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ManpowerGroup Production Operator in Highland Park, Michigan

Starting Rate of Pay : $15.00/per hour ($0.40 shift differential pay offered)

Schedule Shifts :

First shift 4:30am - 2:30pm

Second Shift 4:00pm-1:00am

Monday - Friday, Daily Overtime and Occasional Saturday and Sunday Overtime is based on production need

Job Summary :

The Production Associate participates in the manufacture and assembly of automotive interior components for YFAI customers according to company standards and best practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work safely by following all rules, processes and procedures established by the plant management team.

  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for assigned work area.

  • Reports to work on time and ready at start of shift to receive work assignment and apply all required PPE.

  • Complete work according to the work instructions posted at each station on the Operation Description Sheet (ODS) assigned to work.

  • Follow MES assembly process and do not make any unauthorized changes.

  • Produce quality parts by inspect your work and surrounding areas to ensure only quality products are being passed to the next station. Report any quality defects to your team leader or supervisor. Typical defects include but not limited to scratches, dents, scuffs, gouges, incorrect or misassembled parts, missing or unseated screws, loose parts, excessive gaps, color variations, water spots, oil or foreign substance, hanging or trapped wires.

  • Ability to properly pick the correct components according to the broadcast.

  • Maintaining a clean and safe work area using 5S standards. Put parts where they belong and clean up after yourself.

  • Control use of fasteners by following Pick One Drive One - Drop One Find One (PODO-DOFO). This process ensures each associate is aware of where all fasteners are when performing their work to ultimately prevent dropping a fastener into the finished product.

  • Packs parts as required by inspecting parts for defects, removing old tags and trash items from containers, following packaging instructions, applying labels correctly to parts, package parts according to the approved packaging standards.

  • Communicate part shortages to team leaders, utility relief, material handler or supervisor to prevent line stoppage.

  • Communicate detail for scrap, downtime, production counts, sequence/VIN and/or any other required information in shift tracking documents according to established processes.

  • Print shipping and WIP labels ensuring accurate part numbers and quantity

  • Work overtime when needed

  • Report work related injuries, first aid or near misses when they occur.

  • Perform other duties necessary as determined by supervisor for the effective operation of the department or unit


  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

  • Ability to read and write in English

  • Ability to use hand tools such as an electric drill

  • Ability to stand

  • Ability to lift 25lbs

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.