Jobs Manufacturing - Light Assembly, Osceola, WI
What is the job? Making orthopedic pillows by working in teams of 3-4 people and manufacture pillows in a three step process as follows:
- Center Sewing – After tearing and placing fiber into the center of a pillow case, the employee slides the case under a clamp on an automatic sewing machine that will sew the center of the pillow case. This allows for pillow to be formed with proper cervical support.
- Blowing & Closing – The employee holds and packs the center sewn pillow case with fiber blown from a fiber processing machine. The opening of the pillow is closed using a closing sewing machine.
- Packaging – The employee slides the finished pillow into a bag, seals the bag using a drop sealer, puts the pillow into a box, tapes the box closed, and places the box on a pallet.
Employees perform all three functions of the pillow manufacturing process.
Please click here to see a video of the pillow manufacturing process. Scroll down for the online application.
Job Functions in the position:
- Processing – Understanding and practicing one piece flow manufacturing method
- Production – Producing first quality goods in a timely fashion
- Documentation – Recording produced quantities
- Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Controlling Machines and Processes – Using control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
- Handling and Moving Objects – Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structure, and Material – Inspecting equipment and materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, and Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, email, or in person.
- Other Job Functions – any functions as deemed necessary by management.
Skills for this position:
- Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate.
- Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of other’s reactions and understanding why they react as the do.
- Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people and improve processes.
- Monitoring – Monitoring and assessing performance of yourself and other to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time or others.
- Organization, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plan to prioritize, organize, and accomplish job functions.