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Do you want to be a part of making the finest industrial knives and hardened wear products, working with highly trained employees, with the finest metal working equipment available, and with the best steels and tooling available? Come join our team at Kinetic, who has been in business for 75 years. We are seeking a Plant Services Associate.


  • Responsible for general building maintenance such as changing lights, paint, minor electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
  • Run errands such as transporting items between Kinetic building locations and collecting items at hardware stores.
  • Provide ground maintenance such as snow removal on main walkways, maintain trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Complete custodial cleaning such as cleaning up spills, cleaning of machines and surrounding area, and keeping work stations clean and organized.
  • Supports the production work team including but not limited to, emptying scrap hoppers, restocking supplies and performing corrective action on safety related projects.


  • Cost Consciousness – Develops and implements cost saving measures.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


  • High School diploma or equivalent and 2-3 years’ experience in light handyman and/or custodial work.
  • A valid Driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $52,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Work Location: In person