Goodwill Industries of The Valleys, Inc.

Production Worker I

Job ID
2017-2087
US-VA-Radford
Radford Office
Category
Manufacturing/Production

Overview

Employees of Goodwill go to work each day just like everyone else. They stock shelves in retail stores, drive trucks, balance spreadsheets in accounting, manage people and much more. They earn their paycheck just like everyone else. But at the same time they are also earning a second paycheck. They are helping fund, through their work, training and job programs what will put people with employment barriers in our community back to work.

 

Goodwill has an opening for a Production Worker I to perform a variety of operational functions that constitutes the assembly, production, inspection and distribution of quality products or services for commercial customers.

Responsibilities

  • Reads job packet and work instructions and performs work as assigned by supervisor
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures
  • Adheres to all quality standards as outlined in the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Displays positive work ethics and provides positive influence on program participants and coworkers
  • Follows direct instructions from supervisor
  • Works as part of a team
  • Mixes, measures and pours ingredients
  • Loads and unloads items from machines and carts
  • Assembles the materials needed to produce finished products
  • May use power tools to drill, screw, staple and assemble parts
  • Meets quotas and production standards

Qualifications

  • Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Basic mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and often up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment

 

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather condition. Employee may have exposure to working near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration on the production floor or customer locations.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Goodwill offers a competitive salary and benefits for full time employees such as medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, educational reimbursement, EAP, STD, LTD, and PTO. We offer retirement and EAP benefits for part time employees.

 

“Helping people and families in our communities achieve a better life through work and independence.”

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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