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Sr. Assembler

San Diego, CA 92131

Posted: 05/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators Job Number: 81657

Under minimal supervision, performs a wide variety of repetitive and non-repetitive bench or line mechanical and electromechanical subassembly and assembly operations of a semi-skilled or complex nature to produce products. Also makes required minor adjustments in the assemblies as needed. Prepares and solders connectors, splices and sockets for the molding process per defined policies and procedures. May be asked to train employees on basic assembly procedures within a given work area.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Performs hand soldering using a soldering iron.
  • Follows production drawings, sample assemblies and verbal instructions with close supervision. Understands and applies established acceptable workmanship practices to all facets of mechanical assembly.
  • Interprets and works from drawings, work instructions and bills of material to understand the required parts and steps needed to complete the assigned assembly.
  • Works on complex assembled components, requiring manual dexterity and the ability to work with simple hand tools, soldering equipment.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools to perform skilled fitting and assembly work. Inspect parts and performs basic tests.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Follows safety procedures in the use and handling of flammable and hazardous chemicals required to meet all cleanliness specifications.
  • Must be able to follow specific procedures and detailed instructions completely.
  • Ensures that quality checks are completed throughout the manufacturing process.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) education and 6 years of experience in comparable electromechanical assembly and soldering assembly, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  2 Years' related techncial degree may substitute for 2 years of experience.
  • Prior work cell lead and experience training others preferred.
  • IPC/J Standard soldering training and certification is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in soldering, including, but not limited to cable assembly, through-hole and surface mount technology.
  • Experienced in using hand tools and some power tools (power drills, sanders, etc,)
  • Strong level understanding of mechanical hardware (nuts, bolts, screws, etc.) assembly.
  • Strong knowledge of blueprints, Bill of Materials and mechanical drawings,
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language at a level that allows for the comprehension of detailed instructions and the legible completion of paperwork.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Exhibits mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Requires ability to perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Understanding of 5S and Lean Manufacturing practices is a plus.


Physical Requirements
  • The physical/mental demands and work environment described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Continuous and repetitive motion of hands and fingers
  • Frequent reaching with hands and arms
  • Frequent reaching above/below shoulder level
  • Sitting, standing and/or walking for prolonged periods of time.
  • Frequent pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional twisting at the waist/neck

Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, vapors, fumes and toxic/caustic chemicals
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