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Production Specialist

Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Colmar PA, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products



Work Location: Colmar, PA

Department: Operations

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

FTE Status: Full Time

Job title:         

Production Specialist

Reports to:


Job Summary:

Packs parts, fills orders, loads/unloads products and uses computers to input data.

Primary Duties (5-7 Key responsibilities)
  • Follow work order, sales order, customer specific instructions to correctly package parts 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties that may be outside of assigned priorities listed below (all tasks require standing at all times):


Safely locate, inspect and transport material to and from the work area

  • Bend to pick up parts (weighing up to 40#) from a pallet located near the workstation
  • Deliver parts to the workstation
  • Grasp and lift 40# wooden pallet from pallet staging area near workstation
  • Walk approx. 6-10 feet to deliver pallet to work station

Assemble finished goods

  • Grasp individual parts required by the work order and place into packaging material
  • Grasp heat sealer to seal plastic packaging material around finished part
  • Place finished part into a box or sleeve
  • Lift and stack box or sleeve onto a cart or a pallet


Assemble Racks assortments

      Assemble inner boxes

  • Bend, grasp and lift finished product from a pallet staged in work area
  • Bend, grasp and lift 40# wooden pallet from pallet staging area
  • Use manual pallet jack to push/pull pallet (approx. 6-10 feet) to Assembly area
  • Place material into several assortment inner boxes
  • Bend to stack inner boxes (weighing up to 20#) onto a pallet

Assemble top level of assortments

  • Bend, grasp and lift empty wooden pallet (approx. 40#) from pallet staging area
  • Drag pallet to work area
  • Bend, grasp, lift and assemble empty Gaylord box (approx. 20#)
  • Attach wooden studs on each corner of the Gaylord, using a glue gun or stapler
  • Place assembled Gaylord box onto an empty pallet
  • Bend to place all assortment inner boxes required by work order into the Gaylord
  • Seal Gaylord, using handheld tape gun  
  • Use manual pallet jack to push pallet containing Gaylord (up to 200#) to Finished Goods staging area


Maintain a neat, clean and orderly work area

Key Accountabilities / Qualifications:

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that products are packaged in accordance to customer and Dorman requirements 
  • Accurately identify, differentiate and record part numbers, vendor and date codes and package markings
  • Meet or exceed productivity and accuracy standards in performance of job duties
  • Adhere to all company policies, job procedures and safety and security standards


  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment 
  • Ability to recognize number patterns, add, subtract, multiply and divide 
  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate a computer to read information
  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Willingness to work overtime, as required
  • Must be able to use manual material handling equipment to move fully loaded pallets of products in the warehouse
  • Physical Requirement: Must be able to properly lift, pack, stack and wrap up 40 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to touch, grasp, handle and feel items
  • Working Conditions: Noise level is usually moderate. Warehouse temperature may reach up to 90 degrees during the Summer months.

Education and/or experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education

Required Core Values & Competencies

Dorman Core Values

  • Ideation & Innovation
  • Deliver Customer Value
  • Empower Our Contributors
  • Accountability for Results
  • Strive for Excellence

Dorman Job Competencies

  • Working Safely
  • Driving for Results
  • Delivering High Quality Work
  • Adapting to Change
  • Supporting Coworkers

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Warehouse, Sales, Manufacturing