Manufacturing and Production

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Rochester, NY - (USA) 2534 Ridgeway Ave NY Rochester , NY 14626



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TITLE: Production Associate

REPORTS TO: Department Supervisor/Shift Manager

SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of coordinated activities in a manufacturing environment to meet safety, quality, and production goals.


* Must maintain safe work environment by consistently wearing proper PPE, performing safe work behaviors and by communicating any and all safety concerns to supervisor/shift manager

* Understands and executes job per the given work Standard Works or JES

* Handles, moves, and packs products and materials

* Operates equipment and mechanized devices; Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes

* Judges quality of product and makes adjustments accordingly

* Inspects equipment, materials and products to identify the cause of errors, problems, or defects

* Maintains acceptable productivity levels based on yield expectations, product flow, and sales needs

* Communicates and escalates problems or concerns to supervisors and co-workers

* Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices, or products

* Actively participate in safety programs

* Follows 5S procedures

* Performs other functions as needed

* Willing to work a 12 hour shift rotation - working every other weekend.

* Willing to work nights, holidays and overtime.

* Ability to see colors clearly and pick up on scratches and small defects

* May be required to lift up to 50 pounds regularly. May also be required to lift up to 35 pounds while twisting at the waist level on a repetitive basis while packing product

* Frequent squatting and bending at the knees, twisting from side to side, pushing and pulling objects, and the ability to reach over one's head

* Manual Dexterity: Uses hands and arms quickly while packing product

* Frequently climbs up and down stairs while moving from one side of line to other.

* This position's strength requirements are best described by the U.S. Department of Labor's definition of medium work