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(Archived) SR Manufacturing Support

Last Updated: 2/28/21

Job Description

Job Description

Division: Claremont Facility Job Title: Senior Manufacturing Support

FLSA Status: Hourly

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Line Reviewed: None

Hours: 12-hour shifts, Monday through Thursday - changes may apply depending on business needs 6:30pm - 6:30am

DOT Physical

Demand Level: Light Medium (Fiber) N. Bldg.

Overview: Employees in the Senior Manufacturing Support family may perform as a Shipping Clerk, a Material Clerk or a Stock Room Clerk.

Shipping Clerk position Overview:

This individual is responsible for helping with packaging of reels for shipping. He / she must use hammers to nail slats in such a manner to partition particular orders. He must also be able to function on a forklift and needs to be forklift certified. Forklift propane tanks must also be changed when depleted. This task falls under the responsibility of the Shipping Clerk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Data entry to generate billing to relieve inventory.
  • Reassign (re-park) warehouse locations when needed
  • Ability to match orders & billing information.
  • Communicate to Distribution Personnel, & Production Personnel any information pertaining to active orders.
  • Check with coordinator or supervisor as to any special requirements.
  • Communicate to CTI and other outside carriers including LTL carriers.
  • Must be a Shipper 2 or be proficient in all tasks pertaining to the "Shipper 2" job.
  • Must have the ability to maintain workflow to the distribution floor and occasionally be relied on to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate a forklift
  • Will rework products when needed because of various errors (packaging, sequence order, QC, etc.)
  • Assists on inventories
  • Has the responsibilities of leadman when the supervisor is not available
  • Performs housekeeping duties as required

Job Specific Physical Demands:

Material Handling Activities:

This individual must lift wood to be nailed onto spools and also for partitioning. This requires approximately 8 to 10 pounds of lifting depending on how many slats the individual is gathering at one time.

Non-Material Handling:

Standing – Infrequent to occasional

Walking – Occasional

Sitting – Frequent on forklift

Bending – Infrequent

Squatting / Kneeling – Infrequent

Reaching – Infrequent

Crawling – Never

Climbing – Occasional, to get in and out of the forklift. This individual is required to step up and down 18.8-inch and 28.75-inch steps to get in and out of the forklift.

Hand Function Requirements:

(1) This individual must be able to manipulate controls on a forklift including steering wheel, which is gross grip.

(2) The operator is also required to grasp reels to position them, and also manipulate controls on lift to change out batteries.

(3) Must be able to use basic tools hammer, pliers, etc.

Visual Requirements:

(1) The Material Handler must be able to have functional vision, both near and far for driving of the forklift, positioning of reels, or delivery of any other item to production, and also changing out of batteries.

Environmental Factors:

(1) Indoors/outdoors: May have some exposure to temperatures.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  1. Safety glasses.
  2. Steel-toed shoes.

*Lifting and Carrying are recorded by weight and Pushing and Pulling are recorded by force exerted, not the weight or mass of the object moved. The worker's Occasional Material Handling (OMH) weights are compared to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor, 1991, Vol. I and II, called the DOT Physical Demand Levels, which are shown below.




1-10 lb


11-20 lb


21-50 lb


51-100 lb

Very Heavy

Over 100 lb

Extrapolations are also made between the five DOT categories to offer a more specific description of the worker's ability. These new categories are shown below with the DOT Categories.




1-10 lb


11-15 lb


16-20 lb


21-35 lb


36-50 lb


51-75 lb


76-100 lb

Very Heavy

Over 100 lb

Frequency Definitions:

Infrequent Occasional Frequent Constant

Percent of Day 1-2% 3-33% 34-66% 67-100% Repetitions 1-4 5-32 33-250 251-2000

Company Details

CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States