Manufacturing Assembler

Job Description

Job Description


To disassemble and assemble quality endoscope subassemblies while adhering to prescribed standards.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.

  • 0-1 years of experience assembling miniature precision medical products preferred.

  • Proficient in basic sub-assembly or basic disassembly of miniature precision medical products.

  • Must possess ability to understand assembly drawings and written assembly procedures.

  • Ability to operate simple to moderately complicated machinery.

  • Ability to meet takt time and quality standards.

  • Must have the ability to work with adhesives, solvents, microscopes, small hand and power tools, measurement devices and other related tools and equipment.

  • Must be able to work well with coworkers.



  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.

  • Must be punctual, able to sustain attendance guidelines, and work hours as assigned.

  • Good manual dexterity and eye hand coordination.

  • Must have the ability to consistently use hands for repetitive actions of simple and firm grasping and fine manipulation in order to assemble product.

  • Must have the ability to regularly use his/her head and neck in flexing and rotating.

  • Must have keen vision and the ability to pay close attention to details.

  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds on a regular basis.

  • Must have the ability to consistently perform detailed assembly work with a microscope for extended periods requiring physical stamina sufficient to sit for prolonged periods of time.

  • Must have the ability to regularly bend, twist, push, pull, and reach above shoulder level.

  • Must be able to regularly use manual or semi-automatic hand tools to torque, cut, polish, and clean parts.

  • Must have the ability to be exposed to alcohol, solvents, epoxy, and adhesives.

  • It is not expected that this role will require driving as part of this job.


  • Ability to learn new processes and procedures quickly.

  • Must make decisions that affect coworkers and product quality.

  • Ability to read English and understand SOP?s and manufacturing procedures.

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties consistent with the general nature and focus of the position and/or the goals and objectives of the department may be assigned.)

  • All employees are expected to be knowledgeable about and follow the Company?s Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policies, including policies on the rights of individuals with disabilities and harassment.

  • Routinely disassembles and assembles various intricate optical and mechanical components.

  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine assembly tasks.

  • Quantity of units produced should correspond to the time standards

  • Perform cleaning and inspection of various components using hand tools and ultrasonic baths.

  • Responsible for following prescribed assembly techniques and within assigned time standards to produce quality endoscope sub assemblies while meeting productivity

  • Actively participate in company sponsored training programs up to and including facilitating training as appropriate to role.

  • Ability to cross train in other value stream assemblies as needed.

  • Aware of practices and processes utilizing current management tools.


  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all environmental and safety laws and regulations, including the Company?s environmental and safety policies and procedures. Must be willing to report actual and potential environmental and safety violations to appropriate supervisory and/or management personnel.

  • The incumbent in this position is responsible for knowledge of and adherence to environmental policies and company procedures as they relate to ISO 14001.

  • Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety of himself/herself or others.

  • Responsible for informing the Company if he/she is taking medications or if there are any other circumstances that would interfere with safe performance of job duties.

  • Other specific safety responsibilities include proper use of personal and departmental safety equipment.

  • Specific safety hazards associated with this job include the handling of solvents, chemicals and adhesives.


  • The incumbent in this position is responsible for knowledge of and adherence to the policies and procedures as they relate to the requirements of FDA Quality System Regulation, ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 (current revisions).


  • Must be able to maintain productive working relationships with co-workers.

  • Must treat fellow employees with respect.

  • Individual must daily communicate with coworkers to inform others of work status.

  • Must have neat and legible handwriting to produce daily production records.

  • Individual should proactively communicate with management suggesting ways to improve products and processes.

  • Ability to perform as a team member is a must.

  • Ability to interact with different personalities throughout the organization.


  • OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties consistent with the general nature and focus of the position and/or the goals and objectives of the department may be assigned.)

  • Produce and maintain production records.

  • Notify proper personnel regarding manufacturing materials performance and stock levels.

  • Properly complete all required production documents.

  • Clean and maintain personal and general work areas.


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