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Manufacturing Jobs Birmingham Alabama - worker using angle grinder on metal surface making sparks

Manufacturing Job Openings

Darrell Walker WorkForce offers Manufacturing Jobs and Careers in Alabama.

  • Multicraft Maintenance Technician

    Darrell Walker Workforce

      Multicraft Maintenance Technician Jobs in Tarrant, AL

      Skilled Labor
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2023-07-18
  • Scale Technician

    Darrell Walker Workforce

      Scale Technician jobs in Birmingham, Alabama

      Light Industrial
      Skilled Labor
    • Full-Time
    • 2023-07-18

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About Manufacturing Jobs

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When working in the manufacturing industry, you can expect to perform light industrial jobs, such as working on an assembly line, operating light machinery or performing general labor.

The main role in these positions is to help the department to meet their productivity requirements.

The person that would fit this position is one that is hard-working, able to handle physical labor and can meet strict deadlines as the production of the company relies on people in this position.

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Job Skills in Manufacturing

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In order to successfully fill a position in manufacturing or light industrial, you will need many of the following skills:

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to operate light equipment
  • General math and reasoning skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to follow directions carefully
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to multi-task
  • Mechanically inclined

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Manufacturing Industries

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Manufacturing and light industrial jobs are most prevalent in companies that manufacture or produce products. They are also found in distribution facilities.

The jobs available typically span any of the available shifts from 1st to 3rd shift.

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Manufacturing Job Titles

Forklift Operator at Manufacturing Plant in Birmingham, Alabama

There are many job titles that manufacturing and light industrial positions fall under including:

  • Assembly Worker
  • Forklift Operator
  • Light Machine Operator
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerk
  • Material Handler
  • Production Specialist

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Career Opportunities in Manufacturing

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When you are looking for a position in manufacturing or light industrial, you could typically expect to work in a manufacturing or production facility.

A few of the most common opportunities you will find include:

  • Warehouse employee that fulfills orders
  • Assembly worker, assembling and labeling products
  • Receiving clerk that processes incoming orders
  • Forklift operator that loads and unloads trucks

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Rewards & Challenges

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As an employee in the manufacturing industry, you will have an important position that helps to keep the company productive.

Your skills are constantly needed and you can expect to be busy at all times. The job is very physical which could keep you from getting bored and typically involves a variety of tasks to give you variety throughout your day.

For some people, physical labor can be difficult, however. You must be willing and able to constantly be on the move, lift heavy items and operate light machinery. You always need to be on your toes and able to change focus in the blink of an eye.

Safety is of utmost importance and should be your main focus at all times.

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Employment Services in Alabama

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Darrell Walker Workforce offers employment services for the Manufacturing sector in several Alabama cities, including:

Contact Darrell Walker Workforce for more information about our Manufacturing Job Openings in Alabama.

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