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Production Technician 

About the Organization At Polo, we make lives better by manufacturing products for the medical, fire & safety, industrial, and government defense markets. Polo Custom Products has been in business since 1947, designing and manufacturing products right here in the U.S.A.! Our culture of continuous improvement and financial solvency ensure that you can have a career for years to come.  

Here is what you will do

  • Operate production machinery, such as a Sewing Machine, Cutter, Press, Screen Printer, etc. to produce high quality products in the required timeframe.
  • Inspect visually for defects according to Quality Systems Manual and floor inspection procedure and notifies production support if problems occur.
  • Serve as a positive role model consistent with Polo Custom Products corporate culture.
  • Collaborate with team members and Supervisor to help team achieve goals.
  • Prepare and tag production parts in process.
  • Use shop aids (e.g., templates, micrometers, etc.) for random inspection.
  • Record accurate counts and rejects of daily production onto paper forms or the ShopTrak system.
  • Rotate throughout the department/team as necessary to achieve the objective.
  • Install raw materials (e.g., zippers, solvents, buckles, etc.) manually during the production process.
  • Monitor daily shipments to meet established production requirements.
  • Provide cost saving suggestions and ideas to improve production and eliminate waste.



We offer many competitive benefits...




  • Competitive pay - Up to $18.00/hour depending prior manufacturing experience, Forklift use, longevity in prior jobs, etc.
  • Retire Well - 401-k with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Work 4, 10 hour weekdays and have most weekends off except when overtime is required
  • Enjoy Your Holidays - Eight paid holidays
  • Get More Money - Overtime pay
  • Take Care of Yourself and Family - Healthcare (medical, dental, Flex spending)
  • See Well Vision program, including Safety Glasses
  • Be Well WellBeing program provides free annual Biometric Screening, Flu shots, prizes, and awards
  • Money While Learning - Paid new associate training
  • Improve Yourself - Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000/year
  • Be safe in a clean, air conditioned work environment
  • Have Fun! Our great culture is friendly and community oriented!
Position Requirements

Here is what you will need to qualify…

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment helpful but not required.


Here are the skills we are looking for…

  • Ability to recognize error patterns and problems
  • Ability to stay focused and diligent
  • Being dependable and punctual
  • Ability to read and understand job instructions
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices
  • Clear speaking and oral skills
  • Effective Teamwork
  • Physical dexterity to operate machinery
  • Flexible and adaptable to help team meet needs
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Ability to occasionally lift and transport up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently stand, sit, perform reaching pinching, gripping, pushing, pulling, twisting, and bending
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Nights  
Open Date 1/25/2023  
Location Polo Custom Products IA  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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