Requisition Number: 2381 AR 047
Job Title: Production Trainee
City: Kings Mountain
State: NC
Salary Range: N/A

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Production Trainee

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Description/Job Summary

Summary/Objective 

Truss Builder performs one or more jobs assignments on an assembly or sub-assembly line to produce building material components.


Essential Functions

  • Assembles building material components such as wall panels, roof and floor trusses. Processes include insertion or positioning of materials, clamping, splicing, fitting parts and use of both hand and power tools, following supervisor's instructions and blueprint specifications.
  • Places metal reinforcement plates over connecting joints and connects parts at joints, using a hammer.
  • Verifies dimensions of precut parts and accuracy of assembly.
  • Ensures that assembled items meet specific quality specifications; may propose process improvements in order to increase finished quality or efficiency of assembly processes. 
  • Places proper material into setup specified on cut sheet layout.
  • Using assigned press stations, place and press plates on appropriate lumber by job.
  • Follow production list by priority given by Assembler Lead to accomplish shift goals
  • Maintain machine cleanup procedures and daily cleanup in area without exception.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and maintain company professional standards.

Additional Competencies

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions; short correspondence and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information to others one-on-one
  • Ability to read and understand simple diagrams or blueprints.
  • Ability to work 10-12 hours shifts.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure and use a hammer.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a non-climate controlled manufacturing environment where individual is exposed to extremes of seasonal heat and cold as well as the potentially dangerous conditions of wood truss manufacturing.  Work can be performed outdoors where individual is exposed to the elements. Individual is exposed the noise levels consistent with building (hammering) and the operation of large, commercial saws.  Individual is exposed to the saw dust generated by commercial saws. This position may be exposed to vibrations, risk of electrical shock, airborne particles and toxic chemicals. Eye, ear, head, and hand protection is required depending on the operation being performed.

Physical Demands
Requires frequent sitting, standing, repeated lifting up to 80 pounds and reaching with arms and hands. Also, use of hands to grasp, handle, and feel. Frequent, stooping, bending, stretching. Requires manual dexterity and strength to use a manual hammer for long periods of time. Requires working under stressful or emergency conditions requiring high concentration and energy level.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours of work depends on hours of operations, 40+ hours per week. May require working irregular and/or extended hours.

Travel
No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Details

84 Lumber’s Mission:

To Serve our customers through a team of dedicated, honest, hardworking Associates

To Supply our customers with the best quality products while providing out Associates with the safest work environment

To Save our customers by offering competitive value-added pricing for each specific market

To Provide our Associates with an environment where nothing is impossible


Why 84 Lumber?

  • 84 Lumber is a leader in the building material supplier industry and is proudly family and woman owned.  84 Lumber is committed to your success and is offering a competitive benefits and compensation package to assist you along your journey with us as you build your career!
  • Endless growth opportunity, we are always looking for future leaders – if you are willing to invest in 84, 84 will invest in you.  Applying for an entry-level position will enable you to learn the industry in’s and out’s, providing endless growth opportunity in areas of Production, Production Leadership, Sales and Design.
  • By working hard, we will reward you with monthly incentive opportunities.
  • We provide comprehensive training to ensure you are provided the tools you need to be successful.


Benefits provided to full-time associates:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Sick, Personal and Vacation time
  • Holiday pay
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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.