Kaplan Early Learning Company
  • Furniture Assembly
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Competitive Pay Rate
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Attractive benefits package, including a matching 401(k) plan.


Kaplan Early Learning Company is seeking to add Furniture Assemblers to our Furniture Assembly Team.

Do you have experience putting toys or furniture together and you find it easy to do? If so, our Furniture Assembler position may be an opportunity for you to make money doing something you enjoy.

At Kaplan Early Learning Company we recognize and appreciate our employees' hard work and commitment to excellence.  Every employee plays an important role in ensuring our company remains a leader in the industry. 

Information About Us

Kaplan Early Learning Company has been a leading provider of educational products and services that enhance children's learning for nearly 50 years!  As a leader in the field of early care and education, we bring to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, classroom furniture and technology products, teacher resource materials, and valuable professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators, caregivers, and parents around the world.

Position Objective

Our Furniture Assembly Team is committed to maintaining our reputation of providing quality wood furniture for childcare centers nationally and internationally.  They strive every day to ensure their work does nothing less than satisfy every customer.   

Job Hours: 7:00am - 3:45pm /Monday - Friday (some overtime as needed)

 

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Break down pallets of unassembled units and place on assembly table. Responsible for the quality assembly of "ready-to-assemble" case goods using hand tools (hammers, pliers, etc.) and pneumatic power drill quickly and efficiently in production environment. Visually inspect assembly components and completed unit to ensure quality assembly. Move assembled unit from table to manual conveyor line.

  • Responsible for clean-up of work area to include empty boxes, plastic wrapping material, building material, etc. to ensure safety of area. Perform other duties as necessary.

  • Assist in building boxes using table saw to cut corrugated corner posts and pneumatic stapler as needed. Assist in packing finished furniture units by moving units from end of assembly line and place in boxes along with any packing materials.  Seal boxes using pneumatic stapler, place label on box and move to pallet.

  • Occasionally assist in unloading of incoming furniture components from trailers by hand or with pallet jack and move to appropriate location in the warehouse.  Identify obvious damage to materials through visual inspection and place damaged goods in specified location.

Position Requirements Include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Some experience with case good assembly and proficiency with various hand tools required.  
  • Proven talent to assemble large volumes of wood furniture.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn how to assemble numerous (125-150 different units) units without written instruction from visual of completed unit and/or demonstration correctly and quickly is critical.
  • Must be safety and quality conscious with the ability to work effectively in a team environment and meet the weekly production.
  • Ability to frequently maneuver and lift up to 75 lbs. independently as needed to assemble and occasionally lift up to 150 lbs. as part of a two person team. Majority of assembled units weigh between 40 lbs. - 90 lbs.
  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • Must be self-motivated and exhibit initiative.
  • Demonstrate a high level of urgency to ensure properly assembled wood furniture.

We look forward to receiving your resume.

Kaplan Early Learning Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We embrace differences, welcome diversity and value a culture of respect.

 

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