Production Operator I/CAN

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Position Summary

Completes various production tasks such as dispensing and assembling, under the supervision of the Manufacturing Supervisor and Team Lead.  Contributes to the timely completion of manufacturing tasks to ensure that productivity expectations are fulfilled.  Works safely and effectively with the manufacturing team.

Position Responsibilities

  • Completes production tasks on a rotational basis as assigned by the Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Retrieves and verifies raw materials; follows department procedures to produce, package, label and palletize finished products as assigned by the Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Processes unused raw materials and maintains workplace organization throughout the day
  • Refers to charts for the necessary measurements, PPE, batch coding, etc.
  • Assists in completion of inventory counts as assigned by the Team Lead or Supervisor
  • Completes production documentation as required.
  • Completes quality checks and documentation as required
  • Identifies and assists in resolving potential Health and Safety risks
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs repetitively
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Experience

  • 0-1 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work at the appropriate pace to meet production targets.
  • Ability to work in teams, communicate one-on-one or in small group.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Knowledge of various equipment (Fill machines, pallet jack, box cutters, and batch/RF gun) is helpful.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and comprehend standard work instructions (SWIs), training, and equipment safety instructions.
  • Ability to follow safety procedures, including wearing personal safety equipment and completing appropriate safety training.

Education and Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!


Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.