Production Associate/Machine Operator
Job Type

The Production Associate/Machine Operator reports to the Production Manager. This position is responsible for operating machinery for the door construction and assembly process. 


  • Operates production machinery in accordance with prints and specifications. Assigned machines may include various hand tools.
  • Ability to read simple work orders.
  • Knows product (different styles and sizes), swings (inswing and outswing), standard specifications (bore and hinge)
  • Produces the required quantity of parts within established specifications and tolerances.
  • Measures finished parts with precision tools, ensuring compliance with function, quality, and cosmetic specifications. 
  • Maintains logs and records of units produced including a record of errors resulting in rejected or discarded pieces.
  • Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment; performs basic and routine adjustments and maintenance.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to follow directions and work well in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and translate engineering designs and documentation.
  • Thorough understanding of/ or the ability to quickly learn production equipment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of and the ability to abide by applicable OSHA and environmental regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. frequently.


  • Previous experience in production/manufacturing environment
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across departments.
  • Able to process information and learn best practices.
  • Positive attitude in busy environment