• Production Associate

    Job Locations US-TN-Newbern
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Operations Support
  • Overview

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    Production Associate


    This position reports directly to the Mold, Paint, Assembly, or Quality Supervisor.



    • Develop competent, multidisciplinary skill sets capable of performing work in the areas of mold, paint, assembly and quality.
    • Complete production task in accordance with ISO/TS 16949 based procedures and work instructions
    • Ensure production volume requirements are met
    • Meet or exceed customer expectations for quality by utilizing both prevention and detection methods
    • Perform in a structured environment that is driven by self-discipline and a philosophy of continual improvement.
    • Utilize the 5S process and philosophy to establish work place norms for orderliness, cleanliness, and discipline
    • Actively participate in the meeting or exceeding of departmental goals for safety, quality, and productivity by employing the principles of lean manufacturing
    • Conduct themselves in a safe manner by following all job safe practices
    • Adhere to all plant policies, procedures, and work instructions
    • Accept personal ownership of company, plant and departmental goals for quality, productivity and safety
    • Maintain and continuously improve work area(s) as well as associated tools and equipment
    • Develop and constantly enhance job skills and knowledge throughout all production areas of the plant
    • Ability to distinguish variations in product color as well as other defects.
    • Knowledge of customer paint quality specifications and standards.
    • Knowledge of conveyance systems used in paint.


    • High school diploma or GED
    • Ability to become proficient in operating and troubleshooting multiple manufacturing processes
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in developing interpersonal relationships
    • Highly motivated self-starting individual who is comfortable working as part of a team
    • Analytical problem solver with a mindset of continual improvement
    • Must be willing and able to work any shift, including off shifts


    Physical Requirements:

    • Frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger fine manipulation, handle, and feel; reach with arms and hands above head; talk and hear
    • Sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or sit
    • Specific vision requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
    • Must lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion.
    • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors/outdoors as needed.






    What do we have to offer?


    As a Guardian company, we are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:






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