Production Laborer – West Knoxville

Gem Care Staffing is accepting resumes for entry to mid-level manufacturing associates to work in West Knoxville, TN. This is your opportunity to work at a facility that values hard working and dedicated employees!

  • Starting pay is $12.36/hour.
  • Employees will be eligible for Gem Care Health/Vision/Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment.
  • First shift hours are typically from 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM, second shift is 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM and third shift is 11:00 AM – 7:30 AM.
  • Some mandatory overtime will be required.

Job Description:

The purpose of this job is to aid the production process.


  • Operate, maintain and clean manufacturing machinery and equipment
  • Assists the shop lead with basic duties such as assembly, grinding , general purposes
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Checking for defects in parts
  • Loading, unloading parts
  • Use blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product.
  • Able to Maintain a clean work area and able to maintain and follow the 5s criteria
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Performs other duties as required



  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing or other related fields preferred
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to read tape measure, calipers and calibrated gauges
  • Ability to understand fractions and decimals
  • Pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally to frequently
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Moderate level of mobility; ability to push, pull and move finished product
  • Steel toed shoes with metatarsal guards required
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