Production Operator


Columbia City, IN, US

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Manufacturing
Requisition ID:  4829
Employment Type:  Hourly

Join THE Winning Team!  Lear, a Leader in Automotive Seating and E-Systems, is now hiring full Time Production Operators at their Columbia City Plant!

  • A clean and safe work environment.
  • Hourly pay starting at $17.00 for 1st Shift, $17.45 for 2nd Shift, or $17.55 for 3rd Shift. with $1.00 pay increases every February!
  • Comprehensive Benefits package valued at almost $8.00 per hour. :
  • Over 16 paid holidays per year!
  • Affordable health insurance plans:
  • Traditional plan is $34 a week for a family with unlimited dependents
  •  High-Deductible plan is $20 a week for a family, unlimited dependents
  • Dental plan is $2 a week, unlimited dependents! 
  • Vision plan, Employee Assistance Program, STD, and Life Insurance are all included at no cost to team members.
  • Retirement/401K match of 50% for the first 5% of contributions
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program – up to $3500 per year!
  • Quarterly bonuses based on attendance, productivity, and quality – up to $250 per quarter.
  • Potential to earn an additional vacation day per quarter (up to 3 per year)
  • $1000 annual Perfect Attendance bonus plus a chance to win $5000 and 5 extra days of vacation.
  • Assistance with Child/Elder Care

Average annual compensation value (including all benefits) for a new hire is $58,000!

•    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, open to any shift, at any time.
•    Must be able to complete Lear’s hiring process which includes a Background Check, a Drug Screen, and a Physical Abilities Test.
•    Must be dependable. Perfect attendance is desired.  

We prefer a HS Diploma or equivelancy but if you do not have one, talk to us about how we might help!

•    Assure safety standards are always followed.
•    Assure quality standards are always followed.
•    Read, comprehend, and adhere to standard work instructions (SWIs).
•    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 understand performance goals and objectives.
•    Actively participate in Lear’s High-Performance Work Team model to achieve plant performance goals and objectives.
•    Follow company rules and policies/procedures.
•    Be able to work overtime and/or weekends as required with short notice.
•    Perform all other duties assigned.
•    Be able to work any shift assigned, including daily overtime as needed.
o    1st Shift: 6:30AM – 2:30PM
o    2nd Shift: 2:30PM – 10:30PM
o    3rd Shift: 10:30PM – 6:30AM
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.
•    While performing the duties of this position, the team member is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel.
•    While performing the duties of this position, the team member is required to be able to talk or hear.
•    Team member is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms for up to 12 hours a day.
•    Team member must regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move up to 40 pounds.
•    Team member must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.
Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.



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