Assembler I

    Universal Forest Products, Inc.
    Lansing, MI 48901
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Assembler I is responsible for fabricating component parts or assembling the finished product according to the customer specifications. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions.
    • Secures and maintains correct component parts and supplies required for the operation.
    • Completes work area set up.
    • Fits parts together in accordance with prescribed instructions and in accordance with quality standards.
    • Operates hand tools as required to complete assembly process.
    • Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label, and band components/finished product.
    • Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate.
    • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns.
    • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
    • Maintains production records as required.
    • Checks materials and finished products to ensure they are compliant with standards.
    • Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards.
    • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Knowledge
    • High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
    • No minimum experience is required; however, 6 months of manufacturing and assembling experience is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of basic math.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    Skills and abilities
    • Ability to work in a safe manner
    • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
    • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
    • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools
    • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
    • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
    • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
    • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English.
    • Ability to read a tape measure
    • Ability to troubleshoot nail gun machines and other similar hand held equipment.
    • Demonstrate hand-eye coordination
    • Ability to work under immediate supervision
    • Ability to pass a drug test
    • Ability to work hours mandated by management
    Conduct
    • Safety conscious
    • Team player and goal oriented
    • Open to change and positive attitude
    • Committed to plant and company goals
    • Participates in Safety and CI programs
    • Punctual and reliable
    • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
    Position will require bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting/carrying over 25 lbs, pushing/pulling, twisting, standing and walking.

    Posting ID: 555358943Posted: 2020-05-21