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Allegion Pre-Finisher in Snoqualmie, Washington

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

The Pre-Finisher is responsible for using a variety of tools to prepare metal door and frame surfaces for powder coating. The Pre-Finisher must fit metal glazing beads to each frame and perform final surface preparation (sanding) in accordance to required standard practices.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 6 am – 2:30 pm. 40 hours per week required, with potential opportunity for overtime.

What You Will Do:

  • Performs final fitting of all glazing beads on assemblies.

  • Perform final sanding and cleaning of product surfaces (metal) to be coated.

  • Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures for pre-finishing activity.

  • Assist Weld Strider when needed.

  • Assist in weld cells when needed.

  • Reports all issues and inconsistencies.

  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal team members.

  • Improves work flow, work processes or work procedures as needed.

  • Trains additional team members.

  • Operate a variety of power/hand tools and equipment, including sanders, files, screwdrivers, and drills.

  • Understand and comply with all appropriate safety and work safety regulations.

  • Continuously maintain a clean work area including the cleanup and disposal of trash, production scrap, assists in cleaning common areas.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Proficiency with sanding and grinding techniques required.

  • One year of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • One year welding experience preferred.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to read blueprints, production and technical drawings preferred.

  • Assesses priorities to determine what is urgently needed.

  • Ability to operate a variety of power and hand tools and equipment, including applicators, sandblasting and pressure washing equipment.

  • Ability to set rigging and operate lifts and small cranes as needed to perform work.

  • Provide high quality internal customer service.

  • Capable of completing assigned tasks in a limited timeframe.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.

  • Remain alert in a high-risk environment.

  • Maintain schedule and tasks despite interruptions.

  • Ability to learn and work in a fast paced environment.

  • Takes initiative to escalate issues when they occur.

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly in an environment where heavy work is required and where moderate to loud noise occurs. The employee is in an assembly plant/warehouse environment that can be dusty. May be working around welding operations. Overhead work may be required. There is a frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, twist, bend, lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and occasionally lift and move very heavy objects (up to 100 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the work day. Production aids such as overhead cranes and forklifts can be used for these tasks. Personal protective equipment will be required and provided. In addition, the individual in this job will be working under time pressure and must be able to perform under stress. They must be able to work rapidly for long periods and to communicate and interact with others. They also must be able to perform multiple concurrent tasks, read and comprehend the material they read. The employee must be able to write, and problem solve.40+ hours per week will typically be necessary to accomplish performance objectives and to provide satisfactory job presence and/or responsiveness

What You’ll Get from Us:

  • Immediate health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”

  • Wellness incentives, such as up to $1000 HSA contributions depending upon participation.

  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period

  • Generous vacation and sick time, accrued through the year.

  • Convenient Vanpools and discounted Orca Card memberships.

  • Free on-site fitness center.

  • Tuition Reimbursement opportunities

  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

Employment Type : Full-time, hourly non-exempt

Compensation: This range is provided by Allegion. Your actual pay will be based on your skills and experiences.

  • The expected Base Hourly Range: $19.16 - $29.93. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team .

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