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Production Associate

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Goodwill Industries of Delaware, Inc.
Physical Address
300 E. Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19802
Job Description






POSITION TITLE:   Seasonal Production Associate


PAY LEVEL: Level 2

PAY RANGE:    $8.00 – $12.00/hour




POSITION REPORTS TO: Branch Manager, Assistant Manager, Sr Retail Sales Associate, Assistant Operations Manager, Assistant Warehouse Manager





The Seasonal Production Associate is responsible for sorting and hanging quality merchandise efficiently in a timely manner and  to assist in making price tickets on any special priced items.  It is also the responsibility of the Production Associate to welcome and assist donors.  This is a seasonal position and employment may be terminated by Goodwill or the employee at any time.



  1. Follow safety policies and procedures ensuring maximum safety, security, and protection of all customers and company assets.

  2. Responsible to fulfill and assist with all production and donation functions.

  3. Ability to sort textile from hard goods and miscellaneous items, distinguish between quality merchandise and trash/auction, maintain continuous flow of pre-sorted materials to achieve production goals, price merchandise according to company guidelines, and stock merchandise by classification on the sales floor.

  4. Safely assist in loading and unloading of trucks and vehicles without damage to merchandise; determine price, sanitize, and tag furniture and large donated items; perform testing of electrical/mechanical items for safe operation, price; place all merchandise safely on the sales floor in a timely manner.
  5. Ability to hang quality textiles on a rack efficiently, maintaining an average production rate of 100 pieces per hour worked; assist in daily quality pull.
  6. Perform housekeeping functions that ensure that workstation, production and/or donation area, and sales floor are kept neat, clean, and organized.

  7. Ensure maximum customer satisfaction. Work cooperatively with all consumers, community groups, co-workers, and subordinates to promote the achievement of the company mission.
  8. Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.



High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred, along with a minimum of 1-3 months related experience and/or training.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. To ensure safe working conditions, personal protection equipment (PPE) required for this position includes: hand protection; eye protection when handling material; any other PPE that can reduce the possibility of injury.




FINGER DEXTERITY:  The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands and wrists.

TALKING: Talking to others to convey information effectively and to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

AVERAGE VISUAL ABILIITES: The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color, vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk of hear. The employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.



Position descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded.    Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Supervisors may assign additional functions and requirements as deemed appropriate.


Position descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware County, Inc. maintains its status as an at-will employer.

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