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Production Worker

Job Details

Entry
Horizon Industries - Tyler, TX
Full Time
High School
$11.75 - $12.75 Hourly
None
Day
General Labor

Description

The purpose of the East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind shall be the rehabilitation, education, training, and employment of people who are blind and visually impaired, and the furtherance of their interests and welfare through programs designed to provide rehabilitation, training and employment opportunities, being wholly charitable and benevolent.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Production Worker position is a direct labor support position, responsible to produce goods in an efficient manner, maintaining appropriate safety and quality protocol. All Production Workers (PW) perform their duties in a manufacturing and assembly atmosphere, serving as a team member within a work group. While the PW is ultimately responsible to the Production Supervisor, the Machine Operator position also provides guidance and support within the PW work group. The PW position has 4 levels, each with essential functions and training opportunities for advancement which are outlined below.

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

Support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, honesty, respect for others, commitment to our community, and accountability and ownership.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR ALL PRODUCTION WORKERS

  • General Production functions such as: packer, breaker, assembler, palletizer, cord operator, safety board operator, saw operator, chair mat roller, cartoner operator, paper picker, wheel line operator, and bag machine operator (on the job training provided, new duties are trained as proficiency is earned)
  • Train others on Production functions as required and trained.
  • Adherence to Safety and Quality requirements.
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to perform other relevant duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES PER LEVEL

Level

Essential Functions

Training Opportunities

Production Worker I

  • Packer
  • Breaker
  • Bander
  • Assembler
  • Picker Wet Mark
  • Picker Tactile Mark
  • Palletizer
  • Training others on essential functions

Production Worker II

  • All PW I essential functions
  • Palletizer
  • Picker Wet Mark
  • Picker Tactile Mark
  • Palletizer
  • Cord
  • WL Safety Board
  • WL Saw
  • Chair Mat Roller
  • Training others on essential functions

Production Worker III

  • All PW II essential functions
  • Cord
  • WL Safety Board
  • WL Saw
  • Chair Mat Roller
  • Picker Wet Mark
  • Picker Tactile Mark
  • Cartoner Superior
  • Cartoner AFA
  • Cartoner RA Jones
  • Training others on essential functions

Production Worker IV

  • All PW III essential functions
  • Cartoner Superior
  • Cartoner AFA
  • Cartoner RA Jones
  • Picker Wet
  • Picker Tactile Mark
  • Wheel Line Operator
  • Bag Machine Operator
  • Training others on essential functions

SKILLS

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with co-workers and management.
  • Works with others in a collaborative, teamwork environment
  • Keeps workstation clean and organized, free from debris, scrap, and unused tools.
  • Properly stores materials in designated locations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Individual may need to sit, stand, bend or walk for long periods of time throughout the day.
  • Must be able to reach above shoulder height, below the waist, or lift as needed.
  • Must be able to use proper lifting techniques when required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable blind individuals to perform essential functions.

ETLB is Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and the Disabled

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