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Assembler, Mattress

Company: LC Industries
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Perform four major functions including mattress renovation, mattress assembly, packaging mattresses and making neoprene mattresses.




Must be able to communicate with manager and co-workers.


Direct supervision consists of checks by the Mattress Department Manager every one to two hours during each shift.

  • EDUCATION REQUIRED Some education with basic reading and math skills.
  • TRAINING AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Requires the ability to stand and walk for the entire shift. Requires the ability to bend from the waist to retrieve raw materials from pallets at ground level. Must be able to lift a 100lb. mattress, and carry it to a nearby work station, repeatedly throughout shift. Must be able to reach high enough to carry one mattress overhead.


    Previous production experience.


  • New Mattress Assembly: Place innerspring coil unit on worktable and place the correct types and amounts of padding on the innerspring unit; hook the padding materials to the unit using a hograin. Repeat the padding and hooking process on the other side of the mattress unit and then move the mattress from the worktable and repeat above process.
    • Mattress Renovation: Unload previously used mattresses from the delivery truck and use a box knife to remove old mattress cover material. Assist the material handler in moving the mattresses to the filing box machine in the assembly area. Operate the filling machine to recover the renovated mattresses.
    • Neoprene Mattress Assembly: Tape the width and length of both sides of each mattress with duck tape. Operate the filling machine to place cover material on the neoprene mattresses.
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but hearing protection may be required depending on the department where the employee is assigned.

      The physical demands and work environment 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.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: LC Industries, Durham , Assembler, Mattress, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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