An operations technician performs a number of tasks on the production floor of a manufacturing facility. While automation has replaced much of the labor performed at manufacturing plants, humans are still necessary to ensure that more fragile parts of a product are properly handled and that machinery is placing parts together correctly.
Operations Technician Tasks
Perform ad hoc tasks in the field or in the facility, and respond to emergency calls.
Perform production tasks such as processing, filling, and unloading.
Assist in inspections, repairs, or preventative maintenance of equipment or units.
Compile delivery and receipt data and submit it electronically.