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Scraper

Job Location: Memphis, TN

11.13.2017
Gibson Brands, Inc., the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and the home of such preeminent brands as Gibson, Epiphone, Baldwin and Wurlitzer, is looking for a Scraper to join the manufacturing team. This position will be based at our Downtown Memphis manufacturing facility, located in vibrant Memphis, Tennessee.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Scraper scrapes paint off plastic binding once painting process is complete.  The Scraper also scrapes plastic binding off fingerboard, makes binding flush with fingerboard by filing, and performs sanding of frets. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Major responsibilities of the position are listed below.  To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Scrape paint off plastic binding once painting process is complete
  • Scrape plastic binding off fingerboard
  • Sand frets
  • Use tools such as files, razor blades, hard blocks, soft blocks, and sand paper to scrape
  • Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Knowledge
  • Knowledge of finishing processes in manufacturing environment. In addition, knowledge of hand tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Skills
  • Must have a steady hand with the ability to accurately scrape paint from the binding of the guitar.
  • Experience working with hand tools.
  • Proven finishing skills – in a production or shop environment.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to provide feedback to fellow workers.
  • Organization Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Safe work habits
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Previous experience preferred in areas relating to:
    • 2-4 Manufacturing/refurbishing/manicure shop experience
    • Daily production requirements
    • Use of tools and machinery
    • Strong hand motor skills – detail level orientation.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel product. The employee is frequently required to sit, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and /or move 7-10 pounds. 
  • Constant mental and/or visual attention; the work is either repetitive or diversified requiring constant alertness in a warehouse/factory-style environment.
  • Some areas of the facility can be noisy, dusty.
To be considered for this position, please send resume and salary history to: Memphisjobs@gibson.com and put “Scraper” in the subject line. (Resumes must be current for further consideration)

No phone calls please.