High School Student/Co-Op in Warsaw, IN at Tecomet

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

TITLE:                            Co-Op High School

Department:                 Contingent upon assigned position 

FLSA Classification:   Non-Exempt

Report To:                     Production Supervisor for assigned department


The High School Co-op will provide assistance throughout the plant as needed by performing simple machine operation and other miscellaneous production and shipping tasks as assigned, while assisting in achieving  this company’s  priorities of safety, quality, schedule, and cost.


  • Operate machines and/or perform simple production tasks under the guidance of a trained employee.
  • Run machines that have already been set up.
  • Prepare and load parts as instructed working under the guidance of a trained employee. 
  • Perform assembly under guidance of trained employee. 
  • Perform simple inspections during production to detect quality problems.
  • Ensure material and required documentation is complete and correct, and that certifications are present. 
  • Verify certifications with customer print specifications and router procedures.
  • Perform routine PMs under guidance of trained employee.
  • Maintain a good attendance record.
  •  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors and/or management as deemed appropriate.


  • Basic knowledge of measuring devices.
  • Finish work efficiently and volunteer to help in other areas.
  • Help others keep additional machines running.
  • Learn additional machine operations or production tasks to become available for additional responsibilities while maintaining quality and productivity at or above required performance levels.
  • Use communication with co-workers to improve unit production.
  • Be flexible in accepting new tasks and new ways of doing things. 
  • Adjust work hours to fit production needs.
  • Accurately use calipers, micrometers, and other precision measurement devices after training period.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, to include the ability to read, write clearly, follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Efficiently operate a computer.


  • Candidate for High School diploma or general education diploma (GED).


This position has moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature.

  • The following physical/environmental demands could occur up to two-thirds of the time:
  • Standing; walking; manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with fingers.
  • Ability to bend and lift, loading and unloading work pieces into the machine or moving from one workstation to another.
  • The following physical/environmental demands occur from one-third up to two-thirds of the time:
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 25 lbs throughout the shift of work or to other production areas.
  • Ability to perform repetitive work more than 8 hours per day and weekend.
  • Ability to judge depth and distance.
  • Ability to read fine print and distinguish color.
  • Ability to reach machine controls five feet above the floor.
  • Ability to wear proper PPE.
  • This position has the following work environment conditions:
  •  Works near or with moving mechanical parts up to two-thirds of the working time.
  • Has moderate to loud noise conditions.


Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive.In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  This organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law. Tecomet is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/Vet/Disabled


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