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Published on: Jan 02 2019

Summary of job:

As a member of the Manufacturing Team, this position assumes responsibility for performing more complexmechanical, optical and electrical adjustments and alignments to manufacturing specifications on subassemblies and finished instruments. The Assembler II applies knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles to production in determining equipment malfunctions and effectively routes work to required area. Works on assignments that are routine and repetitive in nature, requiring limited judgment. Proves to be proficient in all areas listed for HunterLab Assembler I in addition to items listed below.

Essential Functions:

  • Assemble high-quality electro-mechanical and optical instruments and position, install, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or cable harnesses for optimal performance while interpreting mechanical assembly drawings, Bills of Material (BOM), written and verbal instructions. Must be cross trained to independently produce at least X% of the instruments types manufactured.
  • Review schematics or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences. Render modification and create tool modifications for parts, as needed.
  • Connect cables, tubes, and wiring, according to specifications. Solder electrical components, as necessary.
  • Drill, tap ream, or countersink holes in parts, equipment or materials. Reshape metal workpieces to established specifications.
  • Inspect, test, and adjust in-coming and in-process assemblies to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements.
  • Determine and report defects in assembly instruments, materials or questionable conditions to supervisor. Reject material per process and documents rework hours.
  • Inspect own work for quality and meets company quality requirements as defined in the quality manual and work instructions; Reports quality issues immediately. Determine solutions using problem-solving skills including 8D, Fishbone, Cause and Effect or a general Root Cause, Preventative Action and Corrective Action processes.
  • Works with Assembler III & Quality Assurance (QA) and management on continuous improvement projects and follows the HunterLab Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) assuring adherence to approved quality standards and procedures.
  • Performs prescribed preventive maintenance on machines as required.
  • Meet product labor standard and standard run rate efficiency for assigned work.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate manufacturing production, maintenance logs or data, and create a Debug / Out of Control Action Plan for each operation.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Secondary Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provide production, progress, or changeover reports to supervisors.
  • Participate and share knowledge during Daily Stand Up meetings.
  • Maintain inventory of product in workstation.

Required Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent with a minimum of 3 or more year’s related mechanical and production manufacturing/instrumentation or equivalent combination of education and experience; 1+ years as a Hunter Lab Assembler I.

Working Conditions

The Working Conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by this position to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Work is performed mostly in a controlled atmosphere. Some exposure to harsh conditions such as: dust, fumes, noise (harsh sounds) and varying temperatures for short periods of time is possible. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and to manipulate small hand tools including crimper, cutter, Dremel hand tool and soldering, and to perform repetitive work. Good manual dexterity for working with small parts required. Typical physical demands used daily include: walking, bending, reaching, climbing stairs and ladders, sitting and making numerous equipment connections using hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, visually distinguish colors and ability to adjust focus. The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) will be required.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or as scheduled by your supervisor.


No travel is expected for this position.

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