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Assembly Operator



Req. Code: TB-626195
Position Code:
Job Code:
Location: Portland, OR
Level 1: Unassigned
Level 2: Unassigned
Job Level: Non-Management
Shift Type: Day
Salary: $12.55
Pay Grade:
Posting Start Date: 01/27/2017
Posting End Date: 08/31/2017

Description:

PELLA CORPORATION – PORTLAND OPERATIONS JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Operator
Salary Admin Status: Factory Hourly
Job Band: 1
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Code:
Progression Level: N/A
Pre-Work Screen: 1 or 2

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The operator works as part of a team in the assembly of various window and door products and sub-assembly areas. The operator’s assigned team and tasks will vary based on business necessity. Several types of high paced assembly and machine operations will be performed along with other duties as assigned by the department manager.

PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass drug screen.
  • Pass pre-employment tests, as required.
  • Pass pre-work ability screen, as required.
  • Pass Job Certification test(s), as required. •
  • Work in a team environment with the ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
  • Tobacco free workplace.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for each position.
  • Safety glasses required in designated areas.
  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas.
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.
  • Fast paced work with productivity goals.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • May require frequent handling of glass and other product materials.
  • May have frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS):
  • 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.
  • Regular / dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required.
  • Meet Takt time associated with standard work for position assigned to meet 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.
  • Follow Standard Work or other documented processes.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Other duties may be assigned by manager or leads.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or equivalency desired.
  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.
  • Job specific experience preferred.
SKILLS:
  • Decision making / problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Use of hand tools and machinery is required.
  • Requires communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Learn, comprehend and implement 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.
  • Read and interpret process documentation (SOP, Cut Sheets, Standard Work, etc.)
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 1
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. at waist level and up to 20 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Push or pull with up to 60 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 60 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Generate up to 10 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift.
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Kneel, crouch, or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks.
  • This job requires the use of close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Forward bend and rotate the trunk up to a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 10 hours per day. Refer to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.
LEVEL 2
  • Lift up to 75 lbs. at waist level and up to 40 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Push or pull with up to 100 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products.
  • Generate up to 60 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Generate up to 10 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products.
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift.
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Kneel, crouch, or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products.
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to 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.
  • Forward bend and rotate the trunk up to a frequent basis when handling products.
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 10 hours per day. Refer to Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.