Utility person

Joblio   Buffalo, NY   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 3, 2023

Job Category: Production

Contract Type: Full-Time

Duration: Permanent

Location: USA, New York

Salary and Schedule:

First shift: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Hourly pay: $17.50-$18 per hour gross
  • 5 days a week, Monday to Friday

Second shift: 4:00 pm – 12:00 am

  • Hourly pay: $19 per hour gross
  • 5 days a week, Monday to Friday

Third shift: 12:00 am – 8:00 am

  • Hourly pay: $21-$22 per hour gross
  • 5 days a week, Monday to Friday



Operate various production equipment as assigned. This position reports directly to the LDM Supervisor. Will also take direction from LDM Production Manager and various departmental Supervisors and Lead people. They will be required to follow any other instruction and to perform any other duties requested by their Supervisor.


  • Full Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, disability, and life insurance. Company also provides paid vacation and paid sick days.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Committed to ensuring the achievement of continuous improvement within area of expertise, as well as areas of business in order to remain at the forefront of meeting Company objectives, thus proactively satisfying customers.
  • This position mandates that all required safety classes, trainings, and certifications be completed and maintained within the specific position/department.
  • Is aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of the quality objectives.
  • This position requires an employee to work their regularly scheduled shift; ability to work overtime and weekends. ▪ Must be aware and comply with related ISO/IATF procedures, as applicable.
  • Under the "continuous improvement" philosophy, all work should maximize machine capacity to improve net/pieces per hour and increase throughput.
  • Use lot cards and Work Instructions (WI).
  • Use Visual Limit Sample Boards and various reference materials.
  • Set Up Sheets and their purpose, if applicable.
  • Know who are some of the “go-to” people – Lead, Supervisor, Manager, QA.
  • Know authorized/trained personnel for more technical issues (i.e. chemicals, Authorized LOTO).
  • Utilize verification requirements and verify that lot cards have all previous operations signed off.
  • Operate various production equipment, as workload demands.
  • Ensure parts produced are regularly inspected for quality as outlines by the McGard Quality Standards. ▪ Operate and maintain various equipment as directed by area Lead.
  • Produce quality parts as directed by LDM quality procedures.
  • Understand how & why keeping a work area clean & organized & how it relates to safety. ▪ Perform various secondary operations with safety equipment.
  • This job description in no way states or even implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or work experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and orally.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Up to three (3) months related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, vendors, co-workers, and Supervisors.
  • Will not impose on self or others as a direct threat to health or safety.
  • Works as a team player, helping to meet departmental and Company goals and objectives.
  • Must be able to fulfill essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Ability to understand and carry out routine written/oral instructions and to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to communicate and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Given proper instruction, able to work with hands to work in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Ability to acquire some skill in the use of standard equipment and hand tools peculiar to the area of assignment.
  • Ability to learn and perform tasks quickly.
  • Given company provided training, able to operate fork truck.
  • Safely perform all required tasks by properly using protection equipment (e.g., safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, guards, etc.).

Physical demands and work environment:

  • 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.
  • Management can move employees into other departments for business needs.
  • Position requires individual to be capable of traveling and working throughout the entire facility, within reasonable accommodation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Required documents:

  • International passport
  • Visa to USA
  • Work permit in USA

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