Milestone AV Technologies, LLC Production Associate in St. Paul, Minnesota

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the team at Milestone! GENERAL PURPOSE This position is responsible for performing light assembly and packaging of Company-manufactured products while maintaining specified efficiency, accuracy and inventory control metrics. DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES Assembly - Correctly assemble products according to the orders, follow the production and quality procedures by following prints and checking materials for defects, maintain production materials and inspect products to ensure high quality Read and interpret assembly drawings to perform basic assembly operations Ability to understand and execute verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed Inspect measurements and products to ensure quality and accuracy Ability to perform and demonstrate all manufacturing procedures after training Transport the products to the correct location when completed Make sure materials are readily available for the job Update all completed work in the correct system per the schedule Prepare and package units for shipment as required Assist with other duties within the department and/or other workstations/departments when necessary Complete clean-up responsibilities and maintain work station according to 5S procedure Drive the forklift when/if necessary Perform work at or above pre-established performance objectives Understand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in Safety Programs, initiatives, and investigations Demonstrate our five core values of Integrity, Customer Responsiveness, Innovation, Passionate Contribution & Empowerment and Continuous Improvement JOB REQUIREMENTS Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ability to read, write and speak English fluently Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings, blueprints, BOM's and associated procedures Possess a mechanical aptitude, basic math and problem solving skills Flexibility and willingness to adapt to frequently changing priorities/tasks Ability to identify and communicate basic process improvements Ability to work well in a team environment Ability to follow directions and make decisions on imperfect information Ability to multitask and bias towards actions Proven reliability - attendance and punctuality Ability to understand basic lean principles - 5S, Kanban May need the ability to use a drill, hand tools, tape measure, micrometers, and calipers Minimum Education and Experience Required: High School diploma or GED Special Job Requirements: Flexibility to work extra hours when needed, including weekends Preferred Qualifications: Previous manufacturing experience WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for 8 hours/day while making coordinated movements of the hands and fingers to grasp/pinch, manipulate and assemble objects. This may include frequent use of vibrating/pneumatic tools, overhead and outstretched reaching with arms, bending/twisting/stooping, kneeling/squatting and frequently lifting/carrying up to 70 lbs. throughout the day and occasionally push/pull/lift up to 100 lbs. as needed. Although on a regular basis lifting requirements may not exceed 40 lbs. Occasionally, depending on the tasks assigned for the day, you may have to sit or stand more or less frequently. Typical assembly work is repetitive in nature. Steel-toed shoes are required for working in this position. Regular production/warehouse environment (no air conditioning). Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. If you'd like to work in a fun, creative, business-casual environment that offers a comprehensive benefit package, we encourage you to apply! Milestone is an equal employment opportunity employer. Milestone is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.