Operations Technician - part-time position 2nd shift GSO

Herman Miller | Holland, MI

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Posted Date 7/10/2024

Why join us?

If you're looking for a fulfilling manufacturing career, you've come to the right place. At HermanMiller, we're searching for dedicated manufacturing talent to support our business growth. We offer a competitive hourly wage, generous benefits that start on your first day, and endless possibilities for career growth. Connect with our hiring team today to learn more.Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It’s the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of HermanMiller means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows HermanMiller to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone.

GENERAL PURPOSE:An Operations Technician is part of our pay for skills program and allows individuals to continue to build skills providing opportunity to increase their compensation. Individuals at Level 1 have accumulated 0-2 skill blocks. As an entry level Operations Technician, you will assemble products and/or related parts in a manufacturing setting at a standard rate of work based on customer demand and lean manufacturing principles to satisfy the customer and to provide high quality products delivered in a timely manner. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. Cross-training in other departments to learn additional functions is required.


  • Gain up to 2 skill blocks according to the skill library.
  • Attaches appropriate label and tags to product and packages.
  • Reads, understands, communicates, and interprets written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies and practices, etc., which are written in the English language.
  • Works overtime as needed.
  • Completes required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
  • Maintains a clean, safe working environment according to 5s and department safety guidelines.
  • Participates in MKPS improvement activities within current department or other departments as appropriate.
  • Performs a minimum of 75% of the jobs in the department at the required rate (cycle time).
  • Rotates through the department work stations based on business need.
  • Checks equipment and product as needed, reports problems or issues regarding safety or quality to department supervisor.
  • Regular and predictable attendance based on scheduled hours.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Additional Essential Functions

QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:One of the following is required:

(1) High school diploma or its equivalent (GED for example)

(2) work experience which demonstrates performance competencySkills and Abilities:

  • Competent in basic math skills such as counting, adding, and subtracting.
  • Ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
  • Demonstrated willingness to adapt to a continually changing environment.
  • Required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms for the duration of the shift.
  • Ability to regularly lift and move up to 10 lbs, frequently lift and move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift and move up to 40 lbs.
  • Required to communicate and to be able to see with or without correction.
  • Additional Skills and Abilities

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Who We Hire?Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We’re committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. In general, MillerKnoll positions are closed within 45 days and are open for applications for a minimum of 5 days. We encourage our prospective candidates to submit their application(s) expediently so as not to miss out on our opportunities. We frequently post new opportunities and encourage prospective candidates to check back often for new postings.

MillerKnoll complies with applicable disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact MillerKnoll Talent Acquisition at careers_help@millerknoll.com.

Job Type
Part Time

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