Production Operator

Production Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Production Operator to join our team.


  • Use work orders and other documentation to properly produce and custom package mechanical fasteners;
  • Able to read and complete documentation (record visual inspections, and mathematical terms.);
  • Able to calculate numbers to the 4th decimal place (.0001)(Mostly adding and subtracting);
  • Perform quality inspections and complete the DIR accurately;
  • Employ high standards of assembly work to ensure high quality products are being produced on schedule;
  • Follow instructions and respond to management direction;
  • Routinely communicate with your Supervisor in order to gain directives, discuss decisions and action plans, and share information;
  • Set-up, operate, and perform change-over procedures of machine in accordance with operating standard protocols and machine settings;
  • Record daily production paperwork, process monitors, and daily run logs sheets completely and accurately;
  • Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper disposition;
  • Attend all safety training and other safety operating procedures;
  • Weigh product;
  • Accurate and timely reporting of all safety and environmental events;
  • Keep production flowing while maintaining safe operation of forklift in a fast-paced manufacturing environment;
  • 1st shift to start, but must be available to switch to 2nd or 3rd if required.


  • Certified Production Technician Certificate;
  • 18 Years or older;
  • Must be able to pass background and drug screening;
  • General knowledge of measuring equipment and math;
  • Working any shift available, including, but not limited to fixed night shifts, rotating shifts and Holidays as needed;
  • Must be able to retain information and training;
  • Willing and able to work rotating twelve (12) hour shifts to include weekends, holidays and overtime;
  • High Diploma or equivalent (GED);
  • Must have reliable transportation;
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, pushing, twisting and stooping for up to twelve (12) hours a day;
  • Evaluate and solve production problems and contribute to improvement of the processes;
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required;
  • High technical acumen and ability to understand complex products;
  • Willing and able to lift at least 50 pounds;
  • Ability to work a 12 hour rotating shift that includes holidays and weekends.