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Production Associate III

Company: Plexus Corp.
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Your journey to building a better world starts here!We are now hiring full-time, production roles to support our Manufacturing site. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security application and in-flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact on the world as we manufacture medical devices that are used in the fight against COVID-19.As an employee, we promise to keep you safe through the following precautions; virtual interviews, staggered start times across all shifts, enhanced cleaning processes, daily temperature screenings and requiring all employees to wear masks.Whether you're looking to start your manufacturing career or are an experienced manufacturer, you'll join a great team that is making a difference.Purpose Statement: Responsible for supporting production manufacturing to meet customer deadlines. Applies job skills and company policies and procedures to complete a wide range of tasks. Strong knowledge and understanding of focus factory practices. Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where limited judgment is required. Must have a working knowledge of production standards and production goals. Assist in cross training focus factory members as instructed. Able to take ownership of a job function. This position receives general instructions on all work assignments and works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature. This position is also required to operate within established policies and procedures and to seek approval for deviations.Key Job Accountabilities:* Adapts to changes (work plan, priority and management decision) in the work environment.* Supports improvement initiatives and participates actively to improve work environment (example 5S).* Looks for opportunities to improve work productivity and efficiency.* Able to work cooperatively in a team and cross functional team(s) as needed.* Able to maintain a level temperament in a stressful environment.* Openly and proactively shares information, knowledge and experience with co-workers.* Willing to take on additional assignments.* Competent in required job knowledge and skills to perform assigned tasks.* Able to apply new work requirements with minimal supervision.* Is up-to-date on all certifications and training requirements for role.* Consistently completes assignments or work requirements on time without compromising on quality.* Uses time effectively to manage workload/tasks.* Individual throughput goals are met.* Understands and follows Plexus quality policy guidelines, customer specifications and adheres to regulatory compliance.* Monitors own work to ensure quality standard is met.* Looks for opportunities to improve quality and eliminate waste at work.* Delivers work in a way that eliminates scrap or rework.* Keeps supervisors informed and escalates issues when needed.Education/Experience Qualifications:* A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent GED is preferred.* One (1) to Two (2) years of related experience is required; One (1) year of related experience in electronics production/manufacturing is preferred.An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.Other Qualifications:* Basic Computer Skills.* Employee must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.* Good oral and written communication skills are necessary.* Attention to detail.* Ability to learn and be comfortable completing different tasks on a frequent basis.Physical Requirements:* Ability to sit and/or stand for the duration of shift.* Ability to frequently reach at waist and occasionally above head.* Ability to carry up to 10lbs and lift up to 45lbs.* Ability to use fine motor skills and occasional use of hand tools.* Ability to frequently push, pull, bend, kneel, and/or stoop.* Ability to meet visual acuity requirements that are defined by defined industry certifications and customer specifications.Work Environment:* The work setting should consist of a manufacturing environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a moderate noise level.This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform.Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.

Keywords: Plexus Corp., Buffalo Grove , Production Associate III, Professions , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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