Job Summary An Assembler I is the first level of assemblers. This job builds assigned instruments or components and requires some experience with soldering, working under microscopes, or mechanical assembly. Under general supervision, the Assembler I may be assigned to perform mechanical assembly, sensor mounting, or building new instrument from specifications. They must be willing and able to perform a variety of duties (rotate) within the assigned production areas (cells) as required. Employees will be required to complete specific objectives and/or gain additional skills before moving to an Assembler II position.
Under general supervision, performs assembly operations at a work station or bench using basic hand tools.
Work together with assigned group to complete production orders by the expected date.
May do hand soldering, work under microscopes, and/ or do rework and repairs on standard assemblies.
Perform calibrations and variables testing requiring judgment to assure conformance to specifications.
Perform troubleshooting and repairs with assistance.
Perform standard and non-standard setups exercising judgment in making adjustments and documenting changes.
Verify part quality.
Use keyboard and computer terminal to enter data into the SAP screens as required.
Actively participate in process improvement and recommend changes to manufacturing procedures.
Perform daily organization and cleanup of work area.
Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.
Build sub assemblies which require multiple people working on it or build a new instrument from the beginning to end.
Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education: Required
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum of one year experience in a production/manufacturing environment. Requires soldering and/or microscope experience. Some cells will require additional and/or specific types of assembly experience. Example: small parts mechanical assembly, high volume assembly, sensor mounting.
Perform assembly duties in other areas and cells as needed.
Willing and able to assist others with their commitments when they are overloaded.
Demonstrated ability to work from approved drawings and procedures.
Requires judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of set-ups, operations, and processes.
Basic computer skills including the ability to check reports and record information. Entry level SAP.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills in order to ask questions, get clarifications, and make suggestions.
Ability to train others on standard procedures and assemblies.
Proficient at addition, subtraction, multiplication, and making measurements.
Proficient at reading instructions and procedures.
General working knowledge of measuring devices and test equipment.
Shows a commitment to quality workmanship and attention to detail.
Ability to work well as a team member to accomplish group goals.
Ability to learn and understand how to complete a task in a short period of time.
Willing and able to be coached and mentored by others.
Flexible and able to adapt to changing environment.
EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability TSI is a drug and alcohol free workplace. Pre-employment screenings are conducted.