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Job Title: Manufacturing Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Manufacturing Technician to join our team. The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment, ensuring production runs smoothly, and meeting production targets. The ideal candidate will have experience in a manufacturing environment and possess strong technical skills.


  • Operate and maintain manufacturing equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Ensure production runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Monitor production processes and make adjustments as necessary
  • Perform quality control checks on finished products
  • Maintain accurate production records
  • Collaborate with other team members to meet production targets
  • Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work area


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong technical skills
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in a technical field
  • Experience with CNC machines
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodologies

Physical Demands: The Manufacturing Technician must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.

Work Environment: The Manufacturing Technician will work in a manufacturing environment and may be exposed to loud noises, moving machinery, and other hazards. Safety protocols must be followed at all times.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Manufacturing Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Manufacturing Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Manufacturing Technician applicants. Employers posting their Manufacturing Technician job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Manufacturing Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Manufacturing Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 9 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Manufacturing Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Manufacturing Technician role?
SMS has 92% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Manufacturing Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Manufacturing Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 123% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Manufacturing Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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