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Machine Operator Full Time 1st Shift

Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We make life more comfortable.

 

Leggett & Platt’s overall mission is a commitment to enhance lives – by delivering quality products, offering empowering and rewarding careers, and doing our part in bringing about a better future.

 

Leggett & Platt’s inventive heritage and leadership in the residential products industry span more than 130 years. As The Components People, we are the leading supplier of a wide range of products and components for all areas of life, including mattress springs and carpet cushion, as well as bedding machinery and erosion-control products.

 

From aerospace tubing and fabricated assemblies to flooring underlayment and carpet cushion, Leggett & Platt has divisions that design, manufacture, and sell a variety of products. Our reliable product development and launch capability, coupled with our global footprint, make us a trusted partner for customers in the aerospace, hydraulic cylinders, flooring, textile, and geo components industries.

 

Learn more about the history of Leggett: https://leggett.com/history

 

Furniture

 

Workplace Furniture Solutions

 

Leggett & Platt is North America’s leading independent manufacturer of office furniture components and mechanism. Our Work Furniture business produces task and finished components, as well as select lines of private label finished seating. From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, Work Furniture brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality contract furniture products.

 

Learn more about Work Furniture: Work Furniture

 

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking

 

What you’ll do

  • To be fully trained and signed off as a level 2 operator within 1 year on the machine (s) assigned to operate.
  • Responsible for meeting production rates and quality standards.
  • Perform necessary quality verifications.
  • Perform general preventive maintenance on machinery.
  • Full compliance with all safety rules and policies.
  • Responsible for understanding and completing all production forms and instructions that apply to his assigned work area.
  • Follow all departmental ISO procedures and work instructions.
  • To work as a team member.
  • To maintain work area cleanliness, organization, and housekeeping.
  • To pursue training opportunities which further job skills.
  • Be familiar with and able to utilize a tape measure and calipers.
  • Demonstrate basic math skills.
  • Be knowledgeable with the decimal system and be able to read a ruler.
  • Be able to read a blueprint.

 

Minimum qualifications

  • Qualification Requirements: 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.
    • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Experience; One to three months related experience and/or training
    • Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
    • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
    • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: n/a
  • Physical Demands: 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.

  • Work Environment: 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.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience directly related to the specific position and/or manufacturing environment.

 

 

 

Who we are and what we offer

 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, employee discounts, and more.

 

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here: lifeatleggett.com

 

You can also create a profile, view, and apply for other open jobs: careers.leggett.com

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

 

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