Manufacturing Assistant

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Description/Job Summary

To learn and perform essential job functions in Parts Shipping, Distribution Center Operation, Fabrication and Production in two-month rotational periods


Parts Shipping:
•Efficiently complete the packing of orders using the Matrix system
•Complete the shipping process in Oracle, UPS and FedEx systems
Distribution Center Operation:
•Pull orders and parts for customer orders or stock
•Load and unload trailers
•Learn the basics functions to properly move, assemble and test parts and finished products
•Verify orders by referring picking tickets to product labels
•Write up re-work tickets, apply shipping labels, and stretch wrap/band product
•Differentiate similar model/serial numbers accurately and efficiently
•Perform a variety of tasks related to distribution center operating needs as directed by management
Fabrication Assembler:
•Perform various tasks including product packaging, assembling fabricated parts at floor stations, and performing basic operations on standard manufacturing machinery
•Test and calibrate assembled mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications
•Perform production assembly tasks including product packaging in daily operations utilizing hand tools and standard power tools
•Identify and bring to the attention of the Line Leader any documentation errors (i.e. Bills of Material, Quality documents, Work Instructions)
Assembler I:
•Perform production assembly tasks including product packaging in daily operations utilizing hand tools and standard power tools
•Adhere to the calibration schedule for all tools used by the team
General Duties:
•Work closely with assigned mentors
•Be aware of all Quality requirements
•Follow the Work Instructions and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines
•Ensure all safety and security rules are strictly observed and any accidents, incidents or injuries are promptly reported to management
•Attend the Annual C-TPAT Security Training
•Focus on continuous improvement, and consistently demonstrate good business judgment
•Work effectively with all Pride departments to exceed internal and external expectations
•Assist with organization and cleaning of work area, keeping aisles and walkways clear at all times
•Pride retains the discretion to modify duties and/or assign other duties as necessary

Required Skills

•Must be a team player, professional, detail-oriented, and honest
•Must be 18 years or older
Must have the ability to:
•Safely operate heavy equipment that is known to interfere with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and other electrical medical implants
•Multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize in a fast-paced working environment
•Be cross-trained for multiple jobs within assigned work area(s)
•Utilize Pride systems – Manufacturing Assistants will receive micro-certifications in Pride systems
•Stand/walk/bend throughout workday
•Operate a forklift and/or a vertical lift with in-house certified training – Manufacturing Assistants will receive forklift certification
•Operate at heights up to 30 feet with in-house certified training
•Work within warehouse environment*
Warehouse environment has moderate forklift traffic, and may be cool in the winter and hot in the summer
•Use a hydraulic lift, hand tools, small table lifting device and electronic testing equipment
•Use measuring tools and standard power tools
•Read and comprehend work instructions
•Lift up to 50 lbs; push/pull up to 80 lbs

Must have:
•Relentless drive to achieve advancement and continuous improvement – Manufacturing Assistants will have the opportunity to complete Lean Continuous Improvement certifications
•A willingness to learn and/or adapt to new work methods
•Basic mathematical and reading skills
•Basic working knowledge of hand tools
•Good verbal and written communication skills
•Basic computer skills
•Reliable transportation

Required Experience

•No experience required

Preferred Experience

•At least 6 months of experience utilizing hand tools in a working environment preferred
•Successful employment experience in the Manufacturing Assistant role at Pride Mobility Products Corporation preferred for future opportunities within Pride Mobility Products Corporation  

Required Education

•High School Diploma or GED achieved by beginning of employment


•This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive
•This is a safety sensitive position
•In exceptional circumstances, some of the physical requirements of this position may be modified or eliminated as a reasonable accommodation for a person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act –Added effective on 6/13/19
•Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from professional references, a criminal background check, a social security trace, and 5-panel drug urinalysis; Random drug testing is possible during employment
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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.