Tool Crib Attendant (Horst Engineering, East Hartford, CT)

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Propel your career forward with an opportunity to support the manufacturing of critical components at a dynamic aerospace manufacturer. The Horst Engineering Family of Companies is a 72-year-old privately held business that has continuously modernized. Growth opportunities in aerospace manufacturing have never been better. We precision machine parts for some of the strongest and most innovative OEM customers in the industry. Join a modern company that makes the critical hardware that helps keep planes, helicopters, and rockets in the air. We help people fly safely.

Why join our team?

  • Work in a high technology environment with great systems
  • Support the manufacturing of aerospace components
  • Use your organization skills to help a growing manufacturer
  • Benefit from the security of an established 3rd generation family business

You will rely on your prior experience and skills to support our Manufacturing function. This first shift Tool Crib Attendant position is part of the Purchasing Team and is based at Horst Engineering (East Hartford, CT).

Major areas of responsibility:

  • Receive, verify, organize, and store tools, equipment, supplies, materials, and parts inventory.
  • Monitor order-points, place, and expedite tooling and supplies orders.
  • Work from blueprints, operation sheets, work instructions, and other specifications, to build required kits for manufacturing operations.
  • Maintain inventory levels using spreadsheets and databases.
  • Work with Purchasing to procure of perishable and non-perishable tooling.
  • Quote special tooling needs for manufacturing process.
  • Perform tool sharpening.
  • Assist with troubleshooting using tooling vendors for support.
  • Inspect and measure tools and equipment for defects and wear.
  • Pack and wash/preserve parts.
  • Perform other machining and assembly operations as needed.
  • Deliver tool kits and miscellaneous supplies to various machines on the manufacturing floor.
  • Potential to become forklift operator certified.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One to two years experience in a tool crib environment
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to read and write comments, understand operation sheets, blueprints, and specifications.
  • Strong PC Skills including Microsoft Office and Excel.
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