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Production Associate

Company: Midway Products Group
Location: Shipshewana
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Area Manager/ Team Leader is responsible for the essential functions, and job qualifications requirements such as proper training and safe, timely, and efficient operation of the general production equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Team Member is responsible for the essential job functions and the job qualification requirements for the following jobs: Roll Mill, Prog Operator, Press Operator, Arc Welding Machine Operator, Resistance Welding Operator, and Automatic Welding Machine Operator and CNC Benders.
Keeps work area clean, neat, orderly, and possess good housekeeping techniques.
Produces quality parts which meet all customer requirements. With the approval of the Area Manager/ Team Leader and Q.C. Manager, the employee is authorized to cease production, if parts do not meet quality standards.
Involved in process improvement teams working with parts.
Follows operator instruction sheets as specified, unless otherwise instructed by a the Area Manager
Adheres to all safety regulations and report any safety concerns to the Area Manager/Team Leader
Reports all mishits to the Team Leader/ Area Manger.
Completes all paperwork accurately, this includes tags, setup check lists, Production Logs/ Flip Charts & production reports.
Ensure last piece samples have been submitted before starting the next order.
Properly uses the Plex system for production reporting and/or job training requirements.
Follows all quality procedures
Ensure that all containers not damaged and clean of old tags, cardboard, and other parts before they are used.
Verifies the proper use of standard packs when they are set up for work orders.
Trains new associates as directed by supervisor.
Follows the "first-in, first out" system of using raw materials.
Completes all requirements to satisfy the First Piece Inspection Process.
Mig Welders operates robots, use machine lifts , must be Mig Weld certified per classroom training, written test and coupon samples and inspects repairs parts to the required specification requirements(Premium Position),
Bender operators run equipment, review part quality and make machine adjustments to ensure part quality based upon part dimensional aspects (Premium Position),
Roll Mill may participate in die sets and part adjustments for quality purposes (Premium Position).
Prog Operators participate in die sets, setting machine to parameters and trouble shoot equipment including dies to ensure part quality standards including First Piece and Last Hit (Premium Position).
Transfer Press Operators perform die sets, adjusts machine to parameters, trouble shoot equipment to ensure part quality standards (Premium Position),
Shearline Operators participate in die sets, coil alignment, setting machine to parameters and trouble shoot equipment to ensure part quality strands including First Piece (Premium Position).
Performs other essential functions as assigned.
JOB QUALIFACTIONS REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma, G.E.D. or the equivalent preferred.
SPECIAL SKILLS:
Experience in a manufacturing environment helpful but not required.
MAJOR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
The employee must be able to stand on the concrete floor for the duration of the work shift, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to the floor and use their arms and hands. Visual precision is needed for visually inspecting parts for quality at production equipment speed and for reading documents, machine gauges and precision measuring equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The employee will work in a manufacturing/stamping plant. Hazards may result from loud noises from operating equipment, physical dangers associated with moving equipment and machine parts, breathing of fumes and dust and skin exposure to oils and other fluids.
TEAM MEMBER/ PRODUCTION
Employee must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and repetitively lift up to 35 pounds from and to a height of 10-56 inches for the work shift.
TRAILER HITCH / MIG WELD TEAM MEMBER
The employee must be able to lift up to 60 pounds from and to a height of 10-56 inches up to one time a minute for the work shift.
BALANCE OF TEAM MEMBERS INCLUDING CONTAINMENT AREA :
Employee must be able to exert up to 40 pounds of force repetitively from and to a height of 10-56 inches up to four times a minute for the work shift. The employee must be able to exert up to 55 pounds of force occasionally, from and to a height of 10-56 inches.

Employee may be hired to work in a specific area; however, all employees are expected to be able to work in all production areas in order to promote productivity, quality and safety.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midway Products Group, South Bend , Production Associate, Professions , Shipshewana, Indiana

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