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Assembler - Relocate to Arcadia

Company: Ashley Furniture
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Specific Skills: Read, write, and comprehend the meaning of basic communications; Basic counting and math skills; Measure using English and Metric scales; Communicate and work with others; Ability to learn company's basic computer systems; Operate inventory scanning device; Reliable; Punctual; Perform duties in compliance with company policies; Work with others as part of a team; Perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Position Purpose: Individual must use a variety of hand tools and adhesives to assemble parts into a finished unit. This position requires each person to perform the job satisfactorily at a sustained level of productivity. The assembler works as member of a team to assemble various parts to produce a finished unit within quality standards. The assembler then prepares the finished unit for transportation and/or shipment.

Essential Functions:

Set up and properly utilize jigs to assemble component parts.
Inspect parts for defects, repair if possible, and/or inform appropriate personnel of non-conforming parts.
Accurately record production information - may be recorded by using a scanner, computer or by hand.
Operate various hand tools/assembly machines in accordance with standard operating procedures to assemble parts to one another to form a completed unit
Inspect parts and assembled units; touch up and repair defects
Package finished unit by hand or with use of assisting devices
Maintain and clean workstation, including jigs and equipment.
Identify jig or hand tool malfunctions, repair if possible or inform supervisor of problem.
Assist with the training of other employees.
Participate in team meetings and activities.
Attend scheduled training sessions.
Maintain reliable attendance.
Work as a member of a team.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Marginal Functions:

Move parts in and out of work area using proper equipment.
Set up or adjust workstation to suit ergonomic needs.
Suggest improvements on process inputs.

Physical Demands:

Stand continuously
Walk occasionally
Use hands, wrists and arms continuously for lifting, grasping, squeezing, and operating hand tools
Reach and lift above shoulder height occasionally
Stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch frequently
Communicate frequently
Occasionally use foot or feet to operate machinery
Lift, push and/ or pull up to:

0 - 25 lbs. continuously

25 - 50 lbs. frequently

50 - 100lbs. occasionally

100+ lbs. (based on product)

Vision requirements include identifying defects, reading paperwork and reading computer screens. Identifying different colors and shades.

Tools and Equipment Used:

Powered & non-powered hand tools
Glue systems
Jigs and fixtures
Ganomat (hinge machine)
Drawer machine
Paints and paint thinner
Layback machine
Tape guns
Other tools as needed

Protective Equipment:

Safety glasses
Hearing protection (dependent upon duty)

Work Environment:

This position involves working in general manufacturing conditions where there may be moving mechanical parts. These conditions also include working in an area where airborne particles, fumes from finishing products, and moderate noise from manufacturing processes that are present.

Critical features of this job are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other business reasons.

Keywords: Ashley Furniture, Waukesha , Assembler - Relocate to Arcadia, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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