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Production Assistant in Durham, NC at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Production Assistant for a 1st shift, temporary opportunity in Durham, NC with our partner, a private, nonprofit, community- based vocational rehabilitation program serving adults with disabilities. As a Production Assistant you will carry out various production tasks. The ideal candidate for this role will have some experience in a production setting but this is not required.



As a Production Assistant you will:
  • Perform production tasks and routine duties under close direction following detailed instructions according to quantity and quality goals.
  • Assist in keeping a clean and orderly work area; maintain all property, equipment, tools, and products in good condition.
  • Follow applicable quality procedures and work instructions; always be aware of safety and immediately report any unsafe working conditions to the supervisor or administration.
  • Report all accidents or incidents to supervisor or administration within 1 hour.
  • Move and handle production supplies as required.
  • Move and transport materials and finished product between work areas and dock areas as needed
  • Load and unload trailers.
  • Perform material handling duties under close direction requiring basic use of hand jacks, baler, banding machine.
  • Conduct repetitive inspections following standardized methods.
  • Visually inspect parts and kits for missing parts, defects, product damage, or visual quality problems under direction & supervision.
  • Counting and recording duties for verification purposes.

Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • No experience required.  Some training is preferred. Comprehensive training will be provided.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff and clients.
  • Reading, counting, sorting, and recording skills.
  • Fluency in English language.
  • Reliable transportation.

Physical Demands of a Production Assistant:
  • Physical ability to carry, move, or lift at least twenty-five pounds, bend, crouch, kneel, stoop, and walk.
  • For standing positions- must be able to lift 35 - 50 pounds.

Additional Information:
  • $9.00 / hour pay rate
  • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm shift

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.