Pallet Repair Operator – Brambles Group – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Brambles Group

Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world’s most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit

Job Description

Pallet Repair Operator- 1st, 2nd, & 3rd shift

Are you good at working with your hands?

Do you enjoy being able to build?

Do you want to get paid WELL to do these things you are good at and enjoy?

Would you like to receive a $500 Sign-on bonus?

CHEP allows you to find your purpose in your professional life.

CHEP is a global leader in managing approximately 300 million pallets, crates and containers safely and efficiently. We operate in more than 50 countries worldwide. We are committed to providing our employees with a positive and challenging working environment, continued professional development, work-life balance and offer the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision available after 60 days
  • $500 Sign On Bonus
  • Company Paid Life and Accidental D&D Insurance @ 2x Your Salary after 60 days
  • Accrue PTO day one, Available to use after 90 days
  • 401K (including a company match)
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Annual performance review and potential increase

Requirements – MUST have 1-2 years demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Ability to stand for the entire shift
  • Physical strength and endurance to repeatedly lift pallets weighing 75 lbs.
  • Proven job loyalty and commitment
  • Safety and Quality focused production experience
  • Construction/Manual labor experience

Role & Responsibilities

  • Use of pneumatic nail gun to repair or assemble pallets
  • Repair entails placing pallets on repair table, removal and replacement of defective


  • Responsible for troubleshooting jams and basic maintenance of saw
  • Other duties as assigned based on business needs


  • 2nd: 2pm to 10pm
  • 3rd: 10pm to 6am

Our starting training pay for our Pallet Repair Operators is $15.00. After you have completed your training period and become certified on our spec, your pay will increase to $16.50. But your pay increases don’t stop there. Depending on your personal determination, YOU control your pay. There is NO CAP on how much you can make. Ask us how!?! Some of our current employees make upwards of $57,000 within their first year. **$500 Sign-on bonus**

We have a select number of positions available on 1st shift (6am to 2pm), 2nd shift (2pm to 10pm) and 3rd shift (10pm-6am).

Preferred Education

High School

Preferred Level of Work Experience

1 – 3 years

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at [email protected]