General Laborer

  • Location
    Kansas City , Kansas
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Assembly / Production
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Job Purpose The purpose of the job is to safely assemble, fabricate, or pick customer orders as indicated by the work order and drawing. The job requires a wide variety of hand and power tools. Jobs are performed at various work stations. **Note** We operate as a job shop, custom-order manufacturer. There are no permanent assignments to a work area. Depending on the order load and product mix work assignments may change frequently. Principal Duties We manufacture customer orders to specific quantities and drawings. Work duties may change depending on the order. Most or all of these duties will apply but may vary depending on where trained and assigned. The first two points are expectations regardless. 1. Follow all plant safety rules. 2. Maintain consistent and regular attendance. 3. Assemble products using a bill of materials according to customer drawing. 4. Count, weigh, bundle, and box items according to work order. 5. Adjust guides and stops to cut material per customer drawing. 6. Bend or shape materials for specific applications or quality specifications. 7. Mark cutting lines or drilling holes around patterns or templates. 8. Follow layouts measurements using squares, rules, and straight edges using markers. 9. Mark, scribe, or imprint identification numbers, instructions, marketing information, or model numbers on products. 10. Trim excess material from molded or machined parts as needed. 11. Assemble plastic parts using a hot air welder or butt fuser. 12. Mark or discard items with defects such as scratches, chips, or unacceptable shapes or finishes. 13. Use templates or jigs to cut or assemble products. 14. Read work orders and drawings to determine dimensions, locations, and quantities to cut. 15. Route or cut items per drawings using portable hand tools, miter saw, drill press, or band saw. 16. Replace cutting blades as required. 17. Transport component parts to and from inventory locations. Put away in correct locations to maintain inventory accuracy. 18. Other duties as assigned. Areas of Impact 1. Customer Satisfaction ¿ quality and accuracy of products as compared to drawing, quantity, delivery method, and delivery date. 2. Attendance ¿ the ability to maintain regular and consistent attendance ensures proper work scheduling 3. Scrap material and rework ¿ accurately manufacturing per specifications Key Relationships 1. Manufacturing Manager 2. Co-Workers 3. Truck Drivers (Delivery & Shipping) Knowledge , Skills, and Abilites 1. Knowledge: a. SAFETY ¿ Knowledge of safety programs and understanding of their importance. b. Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials and production processes. c. Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and their applications. d. Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. e. Transportation - Knowledge of factory material transportation such as forklifts, hand trucks, and material dollies. 2. Skills: a. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. b. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. c. Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. d. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. e. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. 3. Abilities: a. Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. b. Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. c. Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. d. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). e. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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