Shift Assembler Job Description

Shift Assembler Job Description

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Shift assembler provides management with necessary information and reports through the use of excel based data sheets requiring understanding of basic math and graphical functions.

Shift Assembler Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Requires the use of small hand tools, both powered and non-powered
Ability to read and understand blue prints and work instructions
Maintain a 5S work environment
Will use a variety of hand tools and air drivers
Inspects parts during sub-assembly and at key points to ensure that unit meets specified quality standards prior to moving unit to the next workstation
Performs other duties, provides support and coverage on all operations on line as requested by supervisor
Reorders raw materials and finished parts using the Kanban inventory system
Perform a variety of repetitive sub and final assembly operations on various standard product lines
Perform some complicated sub-assembly operations, usually limited to a specific standard procedure - on a repetitive basis
Complete routed operation per PP01 or work order instructions

Shift Assembler Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Shift Assembler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HEAT, MIL, DL, ID, VALID, 9001, ISO, A&P, ESD

Education for Shift Assembler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the shift assembler 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, Technical, Associates, Supervision, Performance, Manufacturing, Electronics, Business, Communication

Skills for Shift Assembler

Desired skills for shift assembler include:

Assembly practices
Unit being assembled
Kaizen and LSS
Work instructions
Basic math
Hand tools
Basic shop math

Desired experience for shift assembler includes:

Complete paperwork, enter labor, confirm production, & move products to outgoing materials zone
Test products as required
Must follow all safety procedures and wear required P.P.E
High School Diploma or equivalency is preferred
Must be able to read, comprehend and speak English
A high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required

Shift Assembler Examples


Shift Assembler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a shift assembler. 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 shift assembler
  • Review process sheet and fit, align and assemble manufactured or purchased parts, motors, and sub-assemblies into completed units, make necessary electrical connections
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, process sheets, and instructions to assemble a variety of standard products
  • Use required hand and air powered tools, measuring instruments and gauges
  • Basic to complex assembly of product to strict specifications
  • Assembly product with the use of a microscope
  • Minimal to moderate lifting throughout the shift
  • Perform diversified precision face grinding and preloading to meet specified company and customer bearing preload and grinding requirements within limits of accepted practices
  • Layout and plan work in proper sequence, work to priorities and schedules
  • Complete assembly of various models of machines following established procedures
  • Move machines as required
Qualifications for shift assembler
  • Read and use drawings, routings, blue prints, specifications, part numbers, and other shop documents affecting this position
  • 1 year of assembly experience
  • Requires ability to work from drawings, blueprints, or process sheets and ability to learn how to operate and make routine adjustments to various machines
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (completed)
  • Must be able to safely lift up to 35 lbs
  • A Bachelor's degree with at least 1-3 years of compensation experience

Shift Assembler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of shift assembler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shift assembler
  • Use a manual and electric pallet jack
  • Assembles component parts to company specifications and customer expectations in a manner consistent with the company's quality and productivity standards
  • Ensures all parts are assembled per specification
  • Demonstrate a willingness to move to other lines and cells to fill company needs
  • Follows all safety guidelines and wears all Personal Protective Equipment
  • Proactively addresses situations and takes into consideration the feelings, opinions and thoughts of others
  • Communicates test results, ideas and problems to production technicians and engineers
  • Completes tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules and within standard times
  • Open cases of stock using company-issued blades and dispose of over-wrap in appropriate waste disposals
  • Inspect product for quality, collect damaged product in designated bins and stack good product on available tables
Qualifications for shift assembler
  • Familiarity with Workday HRIS system a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks is crucial
  • Requires the ability to manage a variety of complex business issues within multiple projects
  • Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles
  • Previous experience as an assembler in a manufacturing environment
  • CPT/ MSSC Certification preferred

Shift Assembler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of shift assembler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shift assembler
  • Operate shrink wrap machine, banding machine, clamshell machine and glue machine as needed per Production Instructions (PI)
  • Seal and label cases of finished goods using tape machine and date coders
  • Stack finished goods on pallets in accordance with Production Instructions (PI)
  • Follow good housekeeping practices, safety rules and GMPs
  • Assemble and package product according to established processes
  • Identify and report any issues with quality
  • Function in a self-directed and team environment
  • Maintain other work areas during periods of downtime or extended product run time
  • Sub-assemble parts as needed by the extrusion operators
  • Perform all other job duties as requested by the lead, supervisor, manager or engineers
Qualifications for shift assembler
  • Basic use of a personal computer
  • Ability to work from specifications, technical manuals and schematics
  • Must be willing to solder
  • Must be able to follow procedures and understand diagnostic data
  • Works in a production environment where safety glasses are required and/or hearing protection is required in some areas
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a periodic basis

Shift Assembler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of shift assembler. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for shift assembler
  • Responsible for assembling and/or producing products according to detailed manufacturing processes
  • Operates small equipment, cutter machines, jigs, filling equipment, and assembly fixtures and standard measuring instruments
  • Performs assembly of molded rubber part sub-assemblies
  • Monitors and responds to equipment and process issues that may lead to non-compliance
  • Notifies shift/team leader and area technician when tools or equipment need maintenance or repairs
  • Accountable for adhering to and enforcing all quality and safety guidelines
  • Identifies and elevates all immediate and potential quality, safety, or environmental issues (material, procedure, and process) as observed
  • Inspects assemblies and sub-assemblies devices
  • Reviews device records, follow established procedures, and prepares necessary documentation as required
  • Must maintain good manufacturing and documentation practices in accordance to procedures outlined according to cGMPs
Qualifications for shift assembler
  • Trades training of soldering and brazing operations, electronic terminology and symbols, and electrical circuits and electronics
  • Knowledge of soldering
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, bills of material, ship orders, parts numbers, parts lists, and defect charts
  • Flexibility to cross train to other departments according to business needs
  • Provide training to new employees or other team members as requested in manufacturing processes with the support of the coordinator
  • Participates in safety initiatives and programs by either joining Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) or reporting unsafe practices/conditions to shift/team leader

Shift Assembler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a shift assembler. 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 shift assembler
  • All workmanship and quality requirements as described in procedures and work instructions such as complete compliance to all QSR requirements
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities for process and equipment
  • Helps to meet daily efficiencies by focused approach to performing tasks compliantly and safely according to procedure/process
  • Will be required to stand the entire shift and work in a fast paced environment
  • Stuff packages into cartons by hand
  • Place cartons into cases
  • Required to rotate positions on line
  • Stack off cases onto pallets
  • Capable of and required to assemble all types of air and hydraulic cylinders efficiently and with minimal supervision
  • Responsible to see that air tools used are placed into proper storage cabinets daily
Qualifications for shift assembler
  • Physical requirements - Standing, bending, reaching and handling bulky parts is common to the job
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions and be able to perform simple mathematical operations
  • Ability to read manufacturing blueprints
  • May require periods of walking, standing, sitting as well and hand dexterity and ability to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
  • Proficiency in an ERP or MES software application is preferred
  • Schedule for this position is currently Monday- Friday 100pm-930pm.Production

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