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Sr. Associate, Assembly

Company: Avantor
Location: Barrington
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder moderate supervision, assemble elctro-mechanical units or fabricated parts to make sub-assemblies or complete products within routine and repetitive assembly operations. Use various hand and power tools and operates equipment which may include jigs, dies, fixtures, templates, punch presses, riveting machines, circular shears, and drill presses in order to cut, file, fit, punch, ream, rivet, form, and/or assemble. Fit, align, calibrate, and adjust parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product requirements. Monitor quality of products and raw materials. May read simple blueprints. Perform simple routine maintenance and cleaning. Determine and corrects minor machine malfunctions. May train less experienced peers.MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)Responsibilities: * Reads blueprints, bills of materials and calibration specs to build products with little or no direction* Builds various electro-mechanical assemblies using blueprints, bills of material, and calibration specs* Ability and willingness to rotate and work in different work cells* Assists in training new assemblers on all assigned production lines* Executes plant safety concepts and identifies potential safety concerns* Ability to fill in for Lead Assemblers as required* Perform light material handling work when required* Performs other duties as requiredEducation:* High School diploma, General Education Degree, or equivalentExperience:* 3-5 years of experience in an electro-mechanical production assembly environmentMinimum Requirements/Qualifications:* Skilled in soldering, blueprint reading and functional comprehension of test and calibration specs* Ability to pay close attention to detail* Work well within a team and maintain pace while ensuring high quality standards. Assist other team members, as needed, to ensure customer satisfaction* Practices good housekeeping and keeps inventory neat, clean, and orderly* Meet and maintain high attendance standards* Ability to understand LEAN principles to perform job duties for continuous improvement* Must possess basic keyboarding skills and understanding of Microsoft Office products, and the ability to use email* Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressure, within deadlines or other time essential constraints* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization* Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organizationPhysical Requirements/Working Conditions:* Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)* Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)* Moderate physical demand; often lifting/moving average weight (up to 25 lbs.) with reasonable accommodationDISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Keywords: Avantor, Waukegan , Sr. Associate, Assembly, Other , Barrington, Illinois

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