SERTA MATTRESS-NATIONAL BEDDING COMPANY
Title: ZIPPER ASSEMBLY CELL
Location: SERTA-PLANT (ZIPPER ASSEMBLY DEPARTMENT)
In accordance to the production schedule, produces Foam Core mattresses for work station and on continuous basis, assembles Foam Core units according to GMS (established and strict product/quality) specifications in order to complete pieces in an efficient, fast-paced and accurate manner as well as keeping up with the flow of production. Packages assembled products for staging in the shipping department.
*1 Sets up work area by preparing glue station for operation, stocks supplies according to the daily production work load.
*2 Follows production schedule and current manufacturing procedures to produce pieces.
*3 Assembles Foam Core units utilizing the correct components in accordance to GMS/Quality specifications and assembles with hot melt or water based adhesive; working within a team operation or in combination with another employee (“team” basis) as needed or instructed.
*4 Prepares assembled pieces for shipping. This includes bagging and other packaging before getting product to shipping area for shipping department to stage and load for trucks.
*5 Maintains safe, clean and orderly work station, sweeps area and removes packaging materials and/or other debris regularly throughout the shift.
*6 Completes any necessary paperwork or production related documentation in an accurate and timely manner as needed.
*7 Assists in other departments as needed or as instructed.
*8 Cross trains as requested in other Matt Build/Tape Edge operations and/or other equipment or operations in order for the Plant to efficiently produce WIP pieces per quality, quantity and minimal scrap/waste standards as needed.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
1. Basic ability to read and write English
1. High School graduate or equivalent
2. Prior assembly or manufacturing experience
Initial training period is approximately one week; requires ability to reach minimum 100% efficiency on consistent basis after 30 calendar days of service.
1. Good hand/eye coordination.
2. Accurate attention to detail with ability to sort components in a fast paced work environment.
3. Ability to lift or move moderate to heavy components and pieces on recurrent basis.
4. Ability to reliably comply with attendance requirements necessary in the JIT environment that are necessary to meet customer driven production demands.
5. Ability to interpret and support standards, policies and procedures established by Serta and Federal/State/Local agencies.
Work involves regular walking and working at a fast pace and recurrent basis. Work also involves overhead reaching and lifting/moving of products (up to 125 to 250 lbs.) on a regular basis. Must be capable of retrieving and transporting assembled Foam Core units weighing up to 250 lbs. with assistance of another team member. Must be able to push and pull cart loads of finished foam core units to staging area. Work involves exposure to usual hazards found in a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent overtime and some weekends as needed to meet customer driven production demands.
JOB RELATIONSHIPS SUPERVISED BY: Plant Manager and Plant Supervisor; receives direction from lead mattress supply person
CAREER PATH POTENTIAL: Mattress Builder, Tape Edger