Assembly Technician

Tempur-Pedic Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 3 months ago

World's largest mattress manufacturing facility is looking for a assembly technicians to help support our facility.

Benefits Include: Engaged Workforce

  • Medical HSA & FSA Options

  • Dental -- Vision

  • 401K - 2 Weeks of Vacation

  • 7 Sick Days

  • 12 Holidays

  • 11 Company Paid w FREE Laundry Service - $150 Safety Shoe Voucher - $$ Towards Prescription Safety Glasses

  • Pet Insurance

  • Legal Insurance

  • 75% Associate Product Discounts

  • Onsite Fitness Center

  • Temperature Controlled Work Environment

  • Monthly Associate Events

  • Safety First Culture

  • Quality Standards Built Into Training & More

  • Spot Awards


The Assembly technician works in the Assembly department. This includes, but is not limited to installing netting, installing covers, installing labels, boxing, tub building, bed assembly, product management, and more. Performs all of these responsibilities while creating a safe work environment for him/her and all other technicians.


Primary duties and responsibilities include the following, however, Management reserves the right to assign or reassign other appropriate duties to this job at any time.

  • Follow all safety guidelines and participate as fully-empowered team member to achieve organization-wide goal of zero incidents.

  • Lead by example, representing the company's mission, vision, and values, and promoting a positive environment.

  • Maintains high quality, efficient operation of product and equipment.

  • Wrap mattress with a protective covering and sew ends of covering.

  • Insert wrapped mattress into a consumer-ready textile.

  • Seal covered mattress, labeling and applicable documentation into plastic packaging.

  • Box and strap finished mattress for shipping.

  • Work at different stations as production needs require.

  • Operate automated assembly equipment utilizing the HMI controls, and perform manual equipment operation or trouble-shooting as necessary.

  • Maintain and clean assigned work area.

  • Assists with other tasks associated with Assembly.

  • Perform quality inspections at every step in the process to ensure compliance with quality standards.

  • Trained to use inventory management scanners.

  • Participate in inventory.

  • Learns and carries out netting, covers, boxing, covers, zipper, and labels per written processes and procedures.

  • Understands and acknowledges pro-to-type paperwork and craftsmanship inspection per written processes and procedures.

  • Can assist in providing training to other associates while following outlined processes and procedures.

The associate follows the production schedule of Monday

  • Thursday; 6 am to 4:30 pm. However, if the production schedule requires extra days, overtime will be mandatory.

Tempur Sealy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


To perform this job successfully, an associate must be capable of performing each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an associate with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Basic knowledge of PC usage required to include using a mouse, Microsoft Windows, and data entry operations.

  • Fork truck certification a plus

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists.

  • Ability to prepare routine reports, as required.

  • Be able to work overtime on short notice.


High School Diploma or GED preferred.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as machine operating and maintenance instructions, safety rules and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, lead, co-workers, and other personnel.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.


  • Basic math skills are needed to include addition, subtraction, and fractions

  • Must be able to measure using the metric system


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable associate with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs. and move pallets of mattresses with the assistance of manual and electronic pallet jacks.

  • Must be able to identify color.

  • The associate is often required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch and crawl.

  • Position requires repetitive use of hands to touch, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.

  • The associate may occasionally be required to climb a ladder or stairs.


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable associates with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts.

  • According to OSHA standards, there is no area in the facility that requires noise hearing protection.

  • Depending on the duty being performed, gloves may be required. Safety shoes and safety glasses are required.

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