Sr Assembly Associate
MeadWestvaco - Grandview, MO

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Sr Assembly Associate

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group.
We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description
Job Title: Senior Assembly Associate

Department: Assembly

Location: Grandview

Shift: All

Reports To: Assembly Shift Supervisor (Head Team Leader, Team Leader)


Provides support to keep assembly equipment and auto packers running and producing good quality parts. Conducts a variety of mechanical tests on assemblies to ensure unit functions according to specifications. Loads, unloads and moves material within assembly department

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Scanning of finished goods, work in progress, transfers, changeovers and more.

Quality inspection of product

Input of data to the new BABTEC System

Non-conforming product – Audits and quarantine

Train fill-in Senior AA

Assist in training new hires on product knowledge

Possible Team Leader fill-in Accountability

Unjam parts and recycles assembly machines and auto packers (robots).

Read work order or follow oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.

Open containers.

Load and unload materials by hand onto or from pallets, boxes, bins and shelves.

Fill hoppers, bins, feeders and elevators as necessary.

Acts as a liaison between other support groups for assigned work cells.

Perform daily clean up activities in work cell.

Maintain acceptable visual quality level of all parts produced.

Sort, audit, and check parts for grease, damage, missing components, proper tube length, etc.

Read work orders, test manuals and performance specifications to determine testing procedure and equipment to be used.

Calibrate test instruments according to specifications.

Connect unit to be tested to test equipment, if required. Test functional performance of unit and parts under specified instructions.

Verify dimensions of parts. Verify internal assembly and alignment of parts according to specifications.

Compare results with specifications and record test data. Analyze test results on defective units to determine extent of failure. Confer with production personnel regarding testing and results.

Pack product as needed.

Weigh-count boxed production and check orders for completion.

Close, tape, and label boxes of finished product.

Operate bar code scanner for production and inventory control.

Make bags and break down boxes.

Maintain housekeeping, orderliness, and cleanliness of assigned area.

Train temporary or new employee.

Responsible for performing work at or above standard rate.

Responsible for throwing scrap and trash in proper containers.

Required to work safely and report any safety hazards to immediate supervisor.

Must follow all MWV Calmar work rules.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Prepare legible handwritten records.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

United States of America



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