Production employees work in various fields. Any organization or company that produces a product needs production employees. As a production employee, you join a team responsible for the production and assembly of a product as you operate and maintain the production machinery.
Some of the duties and responsibilities that you take on as a production employee to meet production targets include maintaining the production line, assembling the products and its component parts, and following product guidelines provided by the company. You learn and follow various health and safety guidelines and report issues that might occur during production to a supervisor. Essential skills needed to successfully execute these tasks are basic mathematics skills, physical stamina, communication, and teamwork.
No formal educational requirements exist for this position, but a high school diploma or a GED may prove beneficial to a job candidate. Previous experience working in a factory or a similar production line will offer an edge. The average hourly pay for this position is $11.97, which amounts to more than $24,000 annually.