Job descriptionPURPOSE OF THE POSITION Ensures only quality product remains on the line and piece counts meets customer specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Visually grade product being dropped onto the line. Ensures only quality product remains on line. Removes defective product off line and places it into identified defect groups.
Ensures the product meets customer requirements such as quality, weight or count. Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings.
As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforces actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization. Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives (this competency appears in all job descriptions): Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.
Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Yard Driver and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position. Physical Activities: Occasional twisting at the neck and waist. Constant, standing, bending at the neck and waist, simple grasping with the hands, fine manipulation/feeling with the hands, reaching at shoulder level, repetitive motion of the shoulders, arms and hands, use of vision, light lifting/carrying. Work inside line work around loud equipment/machines; walking around drains, footbaths, hoses; wet environment.
Ability to lift up to 10 lbs as required by specific product grade line. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Ear plugs, apron, gloves, hairnet/beardnet, waterproof footwear. Travel: None. Technical Experience: N/A Industry Experience: N/A Minimum Education: Must have basic math skills.
Preferred Education: N/A