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Production Operator

Hybrid Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Tesla, Inc.
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

10 skill sets | 20 total skills
Ensure adherence to department workflow processes and standard operating procedures - 180 req. hrs
Awareness of departmental workflow processes and standard operating procedures
Follows process planning steps to standard operating procedure
Follows safety & 6s processes
Prepares anode and cathode material for the winding machines - 180 req. hrs
Prepares anode and cathode material for winding machines
Ensuring no defects during the process
Ensure accurate delivery of materials to production floor - 180 req. hrs
Safely works to meet production schedules
Perform and document maintenance and inspection checks - 180 req. hrs
Using manufacturers' literature/recommendations or plant resources, identify the check frequencies for given equipment
Accurately document maintenance performed in maintenance management system
Troubleshoot machines problems - 180 req. hrs
Ability to identify a faulted component, wire, module, etc. and escalate to certified maintenance technician
Perform quality checks - 180 req. hrs
Studies and interprets drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations and set up requirements
Accurately sets up and calibrates tools and machines
Fully understands area process and implications to downstream areas
Conducts performance testing - 180 req. hrs
Accurately conducts performance testing according to standardizing operating procedure
Maintain a clean and safe working environment - 200 req. hrs
Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly
Follows OSHA safety regulations
Uses proper handling and lifting techniques
Adheres to 6s policy
Analyze and estimate workload - 180 req. hrs
Able to effectively determine the time, effort, and resources necessary to carry out specific tasks
Prepare documentation and communicate with coworkers - 180 req. hrs
Works with the technical writers to write clear and concise SOPs
Communicates openly with superiors and peers

Technical Instruction

General Industry Safety - 20 req. hrs
This is a general safety course for an industrial environment. Apprentices will learn OSHA regulations, personal safety and understand the importance of safe work habits.
Material Handling - 30 req. hrs
This course provides an overview of the functions and operation of various types of common powered and non-powered industrial material handling equipment. OSHA regulations and standards governing the safe use of powered industrial trucks are covered.
Quality Control - 50 req. hrs
This course introduces apprentices to the fundamental principles and practices of industrial quality control. Total Quality Management (TQM), Acceptance Sampling Systems are discussed in depth.
Automated Production Concepts - 60 req. hrs
This course introduces apprentices to the concepts of production systems management and control. This course stresses materials resource planning and basic production line controls, to include robotic, conveyer, machine tool, and quality integration.

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