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Assembly Operator - Carroll, IA



Req. Code: TB-136575
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Location: Carroll, IA
Level 1: Unassigned
Level 2: Unassigned
Job Level: Non-Management
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Posting Start Date: 06/01/2010
Posting End Date: Ongoing

Description:

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Assembly Operator works as part of an assembly team performing multiple duties for the construction of windows, patio doors, and accessories.  The team member’s assigned team and tasks will vary based on business necessity.

PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass drug screen.  
  • Pass pre-employment tests.
  • Pass pre-work ability screen, if required for position. .  

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Tobacco free workplace.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).   
  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas.
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity
  • Fast pace with productivity goals.  
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Frequent handling of wood, metal, and glass.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory overtime when business needs requires.
  • Ability to move to different lines and responsibilities.
  • Able to safely work with and around moving equipment.
  • Ability to learn and rotate to three (3) or more different responsibilities and / or positions.
  • Ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner with team members.
  • Regular / dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required.
  • Meet Takt time with productivity goals with accuracy and quality.
  • Operate equipment / tools that require close control, adjustment, and following production orders.
  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to learn and perform repetitive job tasks.
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance duties.
  • Maintain good housekeeping.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Other duties may be assigned by the department manager.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.
  • Job specific experience preferred.

SKILLS & TALENTS:

  • Decision making / problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Use of hand tools and machinery is required.
  • Requires written and oral communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Learn, comprehend and implement Lock Out / Tag Out and safety and quality procedures to assure the safe and proper operation of the equipment.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Familiarity with American units of measure for weight, time, and distance.
  • Use of measurement devices.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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.

LEVEL 2

  • Stand on a continuous basis and walk on a frequent basis during the course of each shift.
  • Reach forward and to the side on a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Stoop, kneel or squat on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Work at an elevated level on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Display average eye-hand coordination on a continuous basis while performing job tasks.
  • The employee is required to use hands to grip or handle; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • This job requires the use of close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Lift up to 60 lbs. at waist level and up to 30 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Push or pull with up to 70 lbs. of force on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 65 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength on an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day. Refer to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.

LEVEL 3

  • Stand on a continuous basis and walk on a frequent basis during the course of each shift.
  • Reach forward and to the side on a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Stoop, kneel or squat on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Work at an elevated level on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Display average eye-hand coordination on a continuous basis while performing job tasks.
  • The employee is required to use hands to grip or handle; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • This job requires the use of close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level and up to 70 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Push or pull with up to 100 lbs. of force on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 100 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Generate up to 20 lbs. of pinch strength on an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day. Refer to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.