Production Associate I

Date:  Feb 27, 2024
Location: 

Gurnee, IL, US, 60031

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  Kwikboost

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Up Desk Store brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.

The Production Associate I is responsible for performing various production activities including but not limited to; assembling components in production, stacking product, moving material within the warehouse, receiving and processing material into inventory to help meet departmental goals, and picking, packing, shipping sales orders. The Production Associate I is also responsible for a specialized task that is unique to the associate. This position will require the lifting of heavy materials.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare outbound orders, receipt of inbound materials
  • Assemble components in production and apply graphics.
  • Perform a specified specialized task
  • Performs necessary inventory transactions needed in warehouse and participates in cycle counting activities.
  • Follow standardized procedures involving safety, shipping, picking, packing, and special labeling
  • Participate in warehouse cleaning, organization and safety programs
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned
  • Overtime required when necessary to meet production operational goals
  • Able to safely operate fork trucks and other equipment

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to read work orders and standard work documents; receive oral instructions to determine work assignments, material, or equipment needs
  • Experience working in a continuous improvement/LEAN environment preferred
  • Experience with vinyl graphic application preferred

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Education Requirements:
    • High School Diploma Required/GED

 

Computer equipment and level of software requirements:

 

  • Experience with ERP, WMS, and Shipping Software preferred

 

Specific Knowledge, licenses, certifications REQUIRED:

 

  • Valid certification to operate forklifts preferred

 

 

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Must be trained and certified within Luxor on all equipment within facility (even if other certifications exist upon employment date)
  • Must be trained on pick/pack/wave and process orders for KB and Luxor
  • Trained in cycle counting, work orders, inventory transfers and adjustments.
  • Full knowledge of all SOP’s within the facility in all operations
  • Trained on graphic “skinning” to KB standards

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during a standard eight-hour work shift

 

PHYSICAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

 

  • None

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Warehouse environment

 

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other

job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

 

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the essential levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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