General Laborer - Riverbend Industries General Laborer - Riverbend Industries

General Laborer


Company Summary

Managed through the Riverbend Industries (RBI) portfolio, Global Flow Products d/b/a American Wheatley HVAC is a leading manufacturer of stock and custom hydronic tanks built to ASME standards and a distributor of related valves and other HVAC components used across a wide array of industrial applications across the United States. American Wheatley HVAC leverages more than forty years of experience, a robust assortment of specialty HVAC hydronic systems and technology, and a commitment to speedy, quality work to ensure clients receive the right product for their jobs.

 RBI is a private family-owned portfolio holding company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The portfolio is primarily comprised of several small, independently operated, previously family-run businesses in the light manufacturing and distribution sectors. The portfolio is a long-term holder of its investments/assets and plans to grow both organically and through acquisitions into the foreseeable future.

 Position Overview

This position is responsible for safely performing general labor tasks inside a welding shop. Responsibilities may include duties such as operating rolling and cutting machinery, grinding and blending welds, material movement, assisting welders, forklift operation, maintaining tools and equipment, testing and coating of semi-finished products. The position will include other duties as assigned by the shop supervisor. 

Essential job functions

· Assisting certified welders

· Cleaning and preparation of components and materials 

· Operation of metal forming and cutting machinery

· Assembly and Hydro testing of products

· Painting or coating of products

· Use of common hand tools including grinders

· Use of common measurement tools

· Completing documentation of manufacturing processes

· Moving materials, finished, and semi-finished goods with forklift 

· Assist with shop floor quality inspections

· Follow company policies.


Education and experience

· High school Diploma or equivalent

· Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment 

· Familiarity understanding blueprints and work instructions

· Use of common hand tools including grinders, cutting tools, and impact wrenches

· Ability to read a tape measure, level, and squares

· Ability to safely operate forklift, pallet jacks, and overhead cranes 


· Attendance – Reports to work as scheduled. Follows established procedures for breaks. Notifies supervisor in advance of scheduling changes.

· Dependability – Extent to which employee demonstrates a positive attitude and promotes cooperation with supervisors, peers, and others.

· 5S – Extent to which the employee keeps their work area clean and orderly after each shift. 

· Work Attitude and Stewardship – Extent to which employee demonstrates a positive attitude and promotes cooperation with supervisors, peers, and others. They also focus on utilizing company resources as a good steward.

· Job Knowledge – Understand duties, responsibilities and has ability to use materials as needs with the level of proficiency required to accomplish the work. 

· Initiative – Ability to be self-directed, efficient, creative, and resourceful. Assumes extra work and adapts quickly to new responsibilities.

· Quantity and Quality of Work – Amount of work completed in work week with accuracy and care for customer. 

· Problem Solving/Decision Making – Extent to which the employee can assess a problem and offer solutions for resolution.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

· Willing and able to work outside in manufacturing/warehouse environment with varying temperatures.

· Willing to work in a manufacturing environment with dust, fumes, oils and where noise levels can be high.

· Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

· Ability to lift fifty pounds and handle physical workload. 

· 8-hour shift – Monday to Friday

· Work Location: In person 


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