Mechanical Assembly I

Job Description

Position Overview 

Under close supervision, Assembler 1 is responsible for assembling parts for rail communications equipment. You will report directly to the Production Supervisor and Team Leader.



The Assembler 1 will be responsible for the assembly of parts using blueprints and the Bill of Materials (BOM). Also responsible for: 

  • Printed Circuit Board Assembly Focus
  • Read wiring diagram and retrieve instructions from system to determine assembly duties
  • Selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits to fulfill duties
  • Twists, bends, trims, strips, or files wire leads of components holes in boards to insert wire leads, using hand tools
  • Press-fits component leads onto the board
  • Solders wire leads and joints on the underside of the board, using soldering iron, to route and connect lead wires to board and between individual components 
  • Mechanical Assembly Focus
  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to assemble equipment and products
  • Utilize handheld tools such as a handheld screw and drill gun
  • Work with Quality department to ensure the product meets quality standards

• Wire crimping, stripping, and soldering

• Perform 5S activities and maintain equipment in proper working order, and improve work area cleanliness

• Access and follow schematic drawings from computer system

• Perform required function using the standard work instructions and drawings provided

• Perform work safely and healthily; ensuring deviations to standard work instructions that will lead to quality, productivity, or safety problems are immediately identified

• Actively participate in cell meetings to understand instruction, customer and production needs, quality challenges as well as other vital issues

• Identify and communicate ideas to cell leaders that support improving the cell’s performance and the elimination of waste

• Scan on and off of jobs in SAP system

• Use the cell’s visual boards as a means for communicating challenges to your cell as well as a vehicle for receiving information on KPI for your cell

• Participate in Kaizen and other cell improvement teams

• Use Kanban methodology to help team work together more effectively

• Support other assembly production requirements

• Actively participates in Continuous Improvement meetings as needed

• Display professional conduct with customers and coworkers

• Will train on all tools needed for the position

• Attends Company meetings as required

• Knowledge of all duties will be cross-functional 

• May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge on how to read drawings and any applicable industry standards
  • Must be able to read work instructions, schematics, assembly drawings, and prints
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum of 1-year manufacturing experience preferred

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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