Pilot Assistant

Summary of Job Duties: 
Under direct supervision perform various functions in the Manufacturing Department, which includes but is not limited to Granulation, Compression, Encapsulation, and Coating.
Specific Job Duties:
  1. To assist in the Pilot Program and to collaborate with other Departments such as R & D to have a smoother flow of new products for the company.
  2. Execute countermeasures that are established during CAP-Do’s and 5W’s and to ensure that those are permanent fixes for Pilot issues and concerns.
  3. Assist in “pilot runs” together in a Manufacturing Environment to simulate true Manufacturing scenarios.
  4. Follow up on 5W’s for minor and major problems to prevent re-occurrences.
  5. To train in Manufacturing scenarios and established step-wise procedures or Standardized Work to get the same results from every operator.
  6. Communicate with Manufacturing Techs and Supervisors the changes that occur with the production of a formula to prevent re-works and rejects.
  7. Assist Manufacturing in current production when Manpower is at 50%, per Production Manager.
  8. To execute the physical updates for current production when products fail during full-scale runs in Manufacturing. 
  9. Run trials in Packaging for new products and new components.
  10. Any assign tasks by Threshold Management

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  1. Must be able communicate in English both written and verbal.
  2. Must be able to lift 40 + Lbs.
  3. Must be able to stand for long periods, sit squat and bend.
  4. Must be able to pass a company test with a minimum of 50%  

Skills and/or Training Desired:

  1. 1. Skilled in basic computer use and software (i.e. Windows operating system, MS Word).
  2. Previous assembly line experience.
  3. Previous experience working with a Sanitation crew.
To Apply For This Position

Send your resume to:

Threshold Enterprises, Ltd.
Attention Human Resources
23 Janis Way
Scotts Valley CA 95066


fax (831) 461-1288

Applications are available in building 23 Janis Way in Scotts Valley.

Threshold Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Established in 1978, Threshold Enterprises is a well known national nutritional supplements distributor and manufacturer of award winning Source Naturals® and Planetary Herbals™ brands. The company's brands are sold through more than 7,000 store Health Food Store and internet channels. The company has grown significantly through exceptional channel relationships, product innovation and the reputation of its brands for potency, quality and value. Threshold Enterprises is one of Santa Cruz County's larger employers, with over 600 employees.

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