Production Associate

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Fletcher, North Carolina


Description

Position at Wilsonart


Production Associate

Pay:    $17.50 - $19.44/hr - plus shift premium

Wilsonart is a company on the move.

An international company built on big ideas. We are made up of exceptional people relentlessly pursuing innovation. We are proud of our company and how we serve our customers. We work hard to deserve the trust of our customers, our peers, and our planet. We are willing to talk openly about the challenges and obstacles we face; we are open to new ideas and collaboration on how to be even better. We are passionate about what we do and where we’re going as a company.

At Wilsonart, we invest to help ensure you remain healthy:

  • Medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.
  • Company provided short and long term disability benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Daycare Spending Account
  • Optional Voluntary Benefits: Vision and Legal
  • Gym Membership Discounts and Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Employees and their Dependents
  • Wellness Clinics – On Site (Temple, TX and Fletcher, NC locations)
  • At Wilsonart, employees receive a very competitive 401(k) matching contribution

At Wilsonart, we support employees in developing their skills and providing advancement opportunities:

  • Promotions and Transfers
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Training and Development
  • Educational reimbursement for you and your dependents.

 

At Wilsonart, we understand the importance of balance in your life. Therefore we provide the following paid time off during the first year of hire:

  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • PTO Pay

 
Apply now and join our team today!

JOB SUMMARY:
Working in the Press department, this associate o
perates the plate lift, separates pressed laminate and stacks material. Works under the direction of Press Operators/Foreman.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  1. Retrieves and inspects component material, plates, and laminate.

  2. As part of a two person team, lays up the component material and lays off completed laminate according to the

      production process.

  3. Initiates corrective action if production operations are not standard.

  4. Logs production information such as:  material produced, type, size, run, control settings, rejects, etc.

  5. Performs lock-out/tag-out procedures and preventative maintenance checks and follows all safety policies and

      procedures.

  6. Participates in the Wilsonart Continuous Improvement system and complies with all quality standards.

Perform other position duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work in a safe manner following company guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computers, sufficient to enter data into system.
  • Ability to identify patterns and finishes and follow quality specs.
  • Ability to operate a lift truck.
  • Skill in hand and eye coordination.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:
High School Graduate or GED

EXPERIENCE: 1 year of work experience, preferably in a manufacturing/industrial environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Heavy work - tasks involve pushing/pulling, lifting and standing or using force equal to handling materials or 50 to 100 pounds. Plus walking and standing during a minimum of a 10-hour shift.

 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.