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Job Title: Production Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Production Technician to join our team. The Production Technician will be responsible for operating and maintaining production equipment, ensuring production processes are running smoothly, and troubleshooting any issues that arise. The ideal candidate will have experience in a manufacturing or production environment and possess strong technical skills.


  • Operate and maintain production equipment
  • Monitor production processes to ensure they are running smoothly
  • Troubleshoot any issues that arise during production
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Ensure production area is clean and organized
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines
  • Collaborate with other team members to improve production processes


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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Physical Demands: The Production Technician will be required to stand for long periods of time, lift up to 50 pounds, and perform repetitive motions.

Work Environment: The Production Technician will work in a manufacturing or production environment that may be noisy and require the use of personal protective equipment.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Production Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Production Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Production Technician applicants. Employers posting their Production Technician job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Production Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Production Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 15 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Production Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Production Technician role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Production Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Production Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 121% 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 Production 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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