IBM Production Specialist - On-call Supplemental in POUGHKEEPSIE, New York

Job Description

IBM is hiring a part-time on-call Production Specialist to perform multiple manufacturing operations. Some tasks are complex and typically involve the resolution of unusual or difficult problems. A high level of independent judgment and proficiency is required.

Production Specialists are responsible for:

  • Effectively utilizing IBM Communities, Lotus Notes and manufacturing/logistics systems to communicate with others and process information and data

  • Learning and applying LEAN concepts to work

  • Gaining experience in several department activities and working knowledge of interrelated activities

  • Maintaining business relationships with peers, management, support groups, customers and suppliers

  • Handling communications in a professional and tactful manner

  • Occasionally presenting information to department personnel

  • Seeking opportunities for ways to improve communication between shifts, peers and other organizations

  • Recommending adjustments or improvements to established procedures and/or processes

  • Utilizing specialized tools, techniques, procedures to identify, understand and resolve various job related problems

  • Recognizing and tracking effectiveness of solutions to quality problems

  • Keeping management and peers informed of reoccurring defects and provides solutions to minimize re-occurrence

  • Identifying quality problems and seeks to resolve them through teamwork

  • Continuous improvement is all aspects of responsibilities

  • Assuming additional responsibilities as assigned

Schedule:

  • This position is for first or second shift

  • This is a part-time on-call supplemental opportunity in which the hours scheduled per week will fluctuate depending on department workload, with more hours during peak periods such as end of month and end of quarter

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic knowledge in manufacturing

  • Dexterity to handle tools

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • General math skills

  • Ability to read and understand instructions, manuals and guides

  • Working knowledge of laptop/desktop

  • Ability to become certified and proficient on most operations within the department

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 1 year experience in a manufacturing position

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.