Huttig Building Products, Inc.
  • 08-Jan-2021 to 09-Mar-2021 (CST)
  • Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Huttig is national distributor of building materials with a 135 year-old proud history of building America!

We have an immediate full-time opening for an Assembler in our custom door production department.

  • Learn how to use a variety of woodworking tools (such as chop saws and table saws) to machine various millwork components for assembly
  • Work as part of a team to build pre-hung doors to the customer's specifications
  • Carefully inspect the overall quality and accuracy of the finished product before preparing it for shipment
  • Learn how to calibrate and perform routine maintenance on all tools
  • Discover how work to safely and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • As your skills improve, receive cross training in other area

POSITION OVERVIEW

Assemblers are responsible for assembling and fabricating prepared components into prehung door units according to prescribed ordered sizes. Two main components of the job are prepping and assembling.

  • The prepping component of the job includes preparing materials or merchandise for assembly line production by:
    • Reading provided tickets that identify materials needed
    • Gathering prescribed materials from stock using forklifts, hand trucks, and rolling carts
    • Placing materials in designated area for assembly
  • The assembling component of the job includes machining and/or assembling various millwork products such as exterior and interior door units, wooden patios, Dutch doors, casing, and window units by:
    • Reading orders and identifying necessary modifications
    • Operating machinery that modifies the product
    • Preparing the product for shipment by applying casing, sleeves, stickers, etc.
  • Inspects the overall quality of assembled product throughout the assembly process
  • Responsible for the repair and disassembly of returned or defective millwork to prepare it for resale or return to stock
  • Maintains a clear production area free of debris and properly stored and secured work materials, hardware, tools and equipment
  • Responsible for attending all safety training and meetings, being aware of and complying with up-to-date OSHA and company safety policy
  • Performs routine maintenance on all tools used including cleaning, oiling, checking to ensure proper functioning, calibrating machines, checking measuring tool accuracy, and notifying a supervisor of larger repairs or malfunctions
  • Must be willing and able to be cross-trained and to handle all stations along the line

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or GED and one to two years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence; effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using weight measurements, volume, and distance.
  • Might require forklift certification, depending upon branch requirements.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to understand branch and industry standards in identification, measurement, repairs, replacements, and modification of products.

TOOLS USED: Include but are not limited to: chop saw, table saw, rip saw, hand saw; router, nail gun, screw gun, door machine, various pneumatic tools, and drills

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Use hands to feel, manipulate, or handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently is required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently lift and/or move 75-100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires the proper use of safety equipment such as protective eyewear, earplugs, hard toe shoes, etc.

We offer competitive salary with annual pay reviews, affordable high-quality healthcare, company paid Holidays and vacation, 401(k) retirement savings plan and career advancement opportunities.

What are you waiting for? Join the Huttig Team and be a part of building the American Dream.

Bilingual candidates, veterans and women are encouraged to apply!

Huttig maintains an alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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