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Hardware Assembler

Hardware assembler at Southern MotionJob Description

The Hardware Assembler will be responsible for assembling hardware in accordance to the required quality and quantity standards. Southern Motion is looking for an operator with the ability to assemble different styles and types of hardware which includes a combination of many different parts and bolts for final assembly.

Equipment Used: Pneumatic tools, Screwdriver, Hammer, Manual Pallet Jack

The Hardware Assembler will report to and follow the instructions of the lead person as designated by the department supervisor.

Education

  • Basic reading and writing skills required.
  • Ability to read, understand, and communicate the English language.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must learn to read daily schedule and various styles listed.
  • Understand and prioritize order of assembly in accordance to work schedule.
  • Monitor production throughout the day to maintain required level of production.
  • Identify correct parts for respective styles to be assembled.
  • Retrieve required parts from storage area using manual pallet jack.
  • Set up work station with bolts, parts, and tools for each type of hardware.
  • Assemble hardware on swivel fixture using required hand tools and pneumatic tools.
  • Test assembled hardware to ensure proper operation.
  • Identify defective parts and/or completed hardware and replace or repair as needed.
  • Properly stack and tag assembled hardware on buggy in accordance to guidelines for maximum quantities as related to safe handling procedures.
  • Maintain clean and organized work station.
  • Assist others when necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Safety Responsibilities

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) should be worn at all times within the department as well as throughout the plant where designated. Safety is enforced each day to prevent any accidents.

  • Who is responsible for your safety? “YOU ARE!”
  • Immediately report any work related injury or illness.
  • Keep the work area neat and free of hazards. [The use of compressed air without proper safety nozzle is prohibited for clean-up.]
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Always ensure proper lifting techniques: avoid bending and twisting at the waist whenever possible.
  • Inspect tools and protective equipment before use.
  • Learn the hazards of the equipment and procedures used on the job.
  • Report any defective, malfunctioning, or suspicious tool, machine, or protective equipment immediately.
  • Participate in safety training and safety meetings.
  • Report any hazards or risks related to policies or procedures.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Physical Requirements

  • Gloves
  • Hearing Protection
  • Safety Glasses
  • Protective Footwear (leather or canvas with closed toe and heal)
  • Strength Requirement: Medium

Never

0%

Occasional

0% – 33%

Frequent

34% – 66%

Continuous

67% – 100%

Lift or Carry
    5 – 10 pounds

X

    10 – 20 pounds

X

    20 – 30 pounds

X

    30 – 50 pounds

X

    50 – 100 pounds

X

Pushing or Pulling
    5 – 10 pounds

X

    10 – 20 pounds

X

    20 – 30 pounds

X

    30 – 50 pounds

X

    50 – 100 pounds

X

    Over 100 pounds

X

Sitting

X

Driving

X

Standing

X

Walking

X

Climbing

X

Bending

X

Kneeling

X

Reach below Shoulder Height

X

Reach at Shoulder Height

X

Reaching above Shoulder Height

X

Repetitive use of hands 

X

Environmental Conditions
    – Controlled Temperature

X

    – Airborne Particles

X

    – Chemical Exposure

X

    – Noise

X

    – Vibration

X

Comments: This job classification requires fine finger manipulation inserting bolts and applying nuts to bolts.
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Southern Motion / Fusion Furniture is committed to the health and safety of our employees. We are taking all CDC-recommended steps to ensure a safe working environment. We continue to practice social distancing, wear masks, and use other “best practices” to help protect our team members. We are continuing to produce and ship orders to customers around the country as quickly as we can, however, please expect some production and shipping delays. Due to several factors - including extreme furniture demand, delays in our raw material supply chain, and shipping delays, we are experiencing extended lead times.

Thank you for your patience and understanding in this unprecedented time.