A production assembler works with drawings and schematics to determine which parts and components need to be aligned and fixed together.
People working in this position usually do so in the manufacturing arena and are required to be hands-on in producing complex outputs, by putting together smaller components.
Typically a high school diploma or a GED equivalent is required to work as a production assembler. If you have had previous experience in this regard, even in the capacity of an apprentice, you will know the work well and will be considered a great hire.
Physical skill and the ability to work in extreme climatic conditions are essential prerequisites of working as a production assembler. In this role, you will be performing many activities such as collecting materials and equipment, taking and recording precision measurements, selecting and modifying components, and aligning materials together.
Apart from the work duties of a production assembler, it is essential that you know troubleshooting and repair work, and can efficiently manage the many aspects of preventative maintenance. Also, you will be expected to create and maintain records of production quantities and timelines, and report on any issues or problems which may arise during your work.
Some job activities particular to the position of a production assembler are provided in the list below:
Job Description for Production Assembler Resume
• Look through instructions, schematics, and blueprints to determine how to begin an assembly project.
• Collects materials and equipment required for each assembly project, and ensure that it is in good working order.
• Take and record precision measurements and specifications, following specified guidelines.
• Arrange for parts to be made available, and position them and subassemblies by using templates.
• Examine connections and assemble components according to the specifics of each of them.
• Utilize tools and equipment to make or repair parts and products, and ensure that any defects are identified and appropriately handled.
• Work collaboratively with other assemblers to ensure that product assembly work is done appropriately and that deadlines are met.
• Build complex units by aligning materials, and putting together parts, and ensure that quality checks are performed on each process.
• Perform both preventative and regular maintenance on parts, components, and equipment to ensure that they remain in good working order.
• Identify issues and problems, and make attempts to troubleshoot and resolve them in a prioritized manner.
• Create and maintain records of all production qualities and timelines, in accordance with pre-established protocols.