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Production Specialist

Maple Plain, MN

Job ID: 66665 Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $15.00 - $19.00

Great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great company. The company specializes in the production and assembly of custom water purification systems.

Position Title: Production Specialist

Schedule: Monday Friday

Hours: 7am-3: 30PM.  OT opportunities are available

Pay rate: $15-19 Depending on skills



Participates in the production and assembly of custom water purification systems by utilizing existing mechanical skills, as well as applying new industry specific skills that will be taught on the job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reads and interprets engineering drawings to determine size and type of material needed.
  • Configures items for proper fitment.
  • Bolts, glues, screws, or otherwise fastens parts together.
  • Fabricates according to specifications, drawings and/or verbal direction.
  • Operates machines that are needed to perform production work of assembling parts.
  • Tests fitment of parts before modifying pieces and parts.
  • Measures, cuts and fastens plumbing materials such as: PVC pipe, Stainless steel pipe, copper pipe or other galvanized materials.
  • Fastens and secures customized production material onto custom frames.
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper functionality.
  • Assists with preparing systems and loose equipment to go out for shipment.
  • Helps with receiving material and items and follows proper procedures.  

Miscellaneous Duties and Responsibilities
  • Other tasks, duties and projects as assigned.
  • Organizing production parts and inventory according to established practices and procedures.
  • Participates in cross-training activities to be able to assist in other areas of production when needed.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Continuous Learning - Seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; uses resources effectively.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Cooperation - Offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Communication - Able to read and interpret written information; expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; exhibits good listening and comprehension; uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, procedures, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to measure quickly and accurately to 1/16th of an inch.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings or blueprints.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Experience and confidence with hand and power tools.


Physical Demands
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. 
  • Frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Frequently must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds by self. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


How to apply:

You can apply at www.Awardstaffing.Com or you can also submit your resume to Chaska@awardstaffing.Com




         Vacation and Holiday Pay

         Medical and Health Insurance

         Weekly Pay

         Referral bonus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.   Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.


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