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Production Specialist - (On-Call Supplemental)

Manufacturing and Production

Production Controller


Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
​​IBM is hiring part-time on-call Production Specialists 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

  • 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

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing position

About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement
Supplemental 1 employees may be eligible for up to 8 paid holidays, minimum of 56 hours paid sick time and the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan. IBM offers paid family medical leave and disability benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law.

The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM
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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.