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Parts Sanding Apprentice - Jesup

Job Title: Parts Sanding Apprentice
Department: L50 - Parts Sanding
Division: Legacy
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Date Posted: 7/21/2020


SUMMARY:
Operates one or more sanding machines equipped with sanding belts or sanding heads such as disks, drums, spools, or brushes mounted on vertical or horizontal spindles to smooth surfaces and edges of hand held wooden parts, boards, or furniture parts.

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

Read cabinet assembly lists and drawings. 

Presses button or switch to start machine.

Holds and turns stock by hand against sanding head or belt or places stock on table or in jig and pushes stock back and forth against sanding head or belt, until rough surfaces and edges of stock are smooth.

Examines and feels stock to verify smoothness.

Performs quality checks hourly to meet Company quality standards.

Replaces worn sandpaper belts, or sandpaper on sanding heads.

Cuts sandpaper to designated size and shape prior to replacement on machine.

Sand parts to customers requirement profiles.  

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 
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS 
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers (internal and external) and other associates of the 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 interpret line graphs.  Ability to read and compute measurements based on a basic tape measure.

REASONING ABILITY 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The associate frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The associate is occasionally required to walk.  The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The associate is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The associate is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.