Certified Production Technician

Key Work Activities for Standards, Training and Assessments SAFETY

  1. Work in a Safe and Productive Manufacturing Workplace
  2. Perform safety and environmental inspections
  3. Perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams
  4. Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action
  5. Provide safety orientation for all employees
  6. Train personnel to use equipment safely
  7. Suggest processes and procedures that support safety of work environment
  8. Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance ,installation, and repair
  9. Monitor safe equipment and operator performance
  10. Utilize effective, safety-enhancing workplace practices



  1. Participate in periodic internal quality audit activities
  2. Check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment
  3. Suggest continuous improvements
  4. Inspect materials and product/process at all stages to ensure they meet specifications
  5. Document the results of quality tests
  6. Communicate quality problems
  7. Take corrective actions to restore or maintain quality
  8. Record process outcomes and trends
  9. Identify fundamentals of blueprint reading
  10. Use common measurement systems and precision measurement tools


  1. Identify customer needs
  2. Determine resources available for the production process
  3. Set up equipment for the production process
  4. Set team production goals
  5. Make job assignments
  6. Coordinate work flow with team members and other work groups
  7. Communicate production and material requirements and product specifications
  8. Perform and monitor the process to make the product
  9. Document product and process compliance with customer requirements
  10. Prepare final product for shipping or distribution


  1. Perform preventive maintenance and routine repair
  2. Monitor indicators to ensure correct operations
  3. Perform all housekeeping to maintain production schedule
  4. Recognize potential maintenance issues with basic production systems, including knowledge of when to inform maintenance personnel about problems with:
  • Electrical systems
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Machine automation systems
  • Lubrication processes
  • Bearings and couplings
  • Belts and chain drives


1.Train workers in environmental issues
2.Implement and promote environmental programs, projects, policies or procedures
3.Conduct environmental incident & hazard investigations
4.Conduct preventive environmental inspections
5.Monitor environmental aspects at each stage of production
6.Implement continuous improvement in environmental assurance practices
7.Use advanced materials to reduce waste
8.Reprocess materials by recycling and reuse throughout product life cycle to optimize waste reduction