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Sioux Center - 3rd Shift Pre Finish Production Specialist

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Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development as a Production Team Member.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation's heartland: Pella, Iowa!
 
At Pella, we're all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you've always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be privately held, professionally managed company.
 
Our Production Team Members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities, apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization.  We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!
 
Sioux Center, IA
3rd Shift
Monday through Thursday: 9 p.m. - 7:10 a.m.
Overtime: 11hr shift: 8 p.m. - 7:10 a.m.; if Friday is added 11 p.m. start and shift will end based on hours scheduled (no more than 8 hours on the Friday shift) 
 
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Setup, operate, and maintain all pre-finish equipment.  Train other employees on an as needed basis.   May include cross-training for other wood parts craftsperson positions for rotation and ergonomics purposes.
 
PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass drug screen.
  • Pass pre-employment tests. 
  • Pass pre-work ability screen, if required for position.
     
    WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • Tobacco free workplace.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas. 
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.
  • Work in a team environment.
  •  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory OT when business needs requires.  
  • Ability to move to different lines and responsibilities. 
  • Ability to safely work with and around moving equipment
  • Ability to learn and rotate to different responsibilities and / or positions in assigned area.
  • Ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner with team members.
  • Regular/dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required. 
  • Must meet takt time and productivity goals with accuracy and quality.  
  • Must operate equipment/tools that require close control, adjustment, following production orders.
  • Must comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to learn and perform repetitive job tasks. 
  • Must perform Total Productive Maintenance duties.
  • Must maintain good housekeeping.
  • Ability to operate equipment of more than average complexity.
  • Must identify malfunctions that could cause scrap or out of tolerance parts. 
  • Must obtain a passing score on visual acuity test.
  • Must set up and operate pre-finish equipment to produce quality parts in quantities as scheduled. 
  • Ability to use required adjustable gauges.
  • Ability to visually identify when parts are not meeting quality specifications and make needed adjustment to equipment.
  • Ability to monitor paint mil thickness, paint mixing, surface preparation, viscosity, oven characteristics and gloss on parts and record data.
     
    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE  
  • High School diploma or GED   
  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.
  • Job specific experience is preferred.
     
    SKILLS & TALENT
  • Decision making / problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Use of hand tools and machinery is required. 
  • Requires communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Learn, comprehend and implement Lock Out/Tag Out and safety and quality procedures to assure the safe and proper operation of the equipment.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s using units of American money.
  • Familiarity with American units of measure for weight, time, and distance.
  • Aptitude for understanding machine operations and shop problems
  • Ability to understand specifications and adjustments needed for multiple wood profile changes and the quality standards associated with these. 
  • Ability to interpret and follow run orders.
     
    PHYSICAL SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  • 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
 
Pella Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity.  Pella is a Smoke Free Environment
 

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