HNI Assembler 2 - HSS in Hickory, North Carolina


Assemble and or glue parts to form sections, frames and or complete furniture product. Utilizes glue and clamps to drill holes, drive screws and reinforce joints or attach hardware. Assembler 1 builds sub-assemblies, Assembler 2 builds sub-assemblies and final clamping operations.

  • Read tickets prior to building frames to verify options.

  • Set up clamp (if applicable) on first piece in a batch and check set-up for squareness.

  • Final assemble piece using hammer and/or proper amount of glue, applied neatly.

  • If required, clamp final assembly.

  • On some styles, build arm assemblies in clamp due to difficulty of sub-assembling.

  • On some styles, apply glue to chair frames in preparation for upholstering and uniformly shape and glue poly to chair frame with spay gun

  • May use staples, screws, and joint reinforcement blocks as required by company specifications. Make sure joints are closed tightly, individually checked for squareness.


Ability to consistently meet high quality/quantity performance standards

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or other status protected by law. We are a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. Candidates must satisfactorily pass a drug screen and background inquiry before hire. Please apply online at

Posted at: Monday, January 14, 2019

Job Req#: 5619126

Category: Lean Manufacturing

Type: Hourly

Reporting to: Department Manager

Shift: 1st

EEO Category: Craft Workers

Company: HBF | HBF Textiles

Location: HNI - Hickory, NC