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Mechanical Assembler


Posted: 08/15/2019 Industry: Assembler Job Number: 10243

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Highly-Skilled Mechanical Assemblers


Blythewood, SC

Position Responsibilities – Essential

  • Ensure safety, quality, delivery, and cost are prioritized by working closely with the Work Center Lead.
  • Subassemble component parts such as gears, bearings, instrument panels, controls, and undercarriages.
  • Install components or subassemblies such as axles, engines, generators, fuel, hydraulic, and electrical systems.
  • Perform visual and functional inspections of assemblies and equipment.
  • Identify quality issues of components and assemblies and report them to the Quality Inspector as well as the Work Center Lead.
  • Perform a variety of repetitive and semi-repetitive subassembly and final assembly operations (i.e. sub assemble minor component parts, bolt parts and frames together, make routine attachments to major frame groups, mount tires, install piping and wires, and install weldments).
  • Use standard mechanics tools, torque and impact wrenches and hand tools, hand grinder, and pneumatic chisel.
  • Read and work from shop drawings, work orders, BOM's, ECN notices, lists or other instructions.
  • Detect faulty equipment and defective material.
  • Maintain equipment and work area in proper manner following all policies, practices, and instructions from supervisor.
  • Follow required safety and quality practices.
  • Recommend process/tooling changes for cost reduction and/or quality improvement.
  • Work closely with and communicate effectively with the Assembly Team Members, the Work Center Lead, Team Lead, Production Supervisor, and the Director of Operations.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Work Center Lead and Team Leader.
  • Promote and conduct good housekeeping skills (5S).
  • Act ethically and socially and responsible at all times.

Essential Duties Breakdown

  • Efficiency / productivity of assembly tasks (25%)
  • Resulting quality of assembly tasks (25%)
  • On time performance to production schedule (25%)
  • Quality of assembly/equipment inspections (15%)
  • Maintenance of equipment and work area (5S) (10%)

Core Competencies

  • Results Oriented: Aims to achieve maximum results based on clear and measurable agreements made upfront.
  • Quality Focused: Focused not only on product and service quality, but also on the means to achieve it.
  • Accountable to self and others: Responsible for carrying out a defined set of duties or tasks, and for conforming with rules and standards applicable to their posts.
  • Ownership: Demonstrates and communicates a high level of ownership and commitment to achieving results.
  • Teamwork: Treats others with respect; always and communicates effectively with peers, supervisors, vendors and other department stakeholders.
  • Organization: Ability to put things into a logical order and take an efficient and orderly approach to tasks

Essential Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Desire and ability to work in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work flexible schedule as needed
  • Proven ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work situations
  • Strong quality orientation and high attention to detail
  • Excellent team collaboration skills
  • Independent, able to work without constant supervision
  • Ability to read and comfortable learning how to follow instructions from blueprints

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • 2 – 5 years of manufacturing experience
  • Reading of drawings, use of mechanics tools, use of basic hand inspection tools
  • Certifications: safety related, ASE
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