Assembler/Tester in North Mankato

North Mankato, Minnesota
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 10.00 - US$ 13.00 per hour
Reference Number
Thul,Kate, Spherion
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Job Description

Assembles and tests sub-assemblies for products, valves, or hydraulic cylinders and performs the following duties under the close supervision of a Manufacturing Supervisor.

- Gathers blueprints, routing sheets, setting specifications, and all related fixtures and tools necessary to assembly the products when directed.
- Move parts to assembly area from storage racks.
- Fasten parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, or other fasteners.
- Uses blue prints, routing sheets, settings specifications, required hand tools and fixtures, and test benches to assist in assembly operation.
- Uses a variety of hand tools in a safe manner.
- Assembles parts into repair kits and switches; then packages and moves the products to the shipping department for further processing.
- Demonstrates basic computer skills.
- Replaces all paper work from assigned job(s); cleans workstation and area for next job.
- Inspects products prior to packaging and returns rejected products to production departments.
- Observes packaging operations and inspects containers to verify conformance to specifications.
- Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
- Operates pallet jack to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
- Hands are exposed to oils, solvents, and water-soluble coolants.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Working hours: Monday-Friday -- 1st or 2nd Shift

- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language & Math Skills:
- Ability to read and understand work instructions.
- Ability to read English and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions,
- Engineering prints and drawings as well as procedure manuals.
- Ability to communicate effectively with shipping clerks, other assembly and shop personnel.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Other Skills:
- Ability to read blue prints, routing sheets and test specifications.
- Capable of consistently maintaining production rates and a high level of quality.
- Ability to work with limited supervision and be self-motivated.
- Ability to use a torque wrench.

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