Production Associate

Summary:   Responsible for performing various production processes and assisting different departments to ensure the final product meets quality and production specifications and requirements.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uses various tools, machines and equipment, which may include polishing wheels, grinders, hydraulic mold presses, drill presses, CNC lathes, mills, etc.
  • Performs deflashing operations; removes excess silicone material and cleans molded products.
  • Assembles components to meet production specifications; performs in-process verification of form/fit/function of assembled components; performs laser marking as specified by job requirements.
  • Polishes metal components with sanding belt and polishing wheels.
  • Operates the pad printing machine to properly apply silicone ink per customer specifications.
  • Glass-bead/grit blasts components and heat treats parts as needed.
  • Performs final cleaning of finished products.
  • Assists with preparing and packaging products for shipment.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments to determine component conformance to specifications.
  • Performs other production assignments as necessary.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship and effectively communicates with all employees, managers, vendors, customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and complies with company policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and safety regulations.
  • Regular attendance at work is required.


  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related production experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.