• Production Associate

    Posted: 05/22/2022


    Yushiro Manufacturing America, Inc

    Located in Shelbyville, Indiana 

    Job Title:

    Production Associate



    Reports to:

    Plant management

    Revision Date:


    This is a 1st shift position with hours of 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

    Position Summary:

        Reports to Plant Management. Assists in the manufacturing of high quality YUSHIRO metal working fluids. Assuring quality and safety, are the highest priorities. 

    • Yushiro is a metal working fluids manufacturer. The blending of various raw materials and driving a forklift are requirements
    • Assists Plant Management as required for production needs and inventory counting
    • Keep work area clean and organized
    • Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement
    • Rinse production vessels as needed following established procedures
    • Confirm filtration equipment is clean and unobstructed for the next batch of product
    • Preheat raw materials overnight as required on the batch sheets
    • Wear personal protection equipment as needed (safety glasses, gloves, sleeves, etc.)
    • Follow FIFO for inventory control (using older lot numbered raw materials first)
    • Follow the instructions on the batch sheets to properly manufacture our products by filling in raw material codes, lot numbers, volumes used and the time of the addition
    • After QC approval, fill into proper containers listed and label neatly 
    • Stage finished good in the proper warehouse location when production is complete
    • Transfer finished goods into different sized containers as needed
    • Checks all equipment in the work area at the end of each day to insure all items are shut down properly and in good working condition
    • Follow all spill control procedures and report to Plant Management immediately as spills create safety hazards, dirty work environment and above all, accidents. 

    A successful Production Worker will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
    • Forklift experience (preferred)
    • Experience working with fluids (preferred)
    • Ability to follow and pay close attention to details and instructions
    • Have a safety-first approach to all aspects of the position

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to lift and maneuver a minimum of 50lbs.
    • Dexterity to push, pull, lift, move, position and transport items in production area including fluids, their containers and staging finished goods
    • Exposed to metal working fluids, their raw material components and fumes
    • Must be able to complete the aforementioned responsibilities and physical demands for up to 7.5 hours a day


    Qualified candidates will successfully complete pre-employment screening including interviews, reference checks, skill evaluations, drug screen, and background screening as applicable by law. Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

    Starting pay is $20.00/hour and resumes can be mailed to P.O. Box 217, Shelbyville IN 46176 or emailed to Kent McNeely at kmcneely@yushirousa.com.