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Aerotek Production Worker in Lexington, Kentucky


Avon makes armor for the military. They manufacture ceramic components by preparing tools, hot pressing, and cleaning various types of compositions while adhering to all safety and quality standards. It is working in a hot, dirty environment.

Will be working with a black carbide powder. There will be a 2 week training program where candidates will be evaluated and placed where Avon thinks they will be successful.

Mostly 1st shift positions open

Most will start at 5am and work 10-12 hour days

Some positions 4 x 10s

Not working this now, but most will go to a 2x2x3 schedule

Avon does not hire for specific positions. There are a number of different positions, and they will move people around based on A)Where the need is and B)

Positions are:

Quality Control

Cold Press (press machine operator)

Armor grind - using die grinders to smooth edges

Foiling - putting foil on spacers

Post process - documentation and cleaning of plates


general production, hand tool, Production, Forklift, Assembly, General labor, Inspection, Machine operation

Top Skills Details:

general production,hand tool

Additional Skills & Qualifications:



Prefers at least 1 year of CONTINUOUS manufacturing experience. Really want someone who will show up to work. The 1 year of continuous is to screen out and improve turnover.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.