Mattress Disassembler (Duluth, MN)

Goodwill Duluth Published: May 18, 2017
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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.

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