Foam Molder

Grand Prairie, TX, USA Req #389
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB:

This position is primarily responsible to mold PU foam.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF JOB: (other duties may be assigned)

1.Mold foam.

KEY MEASURES:

• Communicate to appropriate individuals the readiness for a new Bill of Material

• Assemble seat assemblies in accordance with work instructions.


2.Waste Disposal.

KEY MEASURES:

• Dispose of waste materials accordingly (cardboard, garbage, etc.).


3.Operator forklifts.

KEY MEASURES:

• May be required to operate a forklift

• Maintain accident free operations of forklifts and accident free work area.


OTHER DUTIES OF THE JOB:

1. Maintain cleanliness of work area.

2. Assist with annual inventory count.

3. Help with maintenance of company machinery/equipment/tools and building maintenance

4. Perform other duties as assigned or required.


SUPERVISION GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS:

This position typically does not require the supervision of staff.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM:

Supervision is typically received from the Production Supervisor.


MENTAL DEMANDS TYPICAL OF THIS POSITION:

Provide close attention to detail, meet frequent deadlines, predictable work schedule, and work closely with others.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS TYPICAL OF THIS POSITION:

Constantly Incurred (More than 75% of time on job)

Ability to stand, Ability to walk, Ability to sit, Ability to lift: Hvy/Mod (Max 50 lbs.) Ability to communicate orally, Ability to hear conversation, Specific visual requirements. Ability to use both hands, Ability to use both legs, Use of depth perception.


Frequently Incurred (Between 25% - 75% of time on job)

Use of color vision, Ability to carry (est. weight: 25 lbs.), Ability to push (est. weight: 150 lbs.), Ability to pull (est. weight: 150 lbs.), Ability to kneel, Reaching at high or low level, Ability to use both legs, Ability to climb stairs, Ability to balance, Ability to stoop, Repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrists or hands, Ability to repeatedly bend.


Occasionally Incurred (Less than 25% of time on job)

Ability to operate truck/motor vehicle.



WORKING CONDITIONS TYPICAL OF THIS POSITION:

Constantly Incurred (More than 75% of time on job)

Work with foam molding machinery with moving parts.


Frequently Incurred (Between 25% - 75% of time on job)

Work 40 hours weekly (Avg.: hrs.)


Occasionally Incurred (Less than 25% of time on job)

Work alone, Work in heat up to 108°, Work in cold below 55 degrees, Exposure to intermittent noise above 85DB, Exposure to vibration, Exposure to gases (propane), Exposure to grease/oils (preservatives/motor oil), Work with moving vehicles,



PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TYPICAL OF THIS POSITION:

This position typically requires the use of personal protective equipment.


Constantly Incurred (More than 75% of time on job)

Use of eye protection, Use of safety shoes, Use of apron. Use of gloves


Frequently Incurred (Between 25% - 75% of time on job)


Occasionally Incurred (Less than 25% of time on job)



QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

High school diploma or general education degree(GED).


Experience/Training

Foam molding experience a plus.


Licenses Or Certifications


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES TYPICAL OF THIS POSITION:

Problem Solving Skills

Recognizes problems and provides feedback or documentation to assist with resolving the problem.


Communication Skills

Clearly and consistently verbally communicates priorities.


Math Skills

Performs accurate basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.


Other Characteristics

Ability to follow established confidentiality policy.

Ability to follow established safety standards.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Molder, Shaper and Caster, Except Metal and Plastic
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 12, 2021
  • Grand Prairie, TX, USA