Virco

  • PO Box 5000, Conway, AR 72032, United States

Virco is the largest manufacturer and supplier of moveable educational furniture and equipment in the United States for the preschool through 12th grade market. It is a fully integrated operation, with the company fabricating a majority of the parts and doing the welding, assembling and shipping. 

Virco Conway, AR, United States
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: Moves material and products in manufacturing and/or warehouse area by manual hand truck, electric hand truck and/or forklift with the purpose of loading, unloading, or stocking in warehouse or cells.   Essential Functions: Uses a forklift, pallet jack and/or hand dolly. Follows instructions to determine materials or containers to be moved. Prepares loads for shipment; for instance, banding, plastic wrapping the product, etc. Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets manually and onto or off trailers. Conveys materials to or from storage or work sites to designated areas using a forklift, manual or electrical pallet jack. Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to designated location, e. lift forks, fork extensions, extension boom. Works under direct supervision on duties and tasks that are basic, selecting from written instructions and established procedures. Will be working with a team of co-workers. Performs other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES   Required Qualifications: Six months of prior related experience is preferred, but not required. Manufacturing background a plus, but not required. Must have a valid driver’s license. Applies basic and develops intermediate skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate to area of specialization. Must have basic math skills. Must be flexible with required working hours, including overtime. Must be flexible within the department and willing to flex to other departments as needed. ADA Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. from floor to shoulder level, to routinely push and/or pull a minimum of 50 pounds with a manual pallet jack, to occasionally bend at the knee level, stoop and/or climb.  Must be able to stand for a minimum of 8 to 10 hours.  Must be able to use a forklift, pallet jack and hand dolly.  Must be able to pass a forklift-driving test to become an authorized forklift driver.  Background check is required.  Will be required to wear proper protective equipment including, but not limited to, protective eye and/or hearing equipment to safely perform job duties.  Will occasionally be exposed to chemicals, dust, heat, cold, gas, and/or fumes.  Must be able to adjust to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate hot and cold conditions) and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.   Please indicate if your job requires:        YES   NO    (IF YES, PLEASE BRIEFLY DESCRIBE)   Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment? ___Yes, forklift__________ Working around equipment and machinery? ___Yes, departmental equipment and lift____ Walking on uneven ground? ___No_________________________                      Exposure to excessive noise? ___Yes, machinery noise______          Exposure to extreme in temperature, humidity or wetness? ___Yes, heat and humidity in summer, cold in winter Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals? ___Yes, in manufacturing areas_____  Working at heights? ___No______________________  Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement? ___Yes, forklift controls__ Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment? ___Yes, safety glasses___ Working with bio hazards such as: blood borne pathogens, sewage, hospitals waste, etc. __No__ Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.
Virco Conway, AR, United States
Jan 17, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: Performs MIG welding.  Will be working in various departments welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products, parts, etc. according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders.   Essential Functions: Welds metal parts together using appropriate processes and performing related tasks such as cutting and grinding. Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products predatory to welding. Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications using measuring instruments. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Works under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs. May periodically assist in orienting and training lower level employees. Understands and complies with all safety policies and procedures. Utilizes PPE while performing welding operations to include an apron or front covering for torso protection. Works overtime as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES   Required Qualifications: A minimum of six months of MIG welding experience. Attends regular scheduled safety meetings. Must be able to pass a practical welding test. Ability to read blueprints or layouts. Must be able to use the tape measure and know basic math skills. Must be flexible with required working hours, including overtime. Must be flexible within the department and willing to flex to other departments as needed.   ADA Requirements: Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds to shoulder level.  Occasionally bends and stoops.  Must be able to withstand a minimum of 8 to 10 hours standing on a concrete surface. Must wear applicable and proper protective equipment including, but not limited to: welding hood, protective eye and/or hearing equipment and long sleeves to safely perform job duties. Will occasionally be exposed to chemicals, dust, heat, cold, gas, and/or fumes.  Must be able to adjust physically to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate heat and cold) and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.   Please indicate if your job requires:       YES   NO    (IF YES, PLEASE BRIEFLY DESCRIBE)   Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment? No_________ Working around equipment and machinery? Yes, industrial environment and metal shop equipment.  Walking on uneven ground? No___________ Exposure to excessive noise? Yes, factory__________ Exposure to extreme in temperature, humidity or wetness? No_______ Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals? Yes, welding fumes_____ Working at heights? No____________ Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement? No__________ Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment? Yes, welding helmet is required and ear plugs at all times.  Working with bio hazards such as: blood borne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc. No___ Virco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We encourage minority and female applicants. We participate in E-Verify.