Assembler

THOMASTON, CT

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Description

First shift Component assembler 

Assembles complex Controls and Control Cabinets as well as assembly on various product lines and other equipment; On Control Cabinets, after layout is determined, panels are stenciled to show the location of sub-assemblies. Major components are mounted and wiring is routed. Interconnecting wires are attached to the panels. Shrink-fit labels, cable clamps and tie-downs are installed; wires also may be connected to terminals by mechanical fastening or by soldering connections. Checks are made to ensure that all mechanical functions work and that there is room for replacing parts, electrically wire runs may be checked by use of multi-meter or other device. Doors, external labels, engraved identification plates, and viynlites are installed to complete the project, and then the completed unit is submitted to Test and Q.A. Similar procedures are used on various product lines and may require additional specific operations, such as (but not limited to), contact pressure setting to tolerance, drilling and pinning, limit switch functionality checks, or the functionality of any other moving parts and motors are checked for proper rotation direction.

 

Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor Control & Component Assembly

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements

 

Job usually requires more standing than sitting - depending on the components being assembled, up to about half of the work can be done while seated. Since overhead and portable cranes are available in all work areas, Assemblers are not required to lift more than 60 pounds.

 

Environmental / Safety Issues

 

Keeps work area clean and free of extraneous materials. Spends 90% to 95% of time in Control & Component Assembly work area. Ensures that all safety procedures are followed as stated on posted signs and in Company policy.

 

Training

Requirements for this position are to also be engaged in: 5S, Continuous Improvement, On-Time Delivery, Routine Total Preventative Maintenance and the submission of Improvement Ideas.

 

 

Cross Training

 

Cross trains on all of the positions in the Control & Component Assembly Department as directed by the Supervisor Control & Component Assembly.

 

Education / Certification

 

High school / Trade school graduate. Must have good eyesight and very good manual dexterity. Has passed Certification Test established by the Company for each Assembly procedure that is used without close supervision.

 

Finished Product

 

Ensures that the equipment meets all required tests and that it is moved to the next position on the Traveler in a timely manner.

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