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Assembler, Mattress (USA)

Serta Mattress Co.

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Windsor Locks, CT
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job Family

Plant Hourly

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Function

MFG Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assemble mattresses as outlined in established work instructions using a variety of pneumatic tools (e.g., c-ring hog-ring guns, staple guns, hot glue guns). This includes the assembly of Hot Melt Bond (HMB) units on the HMB machine; application of various, specified upholstered layers to HMB and open coil units; foam-encased pocketed coil units; application of specified upholstery layers; foam encasing and final mattress assembly.

Functional/Technical Competencies

Work experience with pneumatic tools and/or in a manufacturing environment, preferred.

Experience/Education

Inspects mattress components and finished units for unacceptable flaws or structural defects.

Job Factors/Work Environments

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day or longer in overtime situations as required. Also, must be able to lift heavy product or raw materials up to 120 pounds multiple times per hour during an 8-hour shift or longer in overtime situations to meet customer demand. Heavy loads must be team-lifted. Production within the range specified for the position is required to maintain integrity of make-to-order system.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to comprehend and follow work instructions and production tickets. Must be able to understand and follow verbal instructions; communicate with coworkers and management clearly and respectfully; and work in an ever-changing, fast-paced team environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Safety-focused, fast-paced manufacturing plant engaged in Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement. Work environment includes a clean and safe work area and exposure to high noise decibels, hot raw materials, fire-retardant materials, and limited chemicals. Personal Protective Equipment is required to be worn for any hazards and is supplied by the company.

Key Relationships

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Competencies

Results Focus
Project Management
Teamwork
Quality
Problem Solving/Analysis

Serta Simmons Bedding is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug-Free Working Environment. It is committed to not discriminating and treating all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.