Mesh Helper

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Department: Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

POSITION                                Mesh Helper             

REPORTING                            Production Manager

LOCATION                               Rancho Cucamonga

REGION                                   Southern California

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Tree Island is one of North America’s largest producers of steel wire and fabricated steel wire products. Their line of wire products includes high and low carbon, galvanized, bright and stainless steel wires. These products are sold in either spooled or straight & cut sections to a variety of customers for further downstream fabrication, or for end-use applications, such as baling, strapping and fencing. The company also offers many finished wire-based products, including a broad array of fasteners (packaged, collated and bulk nails), stucco reinforcing products, concrete reinforcing mesh, fencing and other fabricated wire products. Their products are made from wire rod sourced from a variety of producers around the world.

A significant portion of Tree Island’s products are used in different areas of the construction market: residential construction, renovation and heavy construction, which experience different demand cycles. Products also support industrial manufacturers and commercial fabricators, as well as the agricultural and forestry industries. Products are sold through multiple sales channels, including retailers, distributors, contractors, as well as original equipment manufacturers.

JOB SUMMARY

The Mesh Helper assists the Mesh Operator in running the machine.  Duties include flipping panels by hand, loading product onto the backfield, operating an overhead crane, operating a forklift, and keeping the work area clean.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow job card instructions
  • Load wire onto backfield payoff and weld to existing wire if same diameter. Otherwise, feed wire through the machine. Load cross wire onto payoff table and weld to existing wire if the same diameter. Assist operator with change over.
  • Tie completed bundles of mesh product
  • Stage complete bundles in the proper staging area
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area and observes all Company and safety rules
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Must be a team player
  • Be flexible with schedule; Days, Swing or Grave and be able to work overtime as needed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Overall Strength: Medium to heavy work, exerts force and/or carries objects frequently weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • Walking: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
  • Sitting: Seldom, except during break or lunch
  • Lifting/Carrying: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
  • Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally (Up to 1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)
  • Reaching: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) extending the hands and arms in any direction
  • Handling: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time) seizes, holds, grasps, and turns hands.
  • Seeing: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time), obtain impressions through the eyes of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or any other characteristics of the objects

Thank you for your interest in Tree Island; please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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