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3rd Shift Assembly Operator



Req. Code: TB-595903
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Location: Gettysburg, PA
Level 1: Unassigned
Level 2: Unassigned
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Posting Start Date: 11/08/2016
Posting End Date: Ongoing

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Pella Corporation - Gettysburg Assembly Operator
Job Description
The Assembly Operator works as a part of an assembly team performing multiple assembly duties for the construction of windows, patio doors, and accessories. The team member’s assigned team and job 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.
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.
  • May require frequent handling of glass of other production materials and have frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory OT 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 two (2) 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, 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.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.
  • Job specific experience is preferred.
SKILLS & TALENT
  • 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 using units of American money.
  • Familiarity with American units of measure for weight, time, and distance.
  • Use of measurement devices.
PHYSICAL SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here (Operator A, B and C) 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. All operators must be able to successfully perform the following physical functions:
  • Display average coordination with each hand on a continuous basis while performing job tasks.
  • Perform elevated work on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Stoop, kneel or squat on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • 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.
  • Reach forward and to the side on a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Stand on a continuous basis and walk on a frequent basis during the course of each shift.
  • This job requires the use of close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth vision.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 10 hours per day.
  • Specific Physical Requirements – Operator A Lift up to 50 lbs. at waist level on an occasional basis and up to 20 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Push or pull with up to 60 lbs. of force on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 60 lbs. of grip strength on 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.
  • Specific Physical Requirements – Operator B Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level on an occasional basis and up to 40 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when handling 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 on 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.
  • Specific Physical Requirements – Operator C Lift up to 80 lbs. at waist level on an occasional basis and up to 40 lbs. at shoulder level on an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Push or pull with up to 80 lbs. of force on an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 80 lbs. of grip strength on 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.