Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Assembly Mechanic Job Description

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Assembly mechanic provides technical direction for the assembly of new mechanical, electromechanical or hydraulic products to the manufacturing and assembly & test technician teams.

Assembly Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform assembly, fitting, filing, reaming, riveting, crimping, swaging, and adjusting operations
Use a variety of light machine tools such as drill press, arbor press, air and hydraulic presses and simple die sets, riveting machine hand tools
Trims and files parts to fit, and verifies fitting tolerances, using measuring instruments, such as gauges and calipers
Uses micrometers, force gauges, calipers, torque wrenches, dial indicators, and other types of precision measuring tools and equipment
Work with team members to layout, fabricate, assemble, and modify jet engine assembly or test articles, test stands, equipment, and support systems
Operate a wide variety of tools to assemble a jet engine or operate support utilities to run the test article
Work with team members in setting up the test stand, and preparing and mounting the test article per procedure
Prepare test article for proper storage and transportation
Package engines for shipment to the customer as defined by work instructions
Work with team members and supervisor when necessary

Assembly Mechanic Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assembly Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, A&P, BASIC, FAA

Education for Assembly Mechanic

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Employers hiring for the assembly mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, General Education, Associates, Education, Manufacturing, Automotive, Business, Electronics, Aviation, Industrial

Skills for Assembly Mechanic

Desired skills for assembly mechanic include:

Bearing installations
Nutplate installations
Micrometers and torque wrenches
Motor Assembly duties
Tape measures
Mechanical repair

Desired experience for assembly mechanic includes:

Production documentation (Serial # reporting, material transfer records, defective material reports)
Apply HOS tools to daily work processes in pursuit of continuous improvement Standard work, Rapid problem solving, waste reduction, Kaizens, 5s, knowledge sharing, visual management, built in quality, PDCA – (Plan, Do, Check, Adjust), tiered escalation
Be able to function in cross-functional teams and reach a consensus
Must have knowledge of HOS tools and be capable of applying principals as required for Continuous Improvement, Rapid Problem Solving, 5S, Value Stream Mapping
Positions and aligns subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments, such as protractors and dividers, following blueprint station lines and index points
Locates holes to be drilled in structural assembly for installation of parts and components, using jigs, templates, and measuring instruments

Assembly Mechanic Examples


Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assembly mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assembly mechanic
  • Obtain and maintain process specific certifications as required
  • Employee will be site certified in various areas in the wheel or brake shop including but not limited to assembly, disassembly, small parts, test, blast/grinding, mount/dismount, paint, and shipping/receiving
  • Layout parts per Manufacturing Orders and drawings and verity quantities and assembly instructions
  • Operate designated machines and hand tools as required and/or instructed by supervision
  • Proceed with minimum supervision & direction
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment to assemble product according to required specifications and procedures
  • May oversee product lines and or other Assembly Mechanics
  • Any other duties assigned by a lead
  • Operate machines or use hand tools and power tools to secure parts in places
  • Install finished assembles or subassemblies
Qualifications for assembly mechanic
  • Aircraft maintenance or assembly experience
  • Formal training from a recognized program considered in lieu of experience

Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assembly mechanic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assembly mechanic
  • Make sure all locators are correct for particular model configuration
  • Design custom drills, reamers and core drills to perform a given task where standard tools will not work, fill out tool grind request orders
  • Fabricate detail parts from raw stock to meet repair or modification requirements
  • Drill, ream, and countersink full size holes in parts/assemblies in sequence and to correct size using drill motor, Winslow, 90-degree power vane, and/or Quackenbush
  • Apply sealant, alodine, primer and adhesives
  • Operate conventional milling and lathe machines to fabricate custom shop aids (e.g., step pins, off set drill bushings, drill blocks, drill jigs)
  • Mill or trim clearance on aircraft parts per engineering disposition
  • Perform various types of single point boring and line hone operations
  • Cold work or form various types of aluminum by peening (e.g., shot peen, shot form and roto peen) per specifications
  • Fabricate one of a kind boring and milling fixtures to perform close tolerance machining on an aircraft where conventional equipment can not be used
Qualifications for assembly mechanic
  • 3 (three) years of heavy equipment mechanic experience preferred
  • Must be able to lift components & parts weighing up to 50lbs on a regular basis, must be able to climb and tolerate heights up to 16ft., and eight 12 inch ladder rungs
  • Ownership of basic tool set
  • At least two years’ experience of assembly experience, preferably aerospace
  • The Senior Assembly Mechanic shall possess, at a minimum, a High School Education
  • Disassemble, assemble, and test hydraulic, blowout prevention, and well control equipment

Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of assembly mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assembly mechanic
  • Assemble Valve /Equipment as per the GA Drawing and
  • Communication and problem resolution – Responsible for Rapid Problem Solving (RPS) activities in the cell, that will require day-to-day communication with functions (eg engineering, quality, materials and customer support)
  • Assemble Plate Heat Exchangers that meet customer and design specifications while minimizing scrap/rework costs
  • Hanging Plates
  • Assist other team members with their duties to ensure the smooth operation of the department in support of team and divisional goals
  • Must be able to verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Must read and comprehend all applicable JHEA, LOTO, and SOP’s prior to usage monthly
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat and bend for long periods of time
  • Performs routine assembly and test of assemblies, groups and units
  • Assembly of all components installed on a prime product vehicle
Qualifications for assembly mechanic
  • Work weekends / holidays’ when needed
  • Minimum 1 year assembly experience required
  • Able to use math that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals and fractions
  • 5 years aircraft re-work experience
  • Must be capable of working 2nd shift & extended hours with short notice if needed to cover absences on adjoining shifts
  • Training from a CORE PLUS program within manufacturing

Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assembly mechanic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assembly mechanic
  • Work with blueprints, changes, specifications, work orders, to assemble and install to quality requirements parts and assemblies
  • Complete required data gathering transactions to facilitate assembly progression
  • Setup and perform all manual and automated assembly operations, and portable machine functions required to accomplish assignments
  • Perform any and all required pickup, rework, fabrication, change incorporation, functional testing or check during or after final assembly and/or assembly progression
  • Move and/or obtain correct parts, materials, tools, assemblies
  • Use precision measuring instruments required to accomplish work assignments
  • Utilize a variety of tools
  • Deburring parts
  • Working with lathe, CNC Machines
  • Utilizing measurement and basic math skills
Qualifications for assembly mechanic
  • Capable of reading Mics and other measuring instruments
  • Able to read blueprints, and read and understand gages
  • U.S. Citizen as security clearance is required
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Required to adhere and comply with Saudi law, the Company policies and procedures
  • Two year technical degree or equivalent certificate / military training preferred

Assembly Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assembly mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assembly mechanic
  • Mix all types of chemicals for bonding and may cut rubber and foam as required
  • Assist the maintenance crew with troubleshooting manufacturing process equipment in the plant as needed
  • Repair and rebuild gear boxes, transmissions, valves, pumps, and every piece of equipment that will be reused in future maintenance activities
  • Knowledgeable to assemble engine to specifications
  • Must maintain organized, clean, and safe work area
  • Layout and cutting of plates
  • Cutting and threading spacer tubes and round bar
  • Assembly of tie rods, spacers and baffles
  • Hang the stationary tube sheets, poke tubes into baffle assembly
  • Roll tubes placed into tube sheets and baffles
Qualifications for assembly mechanic
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and electronics systems on machinery
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical codes (National, Canadian)
  • Ability to solder and desolder components from printed circuit boards, , braze and solder plumbing
  • Basic knowledge of welds and welding
  • Securing components by use of mechanical fasteners / threaded devices
  • Thorough knowledge of precision measuring devices (micrometers, calipers, gages)

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