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Fabrication Tech (Lamination/Trim) 2nd Shift

Company: Tempur-Pedic
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

This is a 2nd shift fabrication technician opportunity that works 4 pm to 2:30 am Monday - Thursday and as production requires.


The Fabrication technician works in Lamination, Trim, Scrap, or BSA departments. The associate may work in one or more departments. This includes, but is not limited to cutting product, compressing, convoluting, laminating, trimming, cleaning up, product management, material handler/forklift driver, 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. * Assists with other tasks associated with mattress fabrication. * Move materials and/or mattresses between stations using pallet jacks and/or forklift, * Maintain and clean assigned work area. * Perform quality inspections at every step in the process to ensure compliance with quality standards. * Trained to use inventory management scanners. * Participate in inventory.


* Learn and carry out line processes per procedures. * Can assist in providing training to other associates while following outlined processes and procedures.


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.

* Intermediate knowledge of PC usage required to include using Word, Excel, Microsoft Windows, and data entry operations. * Demonstrated ability to multitask with excellent attention to detail. * Ability to operate manual and electric pallet jacks. * 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 is preferred * Typically requires 2+ years' experience in manufacturing, preferably at Tempur-Pedic * Combination of education and experience will be considered


* 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 for Entry level technicians. * Intermediate math skills are needed, to include concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions for Intermediate and Advanced level technicians. * Must be able to measure using the metric system.


Intermediate and Advanced must have or must be able and willing to obtain a forklift certificate or license.


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. repeatedly, 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. * Must be able to walk stairs and/or ladders.


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.

Keywords: Tempur-Pedic, Albuquerque , Fabrication Tech (Lamination/Trim) 2nd Shift, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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