The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group, PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck-mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the PALFINGER North America Region, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

PALFINGER is actively searching for candidates familiar with production assembly to fill 1st shift positions producing the best truck equipment in the world from our safe, modern, clean facility by Lake Manawa. We are located at 3501 South 11th Street in Council Bluffs, Iowa. $18.95/hour-start, $21.00/hour regular rate at one-year anniversary.


Job Summary

The General Assembler will be responsible to perform general/final assembly on utility truck bodies, cranes, and lift gates to meet manufacturing needs. This role reports to the Production Supervisor, offering a competitive compensation package and opportunity for ongoing career growth.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform final assembly on utility truck bodies, cranes and liftgates
  • Willingness and ability to work in a hot/cold working environment
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Team player and “can do” attitude
  • Act professionally in all situations
  • Must be able to periodically lift 10-100 pounds and can operate hoist equipment for heavy lifting
  • Ability to work a full shift in a hot and/or cold industrial manufacturing environment
  • Responsibilities may be repetitive in nature
  • Stand, walk, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl and sit
  • Use of hands/fingers to feel or handle equipment/tools
  • Pushing or pulling of various weights

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits at affordable cost
  • Laundered uniforms provided at ZERO cost to employees
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • 401K retirement plan with company match
  • First-shift, full-time hourly work in a clean, modern facility
HR Business Partner

Brittany Smith

Omaha Standard PALFINGER
Council Bluffs, IA | United States

Council Bluffs, IA

3501 South 11th Street Council Bluffs, IA | 51501
United States