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Upholsterer 2 - Geiger NC

Herman Miller
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Upholsterer 2 - Geiger NC-18844

Position Description:

About this Opportunity
As an Upholsterer 2 working at Geiger, you'll upholster products and/or related parts in a manufacturing setting at a standard rate of work based upon customer demand and Lean manufacturing principles to satisfy the customer and provide high quality products delivered in a timely manner. You will assist and train other Upholsterers on new or existing products. You'll problem-solve with the assistance of other team members and seek continuous improvement. All of your activities will be performed and completed with a high regard for the safety of others and yourself. You may also learn additional functions by cross-training in other departments.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Commit to meeting overtime requirements.
  • Complete required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
  • Inspect parts during the upholstery process to ensure compliance to established quality criteria.
  • Know and practice corporate, plant, and department safety guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to 5S and department safety guidelines.
  • Maintain flexibility to meet team, department, and plant goals.
  • Participate in Herman Miller Performance System (HMPS) improvement activities within the current department or other departments as appropriate.
  • Provide feedback when applicable to other departments and management on improvements to the process.
  • Understand and practice quality requirements according to specified quality criteria.
  • Upholster any and all of the products in the Geiger catalog.
  • Upholster parts and/or products according to standardized work.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we’re looking for if you have...
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Eight or more years of upholstery experience.
  • The proficiency and ability to upholster all types of upholstery, including lounge, task, and desk, with minimum training or assistance.
  • Competency in basic math skills such as adding and subtracting.
  • The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
  • The ability to bend, twist, and stand for periods of up to 10 or 12 hours.
  • The ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
  • A demonstrated willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
  • A demonstrated commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
  • The flexibility to work assignments and possible hours as business needs require.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Hildebran


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