Deseret Manufacturing is a factory that produces the new furniture and sleep products that are sold at Deseret Industries stores and provided to community organizations. The factory also produces signs for various purposes, including use in church buildings like temples and meetinghouses.
Deseret Manufacturing is a part of Deseret Industries. Like DI stores, Deseret Manufacturing serves as an employment training facility and is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Products created at Deseret Manufacturing include:
At DI locations, these items are sold as new furniture and sleep products, which distinguishes them from donated items sold in DI stores.
Associates learn marketable skills in product assembly, manufacturing, and distribution as part of a job training program. Employees learn from operational supervisors who function as job coaches and help associates develop skills and habits that prepare them for future employment opportunities. Supervisors also assist with career planning for associates.
Additionally, those who are willing and interested can work toward other qualifications, such as becoming forklift certified or obtaining certifications in Lean Six Sigma.
To work at Deseret Manufacturing, you must be at least 18 years old and eligible to work in the United States. Deseret Manufacturing hires for temporary part-time and full-time positions. The shop is open during regular business hours Monday through Friday and offers flexibility with schedules. For those interested in working at Deseret Manufacturing, previous experience is not required—on-the-job training will be provided.
In addition to gaining skills in manufacturing and learning how to overcome employment barriers, associates at Deseret Manufacturing are eligible for other assistance. Full-time positions are eligible for medical benefits. Both full-time and part-time associates are eligible for help with career planning and tuition assistance. For more information about employment, visit our page Work at Deseret Manufacturing.
To apply for a job, contact Deseret Manufacturing by calling 801-240-2580.
Deseret Manufacturing is located at 1680 South Industrial Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84104.