DISH

Production Associate

US-CO-Denver
Job ID
2017-41581
Category
Manufacturing

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

 

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

 

This is an entry-level position with directed work according to a documented series of events. The position supports the flow of product throughout the production space through explicit direction and is responsible for ensuring that departmental production and quality standards are met.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Ensure sufficient quantities throughout the production process, moving product via various modes such as pallet jack or 6 foot tall cart
  • Conduct DISH’s testing process which includes visual inspection, use of hand-held tools, and operating/connecting computer components
  • Use of a power cloth buffer to maintain visual standards.
  • Use of a printing / stamping machine to refresh materials, meeting quantity and quality goals.
  • Bagging/packing equipment for shipping.
  • Downloading of software and computer operation.
  • Operation of Shanklin machine and ensuring it is running properly and is maintained to standards.
  • Ensure that all equipment and the surrounding area are neat, clean, well-organized and maintained to standards.
  • Bring all parts shortages, equipment, procedural and personnel problems to the attention of management.
  • Keep necessary written or computerized logs and records as requested.

 

This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position and other duties may be assigned.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One year previous experience using a computer

 

SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Must have strong written, verbal and typing skills
  • Sufficient visual acuity to detect abnormalities in product
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

 

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not a comprehensive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, read and interpret documents and instructions; frequent identification of letters, numbers, and symbols in a technology environment. The employee must have the ability to use a keyboard and equipment typically found in a manufacturing/warehouse work setting. Individuals must have the ability to lift 45 lbs. and stand for long periods of time and the ability to operate a pallet jack loaded with receivers.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position works in/near moving mechanical parts and may be in a non-temperature controlled work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Manufacturing/warehouse environment.

 

REPORTS TO

Operations Supervisor

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