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Manufacturing Job Openings

Darrell Walker WorkForce offers Manufacturing Jobs and Careers in Alabama.

  • Shop Assistant, Manufacturing Operations

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      Job Description: Shop Assistant jobs in Birmingham, Alabama

      Manufacturing
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Warehouse Associate

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      Job Description: Warehouse Associate jobs in north Birmingham, Alabama area

      Assembly
      General Labor
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Scale Technician

      Job Description: Scale Technician jobs in Birmingham, Alabama

      Light Industrial
      Maintenance
    • Full-Time
    • 2018
    • Hiring Immediately
  • Maintenance Technician

      Job Description: Maintenance Technician Jobs in Springville and Moody, AL part of Birmingham, Alabama metro area

      Light Industrial
      Maintenance
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Gate Inspector

      Job Description: Gate Inspector Jobs in Birmingham, Alabama

      General Labor
      Light Industrial
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Diesel Mechanic

      Job Description: Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Birmingham, AL

      Automotive
      Manufacturing
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • MIG Welder, Arc Welder

      Job Description: MIG Welder, Arc Welder Jobs in Leeds AL, Moody, AL & Bessemer, Alabama

      Manufacturing
      Skilled Labor
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Quality Assurance Technician

      Job Description: Quality Assurance Technician Jobs in Springville, AL

      Maintenance
      Manufacturing
    • Full-Time
    • Temp-to-Hire
    • 2018
  • Machine Operator

      Job Description: Machine Operator Jobs in Leeds/Moody, Alabama

      Light Industrial
      Manufacturing
    • Full-Time
    • 2018
  • Stand Up Forklift Operator & Material Handler

      Job Description: Stand Up Forklift Operator Jobs in Leeds/Moody, Alabama

      Light Industrial
      Manufacturing
      Skilled Labor
    • Full-Time
    • 2018
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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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