Production Operator Job Description

Production Operator Job Description

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Production operator provides support in manufacturing operations and/or distribution centers including assembly, machinery, processing, packaging, and/or distribution of company products.

Production Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective production operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included production operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Testing of set top boxes (cable boxes), following step by step process to determine functional product
Adhere to lean manufacturing principles
Review specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece
Attach fixture to machine- positions and secure work piece in fixture according to setup instructions
Select and install proper tooling
Perform a variety of inspection and gauging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specifications, and record readings as necessary in inspection software
Measure work piece for conformance to specifications, and record readings as necessary
Keep Chemical Process area clean and organized per company Ultraclean/6S requirements
Perform other duties as assigned by the Processing Supervisor or trainer
Promote a safe and healthy work environment by following all Company safety policies and procedures

Production Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Production Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GMP, ESD

Education for Production Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Technical, Associates, Manufacturing, Science, Process Technology, Supervision, Engineering, Communication

Skills for Production Operator

Desired skills for production operator include:

General aspects of the job
Various pieces of high tech manufacturing processing and packaging equipment
Their functions and ability to troubleshoot and fix system issues
MS Office products
Various pieces of high tech food manufacturing processing and packaging equipment
Company policies and procedures
Good Manufacturing Practices
Measuring equipment and math

Desired experience for production operator includes:

Requires High School diploma or local equivalent of related work experience, AA Degree or local equivalent in related discipline preferred
1-2 Years of Experience in Manufacturing preferred
Excellent attitude in the areas of Safety, Quality, Attendance, Productivity and Housekeeping
Ability to work in excessive heat, humidity, and noise
Light to Moderate lifting ability
Designated shift work

Production Operator Examples


Production Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of production operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production operator
  • Work off rework to engineering to eliminate non-conformance
  • Operate processing and packaging equipment, perform routine and limited breakdown maintenance of production equipment
  • Run the manufacturing batch by controlling and monitoring the DCS sequences
  • Communicate with field operators to confirm the equipment status and tank situation
  • DCS operators is responsible for answer the phone calls to control room, such call might be from other unit or other department even from external vendors or contractors
  • Keep control room in good order and clean
  • Provide the support to other employee or other shift upon the demanding
  • Product Assembly – Prep cable, terminate, polish, inspection and testing
  • Reads instructions such as work orders, diagrams, and wire lists to determine materials needed and sequence of assembly
  • Operation of batch mixing equipment
Qualifications for production operator
  • Five years of relevant work experience and/or two years of relevant work experience and a Plastics Technology degree
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work rotating shifts, including nights, holidays, and to work a minimum level of scheduled and unscheduled overtime
  • Candidates must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the position
  • Previous experience in racking and unracking chemical processes is desired
  • Must become proficient in using the LMI’s Work Order Tracking Program
  • Must have ability to bend, twist and stretch arms above head and walk or stand for long periods of time

Production Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of production operator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for production operator
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices and clean area as needed
  • Must work effectively with co-workers as a team member and support safe, quality production
  • Performs and assists in other tasks as directed by supervision/management
  • Complete any other reports as required by senior management
  • Perform all aspects of production related to Elster Perfection products while meeting productivity requirements for each job
  • Accurate reporting of shop floor data related to production and quality, both manually and electronically
  • Inspect general appearance of raw material, work in process, and finished product
  • Operate powered industrial equipment including fork truck, antler truck, clam truck, and man-up truck
  • Minimum 1-3 years in electronic or computer industry
  • Prior experience with assembly a plus
Qualifications for production operator
  • Skilled at using a variety of small hand tools
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to interpret documents such as work instructions and work orders
  • Strong mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, division of units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Experience in using air tools, stretch presses, and A-12 Hufford machinery helpful
  • Must be willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as a respirator, safety glasses, steel toed shoes, and gloves

Production Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a production operator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for production operator
  • Understand and follow all procedures in the Big 5 (Safe Work Permit, Lock Out Tag out, Line Break, PPE and Hot Work) after appropriate instruction and training
  • Restart production following a station shutdown
  • Monitor system and equipment reading and record them in the appropriate log, report any anomalies to the supervisor
  • Recognise problems and take appropriate and timely corrective action
  • Be familiar with and be able to read Process & Instrument drawings (P & IDs) and Cause & Effects
  • Keep an accurate log of all events and activities in the area of authority for a handover to the relief at the end of the shift
  • Open / close oil wells and divert flow between test and main separators, stop start pumps as necessary
  • Monitor flows, levels and pressures in all operating systems
  • Collect crude oil samples
  • Start / stop various process and utilities equipment as and when required
Qualifications for production operator
  • Ability to follow rules and standards
  • Trade or technical background an advantage
  • Self-motivated with a desire for career growth
  • Ability to communicate to team via e-mail, face-to-face individually and in team settings
  • Ability to arrive to work in enough time to be dressed and prepared to work by the start of the shift
  • Work in a team environment to meet team/site goals

Production Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of production operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production operator
  • Carry out general housekeeping in area of responsibility
  • Normal areas of responsibility will be outside the control room in various platforms
  • Be familiar with rigging / slinging techniques and lifting colour codes
  • Perform Task / What-if Observations
  • Maintain production operations by following policies and procedures
  • Assemble raw products for batch making, blend products, prepare containers for finished product
  • Fill and package finished goods
  • Knowledgeable of basic jobs in assigned area of responsibility and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) policies
  • Proficient in either manual or controlled process equipment
  • Learns and expands knowledge with the help of the certified and qualified trainer
Qualifications for production operator
  • A high school diploma (or GED equivalent), the ability to read, write, understand basic math, basic computer skills and follow written and verbal instruction are required
  • 1-2 years of experience in an industrial setting is preferred
  • Working overtime as needed (depending on business demands, up to 12 hour shifts)
  • Weekend work as needed (depending on business demands)
  • Willing and able to work an eight (8) or twelve (12) hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Preventive and predictive maintenance experience

Production Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of production operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production operator
  • Fills drums using automatic filler hose to predetermined weight, and affixes identifying information such as batch number and date to prepare for shipment of product
  • Unloading and loading rail tanks, ISO tanks or other bulk tanks by following up written work instruction
  • Clears the work areas after operating and ensure all safety and environment protection measures in practice
  • 1-2 years proven experience in an industrial operations environment required
  • Responsible for maintaining correct forging & furnace temperatures on full lab control jobs
  • Conducts daily furnace surveys of all forging furnaces to verify correct operation temperatures
  • Calibrates optical pyrometer
  • Maintains complete numerical & code identification on full lab control forgings
  • When not engaged in optical work, may perform available lab work as assigned
  • Judgement required in the interpretation of optical pyrometer readings & when assisting
Qualifications for production operator
  • Use fixed gauges to inspect parts to ensure compliance and quality
  • Works safely and takes responsibility for the safety of others Assemble connector components
  • Candidate must have a fair command of spoken and written English/Malay
  • Must be able to lift, move, manipulate up to 70 lbs
  • Ability to regularly stand and walk all day and occasionally reach with hands and arms
  • Must be willing and able to work a 7-day/8-hour shift schedule, overtime, weekends, holidays, nights, and additional hours beyond regularly scheduled shift to cover vacancies

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