Production Cell Team Member – AM Shift

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinkerers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>"We build more than furniture out here. We build a lot of relationships with our employees, and we want to provide our customers with a unit they can be proud of."<br />-&nbsp;Eric Arnold, La-Z-Boy Continuous Improvement Technician<br /><a href="https://vimeo.com/171757925" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here</a>.&nbsp;</em></strong></p>

Dayton, Tennessee

La-Z-Boy Manufacturing

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> https://www.la-z-boy.com/

keywords: hours,earning potential,benefits + incentives,upholster,framer,cushion process,final assembly,packaging,desired experience,desired skills

Full-Time

$12.50/Hour + Incentives

Overview: Come join our team and help us&nbsp;<em><strong>Build Something Amazing</strong></em>. La-Z-Boy's&nbsp;<strong>Dayton, Tennessee</strong>&nbsp;manufacturing plant has been building quality furniture for over 43 years and offers numerous benefits including but not limited to a&nbsp;<strong>strong hourly wage earning opportunity, great work flexibility, and career growth potential.</strong>&nbsp;Check us out and apply today!<br /><br /><strong>AM Shift Hours: 6AM - 3:30PM</strong>&nbsp;(mandatory overtime may apply based on production needs)<br /><br /><strong>Additional Benefits:</strong><br />&bull; Starting wage of $12.50/hr. with the ability to earn team production incentives of more than 2x your starting wage per shift<br />&bull; Competitive Benefit Package including 401K with company match<br />&bull; Vacation after 60 days<br />&bull; 10 paid holidays per year<br />&bull; Climate-controlled atmosphere<br />&bull; Clean and safe working environment &ndash; The Dayton plant is an industry leader in Safety!&nbsp;<strong>(Over 15 million hours without a lost time injury!)</strong><br />&bull; Career growth potential<br />&bull; Flexible internal job opportunities<br />&bull; Newly remodeled break areas with market-style vending<br />&bull; Employee discounts on La-Z-Boy products<br />&bull; Employee rewards and recognition through BRAVO!<br />&bull; Tuition reimbursement<br />&bull; Employee Assistance Program<br />&bull; Employee appreciation events<br /><br /><strong>BASIC FUNCTION:</strong><br />To produce quality, upholstered furniture in a team environment.
Responsibilities: <strong>TEAM POSITIONS:<br /></strong><br /><strong>Upholster:</strong><br />o Knock down all sharp corners of frame<br />o Use of staple gun to staple materials<br />o Use of hammer to insert tack strip, panels, etc<br />o Use of staple puller to retract improper staples<br />o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, hog ring gun, hot glue gun, etc)<br /><strong><br />Framer:</strong><br />o Use of frame gun to staple materials<br />o Proper glue and/or wax application per specification<br />o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, crimping gun, chisel tool, etc)<br />o Use of glue scraper for proper clean up<br />o Trigger blue light to signal stocker for replenishment<br />Cushion Process<br />o Validate unit cover to ticket in each batch<br />o Coordinate work flow in cell<br />o Insert stuffing materials into cover components<br />o Use of machine to seal and quilt<br />o Use of staple gun to staple materials<br /><br /><strong>Final Assembly:</strong><br />o Assemble components into completed unit<br />o Use of staple gun to staple materials<br />o Use of tape dispenser<br />o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, tack gun, etc)<br />o Oil mechanism as required by specification<br />o Scan ticket to show unit complete<br />o Operate Crane for the Sleeper Sofa Units<br /><br /><strong>Packaging:</strong><br />o Use of staple gun to staple materials<br />o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, tape dispenser, staple gun, etc.)<br />o Use of banding and up ender equipment<br />o Use of tape gun to properly secure packaging materials<br />o Apply ticket to finished package in proper location<br />o Move unit to alternate location as needed<br />o Install mechanism assembly (power and non-power) &ndash; weight will vary depending on mechanism (15-25 lbs)<br />o Other duties as assigned
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred<br />&bull; Basic reading and writing skills<br />&bull; Completion of In house training curriculum (prior to release to cell production)<br />&bull; Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite Package) for final assembly position<br />&bull; Have color vision for cushion processing position<br />&bull; Ability to read a tape measure for frame assembly position<br />&bull; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, pull and feel.<br />&bull; The employee is frequently required to stand; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.<br />&bull; The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk, and hear.<br />&bull; The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.<br />&bull; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.<br /><br /><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong>&nbsp;None<br /><br /><strong>SPECIFIC PPE REQUIREMENTS:</strong>&nbsp;Safety glasses are to be worn at all times. Hearing protection and gloves is required if framing, all other positions are optional.