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Minimum USD hourly rate: 16.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 16.00

Industry: Valparaiso Production

Company: UGN

Starting Hourly Rate of $16 plus up to 0.40 cent shift differential and $1 per hour increase after 30 days of continuous service.
Openings on the 2nd Shift (2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.) and 3rd Shift (10:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.)
Overtime Available! Competitive Benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage, 401k, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays!

Founded in 1986 as a partnership between Nittoku and Autoneum,UGN is the preferred producer of high-quality acoustic, interior trim, and thermal management products and a recognized leader in customer satisfaction for the Japanese automotive industry in North America. UGN, with more than $400 million in revenue, has six locations in the United States-Novi, Michigan; Jackson, Tennessee; Monroe, Ohio; Somerset, Kentucky; Downers Grove, Illinois; and Valparaiso, Indiana; as well as a location in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico-specializing in manufacturing, research, development, testing, and service support.

TheProduction Operatorperforms a variety of assembling, molding, trimming, gluing, inspecting, and packaging of products based on assigned area.


  • Maintain all process documentation in a timely and accurate manner, and perform all pre-start checklists, glue weights, tallies, and other job related audits and system checks.
  • Read and follow standardized work and job instructions to manufacture, trim, inspect, and pack product in a safe and efficient manner to quantity and quality specifications of assigned work cell.
  • Rotate job assignments within a job cell as well as in other cells as required to secure material, perform the pertinent operations (assemble, mold, spray, trim, glue, weld, inspect, pack etc.).
  • Observe operation of machinery in assigned cell duties to provide quality parts in conformance to customer specifications.
  • Sign off on work performed for traceability.
  • Perform 5S duties as required and maintain housekeeping standards of cell assigned.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members in the cell as well as attend all team meetings, problem solving sessions, training, shift meetings, etc.
  • Report immediately any job related injuries to cell coordinator.
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Looking for hard workers with a desire to work in a team setting.
  • No High School Diploma or GED required – Opportunities available to earn your GED for free.
  • Previous manufacturing experience not required. We offer a5-day training program to get you ready for the position.
  • Ability to read elementary operating instructions, production boards, material labels, safety and hazard warnings, manuals, etc. and writing ability to complete process forms and related production reporting paperwork.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to interpret instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Basic computer skills
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