Production Operator


Lexington, KY, US

Entry Level:  Career Starters (0-3 years)
Function:  Production & Operations

Production Operator

POSITION TITLE: Production Operator                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                NON-EXEMPT: X                                                           

General Summary

  • While adhering to safety and quality concerns, assembles the product as specified in the operator/inspection instructions.  Performs basic maintenance on fixtures and air tools.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work within principles of the Colleague Guide
  • Must wear proper safety equipment
  • Follow Operator Instructions with no exceptions
  • Assist in proper training of new colleagues
  • Perform SPC inspection as required
  • Perform Ultrasonic Weld Testing as needed
  • Perform Press Safety Checks as needed
  • Operate assembly tools & machinery
  • Must work as a member of the Team
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance of equipment
  • Perform proper start up and shut down on machinery
  • Perform rework as required
  • Consistently meet production standards
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by following all 5S, safety, and environmental standards
  • Must perform first offs, last offs and hourly checks per job instructions
  • Operate machinery as instructed
  • Assist with set up of presses and/or line
  • Flexible to work in all areas of production, as well as other assigned tasks
  • Responsible for quality of part produced per the Operator Instructions
  • Follow IATF 16949 & ISO 14001 procedures
  • Look for continuous improvement ideas through IDEA program
  • Support Continuous Improvement initiatives



  • Shut down line for safety and quality issues.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • High School diploma/GED Equivalent
  • Ability to perform basic math skills
  • Must have a basic understanding of the English language
  • Ability to comply with company policies and procedures
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified by continuously working at a fast pace
  • Ability to stand on a regular basis to operate machinery


Please contact Britney Turner, 859.389.6101, for more information.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington