Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
  • Waynesville, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefits Package, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays


HVO provides vocational training to individuals with disabilities and challenges to help them live more independent, successful, and productive lives through the use of grants and the proceeds from our production of medical devices.


HVO, Inc. (Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Inc.) is a non-profit, mission-driven social enterprise located in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina providing vocational training and employment opportunities to adults with disabilities and disadvantages in Haywood County, NC. HVO supports our mission through the production of medical drapes and other medical devices for domestic and international surgical needs. HVO has more than 40 years of experience in manufacturing of disposable healthcare products and has created partnerships with some of the key players in the international healthcare industry. We would love to have you come join our team and help us continue to provide life changing services for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages.

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Hourly, non-exempt

PURPOSE: This position is responsible for staging all components for medical products and keeping accurate manufacturing records. The Technician is responsible for data entry & communication.



1) Stages and picks individual components for all manufacturing operations.

2) Completes hot picks and returning unused components to designated locations.

3) Maintains and updates inventory management system for inventory accuracy and traceability.

4) Issues, reports and closes DHR's (where applicable.)

5) Is knowledgeable with all specifications within drape assembly operations.

6) Works cooperatively with warehouse operations for coordination of raw materials.

7) Demonstrated ability to understand & follow work instructions & drawings.

8) Demonstrated ability to set up and operate digital scales, duplicator & thermal printer for labels.

8) Understands HVO's requirements for record keeping and documentation.

9) Advises leadership of any quality concerns relating to product or process specifications.

10) Cooperates & performs other duties as requested by supervisor or lead in designated area


1) Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with employees & various levels of management.

2) Maintain good hygiene and gowning procedures throughout the facility.

3)Serve as a role model to demonstrate good work habits and behaviors.

4)Completes necessary ongoing skills training.


1) Proven experience using Microsoft office or other data systems

2) Demonstrate willingness and ability to accept work assignments in other areas as needed.

3) Knowledgeable in production techniques and ability to work along individuals with disabilities.

4) Possess good communication skills to effectively work with various levels of leadership.

5) Maintain accurate records as it relates to lot numbers and styles of products being produced.


1) Able to lift 30 - 40 pounds


High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.


6:00 am - 2:30 pm


$14.50 per hour

Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
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