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Production Lead Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Production Lead

Universal Forest Products, Inc. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 8/5/2021 - Expires: 11/3/2021

Job ID: 230278009


Job Description

Expert / master craftsman level, this position is capable of building fixture from start to finish. This person should be able to work through most any situation, build from any blue print sketch or instruction within the budgeted timeframe. Capable of using all woodworking equipment. Able to machine all parts and fabricate to completion. All hardware needs should be able to be met. Requires little supervision.

Performs all assembly functions, to deliver quality finished products
Sense of urgency toward completing assigned tasks.
Works cooperatively with other crew members and assists in training team members to meet established standards.
Can cut and build from sketch to customer standard. This is craftsman level work.
Competently operates and trains crew members on the operation of assembly equipment
Monitors estimate to actual labor usage.
Ability to skillfully use all hand tools for assembly of work.
Inlaying-specifically for metal fit, showcase/display work which is integrated with glass, fabric wrapping, electrical (LED) etc.
Trim the component pieces if necessary, create jigs and templates as required for production.
Blue print reading-ensure accuracy against all blueprints and drawings.
Laminating & veneer skills- spraying of adhesives, applying of laminates or veneers, seaming and edge treatments which can include routing and filing.
Able to spot and correct discrepancies or inaccuracies in specifications that do not adhere to accepted practice or quality standards.
Ensures all component parts are available and organized for the project and assemblers and other team members.
Work on complex tasks in a given time period, adjusting for changing priorities.
Responsible for assembling fabricated cabinets from pre-cut and kitted wood stock.
Specific duties include obtaining pre-kitted stock, and to pre-measure components to ensure part cut accuracy.
Use woodworking machines to create finished edges, boring or routing holes for the insertion of screws and other fasteners during assembly.
Other tasks include performing finish sanding, installing drawers, hardware, (hinges, pulls, glass, locks, catches, etc.) and moving finish cabinet parts on a cart.
Account for time and material using the company's computer system.
Keep work area and aisles around you are kept clean and free from debris.
Effectively communicate to internal customers.
Assures the quality of product is acceptable.
Scan materials when necessary
Glues, fits, screws (and infrequently nails), and clamps components during the assembly process
Provides quality checks of personal assembly tasks as well as quality checks of all component parts.
With little or no guidance staying on budget for labor hours assigned to work orders and ability to help guide new hires to this practice
Assures that parts of subassemblies and finished product are labeled correctly.
Returns all items and tools to their proper place.
Packages finished product in accordance to specifications or accepted practice.
Willingness to be cross-trained and adapt to varying assembly roles.
Able to log time and attendance on production computer.
Must arrive and depart from work as per specified schedule. May be asked to work extended hours.
Maintains professional attitude when approaching work assignments.
Follows procedures in company handbook.
Required to provide tools as required, per list provided, within the first 90 days of employment.
Other duties which may be assigned on an as-required basis including: laminating or painting.

8+ years of experience of wood manufacturing in the store fixture industry (furniture and/or custom cabinetry preferred).
Ability to understand and comply with safety procedures and quality standards and print reading capabilities.
Experience with various wood species and the ability to work with the types of machinery & equipment listed below.

Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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