Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions and drawings, blueprint specifications, product schematics and parts lists; gathering parts, sub-assemblies, tools, and materials.
  • Positions parts and sub-assemblies by using templates or reading measurements.
  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and sub-assemblies.
  • Build products or assemblies: perform equipment setup, operation, equipment adjustments and minor preventative maintenance tasks to meet all standards for safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Run tests on all assemblies and equipment to test for safety and productivity before they are put into the field according to quality standards.
  • Identify problems and suggest improvements; identify potential solutions and attempt to troubleshoot the issue using technical knowledge. Complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified.
  • Inspect and test finished products; maintain quality standards to ensure products conform to specifications and codes, before full-scale production begins, and periodically thereafter.
  • Verifies specifications by measuring completed component.
  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform quality work checks to insure the product meets quality standards.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods.

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Excellent motor skills and the ability to do fine assembly.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Ability to read and carefully follow instructions.
  • Capable of working independently to a production schedule.
  • Strong organization, attention to detail and documentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively across diverse activities.
  • Quality focus, judgment and decision making.
  • Proficient with mechanical inspection tools, hand held power tools, controls, instrumentation, and surface mount soldering and board assembly.
  • Experience in a start-up or pilot production environment.
  • Experience with top level cable and component assembly in enclosure or cabinet production.
  • Experience in building DC cable assemblies with connectors, crimp and solder pins.
  • Ability to build small RF cables is a plus.
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor digital and RF assemblies is a plus.
  • 1-2 years mechanical assembly and manufacturing experience may be required.
  • Specific technical or vocational training or certification may be required.
  • Basic computer navigation and utilization skills.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Occasionally lift 30-50 pounds.
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks.
  • Regularly possess manual dexterity to put parts or pieces together quickly and accurately.