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Packer

Prince Georges, VA · Manufacturing
Entry level position where new employee will begin learning about our extrusion operation.  Process finished cut extrusions conveyed to them through assembly line. Sort scrap and stack extrusions into bundle configurations, applying packing techniques defined by SOP’s and customer requirements.  Packers apply banding to each bundle, fill supply carts, and support Pack Team Leaders as they learn stenciling, dimensional inspection, labeling, and conveyance of finished products.

Key Activities

1.- Safety
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean orderly work areas
  • Actively participates in performing safety observations on fellow      Team Members, and using behavior based safety methodology to continuously improve their own safe work habits

2.- Packer
  • As product exits the finished saw, lift extrusion onto packing jigs and assemble standard size bundles. Apply product protection, battens and banding to secure the product in uniform high quality bundles
  • Identify non-conforming material and sorts.  Assists in the sawing of scrap into shorter lengths
  • In a training and development role, learn to measure dimensions, print bundle tags, report production, stencil and identify extrusions and convey finished packed bundles using fork lifts and cranes
  • Supplies stock material to lines
  • Understands material segregation of orders and alloys while maintaining accurate traceability by customer order
Education/Experience:
  • High school diploma/GED required
Skills/Abilities: (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications)
  • Strong critical thinking and creative skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Strong teamwork, sense of urgency, communicate effectively, and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work rotating swing shift
Essential Functions: (i.e. attendance, hours of work, after hours’ requirements, sitting, typing, lifting, ability to learn, driving, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively in hot and cold temperatures for long periods of time
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending and lifting of heavy objects up to 75lbs for extended periods of time
  • PPE required in plant environment
  • Occasional extra hours to meet work demands
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the duties, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested by employees with disabilities, to enable them to perform the essential functions.  The Company is committed to engaging in an interactive dialogue with employees related to reasonable accommodations and discuss their effectiveness in removing the workplace barrier impending the individual with a disability

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