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Goodwill Industries Vocational Enterprises, Inc. Mattress Dissasembler- Full Time (Duluth, MN) in Duluth, Minnesota

Goodwill is seeking a full time person to work in our mattress department.

The Mattress Disassembler is responsible for taking apart mattresses, box springs, and furniture cushions. Within this process he/she will follow the guidelines set for retaining and separating the recyclable materials from the disassembly process. Assistance with unloading mattress and box springs from semi-trailers is also an essential component of this position.


  • Education

  • No minimum requirement.

  • Experience

  • No minimum requirement.

  • Other

  • Physically capable for medium duty work - capable of lifting frequently 40 - 70 lbs. Capable of walking and/or standing the major part of the work day.


  • Capable of walking or standing all of the work day.

  • Must be able to change cutting blades in utility knives on a frequent basis during the day.


  • As per disassembly process: Remove cover, all cotton, foam, and any other fabric materials.

  • Contain the materials from #1 using appropriate carts and separating by fabric type.

  • Stack completed mattress springs onto matching size appropriate piles.

  • Stack completed box springs onto matching size appropriate piles.

  • Meet or exceed production standards - 25 piece average per day (6.25 hr. work schedule) based on a two week period.

  • When required, aid in the unloading of mattresses from customer trucks.

  • Remove production tags from each mattress completed and hand into the Lead Worker at end of shift.

  • Maintain a clean work area - sweep work area as needed throughout the work day and at the end of each day. Bring garbage carts to the dock dumpster as needed throughout the work day.

  • Quality control of separated recycled materials:

  • Cotton free of all other materials, e.g. no plastic mesh should be on cotton.

  • Toppers free of all metals or plastic.

  • Foam free of all cotton, metals or plastic.

  • Springs free of all fabrics.

  • Operate sheer machine for removing metal from wood frames on box springs, when requested.

  • Stack box springs onto size appropriate stacks.

  • Attend meetings as assigned by Department Manager.

  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.


Compensation Package:

  • $11 per hour

  • Day shift 7 a.m.-3:30 pm M-F- No nights or weekends!