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  • Sector: Warehouse
  • Function: Assembler
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  • Expiry Date: 06 May 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2156334_1617719611

Job Number: 2156334

Production Assembler
Benicia, CA

Position Summary:
The Production Assembler is primarily responsible for the installation and assembly of all compressor units using specified mechanical components, fabricated parts and assembly hardware. The Production Assembler will use hand and power tools along with measuring instruments according to blueprints, sketches, schematics and other visual aids. In addition, the Assembler will test the operation of assembled components to detect malfunctions.


  • Provide quality, on time assembly of compressors, generators, and associated parts and pieces. Assemble compressors and/or their subassemblies, according to customer's needs, following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications.

  • Overhaul and repair used compressors or components as required to meet customer needs.

  • To control the manufacturing expenses of the plant through the proper use of all supplies and equipment and the meeting of all labor standards.

  • Provide packaging as required for products prior to shipping.

  • Notify supervisor of adequate levels of supplies and tools for completion of assigned production.

  • To ensure effective communication within the department and with all company functions.

  • Adhere to all safety policies and practices.

  • Maintain the plant facilities and equipment as directed. Misc. duties may include painting, general cleaning and basic building maintenance.

  • Participate in cross training within the Production Department.

  • Set up and test-run of completed machine through fixed test cycles. Independently set up and test for noise and vibration using test equipment. Overhauls and rebuilds machines and equipment.

  • Perform all other duties in the best interest of the company or as directed by the Production Supervisor and Plant Manager.

  • All Other Duties as Assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree from technical school or equivalent combination of education and work experience. One year experience as a mechanical assembler or mechanic in any related field.

  • Ability to read and understand structural drawing, schematics and operating manuals.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Production Assembler must supply his/her own tools. Adequate time is provided to employee to obtain necessary tools.

  • Ability to perform calculations such as percentages, ratios and fractions.

  • Ability to learn basic computer skills and ability to adapt to a variety of software applications.

  • Ability to understand the use and application of air and gas compressors and generators and basic manufacturing tooling and equipment.

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