Georgia Employer PALLET ASSEMBLER II in Union City, Georgia

Company UFP Union City, LLC Job Title Pallet assembler II Location 5200 Highway 138, Union City, Georgia 30291-0329 Open Date Apr 11, 2018 Area of Interest Manufacturing General Summary Are you a hard-working individual, looking for the opportunity to carve out a successful career in an organization where the spirits of family and hard work share equal billing? If so, the companies of Universal may be a good place for you! We are committed to rewarding skill, perseverance and an entrepreneurial attitude with opportunities for growth. Intrigued? Read on to learn more! Position Overview Assembler II is responsible for fabricating component parts or assembling the finish product according to the customer specifications. Principal Duties / Responsibilities Secures and maintains correct component parts and supplies required on the operation (plates, nails, staples, fasteners, etc.) 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 Stacks 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 Provides basic TPM to equipment and completes TPM paperwork when required 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 Qualifications Knowledge Minimum 9th grade completed Minimum 6 months of experience assembling components or specialty products is required; 1 year of experience or more is preferred Working knowledge of basic math Skills and Abilities Ability to work in a safe manner Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools Demonstrate ability to stack material properly 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 nail gun machines and other similar hand held equipment 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 Position will require bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting/carrying over 25 lbs, pushing/pulling, twisting, standing and walking. 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.