Are you experienced in the skilled trades industry? Wood Temporary Staffing is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill our many skilled trade positions throughout the Michiana area. Below are a few openings that are needing to be filled immediately. Not finding your specific trade here? You can also browse our job board to find many other opportunities we have to offer or you can apply online to start fulfilling your dream career today! Wood Staffing is one of the leading staffing agencies in the Michiana area that helps people like you get back into the workforce. Feel free to contact us for any questions you may have at 269-925-6767 or 574-234-6767.


Open Skilled Careers:

1st Shift Gear Cutting/Hobbing

Michiana manufacturer is seeking an experienced candidate for 1st Shift Gear Cutting/Hobbing position working 6:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Thursday with additional overtime as needed. Temp to hire position starting out at $13.00/hr – $17.00/hr depending on experience. Qualified candidates can apply online at and contact Rena at 574-968-1411 with questions.

  • Will tend/operate gear cutting and finishing machines such as gear shapers, hobs, honers, lappers and generators to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks
  • Follow job instructions and check gear dimensions
  • Position and secure work piece on arbor in chuck or in fixture
  • Start machine, turn valve handle and direct flow of coolant against tool and work piece
  • Verify conformance to specifications
  • Must be able to pass assessments in Blueprint Reading and Basic Inspection with the required percentage for the department
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good math skills, reasoning skills, and attention to detail
  • Must be able to follow instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Must have knowledge Microsoft Windows
  • Must have ability to utilize the MME ERP system to locate jobs, status operations, sequences, and log comments
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds


Slitter Operator-Split Shift

  • Reviews the work order with the material to ensure accuracy and a high-quality product that aligns with the customer specifications.
  • Maneuvers material to prioritize and prepare for production, with adherence to the schedule and safety requirements.
  • Performs the set-up, operation, troubleshooting, and change-over of the various machines to ensure accurate and efficient output within the areas of cutting, roll-down, sheeting, slitting, stripping, sampling, perforating, and striping.
  • Ensures appropriate backing is added to the material, where applicable, based on customer specifications.
  • Continually verifies measurements and material quality are in adherence with customer specifications to ensure accuracy and minimize waste/rejects.
  • Inspects the finished material/roll to ensure the deliverance of a high-quality product.
  • Prepares the finished product for the next step or delivery, adding paperwork/labels, wrapping, and boxing, where appropriate.

Hours are 11:00am-7:30pm Monday-Friday with overtime as needed. training on 1st shift for 1 week from 6:30am-3:30pm. Wage starts at $15.00/hr. Please contact Kelly Rudi at 574-968-1413


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