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Deering Banjo Company

Shipping Assistant

Deering Banjo Company Seeks Shipping Assistant Deering Banjo Company is the world's largest manufacturer of American Made banjos and we take a great deal of pride in the quality of our instruments. We are currently searching for a hardworking individual to join the shipping team as Shipping Assistant.

The Shipping Assistant is responsible for helping the Shipping Coordinator with the day-to-day duties, including hands-on items such as packing boxes, quality control, part installation, coordinating orders and more.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work at pace while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and quality.
  • Have experience in logistics and shipping.
  • Possess an understanding of carrier software, terminology and international shipping is a plus.
  • Display strong communication skills and be comfortable coordinating with key people in various departments including Sales, Finance and Production.
  • Be familiar with banjos or other stringed musical instruments.
  • Possess strong multi-tasking skills.

  • Only reliable, honest and hardworking people who enjoy being a part of a growing, family owned business need apply.  We are located in Spring Valley, just 10 miles East of downtown San Diego at Highway 94 and Kenwood Drive.  Experience with the assembly, repair, or set up of stringed, fretted instruments is a must. As is a high level of attention to detail, both visually and with using measurement instruments. Experience in woodwork and using basic hand tools, particularly those commonly used for stringed instrument set up is a must. The successful candidate will also have a great attitude and a willingness to helping the entire team succeed.

    Production hours would be 6:30 am - 3:30 pm and we look for honest, dedicated people looking to help create our fine musical instruments. If you feel you are a good fit, please apply. We would love to hear from you!

    Benefits: Deering Banjo Company offers a fun, relaxed yet very professional working environment where every member of the team has a personal desire to see the company succeeds on every level and achieve its objectives. Our benefits include Healthcare Plans, 401K, PTO accrual as well as employee banjo lessons, and the opportunity to build an instrument of your choice.

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    Production Crew Member

    Deering Banjo Company is always on the lookout for new talent to grow its production team. Right now, we are looking for applicants with skills for fast-paced production work.

    As the world's largest manufacturer of American Made banjos, we take a great deal of pride in the quality of our instruments.  And as a family owned and operated company with a small and wonderful team we strive to make sure our customers get only the best banjos in the world.

    Duties could include any of the following areas:

    • Basic CNC Operation
    • Wood Milling
    • Glue Up
    • Sanding
    • Assembly and string up
    Attention to detail and a great attitude to helping the entire team succeed are a must. Experience in woodwork, as well as any experience with commercial tools, is a plus.


    Production hours would be 6:30 am - 3:30 pm and we look for honest, dedicated people looking to help create our fine musical instruments.

    If you feel you are a good fit, please apply. We would love to hear from you!

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    ABOUT DEERING

    Deering was founded in 1975 as the world's specialist in banjos and has grown to become the largest manufacturer of American made banjos in the world. Always on the cutting edge of banjo innovation, Deering is proud to have artists such as Mumford and Sons, Steve Martin, Taylor Swift, Bela Fleck, Keith Urban, The Avett Brothers, Jens Kruger, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly and many more play their banjos. Deering Banjo Company offers a fun, relaxed yet very professional working environment where every member of the team has a personal desire to see the company succeed on every level and achieve its objectives. Our benefits include Healthcare Plans, Paid Vacation as well as the opportunity to build an instrument of your choice.

    Working at Deering during Covid-19

    The safety of all of our employees is of the utmost importance, and since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in the US, we have taken a multitude of necessary precautions to minimize risk as much as possible. These include:

    Vendor or outside guests are requested to wear a mask
    Separation of all workstations to beyond 6ft
    Mask wearing is allowed
    Closure of showroom and public factory tours except by special appointment only.
    Provision of hand sanitizers at multiple locationsRemote work for office employees