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1st Shift Assembler - Newton NC

Company: Ufp Industries Inc.
Location: Newton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

General Summary


  • Great pay, great people, excellent safety program.
  • Full benefits including medical/dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401K match, paid time off, profit sharing, discounted stock purchase plan and more!

    **Possibility to earn $20+/hour in production pay**

    Assembler I is responsible for fabricating component parts or assembling the finished product according to the customer specifications. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions.

    Principal Duties/Responsibilities

    • Secures and maintains correct component parts and supplies required for the operation.

    • Completes work area set up.

    • Fits parts together in accordance with prescribed instructions and in accordance with quality standards.

    • Operates hand tools as required to complete assembly process.

    • Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label, and band components/finished product.

    • Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate.

    • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns.

    • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.

    • Maintains production records as required.

    • Checks materials and finished products to ensure they are compliant with standards.

    • Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards.

    • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.



      • High school diploma/GED preferred but not required

      • No minimum experience is required; however, 6 months of manufacturing and assembling experience is preferred.

      • Working knowledge of basic math.

      • Must be at least 18 years of age.

        Skills and abilities

        • Ability to work in a safe manner

        • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material

        • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions

        • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools

        • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly

        • Ability to pay attention to surroundings

        • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions

        • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English.

        • Ability to read a tape measure

        • Ability to troubleshoot nail gun machines and other similar hand held equipment.

        • Demonstrate hand-eye coordination

        • Ability to work under immediate supervision

        • Ability to pass a drug test

        • Ability to work hours mandated by management


          • Safety conscious

          • Team player and goal oriented

          • Open to change and positive attitude

          • Committed to plant and company goals

          • Participates in Safety and CI programs

          • Punctual and reliable

          • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

            Position will require bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting/carrying over 25 lbs, pushing/pulling, twisting, standing and Jobble

Keywords: Ufp Industries Inc., Gastonia , 1st Shift Assembler - Newton NC, Other , Newton, North Carolina

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