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Manufacturing Associates (1st and 2nd Shifts)

Watkins Manufacturing Corporation Vista, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Description

We are hiring skilled Manufacturing Associates to join our Operations Team


Does the opportunity to work in a fast-paced company with great benefits interest you? As a Manufacturing Associate, you will help our customers Feel Good and Live Well by working with your team members to assemble our industry-leading Endless Pools®, Hot Spring® Spas, and other brands. You will have the opportunity to expand your skills and stay engaged by learning a variety of different tasks.  We currently have openings on both 1st and 2nd shift!


  • Do you enjoy building? You will assemble and/or install components on our spas or aquatic fitness products. These tasks, including assembly of plumbing, electrical, or mechanical parts, as well as other associated duties such as cleaning and painting, will require some precision and specialized skills.

  • Do you thrive on seeing the impact of your work? In this role, you will work on a busy production line, where you will have the opportunity to see how your work directly contributes to a beautiful, high-end final product.

  • Are you detailed? An attention to quality will be important, as your tasks may include assembling or packaging components, sorting, checking, and packaging materials, and/or performing final inspections of products to ensure our customers will be satisfied!

  • Are you skilled with tools? In this position, your duties will require you to use a variety of handheld and/or stationary tools and jigs, such as drills, saws, utility knives, hammers, hose cutters, wrenches, gauges, ratchets, and/or air and nail guns.

  • Do you enjoy working with your hands? You will position parts in specified openings and glue, screw or bolt them in place. You will be performing physical work such as manipulating different parts, working on your feet, and lifting or moving items.


  • 6 months of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience using hand tools and other machinery is preferred.

  • Strong communication skills and a strong ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, safety policies and rules, owner’s operating manual, and service procedure manuals. 

  • Must be able to work M-F and one Saturday per month and/or when additional overtime is needed.


At Watkins Wellness®, we believe that everyone should ‘Feel good, Live well.” so, we offer employees the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing industry

At Watkins Wellness, we believe that everyone should ‘Feel good. Live well’. We offer employees the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing industry leader with an outstanding and well-deserved reputation for leadership and commitment to our employees, customers and community. Our employees are eligible to receive exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, company bonus, profit sharing, 401k match, education assistance, and much more. We are proud of the people we are and the products we make — products that make a difference to the health and well-being of others.

As we move beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, our newly created One Watkins Return-to-Work policy is designed to meet the needs of both our business and our employees.  The One Watkins program offers remote, hybrid, and onsite employment opportunities which are based on business needs, employee preference, and business performance.  Ultimately, our goal is to remain One Watkins, with one vision and one set of values that dictate Who We Are and What We Do, regardless of where we are physically working.

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, is Accountable, values Relationships, and is a Passionate, Goal Driven Team Player.)

The employee must frequently lift and move 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


El Asociado de Manufactura ensambla y/o instala aparatos o componentes para nuestras tinas y sistemas de acondicionamiento acuático, productos líderes en la industria.


  • Ensambla y/o instala componentes que requieren precisión y ciertas destrezas, incluyendo el montaje en banco de piezas de plomería, eléctricas o mecánicas. Realiza otros trabajos de ensamble de rutina básicos según sea necesario, como de limpieza y  pintura. 

  • Las tareas también pueden incluir actividades de ensamble de rutina o empacado de componentes, tales como clasificación, verificación y empaque de materiales, al igual que la revisión de inspección final del producto.

  • Utiliza una variedad de herramientas y plantillas de mano y/o estacionarias, manuales o neumáticas, (por ejemplo, taladros, sierras, cuchillos utilitarios, martillos, cortadores de mangueras, tijeras, llaves, calibres, trinquetes, pistolas de aire y de clavos).


  • 6 meses de experiencia y/o capacitación relacionada o una combinación de educación y experiencia equivalente.

  • Para tener éxito en este puesto, se requieren excelentes habilidades de comunicación y una sólida capacidad de trabajar en un entorno de equipo.

Buscamos candidatos que demuestren La Manera de Watkins (actúa siempre con Ética, se esfuerza por ser Transparente, adopta la Inclusión, acepta Diversos orígenes y perspectivas, es Servicial, cree en un Equilibrio de Vida Personal-Profesional, pone la Seguridad ante todo, acepta Responsabilidad, valora las Relaciones, es Apasionado, Trabaja en Equipo y se Guía por Metas).

El empleado debe ser capaz de levantar y/o mover 25 libras de peso con frecuencia y en ocasiones, un máximo de 75 libras.  El puesto requiere habilidades específicas de visión, entre ellas: visión cercana, visión cromática, visión periférica y percepción de la profundidad.


Watkins Manufacturing Corporation


Vista, CA



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