The average hourly pay for a Production Operator at Wood Group is $21.63.
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Job Description for Production Operator
Production operators monitor equipment during operations. Attention to detail while monitoring gauges and lines is required. The ability to troubleshoot and maintain production line machinery typically is preferred. Operators generally are responsible for accurately and completely documenting production activities in a timely manner. Auxiliary tasks may include housekeeping, inspections, safety walkthroughs, organization, and transport. Responsibilities may include direct handling of product…Read more
Production Operator Tasks
- Simultaneously operate multiple pieces of equipment to produce products efficiently.
- Monitor gauges or other indicators to assess progress, production, and maintenance needs.
- Inspect and quality check products, and verify accuracy.
- Interpret specifications and calibrate machines to reach goals.
Popular Employer Salaries for Production Operator
The top respondents for the job title Production Operator are from the companies Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 3M Company and Eli Lilly and Company. Reported salaries are highest at International Paper Co where the average pay is $21.32. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include 3M Company and Eli Lilly and Company, earning around $20.96 and $17.93, respectively. Tyson Foods, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.14. Quad/Graphics Inc and Pfizer, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.52 and $16.73, respectively.
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