Automotive Production Worker

Hartford, KY
Salary: $12.00 to $12.50 /hour

Are you looking to start a new career that could lead to full-time employment with great benefits? Are you looking to work for an international company that is expanding its production operations in Owensboro? A local automotive parts manufacturer is looking to hire new team members who are ready to grow with the company!

NOTE: This position is located in Owensboro, KY.


– assemble parts for robotic welding production

– conduct hand welding to complete production process

– conduct quality checks, and perform correct packaging procedures of finished products

– keep work area clean through participation in 5S activities

– observe and adhere to safety policies and procedures at all times

– maintain good attendance

– perform other duties as assigned


– no felony convictions within the last 3 years; no history of violent crime outside of 4th degree assaults

– no drug/controlled substance abuse history within the last 2 years

– must be able to stand on feet for 8-10 hours per day

– must wear steel toed footwear and pants

– must be willing to wear long sleeve shirts and/or issued sleeves

– must be willing to only wear cotton clothing; no polyester or other flammable materials

– must be willing to wear ear and eye protection

– must be willing to utilize company provided welding hoods as needed

– must be able to constantly and daily maneuver items/parts that weigh upwards of 15-30 pounds repetitively throughout the shift; must be able to sometimes maneuver items that weigh up to an approximate maximum of 70 pounds

– must be able to work either shift; shift assignment is determined on orientation day

– must be willing to work overtime as needed, and production Saturdays as scheduled

– must be able to pass a welding certification class after three days of training (no prior welding experience is required for placement consideration)

– must provide proof of high school diploma or GED equivalent

– must be fluent in English (oral and written)

– desired candidates will be able to provide at least one professional reference


– Monday through Friday

– 1st Shift: 6:30am to 3:00pm with up to 2 hours overtime daily (as needed)

– 2nd Shift: 6:00pm to 2:30am with up to 2 hours overtime daily (as needed)

Pay & Benefits:

– starting pay is $12 for 1st Shift, and $12.50 for 2nd Shift

if hired on as a full-time, pay would increase to $15.50 for 2nd Shift.

– full-time hires continue to receive pay increases every six months during their first six years of employment

– full-time benefits include eligibility for healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with a company match, short/long-term disability, and annual steel toe re-imbursement

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