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Production Assembler

Ohio, NY 13324
Location :
US - Ohio - Marietta
Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

Support the manufacturing process by performing job duties in a safe and efficient manner to work with standard products and prefabricated components to build subassemblies, wire, complete final assemblies, electrically test standard products, and clean and package to allow our team to meet scheduled demands while providing high quality products to our customers.

What will you do?

  • Participate in a one-piece-flow assembly operation to produce products requiring attention to details and focus on work duties.
  • Prepare components and assembles product following diagrams with emphasis on quality.
  • Assemble products according to blueprints and sequence sheets by identifying production needs, pulling materials, etc.
  • Bolts, clips, screws, cements, braze, or otherwise fastens parts together by hand, or using handtools or portable power tools. Inserts and tightens setscrews to secure components to housing.
  • Clean and finish assembly products using approved cleaners/chemicals and tools according to PSS book and refers to MSDS to insure safe handling and proper PPE equipment is utilized.
  • Inspect product to verify that optional/custom equipment changes have been made according to customer order.
  • Read PSS/blueprints to determine position of unit and component parts.
  • Utilize SAP system shared plant-wide to accomplish production goals.
  • Test assembled component to insure that quality and workmanship meets standards before moving piece to next stage of production.
  • Test assembled units, using proper equipment such as recorders, meters, temp probes, RPM testers, etc., according to specifications to insure quality.
  • Complete quality inspection process during sub-assembly and at key points at designated and completes appropriate internal control documents.
  • Utilize Electric Static Discharge PPE equipment when needed to insure safety.
  • Inspect assembly components for leaks by connecting gas/water/air and performing specified process and listen for or observe results.
  • Order and retrieve supplies/materials such as cardboard, bags, warehouse items, etc., using paper and SAP documents.
  • Work in an assembly area that requires adjustments to work process based on identifying product, customer, etc., to determine customized assembly needs.
  • Assemble and braze components throughout assembly process.
  • Assemble components, tests, cleans, boxes/packs (foam), label, load to pallet, and designates readiness to move to warehouse.
  • Troubleshoot work-related problems by applying knowledge and experience toward resolution and taking appropriate steps for assistance.
  • Calibrate circuit boards as designated by PSS in conjunction with referencing product specifications on-line.
  • Enter product related data into computer system to track component serial numbers, scan bar codes, production rates (percent good), track physical location, etc.
  • Read electrical wiring diagrams to accomplish accurate assembly and high quality results.
  • Align components, and bolts, screws, or rivets them together, using hand tools or portable powered tools.
  • Evacuate and charge unit/compressors by pumping gases as specified by documented specifications.
  • Perform paint touch-up when needed to maintain quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Adjust assembly process to obtain specified clearances, allowances, etc., and uses gauges, test instruments, and hand tools to accomplish job specifications.
  • Position production pieces using hoist, and bolts stationary parts in place, using impact wrench and hand tools.
  • Work with 120-220V in order to test equipment and participate in related safety/quality training and certification.
  • Fasten lift chain around components and operates controls of hoists, lifts, etc., to navigate and move production pieces as needed.
  • Moves assembly to storage area using electric crane or caster based carts, etc.
  • Lay out and mark reference points onto components, using template, rule, square, compass, scale, etc.
  • Remove burrs and rough spots from parts with hand file and portable pneumatic grinder.
  • Remove small quantities of metal, using hand files or portable grinders, to clean parts or to produce close fit between parts.
  • Insert shims and turns setscrews to set clearance between parts, and verifies clearance, using scale and fixed gauges.
  • Install moving parts, such as shafts, levers, or bearings, and works them to test free movement by following job guidelines and drawings.
  • Join coils, plates, hairsprings, and other parts, connects and solders wires, using hand tools, tweezers, and soldering iron.
  • Tend assembly-related machines, such as riveting machine, porta-power, etc. to perform force fitting or fastening operations on assembly line.
  • Operate machines in other areas of production throughout training process, such as punch press, form roll and drill press, etc.
  • Complete documents such as Final Inspection Sheets, Total Quality Control sheets, etc., as determined by process guidelines.
  • Hold and maintain fork lift certification when asked to do so.
  • Perform all job duties in a safe manner and obey all safety policies and procedures, consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values, and within ISO standards.
  • Work on Continuous Improvement and support all PPI, Keys and Lean projects.
  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience Requirements: 1-3 years' experience in manufacturing, construction maintenance or industrial setting.
  • Previous experience with multiple component manufacturing production assembly is preferred.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Ability to frequently lift items up to 50 pounds individually and occasionally lift greater than 50 pounds with assistance of a hoist, lift, etc., to safely position, move, and stack, production items.
    • Ability to maneuvers assembly components by hand in a repetitive manner conducive to efficiency, job specifications, safety, and quality goals.
    • Ability to frequently stand, bend, kneel, stretch, reach, lift, sit repetitively to accomplish assembly production goals using eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity while intermittently being exposed to noise, fumes, dust and dirt during assembly of products.
  • Ability to recognize color codes (wiring) throughout assembly processes to insure that wiring and other coded procedures such as refrigeration wiring, meet safety/quality guidelines.
  • Computer Experience: Ability to maintain basic knowledge of SAP and Windows Operating System.
This position is not approved for relocation benefits.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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