Production Associate (Part Time)

Bloomington, Indiana

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Position Description

If you like working with your hands, computers, and electronics we'd love to hear from you. Net Irrigate is a manufacturer of telemetry hardware for agricultural irrigation systems. We have immediate openings for part-time manufacturing associates to help with the assembly, disassembly, testing, and kitting of our products. A day in the life of a manufacturing associate will consist of the following specific activities:

Testing and Quality Control
• Tests individual parts and hardware components and sorts by results.
• Tests fully assembled products and documents results.
• Follow serialization process and ensure items are recorded in tracking systems.
• Upholds quality control standards.

Assembly and Kitting
• Assemble quantities of hardware units as required by production schedule.
• Maintain optimal safety stock of finished goods.
• Kit items as necessary for upkeep of production needs.

Warranty/Rework Management
• Receive and record all warranty units in appropriate systems.
• Breakdown, account, and record all warranty units.
• Document all unit failures and determine next steps.

Inventory Control
• Ensure inventory levels are recorded daily and that they are accurate.
• Conducts monthly physical counts, reconciling variances and inputs of data.
• Works with Operations Manager to anticipate and determine when supplies need replenishment.

Warehouse Maintenance
• Ensure all equipment and tools are put away, accounted for, and work appropriately.
• Maintains cleanliness and safety of production area; including sweeping and waste removal.

Shipment Management
• Package, coordinate, and document all outgoing customer orders.
• Receive, verify, and serialize all incoming shipments with associated POs.

Core Required Net Irrigate Competencies
• Acts with integrity and responsible ethical behavior.
• Displays personal accountability.
• Recognizes that action is motivated by the company's best interest and not by personal ego or agenda.

Position Specific Competencies
• Careful, thorough, precise, and organized in completing routine tasks.
• Well-coordinated and systematic in normal business activities.
• Ability to identify problems or potential problems associated with normal business operations and proactively communicate with management.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience
• A minimum of 2 years' experience in a technology, quality control, or manufacturing environment.
• Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 lbs., occasionally lift/move up to 50lbs.
• Experienced with light assembly work and/or electronics.
• Comfortable using hand tools such as pliers, screw drivers, and wire strippers.
• Experience working with soldering irons.

Performance Measures
• Minimal product defects and quality control issues.
• Appearance and cleanliness of production and testing areas.
• Minimal monthly inventory adjustments/variances.

Pay range: $8.50 - $14 per hour depending on experience level