Automotive Production WorkerOwensboro, KY | Full-time | $14 - $14.50 per hour

Job location: Owensboro, KY
Job primarily performed at: One location
Hours per week: 40 or more

Local manufacturer is looking for best qualified candidates to be hired as automotive production team members. These positions are for a company with international locations, and very positive growth trends. This is a temp to full-time hire opportunity for those who meet the standards, and demonstrate excellent attendance, excellent performance, and a great teamwork attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities:

– assemble parts on assigned line

– assist with robotic welding and perform MIG welding (as assigned)

– ensure the highest level of product quality

– follow proper packaging procedures of finished products

– maintain a clean and organized work area

– follow all established safety procedures and protocols

– perform other duties as assigned


– must be able to constantly maneuver items/parts that weigh up to 15-30 pounds repetitively during the shift

– must be able to sometimes maneuver items that weigh up to approximately 70 pounds

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

– must wear steel toed footwear at all times

– must wear mandated PPE at all times (i.e. ear and eye protection, sleeves)

– must be willing to wear welding hoods (company provided) as needed

– must be able to work overtime as needed, and Production Saturdays as scheduled

– must be willing to transition to 2nd Shift to become a full-time employee

– must be able to pass a MIG welding certification (no prior welding experience is required); company will conduct training with all hired candidates

– must be fluent in English (oral and written)

– must provide proof of high school (or equivalent) graduation

– no felony convictions in the last three years

– no history of violent crime; applicants with 4th degree assault(s) may be considered if issue is more than one year in the past

– no controlled substance abuse history in the last two years

– must be able to pass a drug screening


– Monday through Friday; Production Saturdays as scheduled

– 1st Shift: 6:30am to 3:00pm; 2nd Shift: 6:00pm to 2:30am

– up to two hours of overtime daily as needed

Pay and Benefits:

– $14 for 1st Shift: $14.50 for 2nd Shift

– pay increases every six months for the first six years for full-time employees

– full-time employee benefits: healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with company match, and annual steel toe re-imbursement