Industrial Production Assistant in Fort Wayne, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/11/2021

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Job Description


Under the supervision of the Production Manager, the Production Assistant will perform material handling duties in support of the production operators. In addition, the supervisor may assign specific quality control/inspection duties relating to the industrial services being performed. The position may also assist with production operations in order to stabilize production flow sources. The Production Assistant will assist the Production Manager or Training Supervisors in the development of fixtures to assist in production operations.


  1. Help maintain good production flow through the workshop to meet customer requirements on a timely basis.

  2. Operate forklift to move materials and load trucks.

  3. Perform material handling duties to include but not limit to:

    • Wrapping of pallets

    • Packaging of finished goods

    • Labeling of cases/pallets

    • Inventory of materials and finished goods

    •  Reorganizing materials for production
  4. Work with Training Supervisors in job set-ups and client training as needed.

  5. Assist Production Manager/Training Supervisor staff in the development of fixtures for uses on the production floor.

  6. Organize and maintain a housekeeping program on the production floor (raw materials, work in process and finished goods).

  7. Maintain and respond to a general awareness of safety in the work area.

  8. Assist with client service needs as requested.

  9. Reasonable suspicion of a crime against an ICF/MR resident must be reported to Indiana State Department of Health and Law Enforcement (Elder Justice Act).

  10. Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

  11. Other duties as assigned.

  12. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

  13. Report to work as scheduled.


  1. Must be able to work with minimal supervision (“self starter”).

  2. Must be able to perform inventory counting and recording.


  1. Forklift Certification or ability to attain such.

  2. Must be familiar with hand tools.

  3. General understanding of basic maintenance tasks.