Apply now »

Brush Operator - 2nd Shift

*Text TNCJobs to 25000 and Jordyn can help you apply!*


With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer, and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


Primary Function:

  • Perform on two brush manufacturing work cells
  • Set up and operate machines at a minimum efficiency rate while meeting productivity, quality and safety requirement. Inspect parts for conformance using measuring instruments (Pull Force gauge, Tuft weight scale)
  • Performs periodic troubleshooting and adjustment to build a quality part
  • Focus on safety and ensure all safety devices and procedures are being used within their work area
  • Required to stand for entire shift
  • Must be able to follow all listed safety regulations. This includes, but not limited to, wearing safety glasses and steel toed shoes
  • Achieves and maintains established quality and efficiency standards
  • Makes parts uniform to Engineering drawing specifications
  • Moves raw materials, work in process, and finished goods in and out of work cell
  • Performs operator level preventative maintenance and lubrication
  • Performs housekeeping and 5S to keep the department clean, safe, and well organized.
  • Understands and identifies continuous improvement activities
  • Willingness to remain flexible in work schedules including overtime as necessary to meet deadlines.


Skills/Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to safely set up, operate, and maintain CNC based brush manufacturing equipment
  • Make parts to meet the requirements of design and manufacturing engineering using proper tooling, inspection equipment and through proper set-up and operation of equipment
  • Ability to navigate Microsoft Windows
  • Ability to perform routine machine changeovers using hand tools
  • Ability to meet the quality requirements of producing an acceptable brush



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 6 months to 2 years related industrial experience
  • Previous experience must show a proven history of mechanical ability or related technical degree
  • Ability to stand for 8+ hours with frequent bending, stooping and squatting
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. while handling bulky items.


Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans. 


Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Apply now »