Production Assistant

February 19, 2021
March 31, 2021
Temporary to Permanent
General Labor
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Job Description:

Goodwin William Staffing in Culpeper is seeking experienced Production Assistant candidates for full-time, temporary-to-hire jobs with a manufacturing company located in Gordonsville, VA.  Candidates must be available to work a rotating schedule including day shifts, night shifts, and weekends.  The Production Assistant role will perform the following job duties:

  • Watches the wind-up end of the machine to assure that the master rolls are of good quality, wrapped tight with proper tension and that the roll edges are level
  • Helps the assistant operator or operator with cutting and changing rolls
  • Properly removes finished roll/sheets by hand and/or with forklift or other mechanical equipment
  • Monitors the sheet cutter to assure proper size, quality, and properly aligned stock of sheets
  • Moves the finished rolls/stacks to the proper storage area after weighing, tagging, and recording it
  • Performs cleaning tasks throughout the department and may be sent for equipment parts as needed.
  • Understands and completes all necessary documentation in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Follows good safety and housekeeping practices in the plant
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand and/or mechanical assistance
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area
  • Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination
  • Counts, weighs and records number of units of materials with the BDE computer system
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers
  • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together
  • Clamps sections of portable conveyor together or places conveyor sections on blocks or boxes to facilitate movement of materials or products
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators
  • Shovels loose materials such as plastics, into hoppers or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels
  • Operates industrial fork truck and/or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products
  • May cut and grind plastic film
  • Produces a quality product in accordance with predetermined specifications and in accordance with a predetermined production schedule


  • Some experience working in a manufacturing environment is highly preferred
  • The ability to work long hours on your feet
  • Availability to work a rotating, 4 days on/4 days off, 12 hours per day schedule that will rotate between day and night shift each month.
  • Candidates must consent to a post-offer physical, background check, and drug test
  • Steel toe boots are required
  • A resume is needed for consideration

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