Industrial Sewer, Machine Operator, Upholsterer and Cutter

Geiger Furniture   Hildebran, NC   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on August 25, 2021
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Geiger

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
Machine Operator (Jitterbug Sander)
Upholsterer
Automated Cutter

Part-time positions available for experienced upholsters and sewers. Flexible work schedule.

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
401K
Employee stock purchase program
Company paid Short Term and Long-Term disability
Company paid Life Insurance
And much more!

Industrial Sewer
Description

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.


Machine Operator -jitterbug sanding

About this Opportunity
As a Machine Operator working at Geiger, you'll perform multiple processes using a variety of equipment in a manufacturing setting, depending on department processes. You will produce a high quality product to be delivered in a timely manner to satisfy customers. You'll solve problems with the assistance of other team members and seek continuous improvement. All of your work will be completed with a high regard for the safety of others and yourself. You'll also learn via cross-training in other departments.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Calculate and derive dimensional information from all types of dimensional drawings.
Commit to meeting overtime requirements.
Complete required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
Consistently perform SPC/quality checks by utilizing measurement tools and devices.
Consistently perform to Standard Work Instructions at each process and request changes when needed.
Employ flexibility to meet team, department, and plant goals.
Know and practice corporate, plant, and department safety guidelines.
Know and practice quality requirements according to specified quality criteria.
Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to 5S and department safety guidelines.
Participate in Herman Miller Performance System (HMPS) improvement activities within current departments or other departments.
Perform a minimum of 75 percent of the jobs in the department at the required rate (cycle time).
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Perform multiple activities using various processes and equipment, routinely or when called upon, according to department needs.
Read and understand routings and drawings to produce parts to quality expectations.
Rotate through the department work stations based on business need.
Set up, load, and operate manufacturing equipment.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or equivalent (GED), or work experience which demonstrates performance competency.
Experience operating machinery in a manufacturing environment.
The ability to access and use information system databases.
A competency in basic math skills such as adding and subtracting. Additional math skills may be needed depending on department processes such as GDT (Geometric Dimensional Tolerances).
The ability to use required measuring tools such as calipers, gauges, tape measures, etc.
The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
The ability to bend, twist, and stand for periods up to 10-12 hours.
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
The ability to read drawings.
A willingness to be flexible with work assignments and possible hours as business needs require.
The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
A commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
A willingness to work in and influence others in continually changing environment.
The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Automated Fabric Cutter -

About this Opportunity
As a Fabric Cutter working at Geiger, you'll cut fabric for upholstered furniture and panels using manual tools, power tools, or automated equipment. You will select the proper die for the type of product and fabric being used. You'll problem-solve with the assistance of other team members and seek continuous improvement. All of your activities will be performed and completed with a high regard for the safety of others and yourself. You may also learn additional functions by cross-training in other departments as needed.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Commit to meeting overtime requirements.
Complete required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
Know and practice corporate, plant, and department safety guidelines.
Know and practice quality requirements according to specified quality criteria.
Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to 5S and department safety guidelines.
Maintain flexibility to meet team, department, and plant goals.
Rotate through the department work stations based on business need.
Participate in Herman Miller Performance System (HMPS) improvement activities within the current department or other departments.
Perform a minimum of 75 percent of the jobs in the department at the required rate (cycle time).
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Prepare and cut fabric according to standardized work instructions.


Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Competency in basic math skills, such as adding and subtracting.
The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
The ability to bend, twist, and stand for periods of up to 10 or 12 hours.
The ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
A demonstrated willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
A demonstrated commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
Flexibility to work assignments and possible hours as business needs require.
The ability to complete all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Upholsterer -

About this Opportunity
As an Upholsterer 1 working at Geiger, you'll upholster products and/or related parts in a manufacturing setting at a standard rate of work based upon customer demand and Lean manufacturing principles to satisfy the customer and provide high quality products delivered in a timely manner. You will assist and train other Upholsterers on new or existing products. You'll problem-solve with the assistance of other team members and seek continuous improvement activities. All of your activities will be performed and completed with a high regard for the safety of others and yourself. You may also learn additional functions by cross-training in other departments as needed.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you . . .
Commit to meeting overtime requirements.
Complete required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
Inspect parts during the upholstery process to ensure compliance to established quality criteria.
Know and practice corporate, plant, and department safety guidelines.
Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to 5S and department safety guidelines.
Maintain flexibility to meet team, department, and plant goals.
Participate in Herman Miller Performance System (HMPS) improvement activities within current department or other departments as appropriate.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Provide feedback when applicable to other departments and management on improvements to the process.
Understand and practice quality requirements according to specified quality criteria.
Upholster any and all of the products in the Geiger catalogue.
Upholster parts and/or products according to standardized work.


Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Competency in basic math skills such as adding and subtracting.
The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
The ability to bend, twist, and stand for periods of up to 10 or 12 hours.
The ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
A demonstrated willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
A demonstrated commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
Flexibility to work assignments and possible hours as business needs require.
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