Organization: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is a successful manufacturing social enterprise, with over 60 years of experience in precision machining, that is committed to making jobs accessible to individuals who are blind. Our manufacturing operations center on producing an array of machined parts and plastic injection molding for various aerospace manufacturers, as well as a host of office products and hydration equipment sold to the Federal Government under the AbilityOne Program. The Lighthouse offers Contract Management Support closeout services for commercial, federal, and military customers. We also run a Contact Center, which places and receives inbound and outbound calls for a large span of assorted clients. Lastly, we operate eight AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) up and down the west coast that offer easy customer access to Lighthouse products, direct feedback and communication with customers, and employment opportunities for individuals who are blind in geographic areas not served by larger nonprofit agencies.
If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic and engaged social enterprise that values: Accessibility, Accountability, Communication, Community, Confidentiality, Respect, Safety, Teamwork, Training, and Upward Mobility, you are encouraged to apply for the below position.
Production Workers performs fabrication and assembly operations to mass-produce products such as easels, communication boards, binders, file folders, paper trimmers, and entrenching tools. This is a temporary position expected to last 4-6 months.
National Industries for the Blind in accordance with the Javits Wagner O'Day under the AbilityOne program requires us to certify that a certain percentage of our direct labor is performed by individuals that are blind. This position is giving hiring preference to people who are legally blind under federal law. Must able to provide a physician’s statement of legal blindness.
Essential Job Functions:
•Performs basic assembly operations.
•Performs assembly operations using fixtures and jigs.
•Operates basic fabrication equipment such as punch presses and press brake.
•Ability to fabricate parts using both simple and complex indexing methods.
•Operates single spindle and multi-spindle drilling equipment.
•Performs simple riveting duties.
•Performs finishing processes on metal and non-metal work pieces such as deburring, using a machine or hand file.
•Counts, packages, sorts and cleans parts.
•Adheres to established production, Safety and Health Policies and Procedures.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
•Minimum of 6 months of work experience or training.
•Ability to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
•Ability to stand up to 8 hours with standard rest-periods.
•Ability to perform work assignments requiring repetitive motions.
•Requires accurate counting.
•Excellent attendance record.
•Ability to work as a member of a team in a cooperative manner.
Equal Opportunity Employer, Persons with Disabilities / VEVRAA
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document forms upon hire.
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