Mechanical Assembler
Brown Deer, WI 
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Job Description
Our client a manufacturer of signs and safety equipment is adding to its team and seeking an Electrical Assembler.  This role is based in Brown Deer, WI delivers full benefits, an extremely clean work environment and a supporting team of 200+ employees.  This is a climate-controlled environment. The role pays $15/hour with a full benefits package that includes… Health Insurance, Dental, FSA, Wellness Plan, Life Insurance, Short- and long-term disability, 401K Retirement Savings, 401K Profit Sharing Bonus, Paid Holidays, Vacation Pay, Personal Time Off and Tuition Reimbursement.

The key to this role is to is to ensure that customers receive finished products per the sales order.  This position assembles and packs solar panels, solar controllers, battery packs, chargers, kits, mechanical items, Light bars, and electrical controllers.  The position operates within a cell work environment where standardized work, Lean Manufacturing and 5S principles are practiced.

Responsibilities:
  1. Follows engineer drawings to ensure the correct parts are pulled and used
  2. Builds standard sub-assembly orders according to standards and documentation
  3. Complete appropriate paperwork associated with assembly orders and other responsibilities
  4. Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  5. Participates in cell changeovers from part to part
  6. Learns Lean Manufacturing and 5S principles and practices them on a daily basis
  7. Conducts regular 5S audits and quality audits and checks
  8. Communicates with Cell/Team Leader, Planner and Management as required

Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience building basic mechanical and/or electrical assemblies.
  • Able to read and interpret electronic and mechanical work instructions, drawings & schematics
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all unites of measure (whole numbers, fractions, decimals).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team-based/Cell environment.
  • Must be dependable and detail oriented.
  • Willing to be trained, learn and accept feedback.
  • Capable of lifting 70 lbs. on occasion and 30 lbs. consistently.
  • Able to learn Lean Manufacturing and 5S principals.
  • Prefer someone who is knowledgeable about Electronics (OMS law, AC/DC, Voltage/Amps, solar controls).
  • Mechanical abilities are considered a plus.
  • Must possess finger and hand dexterity – experience working with small parts.
  • Must have the ability to stand, stoop, bend and twist for long periods of time.
  • Must be open to working overtime on occasion depending on customer’s orders (some Saturday work). 
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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