Production Associate

Production Associate

Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Souderton PA (onsite)

Salary: $18-19/hour
Experience: 1 year

Job Details:

Souderton manufacturer is looking for a production assistant in their manufacturing facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in shipping department as needed by using hand tools, panel saws, chop saws, nail gun, and staple gun to fabricate wood components and assemble crate to pack finished product.
  • Assists in receiving department as needed by examining contents and compare with records to verify accuracy of incoming shipments.
  • Assists in stockroom by:
    – Pull, label, stage, and issue materials accurately from stock for all jobs per pick list requirements.
    – Stock incoming materials in their proper locations.
    – Assist with daily cycle counts and report day to day inventory requirements to supervisor.
  • Provides general building maintenance as needed (such as; general plumbing, electrical maintenance, snow shoveling/removal).
  • Performs manual labor related to shop clean-up (sweeping, cleaning) and moving equipment.
  • Handles lifting of various objects weighing up to 70 pounds.
  • Observes Shop Core Behaviors regarding attendance, safety, overtime availability, reliability & timeliness, diligence, independence, attitude, teamwork, & corporate citizenship
  • Unloads and loads delivery trucks using a forklift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Possesses good basic math skills and has the ability to convert between units of measure using a calculator and conversion chart.
  • Is able to use a computer for data entry, data edit, item retrieval, and report generation.
  • Possess basic mechanical skills with the ability to safely operate standard hand tools, saws,¬†etc.
  • Ability to apply a commonsense approach and understanding to carry out instructions furnished¬†in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Has good time-management skills and is able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage competing¬†demands.
  • Has the ability to memorize part numbers, inventory locations, distinguish parts and¬†materials, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisors and other¬†employees.
  • Able to earn and maintains forklift certification.

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to stand up to 10 hrs per day
  • Regularly required to lift and or move up to 50lbs
  • Regularly requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, dust and carbon in the air, or other airborne particles that may require respiratory protection
  • Regular exposure to loud noise
  • Eye protection and foot protection required at all times

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