Assembler - $1,000 Sign on Bonus

Date: Sep 24, 2021

LOCATION: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Pelican BioThermal LLC is a global leader in the design and manufacture of single use and reusable temperature controlled packaging solutions for the highly regulated pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical trials industries.  Pelican BioThermal is a great place to work and offers employees the opportunity to flourish and excel in a high-growth, fast-paced, creative and exciting environment!  We currently have an opening for a VIP Assembler II based at our site in Maple Grove, MN.


The responsibility of the VIP Assembler II is to perform a variety of operational functions that constitutes the production, inspection, inventory, and distribution of Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIP).  This role requires reading work instructions and manually taping VIP panels together to create complete boxes that will be used in our final products. 


What you'll Do:

  • Manually assembles and builds Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIP) according to written or visual work instructions. 
  • Uses manual or electronic inventory systems to locate and record orders and inventory information.
  • Performs general warehouse work that involves, using material moving/handling equipment to store materials in designated areas, and/or retrieving materials/products from warehouse locations to supply production operations or support customer shipment of company products.
  • Has knowledge of warehouse layout and the safe operation of material moving and handling equipment including 2-wheeler, lift truck, pallet jack, or motorized forklift.
  • Adheres to the Quality Policy, including all items assigned to this position in accordance with ISO policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Refers to work order or procedural instructions appropriate for each job, function or assignment before commencing work.
  • Performs any specified quality assurance checks designated for each job, function or assignment.
  • Assures that interactions with co-workers, client and vendors are in compliance with consumer rights policies and all other policies governing the provision of services and programs for individuals with disabilities.  Displays appropriate work ethics in the workplace and group settings which provides a positive influence on co-workers, clients and vendors.
  • Ensures appropriate electronic systems and data bases are updated.
  • Maintains good housekeeping and clean work areas in assigned work sites.
  • Assures that all work assigned to position is performed in accordance with specifications, instructions and requirements.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet production standards on specific assignments within a reasonable time, depending on the degree of difficulty of their job functions.
  • Under general supervision performs a wide range of assembly operations on components or sub-assemblies specifically VIPs. Uses writing and/or verbal instructions to assemble, rework, or reassemble units. Receives limited instructions on new assessments.
  • Provide work instruction and direct supervision to all VIP Assembler I.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in Handbook and follow guidelines regarding safety as outline in the AWAIR, and other safety procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You Need:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent plus one year or more of relevant experience. May require training and certification in safe operation or material handling equipment.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most documents relating to the job, function or assignment. 
  • Ability to make decisions when identifying in-process problems.  Ability to deal with a variety of job assignments.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the time frame specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.


Why Join Pelican BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans.
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match.
  • Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products.
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program.
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be constantly required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to executive non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.


Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment 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 law.

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