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Knoll Inc. Assembler- 1st Shift in Muskegon, Michigan

Assembler- 1st Shift

Tracking Code 1880-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather and architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

To learn more, visit www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/



  • Assemble components into finished product

  • Pack finished product for shipment and label for shipment

  • Keep accurate records of jobs performed

  • Wand product information into computerized inventory system

  • Transport stock to and from work area

  • Mark job loads with order number

  • Inspect produced parts for quality and quantity

  • Requisition supplies as needed

  • Work from verbal or written instructions

  • May be required to pack units for shipment

  • Plan jobs to be most efficient

Participates in standard job rotations. Perform job rotation with team members to insure proper standardized work and ergonomic safety.

Perform all duties according to safety policies and procedures

Performs all 5S housekeeping tasks in appropriate areas. Works to ensure work area is maintained in a clean, orderly and safe condition at all times. Completes all regularly scheduled 5S checks. Immediately alerts team member and team coordinators of all unsafe work conditions.

Participates as a member of the Manufacturing Team, i.e. Trim, Shipping, Fabrication, etc. Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies. Coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas of lack of cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues effecting cohesiveness. Actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Manufacturing Team Member, i.e. Trim, Shipping, Fabrication, etc. Finishing Team Member. It is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function. Nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

Required Skills


Problem Solving: Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and develop appropriate solutions.

Project Management: Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects under minimal supervision and meet required deadlines.

Knoll Operating systems principles and objectives (this competency appears in all job descriptions): Knows all Knoll Muskegon established operating systems (e.g. quality, safety, environmental). Understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity the systems and this position’s role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Required Experience

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

1 year of manufacturing assembly or related experience.


Lift up to 50 lbs. Stand up to 100% of the time. Push and pull up to 1500 lbs on wheels.

We are an Equal Employment opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

Job Location Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.