01 - Production Operator 1

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Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Ontario, CA, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 118237 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: California 
City:  Ontario 

General Overview

Functional Area:  OPS - Operations
Career Stream:  PRD - Production
Role:  Production 1
SAP Short Name:  PD1
Job Title:  Production Operator 1
Job Code:  PD1-OPS-PRD
Job Level:  Band 01
Profile-Holding:  N
Direct/Indirect Indicator:  Direct


Performs routine tasks relating to the manufacture, assembly, repair or modification of products. Work is guided by detailed instructions, routines, and procedures. Tasks are routine, straightforward, and repetitive in nature. Decisions/actions generally affect own work. Works under direct Supervision and receives detailed instructions on all work assignments. Refers questions and problems to higher levels. Responsible for own time and effort only. Deals directly with immediate supervisor, co-workers and team members; engages in routine exchanges of information; interactions with external contacts, if applicable, would be monitored.

Detailed Description

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Performs hand soldering, manual assembly, setup and operation of semiautomatic and/or automated assembly equipment and tools, operation of automated test equipment, operation of functional test units, inspection and minor repair of product.
  • Uses visual aids, wiring lists, verbal and written instructions and other documentation to perform assembly work.
  • Inspects component parts prior to assembly and rejects defective parts.
  • Has foundation skills and is training on a range of skills associated with their primary work area.


  • Ability to learn and follow detailed assembly instructions.
  • Ability to set up, operate, and maintain their own assembly and hand soldering equipment and tools.
  • Ability to recognize problems in the assembly process or with assembly components and to report those problems to a Team Leader.
  • Ability to learn established quality and quantity requirements. Ability to manually assemble components and produce high quality products in defined time periods.
  • Ability to successfully complete required training to earn specific certifications as defined by site Operations.
  • Basic manufacturing system knowledge.

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a manufacturing environment with occasional exposure to elements such as noise, dust, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, etc.
  • Duties of the position require periodic light physical effort and exertion including prolonged repetitive motions requiring manual dexterity and precise hand/eye coordination, sitting and or standing in confined workspaces, using tools and equipment, and moving and handling materials.
  • Duties may require periodic heavy manual effort including lifting objects.
  • Duties require extended periods of sustained visual concentration on detailed documentation and product assemblies.
  • Above demands are carried out within the company and statutory health and safety guidelines.

Typical Experience

  • Zero to two years of relevant experience.

Typical Education

  • High School or equivalent (basic numeracy and literacy).
  • Educational Requirements may vary by geography


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

The salary range described in this posting is an estimate by the Company, and may change based on several factors, including by not limited to a change in the duties covered by the job posting, or the credentials, experience or geographic jurisdiction of the successful candidate. Salary Range: $16.00 - $22.70 per hour.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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