Production Associate Job Description

Production Associate Job Description

June 10th, 2019

The Production Associate works in manufacturing, overseeing the proper use of equipment and the quality of items produced.

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We are looking for an attentive Production Associate to ensure that the equipment involved in the manufacturing process is in good working order and is being used in a safe manner. The Production Associate is also responsible for evaluating the quality of end products.

To be successful as a Production Associate you must have attention to detail. A good Production Associate has excellent knowledge of product specs and the quality expected from the client.

Production Associate Responsibilities:

  • Switch on equipment at the start of shifts and switch off equipment at the end of shifts.
  • Schedule regular equipment and tool maintenance and schedule repairs when needed.
  • Order materials needed for production.
  • Evaluate staff performance and organize training as needed.
  • Evaluate the quality of end products.
  • Ensure that the workspace is clean and neat.
  • Keep a record of work orders.
  • Ensure that health and safety laws are followed.

Production Associate Requirements:

  • A high school qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience in manufacturing would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of health and safety laws.
  • Excellent knowledge of equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate power tools and warehouse vehicles such as forklifts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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