Assembly Operator in New Hartford, Connecticut, US at Inertia Dynamics

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Assembles parts to form complete units or subassemblies at a workstation, multiple workstations or other assigned location.  Utilizes hand tools, small power tools and other specialized equipment to perform assigned job. Reassembles or reworks units as required.  Does basic preventative maintenance on assembly equipment.  May be required to move materials using hand trucks.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to read from blueprints and other types of drawings, as well as detailed written work instructions, to use as guidance for proper assembly of products and products parts.
  • Place fully assembled items in boxes and bins after they come off the assembly line, then sort these items into their designated locations.
  • Monitor the assembly line and related machinery for proper functionality.
  • Perform set-up and operations, such as, burnish, drilling, press assembly, paint, manual assembly, wash parts, wash tanks start-up procedures, magnetize, encapsulation, wire termination, electrical checks, and soldering.
  • Assemble components and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies using hand tools and power tools.
  • Perform quality checks, inspect visually and test finished units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer orders requirement and complete and maintain proper production records.
  • Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometer, calipers and verniers.
  • Pull and load components slated for assembly onto the line and load fully assembled, boxed products into their designated locations.
  • Adheres to all safety rules protocols.
  • Apply, recommend, and follow Lean practices

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies: 

  • Reading Comprehension: understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Mathematics: have a basic grasp of mathematics and know how to read measuring devices to perform required assembly and inspection duties.
  • Attention to detail: ability to spot small defects and potential problems in products.

Education and Experience Requirements:           

  • High School education or equivalent, preferred.
  • Up to 3 months of assembly experience preferred, but not required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, lift, and use hands.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following; regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts, various oil, grease, and coolants and possible distracting noise.

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