Production Operators Job Description

Production Operators Job Description

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Production operators provides support and guidance in the management of product quality and ensures compliance with quality and sanitation policies, procedures, and systems to include HACCP, GMPs and the management and reduction of consumer complaints.

Production Operators Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Follow procedures regarding safety, quality, and cleanliness of department
Work effectively with other team members to achieve objectives
Monitor product for quality defects
Collect/Enter data accurately
Document paperwork accurately (logbook entries and batch records, or any other applicable paperwork required in the department)
Read and comply with SOP’s and GMP’s
Operate, setup, and sanitize assigned production and support equipment
Participate in the training of new associates
Ability to use all material handling tools
Assist in daily activities required of the area

Production Operators Qualifications

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

Education for Production Operators

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production operators job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Engineering, Chemistry, Technical, Manufacturing, Process Technology, MBA, Exploring, Education, Welding

Skills for Production Operators

Desired skills for production operators include:

EHSS processes and practices
Working with SAP would be
GMP's
HACCP
Inventory Control and maintain the highest levels of sanitation in and around your work area
Microsoft applications
SAP experience
Daily requirements and verifies correct materials/parts are selected based on product to be run
ISO quality management systems requirements
Mines Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations

Desired experience for production operators includes:

Ensure waste levels are minimised to achieve area targets
Take ownership for your own training plan with support from your supervisor
Completing material movements
GMP cleaning of the equipment and the facility
Equipment disassembly and set-up for processing and cleaning
Operates various material handling equipment such as overhead hoist, pallet jack

Production Operators Examples

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Production Operators Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production operators. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production operators
  • Set-up and operate manufacturing equipment in a manner which meets quality and productivity standards
  • Recognize variations from proper equipment/machine performance and seek corrective assistance when other than normal adjustments are required
  • Assist supervision, engineers and other employees in developing new methods and techniques to improve process and quality of products
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment, including preventative maintenance and maintaining cleanliness of equipment and work area
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime
  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process
  • Properly fill out basic forms, reports, and label products correctly
  • Perform basic machine operation functions and maintenance
  • Load and unload fragile equipment and pieces weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Inspect parts using an automatic optical inspector to ensure quality
Qualifications for production operators
  • 3 or more years production and maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to set-up and operate applicable machines, tools and equipment
  • Ability to operate plant mobile equipment and overhead cranes
  • Ability to read and interpret traveler instructions, procedures and drawings
  • Ability to measure dimensional tolerances using applicable equipment
  • Ability to read precision instruments
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Production Operators Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production operators. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for production operators
  • Read orders to ensure production accuracy
  • Undertake a range of general operator duties within the manufacturing plant, including manual assembly of seat parts, stores duties, leather work, machine operations and preparing and painting of finished parts
  • Production line operating
  • Able work 8 to 12 hour shifts 6 days a week
  • Foam production
  • General labor duties
  • Operate production machinery (experience Swiss, CNC, Multi-spindle, Hydromat Transfer machines a plus
  • Operate equipment in assembly/ testing
  • Set up, load/un-load, monitor and track production equipment
  • Quality inspection and routine cleaning of equipment
Qualifications for production operators
  • Ability to see and feel product defects
  • Ability to maintain hand-eye coordination sufficient to operate machines, tools and equipment
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds (frequently) and 100 pounds (occasionally)
  • Ability to move and reach around equipment in order to perform job duties
  • Ability to travel throughout the plant to perform job duties
  • Ability to hear changes in frequency of machinery to ensure proper operation and safety
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Production Operators Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a production operators. 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 operators
  • Climb and descend stairs
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment and follow safety rules
  • Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Place all garbage / waste in correct containers
  • Place all recyclable materials in appropriate containers or locations
  • Smokers must discard their cigarette butts in the appropriate containers located outside the building
  • When dealing with liquids or chemicals of any kind it is the responsibility of each employee to be familiar with handling instructions
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment within the companies facilities, parking lots and grounds
  • Monitoring and operating all equipment controlled from the CCR including the DCS and Fire and Gas Panel
  • Detecting, identifying and reacting to abnormal conditions that may develop in emergency situations
Qualifications for production operators
  • Ability to maintain mental concentration for entire shift to perform job duties
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions/environments
  • Ability to perform work in accordance with established safety procedures and standard operating procedures
  • Must pass pre-hire assessment (NCRC-silver cert)
  • Must be available to work night shift
  • Perform and operate manual, semiautomatic, and automatic equipment in the assembly and testing of Solar Cells, Modules and Panels
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Production Operators Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a production operators. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production operators
  • Performing safety checks and process isolations
  • Isolating, securing and operating plant systems during emergencies and assisting start up
  • Maintaining up to date competency records
  • A full weeks' PAY can total more than $450 to $500 per week before taxes!
  • The positions start at a rate of $9.50 per hour for day shift positions and $10 per hour for night shifts
  • Must be able to identify components by batch number and provide acceptable workmanship
  • Must be able to learn and apply SPC applications, basic problem solving, and basic corrective action
  • Must possess good hand and eye coordination/manual dexterity
  • Must be able to have a high degree of concentration for an extended period of time
  • Position may require standing or sitting for extended periods of time
Qualifications for production operators
  • Set up, load/un-load and monitor production equipment
  • Setup, operate, track performance and adjust production and test equipment
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret data for production software
  • Result driven and can work under minimum supervision
  • Must have a minimum of 1-3 months of production manufacturing experience
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Production Operators Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a production operators. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production operators
  • Marking
  • Working 8 to 12 hours on an assembly line
  • Preparing parts for the production line
  • And other general labor duties
  • Fit all parts assigned to station as per station instructions, Thermo King specifications and unit options
  • Where possible highlight quality problems, engineering problems
  • Entry level associates
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation
  • Follow safety, compliance and company policies
  • Assembly & disassembly
Qualifications for production operators
  • Ability to stand for full 8 hour shift
  • 7 day availability for overtime
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in different manufacturing areas as needed a plus
  • Experience working with or around chemicals preferred
  • Minimum 6 months of operator in production processes
  • Good manual dexterity / experience operating a range of basic hand tools

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