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  • 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
Jul 29, 2019
Full time
Essential Functions:    •Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.  Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction.    •Communicates with supervisors or other co-workers to diagnose problems or the repair process of a particular machine.    •Dismantles malfunctioning machines and equipment, specifies and requests parts as needed (following standards established by the organization) and installs new or repaired parts.    •Maintains a clean and organized work environment.    •Researches and creates spare parts, performs preventative maintenance and generates tool lists for equipment and machinery.    •Reports breakdown of equipment and machinery, areas of concern and areas of improvement in a timely manner to immediate supervisor and manufacturing supervisor and/or lead person.    •Cleans and lubricates bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.      •Performs additional job functions as may be defined by the Manufacturing Technical Support Manager or Supervisor.    •Operate a forklift, scissor lift and other related equipment while following all safety procedures.    •Uses a 2-way radio, pallet jack, tape measure, forklift, calipers, hammer, boom lift, and various other hand tools.    •Performs other duties as assigned.    •Works overtime as assigned.       Required Qualifications:    •High School Diploma or equivalent.      •A minimum of two years of related experience and/or educational experience.      •Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.     •Able to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.      •Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.      •Able to write routine reports and correspondence.      •Able to drive a forklift.    •Must pass Virco driver’s background check and forklift driving test.       Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 50 pounds from knee to waist level. Occasionally pushes and/or pulls up to 50 pounds using some type of moving equipment. Frequently bends and stoops. Frequently walks throughout the 8 to 10 hours of the shift. Must be able to withstand 8 to 10 hours standing on a concrete surface. Occasionally climbs up the ladder. 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 heat and cold) and to adapt quickly to physical applications requiring varying motor skills.   Frequently requires 3-6 hours of sitting, walking, or standing. Occasionally requires up to 3 hours of squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, or twisting or bending at the waist or neck.    Frequently lifts up to 25 lbs. 3-6 hours daily. Occasionally lifts 100+ lbs. up to 3 hours daily.    Frequently carries up to 10 lbs. 3-6 hours daily. Occasionally carries up to 100 lbs. up to 3 hours daily.  Requires driving forklift, boom or scissor lift. Works around equipment and machinery in the manufacturing area. Walks on uneven ground. May be exposed to excessive noise and extreme temperature, humidity or wetness. Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals in manufacturing. May work at heights. Use of special visual and auditory protective equipment is required. (Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job description at any time.)