and professionalism of a mature firm with the agility and spirit of a small, fast-growth company.


Perform a variety of routine duties to ensure that assembly areas have all needed prints, components and supplies to safely and efficiently maintain the flow of product. Retrieve all necessary tooling and fixtures for these areas. Will review work orders and prints to identify all required prints, components, kits, parts.


  • View all current work orders for their status and print new orders as needed.

  • Print all related drawings as specified on the work order.

  • Identify and deliver appropriate kits to the workstations and fill point of use bowls as needed.

  • Retrieve or replace all items needed from the tool crib or dispatch center to eliminate indirect work for the assemblers.

  • Deliver empty Kan Ban buckets to the machine shop for replenishment.

  • Make gaskets as needed.

  • Transact finished product and deliver to shipping.

  • Notify the dispatch center or appropriate party of any parts shortages and/or return extra parts.

  • Call QA for inspection or consultation as required.

  • Assist in moving stacked product to the assembly lines.

  • Order boxes as needed.

  • Perform first piece inspections as required.

  • Complete pre-assembly tasks as needed for upcoming and in-process work orders.

  • Provide good communication to Team Leads and Supervisor.

  • Report all safety and production issues to Supervisor.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

What You'll Need:

  • Must have the understanding and ability to follow all established safety procedures and guidelines.

  • Must be able to operate machine controls.

  • Must be able to follow verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Must be able to complete assignments within time frame specified by the Supervisor.

  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.

  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Must be flexible with work schedules and be available to work overtime.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local la