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, USA
Oct 11, 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.         Physical 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.
Virco Conway, AR, USA
Oct 11, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose:Transports raw materials within the Conway Division and loads and/or unloads trailers on an as needed basis, while promoting and maintaining a safe and efficient departmental operation. Essential Functions:•Loads and/or unloads trailers on an as needed basis•Transports raw materials, work in process goods, and finished goods to departments with the Conway facility on an as needed basis.•Transports outside vendor loads to all Conway locations.•Ensures all trailers are checked and stands are placed under 26-foot trailers.•Performs overtime as assigned.•Performs general housekeeping duties.•Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES Required Qualifications:•A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.•Must be at least 21 years old.•At least one year prior experience driving tractor-trailers is required.•Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License. •Must have a clear driving record.•Must be DOT certified.• Must have good communication skills, good basic mathematical skills, and good analytical abilities.• Must have good teamwork skills, meet quality requirements, be flexible, and be able to meet and maintain performance standards.  • Must be able to pass a forklift-driving test to become an authorized forklift driver.• Must be able to operate a pallet jack. 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, USA
Oct 11, 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. 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. Occasionally requires sitting, walking, squatting, climbing, kneeling, grasping, pushing/pulling with hands, reaching above shoulder level. Frequently requires standing, bending/twisting wrist or neck, lifting up to 50 lbs.   Occasionally requires carrying up to 50 lbs.  (Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)   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, USA
Oct 10, 2018
Full time
Job Purpose: On floor, bench or conveyor lines, performs diversified and intricate assembly and manufacturing operations on a variety of products.  Lays out and determines operations sequence. Assists and works with different automatic and semiautomatic machinery in the factory as well as performing manual tasks. Essential Functions: • Checks product for quality and completeness. • Places parts in specified relationship to each other. • Performs various tasks and processes in manufacturing environment. • Helps in performing set-ups by checking materials and getting necessary tools and jigs to manufacture products.   • Inspects the finished product for good quality and for the correct color, measurements, label and material used. • Works at different workstations to meet production requirements. • Works overtime as needed. • Works under direct supervision on duties and tasks that are standardized, selecting from written instructions and established procedures.    • Resolves routine questions and problems, referring more complex issues to higher levels.   • Must be able to work in a team of employees rotating various job functions with team members.   • Must work under minimal or no supervision. • Minimizes the scrapped material being produced by machinery. • Keeps record of inventory in an accurate and efficient manner on a daily basis. • Routes product accordingly within the department. Follows all the safety regulations and procedures.  Able to identify potential hazards in the work area. • Able to operate various machines, equipment or tools used in manufacturing.   • Attends all scheduled safety meetings. • Maintains good housekeeping in work area. • Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications : • A minimum of 3 months to one year of prior related experience is preferred.   • Applies basic and develops advanced skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate to area of specialization.    • Must have good working ability with hand tools.    • Able to distinguish among the different colors available and measurement of products.     • Knowledge of basic math skills, reading and interpreting blue prints, use of tape measure, and knowledge of various machines, manufacturing or assembly processes is preferred. • 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 a minimum of 50 pounds to chest and shoulder level. Occasionally push and/or pull up to 100 pounds with a manual or electrical pallet jack.  Must be able to withstand 8 to 10 hours on a concrete surface.  Will be using hydraulic and electrical hand tools, such as the pneumatic drill, glue gun, hammer, and rivet machine.  Must wear applicable and proper protective equipment including, but not limited to, protective eye and/or hearing equipment to safely perform job duties.  Must be able to adjust physically to normal plant environmental conditions (above moderate heat and cold) and adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills. Occasionally sits or walks up to 3 hours. Constantly stands 8+ hours per day. Frequently bends/twist neck, wrist and squats. Constant repetitive use of hands required. Constantly grasping, pushing, pulling and reaching with hands. Occasionally required to drive car, truck, forklifts or other equipment.  (Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)   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.