Occupation Profile for Production Workers Helpers

Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.


$20,740.00 Median Annual Wage 13,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
9.2 Average Unemployment Percentage 80.8 Percentage That Completed High School
542,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 15.2 Percentage That Had Some College
539,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 4.0 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Acid Filler
Advertising Material Distributor
Air and Water Filler
Almond Blancher, Hand
Alodize Machine Helper
Apron Cleaner
Forge Operator Helper
Assembler Helper, Internal Combustion Engine
Assembly Inspector Helper
Assistant Operator
Assistant, Welder
Automatic Pad-Making Machine Operator Helper
Backup Operator
Bag Liner
Baggage Handler
Bagging Salvager
Bakery Helper
Balcony Worker
Band Salvager
Bander Operator
Bandoleer Straightener Stamper
Barrel Assembler Helper
Barrel Charrer Helper
Barrel Drainer
Barrel Loader and Cleaner
Barrel Marker
Barrel Raiser Helper
Basket Filler
Basting Puller
Blacksmith Helper
Blast Furnace Keeper Helper
Bleach Packer
Blending Tank Tender Helper
Blintze Roller
Blow Off Worker
Boat Hoist Operator Helper
Boat Loader Helper
Bobbin Cleaner, Hand
Bobbin Disker
Boilermaker Helper
Bone Picker
Bottom Maker
Brake Lining Finisher Helper, Asbestos
Brim Raiser
Buckler and Lacer
Bundle Breaker
Bundler, Seasonal Greenery
Burlap Spreader
Cake Wrapper
Calciner Operator Helper
Calender Operator Helper
Can Filler
Candy Spreader
Cannery Worker
Canvas Shrinker
Car Icer
Cardboard Inserter
Casting House Worker
Casting Operator Helper
Casting Wheel Operator Helper
Cell Preparer
Channel Installer
Char Dust Cleaner and Salvager
Char Filter Operator Helper
Charger Operator Helper
Chaser, Tar
Chemical Compounder Helper
Circus Laborer
Clamp Remover
Clean Up Person
Cleaner and Polisher
Cleaner, Furniture
Cloth Edge Singer
Cloth Spreader, Screen Printing
Cloth Tearer
Coating Machine Operator Helper
Coke Drawer, Hand
Color Dipper
Color Strainer
Company Laborer
Compressed Gas Plant Worker
Cone Treater
Conveyor Loader
Cooler Room Worker
Core Setter
Cotton Washer
Covering Machine Operator Helper
Crossband Layer
Cuff Folder
Custom Feed Mill Operator Helper
Cutch Cleaner
Cutter Operator Helper
Decorator, Street and Building
Demolition Specialist
Disc-Pad Knockout Worker
Disc-Pad Plate Filler
Distillery Worker, General
Distributor Cleaner
Dock Hand
Dolly Pusher
Drawer-in Helper, Hand
Drier, Short Goods
Drip-Box Tender
Drop-Wire Hanger
Drying Room Attendant
Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator Helper
Dust Box Worker
Dust Collector-Treater
Dust Puller
Dynamite Reclaimer
Egg Breaker
Electrode Cleaner
End Finder, Roving Department
End Finder, Twisting Department
Etcher Helper, Hand
Fabric Lay-Out Worker
Factory Hand
Factory Laborer
Factory Worker
Felt Hat Steamer
Filler Block Inserter-Remover
Filler Room Attendant
Filler Spreader
Film Loader
Final Assembler
Finisher, Hand
Fish Drier
Fitter Helper
Flatcar Whacker
Floor Worker
Folder, Hand
Food Production Worker
Foot Worker
Forge Helper
Forklift Driver
Forklift Operator
Former Helper, Hand
Forming Machine Upkeep Mechanic Helper
Foundry Finisher
Foundry Worker, General
Frame Hand
Frame Stripper
Frame Table Operator Helper
Garment Folder
Garment Turner
Gas Leak Inspector Helper
Gas Pumping Station Helper
General Helper
General Worker, Lithographic
Glove Cleaner, Hand
Glove Former
Glove Turner
Goods Layer
Grizzly Worker
Hackler, Doll Wigs
Handkerchief Folder
Hat Conditioner
Hatch Tender
Heavy Forger Helper
Heel Dipper
Helper, Abrasive Mixer
Helper, Aircraft Machinist
Helper, Anglesmith
Helper, Annealer
Helper, Automatic Pad Making Machine Operator
Helper, Bag Machine Operator
Helper, Baker
Helper, Bander and Cellophaner Machine
Helper, Barrow Worker
Helper, Beamer
Helper, Beater Engineer
Helper, Beater Room
Helper, Beater Worker
Helper, Bench Worker
Helper, Bender
Helper, Beveling and Edging Machine Operator
Helper, Bias Cutter
Helper, Bias Machine Operator
Helper, Blanket Winder
Helper, Blast Furnace
Helper, Blender
Helper, Blow Down
Helper, Blow Pit
Helper, Boiler
Helper, Boiler Room
Helper, Boilermaker
Helper, Bolter
Helper, Bottler
Helper, Box Blank Machine Operator
Helper, Brass Molder
Helper, Brewer
Helper, Briquette Machine Operator
Helper, Busher
Helper, Butcher
Helper, Buzzsaw Operator
Helper, Cable Testers
Helper, Cable Worker
Helper, Cake Press Operator
Helper, Calender Let Off
Helper, Calender Machine Operator
Helper, Calender Wind Up
Helper, Calender Worker
Helper, Cane Weigher
Helper, Car Dumper Operator
Helper, Car Worker
Helper, Carbon Furnace Operator
Helper, Carton Forming Machine
Helper, Caster
Helper, Casting Machine Operator
Helper, Casting Room
Helper, Catalytic Converter Operator
Helper, Catcher
Helper, Cell Tender
Helper, Charger Operator
Helper, Charm Filter Operator
Helper, Chemical Compounder
Helper, Chrome Plater
Helper, Circular Sawyer
Helper, Clarifier Operator
Helper, Cloth Shrinking Machine Operators
Helper, Coater
Helper, Cocoa Bean Roaster
Helper, Compounder
Helper, Contact Acid Plant Operator
Helper, Cook
Helper, Coppersmith
Helper, Corrugator
Helper, Corrugator Operator
Helper, Cotton Ginner
Helper, Creping Machine Operator
Helper, Crutcher
Helper, Cupola Melter
Helper, Cupola Tapper
Helper, Cupola Tender
Helper, Cutter
Helper, Cutting Machine Tender
Helper, Cylinder Die Machine
Helper, Dairy
Helper, Dental Ceramist
Helper, Digester Operator
Helper, Distillation Operator
Helper, Doubler
Helper, Drawbench Operator
Helper, Drawing in Machine Tender
Helper, Dressmaker
Helper, Drier
Helper, Drier Operator
Helper, Drill Press Operator
Helper, Drop Forger
Helper, Drop Hammer Operator
Helper, Dry Cleaner
Helper, Dry Kiln Operator
Helper, Dry Press Operator
Helper, Dye Reel Operator
Helper, Dye Weigher
Helper, Dyer
Helper, Edger Machine
Helper, Electric Welder
Helper, Electrician
Helper, Electroplater
Helper, Engine House
Helper, Engine Room
Helper, Etcher Hand
Helper, Evaporator
Helper, Extractor Operator
Helper, Extruder Operator
Helper, Factory
Helper, Fagot Heater
Helper, Feed Mixer
Helper, Felting Machine Operator
Helper, Filer
Helper, Filler Shredder
Helper, Filter Tank Tender
Helper, Filtering Machine Tender
Helper, Fireman
Helper, Flotation Tender
Helper, Flour Blender
Helper, Forgeman
Helper, Forger
Helper, Foundry
Helper, Furnace
Helper, Furnace Mechanic
Helper, Furniture Finisher
Helper, Gambreler
Helper, Gas Maker
Helper, Ginner
Helper, Glass Blower
Helper, Glass Cutter
Helper, Greaser
Helper, Hammerer
Helper, Hammersmith
Helper, Hardener
Helper, Heat Treater
Helper, Heater
Helper, Heater Engineer
Helper, Heater Room
Helper, Hot Metal Mixer Operator
Helper, Hot Saw
Helper, Hot Top Liner
Helper, Ice Cream Freezer
Helper, Impregnator
Helper, Installer
Helper, Iron Molder
Helper, Jig Builder
Helper, Keeper
Helper, Kiln Burner
Helper, Kiln Operator
Helper, Kitchen
Helper, Knitter
Helper, Ladle Liner
Helper, Larriman
Helper, Laundry
Helper, Lead Burner
Helper, Lead Caster
Helper, Lime Kiln Worker
Helper, Line
Helper, Liner
Helper, Liquefaction and Regasification
Helper, Liquor Bridge Operator
Helper, Lithographer
Helper, Loading Dock
Helper, Log Loader
Helper, Long Goods, Machine
Helper, Loom Fixer
Helper, Machine
Helper, Machinist
Helper, Make Up Operator
Helper, Manufacturing
Helper, Melter
Helper, Metal Bonding
Helper, Metal Fabricating Shop
Helper, Metal Hanging
Helper, Mill Operator
Helper, Miller
Helper, Miller, Distillery
Helper, Milliner
Helper, Millwright
Helper, Mold Capper
Helper, Mold Maker
Helper, Molder
Helper, Monorail
Helper, Mud Mixer
Helper, Multiple Drum Sander
Helper, Naphthalene Operator
Helper, Needle Punch Machine Operator
Helper, Oil Well Service Operator
Helper, Open Hearth
Helper, Ornamental Metal Worker
Helper, Oven Heater
Helper, Painter, Auto
Helper, Painter, Sign
Helper, Painter, Spray
Helper, Pan
Helper, Paper Processing Machine
Helper, Patcher
Helper, Photostat Operator
Helper, Picker Tender
Helper, Pickler
Helper, Pig Lead Melter
Helper, Pig Machine Operator
Helper, Pilot Control Operator
Helper, Piper
Helper, Plater
Helper, Pointer
Helper, Pole Peeling Machine Operator
Helper, Polymerization
Helper, Press
Helper, Press Worker
Helper, Printer
Helper, Printer Slotter
Helper, Puddler
Helper, Pug Mill Operator
Helper, Pumper
Helper, Purification Operator
Helper, Radio Mechanic
Helper, Reagent Tender
Helper, Reduction Furnace Operator
Helper, Reheater
Helper, Retort Furnace
Helper, Rigger
Helper, Riveter
Helper, Roller
Helper, Rolling Mill Operator
Helper, Roof Cement and Paint Maker
Helper, Rotary Shear Worker
Helper, Rougher
Helper, Rug Cleaner
Helper, Rug Cutter
Helper, Rug Dyer
Helper, Rug Inspector
Helper, Sawyer
Helper, Scorer
Helper, Section Hand
Helper, Service Worker
Helper, Setter
Helper, Shactor
Helper, Shear
Helper, Shear Grinder Operator
Helper, Shear Operator
Helper, Shearer
Helper, Sheet Heater
Helper, Shipfitter
Helper, Shipping Room
Helper, Sign Painter
Helper, Signal
Helper, Signal Worker
Helper, Slasher Tender
Helper, Slat Basket Maker
Helper, Slice Plug Cutter Operator
Helper, Slime Plant Operator
Helper, Slitter Creaser Slotter
Helper, Slitting Machine Operator
Helper, Slotter Operator
Helper, Soaker
Helper, Socket Welder
Helper, Spar Machine Operator
Helper, Spiral Tube Winder
Helper, Splicer
Helper, Splitting Machine Operator
Helper, Spout Liner
Helper, Station
Helper, Steel Pourer
Helper, Still Operator
Helper, Still Worker
Helper, Stitch Bonder Machine Operator
Helper, Stone Driller
Helper, Stranding Machine Operator
Helper, Stretcher
Helper, Stretcher Leveler Operator
Helper, Switchboard Wire Worker
Helper, Syrup Mixer
Helper, Tailor
Helper, Tapper
Helper, Tester Operator
Helper, Tinsmith
Helper, Tomb Maker
Helper, Toolmaker
Helper, Toolroom
Helper, Top Precipitator Operator
Helper, Treater
Helper, Treating Engineer
Helper, Trimmer
Helper, Tube Machine Operator
Helper, Tuber Machine Operator
Helper, Tumbler Machine Operator
Helper, Turning Machine Operator
Helper, Upholsterer
Helper, Varnish Maker
Helper, Varnish Melter
Helper, Veneer Jointer
Helper, Vessel Scrapper
Helper, Washtub Worker
Helper, Welder
Helper, Wire Weaver
Helper, Wrapping Machine
Helper, Yarn Mercerizer Operator
Hide Handler
Hogshead Opener
Hook Puller
Hoop Maker Helper, Machine
Housekeeping Worker
Ice Cream Freezer Assistant
Ice Maker, Skating Rink
Igniter Capper
Impregnator and Drier Helper
Incinerator Plant Laborer
Industrial Laborer
Insole and Heel Stiffener
Ironer, Sock
Jewel Stringer
Kiln Drawer
Kiln Loader
Kiln Worker
Knitting Machine Operator Helper
Label Coder
Label Remover
Laborer, Airport Maintenance
Laborer, Boot and Shoe
Laborer, Canvas Shop
Laborer, Cheesemaking
Laborer, Chemical Processing
Laborer, Concrete Plant
Laborer, Construction or Leak Gang
Laborer, Cook House
Laborer, Electroplating
Laborer, General
Laborer, High-Density Press
Laborer, Petroleum Refinery
Laborer, Pipelines
Laborer, Powerhouse
Laborer, Prestressed Concrete
Laborer, Rags
Laborer, Salvage
Laborer, Shipyard
Laborer, Solder Making
Laborer, Stores
Laborer, Syrup Machine
Laborer, Tin Can
Laborer, Wharf
Laborer, Wood Preserving Plant
Lacer and Tier
Lamination Spinner
Last Puller
Last Putter Away
Laundry Laborer
Laundry Worker
Lead Handler
Leaf Conditioner
Leaf Conditioner Helper
Leather Softener
Line Mover
Liner Inserter
Liner Machine Operator Helper
Lines Tender
Lining Scrubber
Log Washer
Loom Changeover Operator
Loose End Finder, Bobbin
Machine Operator
Manual Plate Filler
Manufacturing Assistant
Manufacturing Associate
Match-Up Worker
Material Handler
Mattress Stripper
Mexican Food Maker, Hand
Mixer Helper
Mixer Operator Helper, Hot Metal
Mold Cleaner
Mold Closer
Mold Insert Changer
Mold Parter
Mold Sheet Cleaner
Mold Worker
Motor Polarizer
Neck Skewer
Novelty Worker
Nut and Bolt Assembler
Nut Process Helper
Odd Bundle Worker
Oil Spot Washer
Order Filler, Linseed Oil
Order Runner
Oriental Rug Stretcher
Oven Dauber
Oven Heater Helper
Paint Pourer
Painter Helper
Painter Helper, Automotive
Painter, Depilatory
Paper Inserter
Parachute Line Tier
Parachute Marker
Parts Remover
Paster, Screen Printing
Pattern Ruler
Petroleum Refinery Worker
Pick Remover
Picking Table Worker
Pickler Helper, Continuous Pickling Line
Pillow Cleaner
Pipe Racker
Plate Stacker, Hand
Plate Take-Out Worker
Porcelain Enamel Laborer
Porter, Sample Case
Poultry Hanger
Press Hand
Press Helper
Pressure Washer
Print Shop Helper
Processor Helper
Production Associate
Production Helper
Production Line Operator
Puff Ironer
Pumper Helper
Putty Mixer and Applier
Rag Sorter and Cutter
Raw Cheese Worker
Recovery Operator Helper
Refinery Operator Helper
Returned Case Inspector
Rocket Test-Fire Worker
Rod and Tube Straightener
Rope Cleaner
Rug Cleaner
Sand Filler
Screen Printer Helper
Screen Printing Machine Operator Helper
Screen Tender Helper
Seal Mixer
Seam Steamer
Sequins Stringer
Service Person
Shade Cloth Finisher
Shaker, Wearing Apparel
Shank Taper
Sheet Turner
Shellfish Shucker
Shoe Cleaner
Shoe Coverer
Shoe Repairer Helper
Shoe Turner
Skein Winding Operator
Skein Yarn Dyer Helper
Skull Grinder
Slitter Helper
Slunk Skin Curer
Smoke Room Operator
Smoked Meat Preparer
Snow Shoveler
Soda Room Operator
Sole Scraper
Special Products Helper
Spout Tender
Spout Worker
Spring Repairer Helper, Hand
Stemmer, Hand
Stitch Bonding Machine Tender Helper
Stopper Maker Helper
Stove Bottom Worker
Straw Hat Washer Operator
Street Cleaner
Street Light Cleaner
Stretcher-Drier Operator
Stunner, Animal
Substation Operator Helper
Support Team Member
Suture Polisher
Suture Winder, Hand
Syrup Mixer Assistant
Table Cover Folder
Table Hand
Table Worker
Tablet Making Machine Operator Helper
Tack Puller
Tailings Dam Laborer
Tailor's Aide
Tank House Operator Helper
Tank Setter Helper
Telephone Directory Deliverer
Test Department Helper
Thread Separator
Ticket Taker, Ferryboat
Tie Binder
Tin Container Straightener
Tower Attendant
Track Oiler
Treating Engineer Helper
Tube Cleaner
Utility Worker
Utility Worker, Forge
Utility Worker, Molding
Veneer Clipper Helper
Wallpaper Printer Helper
Warehouse Worker
Wash Oil Pump Operator Helper
Washer Engineer Helper
Washer, Carcass
Washer, Hand
Wax Ball Knock-Out Worker
Wood Handler
Wood Pole Treater
Woodworking Shop Hand
Wrapper-Hands Sprayer
Yard Laborer
Yard Worker, Used Building Materials
Yarn Mercerizer Operator Helper
Yeast Pusher

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  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Supplemental — Break up defective products for reprocessing.
  • Supplemental — Signal coworkers to direct them to move products during the production process.
  • Core — Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment.
  • Supplemental — Change machine gears, using wrenches.
  • Supplemental — Prepare raw materials for processing.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

236 Production Workers Helper Jobs Found

Olympic Steel, a leading national steel service center, is seeking a talented addition to our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package includ...
Olympic Steel - OH - Streetsboro - posted 22 days ago
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Aerotek - Jacksonville - posted 15 days ago
TheProduction Helper works on a team responsible for the production of laminates/filmsand coated fabrics. Duties include preparing materials for up...
OMNOVA Solutions - NC - Monroe - posted 11 days ago
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PeopleShare Inc - Lancaster - posted 21 days ago
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The Shepherd Color Company - OH - Cincinnati - posted 12 days ago
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Elwood Staffing - OR - Corvallis - posted 4 days ago
The contractor will be working mainly as a helper/floater with the machine operators. candidate will be lifting, moving finished materials around a...
Aerotek - Kennesaw - posted 7 days ago
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Manpower - Madison Lake - posted 14 days ago
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