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Columbia City, IN, US

Production Operator 1


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Available and flexible to work daily overtime with short notice, weekends and available for any shift, at any time
  • Must be able to pass Lear's hiring process which includes DDI testing, Background Check, Hair Follicle Drug Screen and a Physical Abilities Test
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one year related experience and/or training
  • Dependablility is a MUST!  Perfect attendance is desired.


  • Work is performed in a clean and safe environment
  • Desirable hourly pay rate (Starting at $17.00 per Hour)
  • Comprehensive Benefit package which includes:
    • Paid Vacation days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Very Affordable Health,  Vision and Dental insurance
    • 401K
    • Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Shift Premiums for 2nd & 3rd shift


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Assure safety standards are followed at all times.

• Assure that quality standards are followed at all times.

• Adhere to the standard work instructions (SWI).

• Contribute fully to continuous improvement initiatives.

• Adhere to 5S and “World Class Housekeeping” standards.

• Achieve operator certification according to the plant certification process.

• Participate in team meetings and understands performance goals and objectives.

• Help to achieve team performance goals and objectives.

• Follow ISO14001/TS16949 documentation including, but not limited to, SWI’s, forms, work instructions, and procedures.

• Follow company rules and policies/procedures.

• Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as required.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Ability to work any shift assigned, including daily overtime as needed. Shifts: 1st 6:30AM-2:30PM, 2nd 2:30PM - 10:30PM, 3rd 10:30PM (9:30PM on Sundays) - 6:30AM



 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.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.

• The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

• The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and /or move up to 40 pounds.

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.





Preferred Experience:


Forklift certification.

Experience in a Production or Manufacturing Environment  


Job Location

 2101 S.600 East

Columbia City, IN 46725


Columbia City, US-IN

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne