Assembly Operator Job Description

Assembly Operator Job Description

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Assembly operator provides technical assistance to the manufacturing areas, specifically the troubleshooting support of the manufacturing equipment and process events.

Assembly Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective assembly operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included assembly operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To machine, fit, assemble, test and/or inspect components, assemblies or products as required to ensure compliance to drawing or other specification requirements
To perform ‘strip and report’ activities on goods returned to the business for Repair and Overhaul or warranty investigations, providing comprehensive written details to enable subsequent quoting and repair
To interpret and understand technical engineering drawings, process and production layouts and specifications
Understand user requirements and translate the requirements to web applications
Build and improve web applications in emerging IoT marketplaces
Participate in product reviews, helping to maintain high levels of quality for application releases
Interact with project managers, UI designers, software engineers, and other applications developers
Employees work an average of 40 hours per week during a normal work schedule
Responsible for keeping count of plates, ends
Responsible for timeliness of all QA checks, crushes, panels, ER’s

Assembly Operator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Assembly Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: J-STD, SPM, IPC, J-, ESD, PIV

Education for Assembly Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assembly operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Associates, Technical, Manufacturing, Management, Graduate, MBA, Computer, Math

Skills for Assembly Operator

Desired skills for assembly operator include:

Power tools
Forklifts
Cutting torch
Welding equipment
Lean Manufacturing Tools
Good Manufacturing Process and Good Documentation Practice
Machinery
Specifically related to areas of responsibility
Small assembly tooling
Quality standards of products assembled

Desired experience for assembly operator includes:

To understand and apply Engineering Changes
Record keeping and housekeeping
Ability to stoop, bend, lift, twist on a regular basis
Competent fluency in HTML & CSS
Must be competent in the use of hand tools
Responsible for safety and general housekeeping

Assembly Operator Examples

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Assembly Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assembly operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for assembly operator
  • Use calipers and micrometers to ensure products adhere to required specifications
  • Perform visual and/or other types of inspection of components, sub-assemblies, and end product to ensure quality control with and/or without microscope
  • Works on an assembly line as a team member, performing various tasks as various models of product move along line
  • Utilizes operator's process manual for model to be assembled
  • Reviews work order instructions for details and information specific to the model being assembled
  • Bolts, clips, screws, cements, or otherwise fastens parts together in relationship to each other in accordance with the process manual and work order instructions
  • Works at different operator stations and on different assembly lines as production needs require
  • Meets department standards for efficiency, productivity, and quality
  • Provide recording of machine cards on daily basis for machine hours performance and submitting a weekly labour hours performance
  • Bolts, clips, screws, or otherwise fastens parts together in relationship to each other in accordance with the process manual and work order instructions
Qualifications for assembly operator
  • Perform similar or assigned duties as required within department
  • Ability to visually inspect cans as they are produced
  • Ability to safely operate a lift truck and obtain a license
  • This position is in a manufacturing environment
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high
  • Noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals
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Assembly Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assembly operator. 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 operator
  • Report to assigned work area at scheduled time
  • Assemble / label corrugate for display build
  • Assemble / label correct mix of products for display
  • Package / label assembled display in master shipper
  • Build skid of assembled displays for storage in warehouse
  • Retrieve products to fill sample requests and display components as needed
  • Fulfill employee purchase orders for onsite distribution
  • Conduct general housekeeping daily
  • Follow instructions and direction from lead person and/or supervisor
  • Work in a safe manner and obey all safety rules
Qualifications for assembly operator
  • Ability to read simple drawings
  • Ability to work from drawings, routings, verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work from detailed instructions and making of minor decisions, involving the use of some judgment in carrying out instructions and standard procedures, methods, or practices
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug test
  • Must communicate effectively in English
  • 1 year previous experience in assembly operations is preferred
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Assembly Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an assembly operator. 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 operator
  • Dimensionally inspects parts/products for conformance to specification using various fixed and adjustable measuring instruments, charts and logs to perform calculations to assure product meets specified requirements
  • Prepares and monitors run sheets and control charts and captures inspection data and enters into tracking system, monitoring results to ensure product control
  • Informs supervisor of any deviations and/or product specification problems
  • Performs rework as required, and/or directed by supervisor
  • Stack, assemble, pack, load and unload parts
  • May lift and carry totes and boxes
  • Pack finished product in boxes and label product according to either weight or count according to work instructions
  • Ensure accuracy and inclusion of all necessary labeling
  • May be required to work from Quality Plans
  • Applies and supports lean manufacturing principles
Qualifications for assembly operator
  • Experience of working within a team but autonomous
  • Flexible approach to work and a willingness to move to other areas
  • A good level of literacy and numeracy (including Word, Excel, Outlook/e-mail)
  • Ability to manipulate small complex parts repeatedly and with precision is essential for this role
  • Able to follow and understand written instructions and procedures
  • Microscope or other ‘close working’ experience or hobby
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Assembly Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an assembly operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assembly operator
  • Inspect and Assemble parts / assemblies as processed, per workinstructions
  • Trouble-shoot and repair minor machine problems
  • Restart machine after repair or notify Automation Technician if repairis unsuccessful
  • Responsible for notifying, Manufacturing Team Leader, QualityInspector, Automation Technician, and/or Manager of any and all defectsdetected
  • Responsible for the quality of product processed
  • To maintain assigned workstation in an organized and clean manner
  • Must remain at workstation, unless on break/lunch or authorized by thecorrect chain of command
  • Ability to complete necessary paperwork
  • Removes any old labels from gaylords, boxes & totes
  • Label boxes/totes
Qualifications for assembly operator
  • Completes all relevant assembly documentation as specified by their Coordinator
  • Work with small parts, tools, fixtures, microscopes and tweezers
  • High school diploma or GED, and one to three months of related experience is required
  • Must have the ability to work in conditions that may be cold, and/or noisy on a daily basis
  • Must be able to be on your feet for the duration of the shift is required
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds is required on a regular basis and heavy lifting
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Assembly Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an assembly operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for assembly operator
  • Objectives as directed
  • Maintains packaging materials and follows proper banding procedures
  • Assists maintainer in replenishing supplies, materials, parts, and tooling required for assigned area as supplied
  • It is the essential function of the job that the individual will not be a direct threat to the health or safety of themselves, others, or property
  • Submit and complete all paperwork daily
  • Stay focused on the task and inspect all parts after each process
  • Place metal frame into machine and place additional parts accordingly
  • Report any abnormalities immediately to team lead
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures to assemble, pack, and then forward to next station
  • Inspect part
Qualifications for assembly operator
  • Works shifts
  • Pushing and pulling on average of 750 pounds on a regular basis is required
  • Must be able to use hands to handle and feel
  • PIV certification is preferred
  • Knowledge and accuracy of complete process cards and documents on data base (Epicor-9)
  • Knowledge and accuracy of complete process cards and documents on data base (Epicor-9) Seal

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