Cell Associate- API in East Aurora, NY at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 8/3/2022

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Job Description

Would you like to have a career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic electronics manufacturing company?

If so, then look no further. API Delevan in East Aurora, NY is searching for Cell Associates to join our Production team. 

We are electronics manufacturer of Inductors, Radio Frequency coils, chokes, transformers, and resolvers with a strong brand for nearly 70 years, and the only manufacturer in the world with Mil-PRF-39010 Level ‘S’ accreditation. Global supplier of frameless, framed, and tandem resolvers to automation, commercial, industrial, and aerospace and defense industries. We form part of Altra Industrial Motion (NASDAQ: AIMC) portfolio of product offerings, under the Operating Company of Thomson Linear Motion.  For more information about API Delevan, Altra Industrial Motion and Thomson Linear, please visit our websites at www.delevan.com , www.altramotion.com, and www.thomsonlinear.com

The Cell Associate will perform multiple tasks simultaneously within a work cell.  This position requires the associate to setup and run multiple pieces of equipment and or process steps at the same time, multitasking between process steps and equipment.  This position is generally contained within a work cell and requires an associate to stand and move about within a cell throughout the work hours.  This position will be part of the API Delevan team in East Aurora, NY.  API Delevan is part of Altra.

U.S. citizen or permanent resident status is required due to ITAR restrictions.


Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned. 

The Cell Associate will be responsible for the following:

  1. Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Housekeeping standards and metrics.
  2. Perform setup of equipment, autowinders, meters, thermal shock etc. and all other process equipment used in operations
  3. Meeting of daily throughput requirements
  4. Standard work sequences associated with cellular manufacturing within the associate assigned work area(s).
  5. Performs multiple tasks simultaneously within a workcell.
  6. Setup and run multiple pieces of equipment and/or process steps such as but not limited to: Autowinding, Lead Straightening, Molding, Cut & Fold, Loading, Deflashing, Printing/Laser, Testing, Soldering, Cleaning, Coating/Varnishing, Visual inspection, and Packaging.
  7. Adherence to company policies and standard work procedures and sequences within the associates assigned area of work


Job Requirements


  • High School education or GED equivalent
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Basic arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Must be able to use a hand calculator and understand decimals
  • Must have good eyesight, and hand eye coordination
  • Must be able to reason, understand, carryout daily tasks and functions prescribed by supervisor and work procedures assigned either individually or in cell/team environment.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English and all written work procedures, guidelines. 
  • Ability to work in a team 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 regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.


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