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Pella, Iowa - 1st or 2nd Shift Production Summer Student - $21.50/hour

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Production
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24000389 Requisition #

We are accepting applications for summer employment opportunities at the Pella, Iowa site.  Openings are limited and the summer employment openings are within Operations only.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Production Summer Student in Pella, Iowa works as part of a team performing multiple duties for the production of fenestration products. This team member’s assigned team and tasks will vary based on business necessity. This position is a summer position, with a minimum commitment of 10 weeks between May through August.  Positions will be restricted based on pre-determined recommendations from Plant leadership and the internal safety team.

PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pass drug screen
  • Pass pre-work ability screen
  • Pass pre-employment tests
  • Work in a team environment with the ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner

ENVIRONMENT:

  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity
  • Fast pace

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures
  • Regular/dependable attendance required
  • Flexibility of work hours including overtime
  • Able to safely work with and around moving equipment
  • Perform standard work within takt time requirements
  • Operate equipment that requires close control and adjustment following production orders
  • Only operate specified equipment identified by safe operating procedures (SOP)

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to rotate to other positions as needed
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance requirements per an established schedule
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Inspect product for quality
  • Other duties may be assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Manufacturing experience is preferred

SKILLS AND TALENTS:

  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adaptability
  • Decision making/problem solving

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lift up to 60 lbs. at waist level and up to 30 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Push or pull with up to 70 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Generate up to 65 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  •  Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day

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