Production Associate – 1st and 2nd shift – $16-$20/hr

Production Associate – 1st and 2nd shift available – $16-$20/hr based on experience

A company in Dayton, OH is looking for individuals that are comfortable working with hot and cold steel to manufacture parts while also following all PPE and safety requirements.

Position Details:

Multiple candidates are needed for as a Production Associate. This is a 1st and 2nd shift position with the hours of 7am-3:30pm and 4pm-2am. The starting pay is $16-$20 based on experience.

You can also receive PeopleFirst Staffing bonus of $50 for a referral bonus when you refer a friend after they complete 80 hours!

Responsibilities and Requirements:

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Follows company related Safety Rules and Policies
  • Process hot roll steel into cold drawn steel bars in any number of required dimensions and lengths.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of overhead crane, forklift, straightener, feed table and conveyor, eddy current tester and demag unit, exit conveyor, and exit table.
  • Use and read a calibrated micrometer to verify the final cold drawn and straightened bar diameter out of the straightener
  • Maintain an neat and clean work area.
  • Responsible for removing and placing discarded metal into the scrap reclamation bins for recycling
  • Responsible for rejecting nonconforming material
  • Responsible for checking the Production Schedule for proper bundle weights and packaging requirements.
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Consistent Work History
  • High School Diploma Preferred
  • 6+ Months manufacturing (steel industry preferred)
  • Must be able and willing to commute to multiple locations as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation to either location.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. as needed.
  • Must be able to stand for up to 8-10 hours continuously
  • Must be able to operate/withstand seasonal hot and cold temperatures
  • Must be able to work with oil, lubricants, and other liquids
  • Must be able to push, pull, walk, stand, climb, kneel, and bend as needed
  • Must be able to wear protective hearing, safety glasses, and steel toe safety shoes

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