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Assembler - 2nd Shift

Location: Eagan
Reports to Production Supervisor


The 2nd Shift Assembler works four 10 hour days: Monday – Thursday, 3pm – 1am.

The Assembler performs manual labor along a production line.  Duties include assembly of components, sub-assemblies and examining items as they are produced.  Additionally, the Assembler operates and troubleshoots production line machinery.



  1. Operate and troubleshoot production line machinery.
  2. Responsible for attaching or affixing pre-manufactured components and parts.
  3. Complete daily production logs.
  4. Must ensure that time, material and waste is minimized.
  5. Operate within Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s).
  6. Responsible for quality control and making adjustments as necessary to produce product within specifications.
  7. Perform preventive maintenance (PM’s) on production line area.
  8. Clean and maintain work area.
  9. Assemble components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and sub-assemblies.
  10. Assist machinists in repair and other miscellaneous work.
  11. Perform back up duties for other plant employees.
  12. Provide on-the-job training to new employees.
  13. Must be able to work in a standing position 50% of the time.
  14. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs.
  15. Other duties as assigned.



  1. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Language Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  3. Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  4. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  5. Work Environment: Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.  Machinery operation requires the use of safety to equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors and work boots/shoes.  Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.
  6. Physical Demands: The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms.



  1. Dependability: Exemplary attendance and punctuality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; completes work in a timely manner.
  2. Follows Directions: Ability to effectively hear, understand and follow directions and instructions in response to management direction.
  3. Drives for Results: Focuses and guides self in accomplishing work objectives; strives to increase productivity.
  4. Adaptability & Flexibility: Adapts to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities.
  5. Stress Tolerance: Maintains stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  6. Technical Knowledge: Possess, acquires, and maintains the technical expertise required to do the job effectively.
  7. Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve goals and deliverables.
  8. Safety Focus: Observes safety and security procedures; uses equipment and materials properly.