Production Technician Job Description

Production Technician Job Description

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Production technician provides technical support for manufacturing activities including OOS/OOT investigation, process deviation impact, root cause investigation, process change and optimization.

Production Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Tests components on network analyzers, power fixtures and other equipment, following established methods as described in Outline Drawings, ATP's, SOP's
Responsible for performing Quality Checks as directed by batch record and accurately reporting/documenting at time of event
Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures
Teamwork— Ability to work in a collaborative style
Organizational skills— Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed oriented tasks
Adjustments to process variables
Startup and shutdown of process equipment
Preparing equipment for maintenance work including lock-out tag-out
Correctly and safely permitting maintenance work
Monitoring equipment performance

Production Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Production Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, ISO, GMP, OSI-OKC, J-STD-001, IPC, SPM, ITE, CRC

Education for Production Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Associates, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, Computer, Management, Electronics, Industrial, Medical

Skills for Production Technician

Desired skills for production technician include:

5S and Lean manufacturing
Root cause investigation process and methodology
Machine components & manufacturing operations
SAP
Machine mechanics
Office functions and processes
Specifying parts and equipment
Field equipment desired
Inventory management principals
Analytical and purification techniques

Desired experience for production technician includes:

Responsibilities require 12 hour shift rotation, on-call periods, and scheduled overtime
Participate in lean manufacturing plant initiatives as needed
Work multiple jobs both within and outside assigned work area
Use all required safety gear and equipment
Comply with all established Plant rules and policies
Maintain an acceptable attendance record

Production Technician Examples

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Production Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a production technician. 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 technician
  • Inspects, cleans, and performs basic preventative maintenance on process equipment
  • Support the plant with overtime as required and willingness to work a rotating shift
  • Perform other duties as needed in support of the plant
  • Technicians may be assigned to operate facility metal detector(s)
  • Assume ownership of assigned work
  • Check QC progress, packaging needs to keep batches moving
  • Accountable to Production Coordinator for daily activity
  • Schedule Vacation and Time off per the site policy
  • Works with material and equipment to handle, transport and process product and materials
  • Perform product quality inspections using various inspection tools
Qualifications for production technician
  • Reach overhead repetitively for more than 2/3’s of work shift
  • Knowledge of grand format printer assembly/test processes a plus
  • Performs the duties of a hazardous waste satellite operator
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel, Word
  • This position will require frequent standing, bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and repetitive use of hand tools that will require twisting, turning, pushing, pulling, picking and lifting up to but no more than 30 lbs
  • This position will require the ability to visually inspect micro components utilizing such tools as a scope
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Production Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a production technician. 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 technician
  • Adheres to all company safety procedures and other safety precautions within the work area
  • Ensures compliance with safety policies and with environmental management system responsibilities
  • Maintains cost efficient but adequate inventory of parts and equipment to operate systems and machinery
  • Communicates within the department regarding problems that could impact production
  • Identify root causes and resolution to manufacturing anomalies related to equipment operation, productivity, and quality
  • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of operating procedures
  • Collaborate closely with support functions to coordinate all production and non-production activities to meet production, quality, and safety goals (KPI)
  • Monitor, control, record, review, and analyze manufacturing processes for capacity calculations and improvement opportunities (KPI)
  • Monitor maintenance activities and plan/coordinate/execute TPM activities on equipment and processes
  • Submit and support continuous improvement ideas to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost (KPI)
Qualifications for production technician
  • Problem solving techniques and processes
  • Verification of work in accordance with checklists
  • Packaging and labeling of finished product into designated cartons per BOM
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment in accordance with company policies
  • Maintain general knowledge of the certification and regulatory requirements contained in ISO-13485, and FDA CFR/GMP Medical Device Regulation
  • Experience in oil and gas operations or related industry experience
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Production Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production technician
  • Performing basic mechanical maintenance and preventative maintenance on process or package equipment
  • Mentoring area trainees, providing developmental coaching to peers, and setting personal development goals
  • Performing housekeeping activities and other duties as assigned to assure a safe working environment
  • Set up test fixtures for printed circuit board troubleshooting and repair
  • Read and interpret product schematic in order to solder crystals onto printed circuit board for testing
  • Communicate with value stream manager regarding assembly errors and makes modifications to electrical circuits per engineering instructions
  • Assist engineering with product improvement by testing and reworking existing boards to achieve a higher quality product
  • Assembly of all elements of the product range, from sub assy level through to final build, test and packaging
  • Work to demanding timescales to achieve challenging deadline
  • Maintaining high levels of quality and adopting the philosophy of ‘No Faults Forward’, throughout the build
Qualifications for production technician
  • Should be able to enter confined spaces such as tanks, pits, and vessels
  • Associate's Degree Chemical Processing or technical training
  • 2+ years of technical training and/or operations experience desired
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills in order to deal effectively with management and external customers
  • Understanding of governmental regulations including environmental permitting/compliance, loading /quality assurance, basic electricity, national/local operating procedures, CMMS, maintenance management process, all HSE issues associated with the facility
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of control board, operating off of operator interface consoles (computer) Basic computer (PC) skills
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Production Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a production technician. 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 technician
  • Assist with any repair station duties as required
  • Document all work performed and submit for recordkeeping using the established business system application(s) and tools
  • As assigned by the Warehouse Supervisor or Manufacturing Manager
  • Perform quality checks and verify quality (first, middle and last offs, PQI books, SPC )
  • Ensure equipment is performing to standard expectations for speed and up-time to maximize efficiency
  • Ensure that all safety guards are in place
  • Check product quality at each machine such as glue, knife cutting, print, and tray forming correctly
  • Stock cases, labels and bags for packers
  • Coordinate priorities and prep for changeovers with other technicians, group leads, and shift supervisors
  • Troubleshoot and fix issues with the machines (including basic paper jams) then restart and monitor
Qualifications for production technician
  • Working in manufacturing of products in the Semiconductor (Wafer Fabrication) industry
  • Using of a microscope
  • Testing and inspection of products
  • Setting up and operating a variety of manual machines and testing equipment
  • Comfortable in using a microscope
  • Comfortable working a compressed work week and 12-hour shifts
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Production Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a production technician. 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 technician
  • Ensures that waste is appropriately characterized, labeled, stored and disposed in compliance with all Company, state and federal regulations
  • Assures all production/support equipment is in proper operating condition and that all production equipment is appropriately labeled with a current status tag
  • Maintains proper stock, efficient, and neat storage areas
  • Ensures the security and safe handling of all controlled substances at all times
  • Respond to break down requests, diagnose and provide first level fix to production equipment including automatic test equipment, pressure test rigs, automated assembly and cleaning machines
  • Undertake basic repairs and servicing of equipment / fault finding / diagnosis
  • Coordinating maintenance activities to improve reliability and quality
  • Raise purchase requisitions for MRO (material requisition orders) on a daily basis to purchase non standard items required for production
  • Update Oracle database with amended time and shop floor task activities for all non standard and new products configurations including specials
  • Develop process improvement, jigs and fixtures for production to improve reliability, cycle time and quality
Qualifications for production technician
  • Physically capable of lifting more than 50 pounds, climbing ladders and stairs, wearing safety gear, working in confined areas, and working in a chemical-manufacturing environment
  • Inspect lenses for cosmetic defects
  • Prep, tape, wash up/de-blocking of lenses
  • Roll and polish (manual edge polishing), faceting and edge polishing, finish blocking, tinting
  • Must consent to a background check and drug screening as required by our client
  • The contact information of two professional references, manager or supervisor only, will be requested

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