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Production Operator

Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  PRADCO Outdoor Brands

PRADCO Outdoor Brands (POB), a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the largest company in the world that manufactures and markets major hunting and fishing brands and products under one parent organization. We are a leader in producing game calls, scents, attractants, game feeders, game cameras, tree stands and fishing lures. PRADCO Hunting owns the brands Moultrie, Summit, Knight & Hale, Code Blue, Texas Hunter Products and Whitetail Institute. PRADCO Fishing owns more than 20 brands including Rebel, YUM, Booyah, Lindy and Bomber Saltwater Grade. For more information on PRADCO products, please visit our website at As a member of the EBSCO family of companies, PRADCO team members participate in a selection of outstanding benefits, including: EBSCO Profit Sharing Trust, Excellent Medical/Dental/Drug/Vision benefits, and many other benefits.


Production Operators are responsible for assembly, trimming, and packing requirements of all molded parts. Also included will be painting, dipping and packaging for production Operations as required.  Other duties as assigned.


Scope and Responsibilities

  • Assist Quality Department by checking Molded Parts for the following non-conformances:
  • Excessive Flash
  • Sinks
  • Short Shots
  • Any other issues as noted that could be Quality Related.
  • Hardware isn’t mixed.
  • Report all discrepancies to the Production Supervisor.
  • Production output and Quality must meet productions standards.
  • Assist Quality Department by checking Molded Parts for the following non-conformances.
  • Excessive Flash / Dust / Gaps / Cracks / Color
  • Production processes for Thill and Work Cell including but not limited to: sanding, painting, dipping, coating and packaging when required.
  • Ensure Welder Counter has been reset at the beginning of the shift.

Job Requirements:                                                                                                               

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 6 months experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers and fractions.
  • Must be a team player and work well with others.
  • Experience in an injection molding manufacturing facility helpful.


Essential Job Functions:

  • The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel or crouch. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision.
  • Employee will stand 95% of the work day.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and or hazardous chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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