Production Assistant

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Reports To: Darin Barnett
Type: Manufacturing
Salary: DOE
Benefits: discuss at interview

Position Overview

 Primary Duties

  • Load and offload material from machines or conveyors
  • Sand wood parts with sanding pads/paper and sanding machines and use materials such as putties and fillers to ensure a smooth surface for further finishing
  • Perform simple assembly tasks
  • Clean furniture panels to ensure they are free of overspray, glues, and other debris
  • Observe machine operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify operators of any malfunctions
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Count finished products to determine if orders are complete
  • Mark or tag identification on parts
  • Help operators by performing duties of lesser skill such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment
  • Perform TPM and 5S activities as necessary
  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred(preferably a woodworking environment)
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to follow and understand instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to use hand tools such as screw guns, saws, sanders, drills, hammers, sanders,  and staplers
  • Ability to use and understand measuring tools such as tape measures and calipers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Physical Demands:

Physically, workers must be able to: stand or walk for long periods of time; use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and manipulate objects;  lift and carry objects that weigh up to 50 pounds; carry and handle objects and equipment; stoop, kneel and crouch; and see well (either naturally or with correction)