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Purple Innovations Work Cell Lead in Grantsville, Utah

Work Cell Lead

Job Details

Level

Entry

Job Location

Grantsville - Grantsville, UT

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School Diploma

Travel Percentage

0-25%

Job Shift

Any

Job Category

Manufacturing

Company Overview

PURPLE

Purple combines uber comfort with science-backed technology to make sleep and sit products for everyday life. Their award-winning marketing represents the company's quirky, colorful culture and their over 100 granted and pending patents guarantee that this company is one-of-a-kind. Nestled at the base of the Wasatch mountain range, Purple sits as one of Utah's fastest growing companies. Poised to take over the world — or at least the mattress industry — Purple is looking for the most-rad, ultra-cool, totally-awesome peeps to join the team. 

Position Summary

Conducts training of Production Laborers on processes for their assigned production line. As well as performs skill development activities with current Production Laborers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Champion safety rules and regulations

  • Perform and teach all basic processes and procedures within assigned department including machine operation, change overs, and advanced troubleshooting along with defect identification and inspection

  • Throughout new Production Laborers’ introductory period, review development of skills, ability, and knowledge of their department and Purple culture with the Line Manager.

  • Document training on individual training records and training matrix

  • Update Line Manager on completed and incomplete training

  • Evaluate all operators in the department for conformance with procedures periodically during the review period

  • Ensure production flow rates through continuous training of Production Laborers

  • Work with Line Manager and other trainers to solve training issues

  • Promote continuous improvement processes and procedures

  • Give feedback to the Line Manager regarding operator progress and evaluation of skills and abilities

  • Assists with the implementation of company training programs in assigned department

  • Maintain accurate data reporting in Purple proprietary software systems

  • Facilitate work cell process changeover from shift to shift

  • Works as an operator in various production settings to accomplish production goals

  • Drive machine efficiency and labor effectiveness 

  • Ability to attend off-shift events. Overtime may be required

  • Assist line manager in promoting daily quality, safety, and throughput targets

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year of experience in manufacturing processing and/or assembly areas preferred. 

  • 6 months as a Purple Employee

  • Prior experience conducting training in a manufacturing environment is preferred

  • Basic lean principles and 5S knowledge preferred

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (12-hour shifts)

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs independently

  • Excellent attendance record

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 401(k) Match

  • Generous PTO

  • Market Money

  • Earn a Mattress

  • Purple Swag

  • Amazing Purple Products

WHY WORK AT PURPLE?

  • Make your mark: We expect that all employees to be innovative and think outside the box. We will empowered you to to perform at this level as you join Purple allowing you to make your mark.

  • Gain unique experience: Purple is one of the fast growing companies in Utah, which comes with unique opportunities. You get to work directly with decision makers and develop/implement processes.

  • Awesome culture: Purple focuses on company and individual team culture. Through out the year we host numerous internal events: a stand-out holiday party, BBQ's, birthdays and other fun corporate events

Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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