CAREERS

Assembler

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

Reports to: Production Manager

Date: August 2022

This position assembles finished products and the parts that go into them. They use tools, machines, and their hands to put together cabinet and drawer pieces and more. Team assemblers work on an assembly line, but they rotate through different tasks, rather than specializing in a single task. The team may decide how the work is assigned and how different tasks are done. Some aspects of lean production, such as rotating tasks and seeking worker input on improving the assembly process, are common to all assembly and fabrication occupations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

-Read and understand schematics and blueprints.
-Position or align components and parts either manually or with tools.
-Precision assembling or adjusting of part within very narrow tolerances and standard operating procedures.
-Conduct quality control checks.
-Clean and maintain work area, tools, and other equipment.
-Clean and lubricate equipment.
-Keep manufacturing areas free of debris and dirt.
-Use of hand tools, power tools, glue gun throughout the workday.
-Set out or put away tools.
-Feed material through machines or “catch” material and stack them accordingly using rollers.
-Follow instructions from more experienced employees to operate machines, hold or supply materials and tools, and load and unload items from machines and assembly lines.
-Locate parts, tag them with identifying text and numbers, and record information such as gauge readings, products produced and manufacturing times.
-Assist with quality control by reporting defective products or equipment malfunctions to higher-level employees, and if necessary, assist with any fixes.
-Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet ongoing business needs or additional duties may be assigned per employee’s growth and development.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

-High School diploma or GED.
-Previous experience in a similar position preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

-Regular attendance.
-Good with math
-Able to read a tape measure.
-Knowledge of different types of machines and tools used in them.
-Ability to understand read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English.
Awareness about safety issues and alertness to avoid any mishap.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-Standing approximately 8-10 hours, 5 days a week, depending on business need. May be required to work 6 days/week depending on business need.
-Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, particularly reading that may be very fine print.
-The employee will regularly be twisting, bending, squatting, pushing, and moving or lifting 10-15 pounds. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 10-25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Conveyance systems are available to move cabinet/drawer pieces as well

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

-While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.
-The noise level is usually loud.
-May be exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

Safety Equipment:

Frontier Door and Cabinet’s Safety Program and all established safety rules must be followed, and equipment used where required. This will include safety glasses and hearing protection. This position will also require use of gloves, safety glasses, dust masks, and at times, a respirator.

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