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Final Assembly/Shipping & Receiving Apprentice - Jesup

Date Posted: 1/28/2014

Job Title: Final Assembly/Shipping & Receiving Apprentice
Department: L70 - Legacy Assembly
Division: Legacy


SUMMARY: 
Sets up and operates variety of woodworking machines and uses various handtools to assemble high grade furniture by performing the following duties. Also, may include packaging and cartoning the product, loading the trucks for shipment, and preparing parcel shipments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the immediate/acting leadership.

  • Studies blueprints or drawings of articles to be constructed or repaired, and plans sequence of cutting or shaping operations to be performed.
  • Arranges and organizes parts for assembly.
  • Ability to read a catalog of cabinets.
  • Reads shipping notices and other specifications and inspects product to determine size and shape of container, materials to be used and types of supports and braces to be used.
  • Matches materials for color, grain, or texture.
  • Sets up and operates woodworking machines such as power saws and mitre saws to cut and shape parts from woodstock.
  • Bores holes for insertion of screws or dowels.
  • Drives nails or other fasteners into joints at designated places to reinforce joints.
  • Hangs doors, mounts drawers and shelves, and installs hardware such as hinges, catches, and drawer pulls.
  • Repairs high grade articles of furniture.
  • Attaches identification labels containing such information as shipping destination, weight and type of product in container.
  • Loads product into trailers and customers pickups.

QUALITY: 
All associates have the responsibility to meet all of the requirements for their work processes the first time, every time; nonconformance is not acceptable.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job has no leadership responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. In addition, all associates need to be flexible to rotate to various areas within the Company as needed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to read and compute measurements based on a basic tape measure.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to walk. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The associate is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The associate is occasionally exposed to extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.