Construction Specialties

Assembler A Samples

# Positions
Regular Full-Time

Overview (Text Only)

The Assembler A – Samples performs various manufacturing operations and computer transactions on jobs for the Interior Wall Protection (IWP) Strategic Business Unit. Is responsible for manufacture of sub-assemblies, final assembly, scanning, packing and shipping.

Responsibilities (Text Only)

- Receives work assignments from Lead Person.  Processes work according to work order, cut sheets and/or shop drawings.
- Reads and interprets cut sheets, shop drawings and/or work instructions pertaining to the type of material and dimensional requirements of the product to be supplied and assembled.
- Completes assigned tasks alone or assists others in various tasks. Instructs and trains others assisting in the manufacture of specific jobs as necessary, stressing timeline, quality and safety procedures that must be followed. Assists in identifying training needs and provides technical assistance and training when necessary.
- Ensures that guards and safety devices are installed on equipment used and are operating properly.  Performs required equipment safety inspections.  Reports any discrepancies to Lead Person and shuts equipment down.
- Reviews job requirements and checks completed work to ensure that manufactured or assembled products comply with requirements and meet quality standards.
- Adjusts and operates saw equipment to cut wood parts, retainer and Acrovyn to the size and shape specified by the work order.  Positions fixtures and clamps to properly locate direction of cut. Uses other shop equipment as needed such as table saw, upright band saw, hand drill or drill press, punch and die press, fixed router and shaper, nut drivers, heat forming/welding equipment, miter saw, rivet tool, sanders and various other hand tools.
- Physically locate material as needed via work order, material requisition and/or pull list. Ability to systemically locate material via BPCS screens.
- Performs assembly using materials and parts designated by the work order, cut lists and/or drawings.  Follows established procedures, work instructions and operations prescribed to assemble products.  
- Observes safety rules and regulations during performance of job.
- Performs on‑going quality control of own work such as using Acrovyn and wood color chips to verify correct color, using wood samples to verify correct size and shape and measuring devices (tape measure, steel rule, angle finder, caliper, square) to verify correct lengths, widths and/or degrees.
- Notifies the Lead Person of any delays in the production, assembly or shipment of any job.
- Ensures that each job is completed on time to meet the customer’s requirements, committed ship dates and department goals.
- Assures quality of work through accuracy, paying attention to details, thorough understanding of information, with minimal amount of rework.  Conveys personal commitment to quality by demonstrating good quality behavior.  Identifies and acts upon opportunities to continuously offer suggestions to improve quality of material, work instructions and/or processes.
- Follows directions to perform other company related work when time permits or when directed.
- Maintains work area, equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly condition.
- Reports any problems or difficulties to Lead Person.
- Makes recommendations to save costs and/or reduce scrap. Makes suggestions on enhancing processes and/or procedures. 
- Pack and ship jobs through the VPL System.
- Periodically performs cycle counts in designated inventory locations.
- Advise Lead Person when stock is seen as low and suggest possible minimums. Put stock replenishment away physically and systemically per designated locations.
- Cross train within department and within other departments.
- Maintain best housekeeping practices by keeping work area, equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly fashion.
- Completes work with minimal supervision.
- Ensures conformance to all aspects of the ISO 14001 standard and Construction Specialties’ Environmental Management System (EMS), including its environmental policy while performing job functions that may have a significant impact on the environment.

Qualifications (Text Only)

- High school graduate/GED required.
- Minimum of 6 month manufacturing/related experience.
- Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend work order, drawings and work instructions.
- Ability to continuously lift 25lbs and sometimes lift 60lbs.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
- Ability to operator table saw, band saw, drill press, hand drill, nut driver, nail/staple gun, punch/die press, router, shaper, heat former/welder, miter saw, sander, rivet tool and measuring devices.
- Preferred: basic/intermediate metal and woodworking skills.
- Computer literacy – BPCS and VPL a plus.


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