Armstrong Flooring Inc. Production Attendant in South Gate, California

Production Attendant

Date: Apr 9, 2018

Location: South Gate, CA California, US, 90280

Production Attendant

Internal ID: [[id]]

Job: Production

Primary Location: South Gate, California

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel:

Pay Grade: 1.5A

PRIMARY PURPOSE :

The purpose of the Production Attendant is to rotate to various jobs within the Tile Line as needed to provide backup assistance or coverage of other operators during needed or voluntary absences, such as meetings, training, vacation and other similar times when an operator must be moved to work in another area of the plant. The Production Attendant when not needed to fulfill a specific job will be assigned to perform various tasks

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions of the Job: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Work on shifts as required

  • Be able to work with others in a team environment

  • Train on and learn all non-leadership production jobs as required or requested

  • Operate mobile equipment from 10% to 90% of scheduled shift depending on work assignment

  • Fill-in for other operators as needed (approximately 75% of daily work)

  • Monitor equipment which includes monitoring gauges, operation of controls, visual inspections, make adjustments, call in assistance, clear jams, maintain cleanliness of equipment

  • Inspect tile product visually for defect, measure and document to quality specifications to ensure compliance, record results, place bad tile or scrap onto scrap conveyor or into bin, documentation/recordkeeping (computer and handwritten

  • Transfer materials manually or mobile equipment. Raw materials measurement and placement: maintain levels of raw materials, place materials into appropriate bins, set scales.

  • General Cleaning: Sweep, general pick-up around work area, clean up jammed tile; remove paper from bad tile to prepare for recycling, blow down equipment, trash removal, painting equipment

  • Tile Rework/Scrap: Relabel cartons, open boxes of tile and place tile on scrap conveyor, remove paper from back side of scrap tile, stick to another tile, place on scrap conveyor, manually transfer boxes between pallets (weight of a box of tile is approximately 35lbs to 65lbs)

  • Forklift Operation

  • Participate in safety training and receive instruction through hands-on demonstration and/or classroom lecture, as required

  • Maintain a clean work area

Non-Essential Functions of the Job : The following duties are considered secondary to the essential duties listed above:

  • Tile Rework/Scrap

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Unsafe acts or conditions or problems are reported to the Leader and Supervisor. Quality issues, damage or shortages are reported to the proper production operators. Production Attendant is supervised by Tile Line Production Supervisor.

TRAVEL:

  • None

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • H. S. Diploma / General Equivalency Degree (G.E.D.)

  • Basic math and computer skills, reading, writing, arithmetic, and measuring devises for the ordinary operation problems encountered

  • Demonstrated abillity to operate mobile equipment

  • General understanding and ability to operate forklift, sweeper or mobile equipment

  • Able to use broom, shovel, simple hand tools, measure devices

  • Able to identify various materials and finished projects

  • Able to operate gauges, refill supplies, and monitor video images

  • Able to read, comprehend and comply with Job Safety Analysis and related safety requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • T hree to five years previous employment in same or similar manufacturing, production and distribution environment

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Activity

Never 0 hours

Occasionally

0-3 hours

Frequently

3-6 hours

Constantly

6-8+ hours

Sitting

X

Walking

X

Standing

X

Bending (neck)

X

Bending (waist)

X

Squatting

X

Climbing

X

Kneeling

X

Crawling

X

Twisting (neck)

X

Twisting (waist)

X

Hand use: Dominant Hand R / L

Is repetitive use of hand required

X

Simple Grasping (right hand)

X

Simple Grasping (left hand)

X

Power Grasping (right hand)

X

Power Grasping (left hand)

Fine Manipulation (right hand)

X

Fine Manipulation (left hand)

X

Pushing & Pulling (right hand)

Pushing & Pulling (left hand)

Reaching (above shoulder level)

Reaching (below shoulder level)

LIFTING

Never 0 hours

Occasionally

0-3 hours

Frequently

3-6 hours

Constantly

6-8+ hours

Height

0 - 10 lbs

X

Below waist

11 - 25 lbs

X

At waist

26 - 50 lbs.

X

At shoulder

51 - 75 lbs

X

At shoulder

76 - 100 lbs

X

100+ lbs.

X

CARRYING

Never 0 hours

Occasionally

0-3 hours

Frequently

3-6 hours

Constantly

6-8+ hours

Height

0 - 10 lbs

X

2-10 ft.

11 - 25 lbs

X

2-10 ft.

26 - 50 lbs.

X

2-10 ft.

51 - 75 lbs

X

2-10 ft.

76 - 100 lbs

X

100+ lbs.

X

OPERATION OF MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES OR TOOLS

Vehicle, Tools or Equipment

Essential / Nonessential

Frequency

License/Certification Required

Operate Equipment

Essential

3-6 Hours

None

Fork Truck

Essential

3-6 Hours

Yes

Hoist

Essential

0-3 Hours

No, Training Required

Crane

Essential

0-3 Hours

No, Training Required

Computer

Essential

0-3 Hours

No, Training Required

Scooper

Essential

0-3 Hours

No, Training Required

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.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

Exposure:

Frequency

Essential/ Non-Essential

Description

Extreme cold

Never

Never

Extreme heat

0-3 Hours

Essential

Glue hopper, glue rolls, calendars, mill roll

Temp. swings

0-3 Hours

Essential

Jobs on 2nd floor #1 Tile Line, seasonal

Extreme noise

3-6 Hours

Essential

Machinery

Working outdoors

0-3 Hours

Essential

Retrieving/storing materials outside; working in scrap yard

Working indoors

0-3 Hours

Essential

Floor of manufacturing plant, safety awareness

Extreme humidity

Never

Never

Mechanical hazards

6+ Hours

Essential

conveyors, blender, mixers, mill; moving machinery, stackers, counters; PnP machinery, hoists, cranes, paper rolls, glue rolls and hopper; slings, rolls; tile flippers

Electrical hazards

Never

Essential

Explosive hazards

Never

Essential

Radiation hazards

Never

Never

Fumes and odors

0-3 Hours

Essential

Raw materials, tile blanket; video jet ink; hot glue

Dust

6+ Hours

Essential

Dust in production area

Toxic substances

Never

Essential

Disclaimer:

The employee is an “AT-WILL” employee subject to termination with or without cause or resignation at any time. The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add and modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

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About the Location (South Gate, CA):

The South Gate, CA plant is a key strategic player in the manufacturing of resilient tile flooring and is one of six US vinyl flooring plants in the division. It employs approximately 120 people working across 3 shifts. The City of South Gate is located just 12 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. South Gate is the sixteenth largest city in Los Angeles County and encompasses 7.5 square miles. Incorporated in 1923, South Gate is a blend of residential, commercial, industrial, educational, and cultural worlds. Today, South Gate is in constant motion. The city is continually enhancing its downtown, renewing buildings and public infrastructure, attracting new merchants and customers and promoting a revival of the city's history.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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