Production Team Member-NEW STARTING WAGE $15/hr!

Manufacturing Dayton, Tennessee


Starting Pay $15.00 per hour!!  Come join our team and help us Build Something Amazing.

La-Z-Boy's Dayton, Tennessee manufacturing plant has been building quality furniture for over 47 years and offers numerous benefits including but not limited to a strong hourly wage earning opportunity, great work flexibility, and career growth potential. Check us out and apply today!

AM Shift Hours: 6:00AM - 3:30PM
PM Shift Hours:  5:00PM - 2:30AM

(mandatory overtime may apply based on production needs)

Additional Benefits:
• Starting wage of $15.00/hr.
• Competitive Benefit Package including 401K with company match
• On-site HealthSpot Medical Clinic: available to employees and their dependents with LZB insurance. 
• Vacation after 60 days
• 10 paid holidays per year
• Climate-controlled atmosphere
• Clean and safe working environment – The Dayton plant is an industry leader in Safety!  Masks required at all times! 
• Career growth potential
• Flexible internal job opportunities
• Newly remodeled break areas with market-style vending
• Employee discounts on La-Z-Boy products
• Employee rewards and recognition through BRAVO!
• Tuition reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Program
• Employee appreciation events

To produce quality, upholstered furniture in a team environment.


o Knock down all sharp corners of frame
o Use of staple gun to staple materials
o Use of hammer to insert tack strip, panels, etc
o Use of staple puller to retract improper staples
o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, hog ring gun, hot glue gun, etc)

o Use of frame gun to staple materials
o Proper glue and/or wax application per specification
o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, crimping gun, chisel tool, etc)
o Use of glue scraper for proper clean up
o Trigger blue light to signal stocker for replenishment

Cushion Process:
o Validate unit cover to ticket in each batch
o Coordinate work flow in cell
o Insert stuffing materials into cover components
o Use of machine to seal and quilt
o Use of staple gun to staple materials

Final Assembly:
o Assemble components into completed unit
o Use of staple gun to staple materials
o Use of tape dispenser
o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, tack gun, etc)
o Oil mechanism as required by specification
o Scan ticket to show unit complete
o Operate Crane for the Sleeper Sofa Units

o Use of staple gun to staple materials
o Use of additional air tools to assemble components as necessary (drill, tape dispenser, staple gun, etc.)
o Use of banding and up ender equipment
o Use of tape gun to properly secure packaging materials
o Apply ticket to finished package in proper location
o Move unit to alternate location as needed
o Install mechanism assembly (power and non-power) – weight will vary depending on mechanism (15-25 lbs)
o Other duties as assigned

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
• Basic reading and writing skills
• Completion of In house training curriculum (prior to release to cell production)
• Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite Package) for final assembly position
• Have color vision for cushion processing position
• Ability to read a tape measure for frame assembly position
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, pull and feel.
• The employee is frequently required to stand; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
• The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk, and hear.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.


SPECIFIC PPE REQUIREMENTS: Safety glasses are to be worn at all times. Hearing protection and gloves is required if framing, all other positions are optional. 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled:
La-Z-Boy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our practice to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions and related entities will be made on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy and commitment to ensure equal opportunity is provided in all employment opportunities and practices, regardless of race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. La-Z-Boy is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail [email protected] or call (734) 242-1444. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under law, please CLICK HERE.