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Production Tech

at Central States Manufacturing

Posted: 8/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: c3aa4a5e-ac7c-4118-8ac9-1c0492a08703
Keywords: production, quality

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the operation and personnel of the trim department.


  • Follow all plant safety procedures and use all applicable personal protective gear.
  • Operate machinery required in a same manner and produce trim products on the shearing, bending (Jorns and RAS), and other machines, as assigned.
  • Complete all daily orders within the area you are working.
  • Meet or exceed area goals established for production, scrap, and Return Material Authorization (RMA).
  • Clean work area daily (sweep floors, empty trash, stack pallets, etc.).
  • Perform all quality checks and ensure the highest quality in produced items.
  • Cross-train as directed and be willing to work at any production position in the plant.
  • Complete all other tasks as required or assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or upper management.
  • Work in two-man teams as instructed by trim lead person.
  • Double count all pieces before wrapping.
  • Double check color and profile on all pieces before wrapping.
  • All routes that are complete must be stacked in reverse drop order
  • Maintain adequate amounts of flats in stock racks.
  • Complete all orders that require running flats for that day's trucks (10 or more).
  • Slit out-of-stock trim when required.
  • Provide training to employees requiring such on an as needed basis.
  • Recoil when needed.
  • Assist in other areas of plant as needed.
  • Clean up work area daily (Sweep floor, empty trash).
  • Follow all safety rules.
  • Additional duties assigned by supervisor.




  • Self-starter with a high demand for quality and possess a sense of urgency.
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts.
  • Demonstrated support of company goals, values and mission statement.
  • Self-starter with High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read a tape measure, do basic mathematical calculations and use a calculator.
  • Ability to learn production operations.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift 75 pounds.
  • Ability to twist, bend and reach to perform job duties.
  • Ability to work while being exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Follow procedures and utilize appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Be detailed and customer oriented.
  • Follow all safety rules.
  • Ability to learn internal Enterprise Resource Planning System.