Production Assembler I 1st & 2nd Shift

Job Title: Production Assembler (I-III)

Department: Operations

Job Class: Hourly

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

This position performs frequent rigorous tasks such as, mounting, cleaning, washing, and inspection of components under a microscope. These processes require knowledge of use of various equipment such as bake ovens, ultrasonic cleaners, as well as various tools such as microscopes, hand brushes and hand tools. The assembler will also load and operate various automated equipment and perform a variety of tasks in conjunction with component assembly.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Category Job Duties and Responsibilities
Production Assembler I – Able to read and follows procedures exactly as written.
– Continues to follow Good Manufacturing Practices (2D0-1004) including STEP-C
– Performs a variety of manual tasks such as: mount and cure components, performs inspections under microscope to ensure quality standards are met, hand cleaning of components, etc.
– Load, Run and Monitor automated equipment as needed.
– Maintains safe and clean working areas.
Production Assembler II – All functions of Production Assembler I.
– Able to be self-sufficient in main work area
– Assists in preparing and lining up work for Production Assembler I personnel.
– Works with process engineering to suggest changes in process or product to improve throughout, yield, etc.
– Periodically checks with other peers or line leads to support other functions as needed in the finish product line
Production Assembler III – •All functions of Production Assembler II.
– Makes suggestions for procedure changes to ensure procedures remain up to date and correct.
– Confers with the process engineers, supervisor, and other technical workers to assist with equipment installation, maintenance, experiments, and repair techniques when needed.
– Is well cross trained within their main department but can also work in other departments within the crystal line.
– Is well crossed trained within their main department, but can also work in other departments within the crystal line
– Is recognized as the resident expert in the main area that they work in
Mentors employees
Trains employees


  • None

Knowledge, skills, & Abilities:

Category Knowledge, skills, & Abilities
Production Assembler I – Hand coordination and dexterity
– Knowledge of components, specifications, SOPs, and testing processes
– Ability to work cohesively with peers and supervisors
– Be able to use a microscope for long periods of time
– Accountable for addressing any issues in there cell areas to the supervisors
– Understanding of basic tools or testing equipment
Production Assembler II – All skills from Production Assembler I
– Ability to switch between areas daily as needed
Production Assembler III – All skills from Production Assembler II
– Ability to be easily cross-trained in various locations
– Exceptional communication skills with peers, supervisors and engineering teams
– Complete Master of procedures and processes in at least a single process area (i.e. crystal etch, MRW etch, baseplate, etc.)

Education, Experience, & Training:

Category Education, Experience, & Training
Production Assembler I – Little or no prior relevant experience required
Production Assembler II – Two years of operator level experience required
Production Assembler III – 5 years of advanced experience required

Physical Requirements & Working Environment:

  • Some light lifting required
  • Sitting for long periods
  • Squatting or bending
  • Walking around the cell or production floor
  • Must be able to work with ITAR data without a license.

SPECIAL NOTE: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of job duties and responsibilities required of the position.  Employees may be asked to perform other job-related duties or tasks that are not specifically identified in this job description.   Acceptance of employment based on this job description in part or whole does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise.

Job Title: Production Assembler I Production Assembler II Production Assembler III
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Orlando. FL Yankton. SD

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