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Production Associate

New Holland, PA 17557

Posted: 09/23/2019 Employment Type: Manufacturing | Production | Operations Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $12.80

This position works on the production floor and performs tasks involved in the production of the company’s product. This includes general packaging, stacking, lifting and restocking of material into equipment. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Stacks product on pallets verifying correct pattern with the quality management system requirements;
Makes adjustments and basic repairs on tape machines, labelers (including refilling), box makers and conveyors, checks level and fills glue pots throughout shift;
Sets up and verifies accuracy of coders against quality management sheet and schedule;
Verifies correct packaging for product listed in quality management system;
Monitors quality of packaging, product, cases and pallets;
Assembles boxes for hand packing product;
Operates metal detection and x-ray equipment as needed;
Assists where needed on line with set ups, change overs and helps coworkers when line is down;
Visual inspections of codes, seals, packaging. Alerts operator of non-conformance and makes corrections;
Completes paperwork assuring legibility and proper counts, including salvage and project sheets;
Operates equipment: Delkor, Adco, and Doboy;
Manages salvaging on line during and after run, knows proper procedures;
Ability to safely operate hand jacks to move or position skids as needed;
Ability to set up and use scales;
Notify operator of any mechanical or material issues
Participates in Continuous Improvement Process/TPM;
Follows all Quality policies & procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s);
Follows all Safety policies & procedures and participates in monthly observations.

Job Knowledge
Quality of work
Job Safety
Cost Control
Teamwork & Leadership
Inclusion & Communication

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an environment with the following conditions;
Exposure to hot or cold Climate occasionally
Exposure to chemical occasionally
Exposure to noise and vibration continuously/frequently
Exposure to wet and humid conditions continuously/frequently

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Stand - continuously/frequently
Stoop/Bend – continuously/frequently
Squat - continuously/frequently
Crawl -, occasionally
Climb Stairs or ladders - occasionally
Reach – chest level, above or below - continuously/frequently
Push - 50 lbs. –occasionally (with hand truck assistance)
Pull - 50 lbs.-occasionally (with hand truck assistance)
Lift/carry- less than 30 lbs. -continuously/frequently

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours vary depending on the shift and department. Overtime and weekend work is required at times.

Job Details

  • Full Time
  • Temp-Hire
  • Monday-Friday, Saturdays


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