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GEMINI INCORPORATED Cast Plaques Manufacturing Specialist - 1st Shift in DECORAH, Iowa

Gemini, Inc. is a leader in custom manufacturing of architectural products for the signage industry and has been in business for more than 50 years. Our Corporate Headquarters is located in Cannon Falls, MN with 18 plants across the US. Check us out on-line at to learn more about our products.We are seeking a 1st Shift Manufacturing Specialist to join our production team in Decorah, Iowa.Shift is M-Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Pay Rate: $13.94 - $18.97Position SummaryLearn and demonstrate proficiency in all positions within the Plant to back-fill any position based on business need.Essential FunctionsMetal Letter FinishingPerform all aspects of finishing metal products including; sawing, sanding, drilling, tapping, hand finishing, blasting, stroke sanding and polishing.Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of all finishing department related equipment.Rail Mount / Custom AssemblyRead and understand blueprints and shop drawings in determining the nature of the products to be manufactured.Coordinate steps necessary to complete project with sales and shop personnel.Maintain assembly supply inventory.Complete all steps necessary in creating an finished product.Cut-Out FabricatorGain an operational understanding of design and nesting software to assist in water jet and laser cutting.Assist in operation and maintenance of water jet and laser equipmentUtilize material handling equipment to move and replenish sheet.PainterMix appropriate quantity of paint per work order, ensure that the paint is properly mixed as indicated by local conditions and matching paint chips or samples if required by the job.Spray products as required, ensuring that paint is applied in a manner consistent with customer requirements and company quality standards.Apply powder coat insuring proper texture and color.Involvement with masking for multi-color projects.Paint repair, wet sanding and buffing.Shipping and CratingInspect finished products for function, aesthetics, and quality, if required, and may repair products as necessary.Maintain familiarity with shipping procedures, bill of lading etc. and prepare products for UPS/truck pick-up required.Operate plotter to produce mounting patterns.Complete the mounting pattern punching process.Operation of shipping software programs. I.e. World ship, Ship ease.Use of table saws and drills.Operation of material handling equipment.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.Required Education/Experience:High School DiplomaMust be able to lift up to 50 lbs.Operate a variety of power saws, routers, sanders and material handling equipment.Preferred Experience/Knowledge:Manufacturing experienceCNC programming/operation, waterjet and/or laser experience,HVLP painting,Sanding, polishing,General maintenance, material handling equipment.BenefitsCompetitive financial compensationPaid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave)Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceProfit Sharing PlanProductivity Cash BonusTraditional and Roth 401(k)Tuition ReimbursementCompany paid Life InsuranceShort-term Disability InsuranceLong-term Disability InsuranceUse of company owned resort on Big Round Lake in Hayward, WIAll candidates must pass a drug screen, physical and background check. Must provide proof of required education.We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Gemini will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. For additional assistance email;or call 563-382-4235 and ask for the Human Resources Representative assigned to the location of interest.We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to

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