Industrial Sewer and Utility Finisher

Geiger Furniture   Hildebran, NC   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on July 4, 2021


At Geiger our people do more than power our teams, they also empower each other. Ask any team member and they're likely to tell you that they may have come to Geiger for the opportunity, but they stay at Geiger because of the people. It feels like family.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Industrial Sewer
  • Utility Finisher

We are offering a $2000 Sign-on Bonus!

We offer:
Excellent work environment
Competitive Pay
Great benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision, etc.
2 weeks of paid vacation
11 Paid Holidays
Employee stock purchase program
Company paid Short Term and Long-Term disability
Company paid Life Insurance
And much more!

Industrial Sewer

As an Industrial Sewer working at Geiger, you'll operate machinery to perform single and double needle sewing operations. You will exhibit initiative in your daily performance to provide quality products and services that meet/exceed customer demands, and maintain a quality working relationship with team members.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

Adjust machines to stitch various types of fabrics.
Complete daily paperwork to track rejects, units completed, or other documentation as required.
Inspect parts during assembly and upon completion to ensure compliance with established product quality criteria.
Maintain expected levels of order and cleanliness using 5S principles.
Make minor repairs to assigned machines.
Operate an industrial sewing machine to join pre-cut and upholstery pieces. You will align pieces to preserve grain and/or pattern.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Report any equipment or safety concerns immediately to ensure a safe work environment.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
A high school diploma or equivalent.
A demonstrated ability to operate and program sewing machines for detailed assembly work.
The ability to lift 55 pounds and perform repetitive motions of bending, pushing, grasping, and pulling.
A demonstrated ability to distinguish between colors of thread or fabric, fabric grains, and patterns.
Good hand-eye coordination, concentration skills, and a demonstrated attention to detail.
Basic math, reading, and communication skills.
The ability to rapidly manipulate small parts and use power hand tools.
A proven ability to work in a flexible work environment and adapt to overtime requirements as needed.
The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.

Utility Finisher

About this Opportunity
As a Finisher - Utility, you'll apply finish to Herman Miller manufactured product in a way that meets or exceeds job-related expectations for safety, quality, reliability, and environmental management.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Adjust the application process, application equipment, and materials being applied to achieve target appearance as specified by application inspection tools, color targets, production "step offs," and verbal instruction.
Apply stain and finish material as specified by Herman Miller drawings and routings.
Clean, set up, and adjust pumps, agitators, regulators, spray guns, and wiping materials.
Mix, agitate, and dispense finish material.
Perform daily housekeeping duties which are specified as part of the daily Production Painter activity. These items include, but are not limited to: sweeping, wiping, and discarding waste.
Read and interpret Herman Miller drawings and routings as they relate to product being manufactured, raw materials used to construct product, and required coatings to be applied.
Review, monitor, and share feedback with the Work Team Leader, Production Operator, and support staff as it relates to the "normal function" of process. Details include, but are not limited to: raw material inventory, oven temperatures, lighting, air make-ups, pollution control equipment, etc.
Set up, clean, and/or replace booth filters, band support rollers, part carriers/saw horses, etc., which are specified as part of daily Production Painter activity.
Use application process monitoring equipment which includes, but is not limited to: film thickness gauges, gloss meters, viscosity cups, stop watches, graduated measuring cups, air cap gauges, temperature sensors, calipers, and tape measures.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Powder or liquid paint experience (preferred).
Color acuity that meets or exceeds requirements specified in Corporate Work Instruction 016.
The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, apply manufacturer recommendations, manufacturing work instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
The ability to perform the physical aspects of the job (lifting, bending, wiping, and standing in place) for periods of up to 10 or 12 hours.
An ability and desire to learn finishing technology.
The ability and willingness to work with paint products.
The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
A willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
A commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
The ability to make decisions based on a given set of criteria.
The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Geiger is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

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Geiger Furniture

Hildebran , NC