Production Associates (1st Shift) Norridgewock and Skowhegan Factories- Come Grow With Us!

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Job Description
Who We Are: 

Since 1906, New Balance has empowered people through sport and craftsmanship to create positive change in communities around the world. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We foster a culture in which every associate feels welcomed and respected, where leaders and creatives are inspired to shape the world of tomorrow by taking bold action today. At New Balance, We Got Now.

Production Associates

JOB MISSION

New Balance’s Production Associates serve a critical function within the manufacturing team and our broader business. These associates are builders and creators – the group that transforms our raw materials into world class footwear. With a focus on safety and quality, they perform the various machine operations that bring our shoes to life.

If you are new to manufacturing, don’t worry! We are open to a variety of skillsets and backgrounds. We invest in training to ensure our associates are set up for success. If you like working with your hands, learning new skills, and being part of a team environment, this role may be the perfect start to your career at New Balance.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Utilize various tools and machinery to perform your work according to established procedures and processes
• Show initiative to improve your skills, job knowledge, and factory processes
• Take ownership in meeting NB’s quality standards
• Follow NB policies regarding attendance, safety requirements, PPE, and reporting of accidents and near misses

MEASURES OF SUCCESS
• Consistently achieve departmental and company goals
• Communicate issues and/or ask for help when necessary
• Adhere to established departmental and company polices

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS
• High school diploma/GED
• Must be team player!
• Willingness to learn new skills, expand job knowledge, and adapt to a changing environment
• The ability to: stand for 8 hours and move from role to role or sedentary standing; lift light to moderate amounts of weight; perform repetitive upper extremity motions and repetitive forceful grip/pinch movement requiring both hands, use of foot pedals on some machines.
• The use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Standard 40 hour workweek applies: Mon-Fri shift 6:30am to 3:00pm
• Willing to adjust work schedule to meet a reasonable amount of overtime based on business need

Regular Associate Benefits: 

Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. New Balance offers a comprehensive traditional benefits package including three options for medical insurance as well as dental, vision, life insurance and 401K. We also proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks – opportunities like online learning and development courses, tuition reimbursement, $100 monthly student loan support and various mentorship programs – that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You’ll also enjoy a yearly $1,000 lifestyle reimbursement, 4 weeks of vacations, 12 holidays and generous parental leave, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword – it’s part of our culture.

Learn more about our Benefits

Temporary associate benefits will be communicated separately. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.