Panel Quilter (USA)

Serta Simmons Bedding

Panel Quilter (USA)

Req ID: 3641

Job Category: Manufacturing / Truck Driver


Janesville, WI, US, 53546

Job Family

Plant Hourly




MFG Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operates within one or more area(s) in a continuous flow manufacturing process, executing prescribed, repetitive processes to meet production and quality standards. Identifies process disruptions/malfunctions and makes minor adjustments per standard operating procedures and protocols. Performs routine inspections and basic preventative maintenance on equipment.

Process Areas: Coiling, Foam Encasement, Assembly, Gluing, Sewing, Borders, Quilting, Closing and Packing.

Follows all safety policies and procedures defined by the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries.

Practices Lean principles and participates in Kaizen events and continuous improvement projects

Manufactures sufficient quantities of quality products per specified standards.

Sets up and operates automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production/processing operation.

Monitors the process using meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications.

Reports any malfunctions or abnormalities and makes minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.

Assembles mechanical units, fabricated parts/components and/or electrical/electronic systems to make subassemblies, assemblies or complete units using hand tools, power tools, jigs, fixtures and miscellaneous equipment.

Fits, aligns, calibrates and adjusts parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product operating requirements; repairing units or products that have failed to meet requirements.

Follows established procedures for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling, panel quilting and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials.

Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing.

Resolves issues related to the organizations production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations.

Functional/Technical Competencies


Must be at least 18 years or older.

Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

High school diploma or GED required.

Entry level with little or no experience.

Previous experience in a manufacturing operations environment preferred.

Job Factors/Work Environments

Key Relationships


Results Focus

Project Management



Problem Solving/Analysis

Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Madison