High school diploma or G.E.D., or equivalent in education and experience. Prior warehousing and woodworking experience preferred.
Assists in producing, inspecting (QC), and packaging custom wood mouldings (Crown, Baseboard, etc.).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Review daily production schedule to identify production goals and specifications.
- Assist in the production of linear materials. Measure, Inspect, defect, Cut to length, label, and stack finished product.
- Visually inspect products. Patch or cut out defects, as appropriate.
- Monitor quantities manufactured vs. ordered and notify the production line when order is filled.
- Sand products to specified finish and stamp, label, wrap, and stack products by work order on outbound carts for shipment or storage.
- Routinely cleans equipment and work area.
- Performs housekeeping tasks to keep the work area clean and organized.
- Flexibly assist other areas of the moulder line to enhance workflow.
Assists in other departments as needed and work schedule permits.
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform the Moulder Production Assistant role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements for the Moulder Production Assistant role are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Requires the ability to gain basic knowledge of woodworking procedures and operations. Must be able to learn to distinguish between the various types of lumber. Requires practical knowledge regarding the characteristics of each type of stock and specialty lumber.
- Requires working knowledge of Company policies, safety procedures, and other guidelines to consistently comply with and enforce work rules.
- Requires ability to read and comprehend work orders, procedure manuals, employee handbooks, safety manuals, and other documents.
- Must have basic writing skills to accurately enter product information into the computer.
- Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers.
- Requires general math and basic algebra skills to accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations such as calculating footage and volume and determining how to optimize production while minimizing waste.
- Must have the capacity to learn effective and safe operation of saws, planers, routers, joiners, sanders, and other standard woodworking equipment; air compressors; measuring tapes; and hand tools.
- Must be familiar with Microsoft Excel.
- Must be able to work flexible and extended hours (overtime) as needed.
- Requires strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently with minimal supervision.
- Must demonstrate cooperative behaviors, assisting co-workers as needed.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; talk and hear; climb; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. This employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl or crouch. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have mobility to move freely throughout the worksite.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; loud noise; dust or airborne particles; vibrations; and other hazards. The employee is required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment including, but is not limited to hearing protection, face masks, safety glasses, foot protection, and gloves.