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Door Hardware Production Technician - Starting at $17 per hour

Decatur, Michigan
$17.00 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Position Summary: Assemble with Care ? Use your mechanical talents to assemble custom made doors following templates and instructions. Work with your team to trouble shoot issues and produce the highest quality product possible. Join the Special-Lite team to help us drive growth through relationships as strong and dependable as our products! Starting at $17 per hour per qualifications.

Your Blueprint for Success:

Safety First ? Ensuring all work is done following our safety guidelines.
Assemble with Care ? Use your mechanical talents to assemble custom made doors following templates and instructions. Work with your team to trouble shoot issues and produce the highest quality product possible.
Team Support ? Operate upstream equipment and processes to facilitate product flow and feed downstream activities. Work with CNC equipment, hand tools and various measurement devices.
Continually Improve ? Participate in various continuous improvement activities, lending your voice to the creative problem-solving process.

Essential Functions:

Setup and operate all production equipment in assigned department
Read, comprehend and execute activity using drawing templates, schematics, hardware instructions.
Advanced understanding of door hardware preparation and/or installation.
Ability to identify assembly issues in assigned department and other departments.
Able to train others and aid in other departments.
Subject Matter Expert in at least one aspect of assigned department
Proficiency and operation of key equipment in secondary department
Models best practice in daily work including continuous improvement, minimal reworks, quality checks and QAT involvement.
Follows all Special-Lite safety policies and calls attention to unsafe practices or conditions

Position Requirements:

High school diploma or GED is required.
5 years of experience building, assembling, and/or repairing products through following blue prints, templates, installation instructions and/or schematics
Proficiency with hand and power tools
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude as evidenced through relevant past work experiences which could include manual machining, carpentry, locksmithing, mechanical or electrical installation, HVAC, or construction

Physical Requirements:

Frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate equipment, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

Frequently required to stand and walk.

Frequently required to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Occasionally subject to loud noise and at times noise level may require the employee to shout to be heard above ambient noise level

Work Environment:

Safety glasses and steel toe shoes are required on the production floor at all times.

Employees are required to wear hearing protection in designated areas.

Occasionally exposed to cold, wet, hot and/or humid shop conditions.

Our Story:

Special-Lite manufactures engineered architectural products, which includes commercial entrance systems, interior aluminum (Type II) framing with swing or sliding aluminum framed doors, and FRP restroom partitions. Our interior and exterior complete entrance system products are fiberglass or aluminum flush doors with many door face texture options including wood grain, aluminum monumental (stile & rail) doors, fiberglass and aluminum framing. Our engineered, made to order architectural products are used in new construction and renovation projects for educational, commercial, institutional, industrial and municipal applications. The company was founded in 1971 and pioneered the use of fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP) material for door skins in the early 1980's, and today is the largest volume producer of commercial FRP doors in the United States.

Special-Lite will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special Points:

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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  • Job Reference: 706731956-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Special-Lite Inc
  • Location: Decatur, Michigan
  • Salary: $17.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent