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Serta Simmons Operator I in Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Reports to: Value Stream Leader GENERAL PURPOSE: Operates within one or more area(s) in a continuous flow manufacturing process executing prescribed repetitive processes to meet production and quality standards. Identifies process disruptions/malfunctions and makes minor adjustments per standard operating procedures and protocols. Performs routine inspections and basic preventative maintenance on equipment. Process Areas: Coiling, Foam Encasement, Assembly, Gluing, Sewing, Borders, Quilting, Closing and Packing ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows all safety policies and procedures defined by the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries Practices Lean principles and participates in Kaizen events and continuous improvement projects Manufactures sufficient quantities of quality products per specified standards Sets up and operates automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production/processing operation Monitors the process using meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications Reports any malfunctions or abnormalities and makes minor adjustments and repairs to equipment Assembles mechanical units, fabricated parts/components and/or electrical/electronic systems to make subassemblies, assemblies or complete units using hand tools, power tools, jigs, fixtures and miscellaneous equipment Fits, aligns, calibrates and adjusts parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product operating requirements; repairing units or products that have failed to meet requirements Follows established procedures for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling, and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing Resolves issues related to the organization's production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years or older Must be able to read, write, and speak English High school diploma or GED required Entry level with little or no experience Previous experience in a manufacturing operations environment preferred Work involves physical demands typically found in a manufacturing environment, such as but not limited to: prolonged standing, bending, lifting and/or moving materials This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned. An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Kansas City Plant