Production Associate

The production associate position works as part of a team assembling an entire product or component of a product. The position may perform and rotate among all tasks in the assembly process.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Stand in work area to complete tasks for duration of shift (excluding breaks & lunch periods)
• Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process
• May operate mobile equipment such as powered industrial vehicles
• Use tools required for the assembly process including an electric driver
• Maintain good 5s standards in work area
• Provide input regarding work procedures
• Provide input regarding process improvements
• Work effectively as part of a team
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned including all non-essential or non-major activities

Minimum Level of Education and Training Required
• High School Diploma, GED, Equivalent or 1 year of work experience

• Some experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Knowledge and Skills
• Effective communication skills
• Ability to work effectively as a team
• Knowledge of good housekeeping practices including 5s
• Ability to safely use hand tools such as an electric driver
• Knowledge of safe powered industrial vehicle operation

*Reasonable Accommodations may be provided to qualified individuals with ADA supported disabilities

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job you may be asked to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift or carry component parts weighing up to 33 pounds and lift parts in excess of 33 pounds with a lift assist, use hands to handle or feel parts, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend at the waist, talk and hear, use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.


DENSO is an advanced mobility supplier and global Fortune 500 company. Here, we innovate, create and make things to change how the world moves. We develop technology and components for major automakers worldwide, which you can find on nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today.

At our core, DENSO wants to make the world a better place. And, we have the ability to do so using our broad product portfolio, which spans mobility electronics, thermal systems, electrification systems, powertrain systems, sensors & semiconductors, and non-automotive businesses.

We’re far reaching: Globally headquartered in Japan, we have 170K+ employees across 221 facilities in 35 countries across the globe. Here in North America, our headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan. Last year, we had $47.6 billion in global consolidated revenue with North America contributing $10.9 billion.