Production Associate


Vance, AL, US

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Manufacturing
Requisition ID:  491
Employment Type:  MH


    1. Perform work according to established procedures and policies through teamwork.
    2. The Production Operator is part of the Production department and reports to the Team Leader and/or Plant Superintendent.


  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
    1. Assure safety standards are followed at all times.
    2. Assure that quality standards are followed at all times.
    3. Adhere to the standard work instructions (SWI).
    4. Contribute fully to continuous improvement initiatives.
    5. Adhere to 5S and “World Class Housekeeping” standards.
    6. Achieve operator certification according to the plant certification process.
    7. Participate in team meetings and understands performance goals and objectives.
    8. Help to achieve team performance goals and objectives.
    9. Follow ISO14001/TS16949 documentation including, but not limited to, SWI’s, forms, work instructions, and procedures.
    10. Actively participate in self-directed work team model.
    11. Follow company rules and policies/procedures.
    12. Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as required.
    13. Perform other duties as assigned.
    14. Participate in plant recycling programs.
    15. Contribute to the achievement of quality/management objectives by producing product to meet customer needs and expectations.
  • Health and Safety:
    1. Learn the rules; understand them; follow them; and avoid short cuts.
    2. Take personal responsibility for keeping yourself, your co-workers, and equipment free of hazards.
    3. Consistently comply with personal protective equipment requirements.
    4. Be certain to follow work instructions.
    5. Take part in the employee participation system and support other employees in their assigned roles under the health and safety program.
    6. Report all accidents, unsafe conditions and acts to your supervisor immediately.
    7. Consider your job tasks effectively performed only if done safely.
    8. Actively participate in the health and safety program.

It is the responsibility of the Production Associate to take appropriate action and to effectively communicate where necessary and observations which may impact Lear Tuscaloosa’s ability to manufacture a quality product and to achieve an on time delivery.

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