Area of Interest Manufacturing Salary/Hourly Hourly General Summary The Journeyman is responsible for fabricating component parts or assembling the finish product according to the customer specifications. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions. Principal Duties/Responsibilities Secures and maintains correct component parts and supplies required on the operation Completes work area set up. Fits parts together in accordance with prescribed manner and in accordance with quality standards. Operates presses and machinery in addition to hand tools as required to complete assembly process. Palletizes completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label and band components/finish 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 compliance 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. Requirements Knowledge Minimum 4 to 5 years of cabinetry/woodworking experience working in a manufacturing environment. Working knowledge of basic math. Skills and abilities Ability to work in a safe manner Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material Ability to read prints and understand efficiencies/productivity measures Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools and other equipment as required 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 equipment Basic mechanical skills are preferred Demonstrate eye-hand 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 Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
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