Assembler

Job code: 
JR-00005510
Location: 
North Mankato, MN 56003
Job status: 
Full-Time
Posting Date: 
Thursday, June 23, 2022

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will include, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, or other fasteners.
  • Uses engineering prints/drawings, routing sheets, settings specifications, required hand tools and fixtures, and test benches to assist in assembly operation.
  • Demonstrates ability to detect discrepancies about parts or documentation.
  • Assembles parts per print; then packages and moves the products to the shipping department for further processing. 
  • Sets-up and tests assembled products and sub-assemblies per specification.
  • Cleans workstation and area for next job.
  • Inspects products prior to packaging and places non-conforming products aside to be returned to production departments
  • Observes packaging operations and inspects containers to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Demonstrates basic computer knowledge.
  • Follows and retains detailed instructions.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Tallies number of products packaged or records information such as type of products packaged.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems in their assigned work center, or assists workers in solving work problems working in the same work center.
  • Maintains time and production records accurately.
  • Follows and monitors work instructions and ISO procedures.
  • Packs parts properly to prevent damage during transportation to next operation. 
  • Works overtime as requested/required by supervisor.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools in a safe manner.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area each day.
  • Recognizes and complies with all safety rules.  Hearing and Eye protection will be worn when required.
  • Looks for and recommends product and process improvements in support of corporate goals, objectives and activities.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or nine to eighteen months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, write and understand work instructions.  Ability to read English and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, Engineering prints and drawings as well as procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively with shipping clerks, other assembly and shop personnel.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Ability to read blue prints, routing sheets and test specifications. 

Capable of consistently maintaining production rates and a high level of quality. 

Ability to work with limited supervision and in a team environment and be self-motivated. 

Basic understanding of ISO 9001 & 14001. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand up to 10 hours.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch and walk.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to request assistance when lifting anything exceeding 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

Hands are exposed to oils, solvents, and water-soluble coolants.  

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

BENEFITS

  • Full benefit package including medical, dental and vision, and employer paid Short Term Disability and life insurance to al employees working 30 hours per week or more
  • 401(k) program with company match + profit sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.