Pella Area Jobs

Production Assembler

Posted: 06/08/2021

Summary:
Assemblers perform tasks that are necessary to the production process. The Assembler is responsible for putting together parts or pieces adhering to a specified set of blueprints, schematics, or verbal or written instructions. The assembler will verify the correct quantities of parts, quality check completed items, manage parts inventory, and use hand tools and mechanical equipment to produce structurally sound products and structures. First shift, 8 + hours per day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Removes all quantities of metal to clean parts or to produce close fit between parts. Inspect paint or finish to ensure quality
  • Aligns components, bolts, and screws them together according to torque specifications
  • Install moving parts, such as shafts, levers, and/or bearings working them to test free movement
  • Apply decals, company logo, safety warning notices, and other items to the finished product
  • Attach doors, panels, and other machine guarding. Detail Machine before shipping
  • Test or assist in testing operation of completed product
  • Perform job functions to cycle time and tact time
  • Support 5S System (Lean Manufacturing) organizational goals within the department to seek and suggest ways for continuously improved organization and process efficiency to achieve department performance board metrics.
  • Develop solid and trusting relationships by communicating, providing assistance, and information when collaborating with team members in the production facility.
  • Identify any defective items and handle them according to established procedures
  • Meet all safety requirements of the company and industry
  • Keep a clean and tidy workspace
Qualifications
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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or general education degree (GED); and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Manufacturing and/or Assembly experience preferred.

Key Skills and Abilities:
  • Effective verbal and written communicator, adapting your communication style to your audience. Write routine reports and intra-department communications
  • Effectively read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, and/or blueprints
  • Team player displaying flexibility, helpfulness, and the ability to relate to others
  • Ability to calculate figures and apply concepts of fractions, percentages, and ratios. Capacity to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, and statistical quality control
  • Solution-oriented with the ability to create new approaches and processes
  • Skilled at being focus oriented, in planning, prioritization, and time management
  • Ability to collaborate, be informative, flexible, approachable, and provide assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers
  • Trusted teammate ensuring excellent customer support, satisfaction, and be responsiveness
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Job Activities may include walking, standing long periods, pulling (up to 70 pounds), pushing (up to 70 pounds), Floor to waist lift up to 50 pounds to handle materials, waist to crown lift up to 40 pounds to handle materials.