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Full-time, Part-time
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Updated 3 days ago

Production Associate I - Bowling Green


$16.24/hr, plus $2000 new hire bonus, see details below

What’s attractive about the Production Associate position?

-$2000 Hiring Bonus for FT New Hires
-Fast-Paced Environment
-Great Teamwork
-No experience needed – we will train you!
-The company LIVES its values
-Company benefits include medical, dental, vision, tuition assistance, disability insurance, 401k and Employee Stock Purchase Plan, New Hire Bonus – just to name a few!

Expected Salary Range: $14.50 for Day shift - $16.24 for Night shift

Company Overview:

Quanex has been in business nearly 90 years. We have a history of strong financial performance and have been recognized as a leader in the building products industry. It has been our goal to consistently deliver high-quality, innovative building product solutions that set our customers apart. The exceptional contribution of our employees is a key part of our success, and it’s the reason we want to attract and retain passionate employees who share our goals and values.

Woodcraft Industries, a subsidiary of Quanex, is the Nation’s largest manufacturer of hardwood kitchen cabinet components in the world. We provide a variety of kitchen, bath and other residential components to both manufacturers and suppliers.

What’s Expected of the Production Associate?

This worker is responsible for performing a variety of entry-level tasks as assigned by the supervisor to prepare the wood for our other Woodcraft facilities to make cabinet components.

Performs related work as directed:
-Tailing the gang saw; after boards have been cut lengthwise by gang saw, boards are pulled from conveyor and stacked on appropriate cart. Boards are 8-16 feet long and up to 3 inches wide. Sort boards according to size, so need to recognize the difference between 1¾, 2½, 2¾, etc.
-Piling table or belt; take cut blanks from table or belt and place these blanks on appropriate pallet, sorting these pieces by size. Blanks weigh 1-2 pounds but because of rapid pace, need to pick up several at a time.
-Lay up panels on the gluer, lay staves together by matching color and grain pattern. Place these staves on conveyor to be placed in gluer clamps.
-Feeds the Moulder; takes panels from a pallet and places them in the Moulder.
-Receives direction from the supervisor/team lead and notifies the supervisor/team lead when more work is needed.
-Maintains the work area in a neat and orderly condition compliance with 5S standards.
-Promotes teamwork by cooperating and supporting co-workers.
-Accurately, thoroughly, and legibly completes all documentation related to this position; i.e., production reports, accurate time keeping, etc.
-Observes closely the operation of tools and machinery and notifies the supervisor/team lead immediately of malfunctions or maintenance that may be needed.
-Monitors product constantly to ensure that quality standards are being met and rejects product that does not meet quality standards.
-Follows all standard operating procedures and notifies supervisor/team lead of potential procedural improvements.
-Follows all safety procedures, rules and guidelines; and notifies supervisor/team lead of any existing or potential safety issues.
-Responsible for attending work on time and for scheduled hours each day.
-Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

We are Looking for a Candidate that Has:

-High school education or equivalent preferred (not required)
-Manual/finger dexterity skills
-Ability to perform repetitive work requiring high levels of concentration.
-Displays a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow

NOTE:  For individuals with nut allergies, please be advised that there is the potential to be exposed to nut products when working in our facilities.

REM-03 WS-03

Shift start: 6:00AM or 7:00PM
Shift length: 10 hours
Day Shift Schedule: 6:00am-4:30pm Mon-Thur with OT on Fridays, as needed Night Shift Schedule: 7:00pm-5:30am Mon-Thur with OT on Fridays, as needed

  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 15 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Must be able to work overtime on Fridays

$2000 new hire incentive

New Hires are eligible for a $500 bonus after 90 days, $500 after 180 days of employment and $1000 after one year as long as they have no final warnings related to safety attendance or performance.

About Quanex Building Products

Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Engineered Components, European Engineered Components, and North American Cabinet Components. The company offers flexible insulating glass spacers; extruded vinyl profiles; window and door screens; cabinet doors and other components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry; and precision-formed metal and wood products, as well as solar panel sealants, trim moldings, vinyl decking and fencing products, water retention barriers, and conservatory roof components.

Posting ID: 678170550 Posted: 2022-01-19 Job Title: Production Associate