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Vishay Thin Film in Niagara Falls, NY is currently seeking a full-time Production Assistant responsible for assisting the Supervisor in increasing line efficiency by insuring that materials are in place promptly, assisting in the training of new employees, managing orders through the line in proper sequence and working on the production line on occasion to assist in breaking material banks or operating key machines during operator breaks.


Primary Responsibilites:

  • Assist Production Manager, Production Foreman and Production Supervisor in any way necessary to keep department functioning properly.
  • Understands and manages line flow from various reports: backlog, past due reports, and expedites.
  • Surveys material needs of production line, schedules the withdrawal of necessary materials from stock, and furnishes materials to department operators as needed. 
  • Assists Supervisor in managing the line flow of orders.
  • Reports any excessive work banks at line positions to Supervisor.
  • Physically finds hot, expedited or past due orders and coordinates with Production Control, Shipping, Supervisors, etc. to assure best possible service to customer.
  • Assists Supervisor in the instruction and training of line workers, Reports to Supervisor and/or Engineer any problems or difficulties encountered by the production workers in their operation, materials or equipment. 
  • Moves in-process products from one workstation to another and finished product to shipping.
  • Fills in on production floor in operations where he/she has been previously trained.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by Production Manager, Supervisor and Engineering.



High School diploma or equivalent. Able to type at a proficient rate.  Computer experience a plus. SAP and Microsoft Applications a plus.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer