Production Associate – Welch Suspenders
Do you want to work for a company that promotes a work hard, play hard attitude? For a company that challenges, empowers, and surrounds you with good people?
Welch Suspender, a division of Kinco, makes a full line of working suspenders in the Portland Metro Area (Gresham). At Welch, we love what we do and show up every day because we’re excited about the place we work. We are a company that is willing to roll up our sleeves and do what needs to be done. We believe that details matter. We challenge ourselves to be creative and resourceful, always working toward improving our products, processes and services.
If this feels like a company that aligns with your outlook and values, please keep reading. We are looking to add members to our Production team in Gresham.
As part of our Welch team, you are primarily responsible for working with the Welch production team to produce Welch branded and private label suspenders per customer demands.
Your core duties and responsibilities include the following:
The Production Associate performs a diverse set of operations in the production of Welch Suspenders to prescribed quality and production standards, and in accordance with company quality and safety standards. The Production Associate will manufacture workwear products by performing repetitive short cycle task/movements. May use hand and power tools, small to large machinery, mechanical fixtures and test equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
We are extremely concerned with the health and well-being of our employees, families, vendors, customers, and community. We understand that the nature of this position is in-person, and Kinco is taking numerous precautions to minimize risk of exposure. Kinco policies and procedures:
Life at Kinco®
Kinco® is a second-generation family owned business which manufactures and sells quality gloves and workwear accessories. And, yes, we know – these may not be the most glamorous product on the market – but they are honest, straight-forward, and hardworking. Just like us. We at Kinco® are a dedicated and passionate group that strive to not only maintain quality and innovation in our product, but to provide the best possible customer experience in the industry.
We have a strong commitment to treating our employees, manufacturers, and customers as our extended family. We push ourselves to deliver a great value to our customers in both product and service and stand behind them 100%. In order to do this successfully, we not only rely on our employees to follow the company’s core values, but also for both our manufacturers and customers to carry out the same strong integrity – whether it’s deciding on where to buy raw material or where our products are being sold. It is essential to Kinco® that every relationship throughout the spectrum of our business is a partnership where all parties have a clear understanding of who we are and what we represent.
As evidence of this commitment, our full-time employees enjoy 100% paid health insurance, life insurance opportunities, a 401(k) retirement plan, health and flexible savings plans, generous paid time off, and paid holidays. In addition, Kinco® values each team member’s voice and input - in fact, all of our employees participate in our quarterly strategic planning and each person has insight into the company inter-workings through our open-book Great Game of Business management methodology.
The cherry on top of the cake, however, is the Kinco® culture. We offer commuter bus passes, continual education through ongoing off-site trainings and you-pick classes, discounted gym memberships, wellness program, monthly celebrations and family oriented socials, national ‘fun’ holiday events, team and individual competitions such as foosball and cornhole tournaments, fantasy sports leagues, kickball and bowling teams, golfing, karaoke, paint nights, candle making, in-office massages, discounts to retailers, tickets to local sporting and cultural events, industry pro deals, volunteer opportunities and more.
Kinco is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Kinco makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
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