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UPDATE: GE no longer accepting applications for production assembly worker positions

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The washer and dryer line at Louisville Appliance Park. The washer and dryer line at Louisville Appliance Park.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- GE Appliances is looking for 200 new employees to work on production assembly, however a message on the company's website now says it is no longer taking applications. 

The company began accepting applications Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. through an online application, however a message now reads:

"Thank you for your interest in GE Appliance.  We have received all of the applications we are taking at this time."

Application website

GE Appliance Park – Job Posting - Manufacturing Production Worker

Job Number

Role Summary/Purpose – GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled.  The manufacturing production worker performs assembly operation requiring frequent handling of heavy parts and/or responsibility & skill to transfer, operate, or adjust production equipment. The job will require the employee to switch between various production job assignments, and all job assignments are subject to rotation.  Manufacturing production workers must be willing to perform work in a team environment – adhering to all attendance and safety rules, regulations & equipment requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The responsibility of a Manufacturing Production Worker (Assembly 1S – Park Pool) can include but not be limited to the following:
  • Progressive assembly line work involving the assembly or sub-assembly of various components, collaborating and interacting with other team members, as required.
  • Frequently installing various components using a wide range of powered-hand tools, (air/electric guns) to assemble, check, adjust or repair appliances.
  • Various general assembly activities required including: driving screws and/or assembling other fasteners;  applying tape, insulation or other materials; assembling/fastening wire harnesses, terminating wires; check, adjust, or repair sub or final assemblies; testing and/or packaging of sub or final assemblies.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to follow policies and practices and improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost including, but not limited to: use of all required personal protective equipment, ensuring machine guards and safety features are working, identifying and reporting unsafe working conditions; attention to detail - identifying and reporting quality issues found through in-line checking and reporting of critical appearance defects for resolution.
  • Physical demands of the position include: Frequently handle various parts for assembly; frequent bending, twisting, reaching, stooping, crouching, squatting, walking, pushing/pulling, grasping, squeezing,  manual dexterity, climbing, balance and standing for long periods of time.  Handling and lifting of parts or materials - minimum of 42 lbs. lifting/carrying and 49 lbs. pushing/pulling is required.
  • Ability to work in a loud/noisy environment.
  • The factories are not climate controlled – conditions can be hot or cold. 
  • Ability to change shifts and work overtime as required.
  • Switching between various production assignments as required.
  • All jobs are subject to rotation.

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