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Flat World Global Solutions is a third-party logistics provider looking for forward thinkers to join our team.


Custom Crating Builder

O'Fallon, MO


Every day we provide our customers in the transportation industry with the tools they need to compare rates, keep track of goods throughout the entire life cycle of a shipment, increase efficiency, and most of all – maintain a competitive advantage in the market! At Flat World you will have an opportunity to work for a growing company that has created a fun and successful work culture and an environment that builds careers and a better way of life.

Flat World’s Custom Crating division is seeking a candidate to join our growing team. This team member will play a fundamental role in executing custom crate orders placed by clients, and should be self-motivated and enthusiastic.

Custom Crating Builder Associate

Essential Functions

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings/blueprints
  • Safely operate power tools and related equipment to manufacture individually designed wood crates.
  • Work up bill of material
  • Generate cut sheet
  • Cut out materials that are required
  • Follow ASTM/Mil spec guidelines for building the crate
  • Impeccable attendance and punctuality required
  • Coordinate with teammates to prioritize workflow
  • Assist teammates when needed
  • Share in the housekeeping necessary to maintain a clean and safe warehouse / work environment
  • Keep tools in good working order and notify supervisor immediately of any quality issues

Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Experience with crate building tools including but not limited to:
    • panel saws
    • table saws
    • radial arm saws
    • assorted nail guns
    • assorted power hand tools
  • Ability to lift and handle up to 100 pounds (4 x 8 x ¾ plywood is 67 pounds)
  • Skills and desire necessary to maintain the highest quality of product for the customer
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Attention to detail

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary to launch or continue your career
  • Competitive health benefits package including no cost dental coverage for employee (additional cost for dependents)
  • Profit sharing program
  • Work – Life balance with above average PTO plan & occasional opportunities to work remotely
  • Company-wide employee appreciation activities
  • You’ll join an organization acknowledged as a Saint Louis Top Place to Work for five years in a row from 2018 through 2022
  • Intentional Positive Uplifting Culture of Success
  • Company matched 401K (fully vested after 1 year of employment)
  • Phenomenal company culture that is upbeat, team oriented and continually recognizes its employees

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


To learn more about Flat World Global Solutions and why we have been nominated as a Saint Louis Top Workplaces in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 check us out at


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.

For consideration, please forward your resume or contact Flat World Human Resources.