R&D Technician - #740802


Date: 01/15/2022 01:00 AM

City: Nappanee, Indiana

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

  • A company culture where everyone matters
  • Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match
  • Career development and mentoring
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual flu immunization
  • Holiday, personal and vacation days
  • Local and national discounts
  • Wellness offeringsa

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position is responsible for creating R&D for all departments in the plant which includes but not limited to; furniture & mattress
  • A focus on improving efficiency and establishing and implementing process improvements is expected.
  • Will support manufacturing processes by evaluating process repeatability and stability
  • Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


  • Analyzing Information
  • Confidentiality
  • Quality Focus
  • Results Driven
  • Thoroughness.
  • Time Management.
  • Organizational Skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, stand, bend, lift, and move continually during working hours. Is subject to lifting over 50 pounds. This position can involve sitting for various periods of time, and also requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching throughout the day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; weekend work is also necessary at times


No Travel will be required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma and/or related associates degree.
  • One to three years related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Manufacturing/industry experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None for this position.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

  • Must be able to pass EVerify

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement:

Lippert provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, citizen status, veteran status, military service, marital status or any other legally protected category as established by federal, state, or local law. This policy governs all employment decisions, including recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, training, promotion, discipline, transfer, leave-of-absence, access to benefits, layoff, recall, termination and other personnel matters. All employment and personnel-related decisions are based solely upon legitimate, job-related factors, such as skill, ability, past performance, and length of service with Lippert.

Lippert’s strong commitment to equal employment opportunity requires a commitment by each individual team member. Compliance with the letter and spirit of this policy is required of all team members. Violations of this policy should be immediately reported to your leader or to any member of leadership. Team members who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

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