Job Title: Production Associate
Reports To: Pando Management and Machine Operator
The Production Associate is responsible to provide multi-functional support to the production team to produce quality parts while meeting production standards according to the established procedures.
Assist operator in maintaining the inline production equipment in accordance with production schedule and product specification
Inspects finished product for quality and documents measured results
Notifies machine operator if parts are not conforming to standards
Assist in proper start up and shut down of the process equipment in accordance with published production schedules
Knows how to shut down the machinery in case of an emergency for twin screw and single screw
Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
Assist in startup of the in-line production system which includes extrusion, thermoforming, conveying system and supplying materials
Must be able to learn the material conveying system and clearing out alarms in a timely manner to prevent shutdowns
Be a champion in housekeeping effort by grinding startup scrap, defective parts, baling packaging materials
Supplying raw materials to each production line timely
Palletizing and putting away finished products, unused supplies and raw materials
Know the locations for packaging materials and raw materials in order to maintain an organized production area
Assist in production related minor maintenance project such as, but not limited to, blade gapping
Follows all GMPs, AIB and safety practices
Provide break relief for personnel in packing, operation, and warehouse
Complete all assigned documentation processes such as production reporting and forklift inspections
Other duties may be assigned
(The behaviors, skills and practices required to accomplish the objectives of this position and in the daily conduct of business.)
Interacting with others in a way that instills confidence.
Establishing courses of action for self and communicate with colleagues to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. NEVER WASTE TIME.
Quality builds trust with customers. Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions.
Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Interactions: (External & Internal)
Raw material deliveries
Internal Contact (Title or Dept.)
Assistant Plant Manager
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required.)
Education: Preferred: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Required: 4 year post secondary education, or equivalent experience.
Preferred: Previous forklift experience
Preferred: Previous aerial lift experience
Preferred: Previous machine operator experience
Must have ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English or Spanish
Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must follow the company’s attendance policies
Must be able to lift/pull/push 30 pounds
Must be able to work weekends
Must be able to work 12-hour shift
Must be able to walk in the warehouse and around the machines frequently on concrete surface
Must be able climb ladders and stop stools