Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a recognized global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products.
Since our founding in 1906, Kewaunee has supported those at the forefront of life saving, groundbreaking discoveries. Our customers have utilized our products to facilitate critical work in the areas of cancer research, cell regeneration, tissue engineering, and most recently on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Associates' contributions are important on a global scale, and there is enormous pride to be felt in the craftsmanship, expertise, and service every member of our team lends toward these vital efforts.
Join us today, and manufacture with meaning.
Starting pay of at least $17.71/hour
Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
401(k) with employer matching
On-site medical clinic and specialists
Fabricates and assembles furniture such as doors, drawers, wall case and base units, hardware, locks, etc. by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Lays out and marks reference points onto components.
Operates machines such as pneumatic drivers, stacking machine, and other assembly equipment to assemble components to specified dimensions.
Fits and assembles components.
Insulates doors with foam or fiber as specified if applicable.
Installs glass components as required, if applicable.
Packs completed units and trim per customer requirements.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Knowledge of basic blueprints.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES Adhere to all safety rules and procedures. Bring unsafe acts and conditions to the attention of the manager.
Correct hazards and unsafe conditions. Train other associates in safe work practices. Investigate accidents, near-accidents, and potential hazards. Actively participates in housekeeping activities and in the safety and health program.