Assembler - Nights

Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is looking for someone to fill an Assembler position at our Genesis Seating location in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


REPORTS TO:  Production Supervisor

HOURS: 3:30pm-2am Monday-Thursday and Fridays depending on customer needs.



Responsible for production, quality and safety standards as they relate to assembling and packaging furniture products.


What you will be doing:

  • Other duties may be assigned….
  • Meet production schedules.
  • Interprets specifications, instructions and job orders.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and safety methods.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists team members in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate team members to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Inspect production materials.
  • Confers with other team members to meet production schedules.
  • Responsible for the training and development of new and current employees working on the product line.
  • Responsible for pursuing further training opportunities for one's own self advancement.
  • Responsible for ensuring specified quality verifications and procedures are followed and quality parts are produced.
  • Coordinate with members of the team to operate the cell most efficiently.
  • Responsible for understanding non-conforming product procedure.
  • Ensure all safety standards are being followed and unsafe acts or conditions are reported.
  • Maintain the work area’s cleanliness and organization.
  • Responsible for filling out required paperwork.
  • Responsible for completion and accuracy of cycle counts.
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is performed as required.
  • Communicate quality concerns/issues with supervisor, engineering and materials


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.


A few things you will need.


  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and product information books. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


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