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1st Shift Production Team Member



Req. Code: TB-688403
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Location: Sioux Center, IA
Level 1: Unassigned
Level 2: Unassigned
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Posting Start Date: 06/08/2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing

Description:

Position: 1st Shift Production Team Member
Job Code: 20009
Pre-work Screen: Varies, definitions below
FLSA Code: Non-exempt
Status: Full-time

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Production Team Member will work as part of a team performing multiple duties for the construction of windows. The team members 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
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
  • Tobacco free workplace
  • Safety glasses required along with needed 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
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory overtime when business needs require
  • 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
  • Must meet takt time and productivity goals with accuracy and quality
  • Must operate equipment/tools that require close control, adjustment, following production orders
  • Must 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
  • Must perform Total Productive Maintenance duties
  • Must maintain good housekeeping
  • Other duties may be assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred
  • Job specific experience is preferred
SKILLS & TALENTS:
  • 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 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
PHYSICAL SKILLS & 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.

Pre Work Screen level will vary based on position.
Pre Work Screen Level 2:
  • Lift up to 60 lbs. at waist level and up to 30 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Push or pull with up to 70 lbs. of force up to 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 up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day

Pre Work Screen Level 3:
  • Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level and up to 70 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 90 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day
Hours:
1st Shift 7 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Overtime: As needed based on business conditions