Assembler I (5:00am – 1:30pm)

Job Function:
Manufacturing

Location:
US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

Assembler

Reporting to the Production Supervisor at our Brampton office location, the Assembler will be responsible for assembling together parts, according to drawings and procedures, with a variety of hand/power tools and fasteners.

Specific Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of subassembly and final assembly operations of products that are of variable shapes and sizes

  • Follow specified/established methods and procedures required to make designated assemblies involving the use of hand and power tools and test equipment

  • Ensure job meets all requirements before leaving work center

  • Meet or exceed established production levels

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation

  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Education & Certifications

  • Technical College/University graduate in electrical or mechanical studies is an asset

Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills

  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in an assembler position

  • Previous experience in industrial/manufacturing settings

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and bill of materials

  • Demonstrated ability of use of small hand and power tools

  • Demonstrated basic electrical knowledge

  • Basic computer skills

Work Complexity & Major Relationships

  • Works under supervision of a Production Supervisor and receives instructions as to objectives and responsibilities

  • Work is reviewed for accuracy and to ensure conformity to established procedures and product guidelines

  • Major relationships include internal stakeholders

Decision Making Autonomy

  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in adapting and applying procedures to address day-to-day activities

  • Consults with supervisor when making decisions regarding complex or unusual circumstances

Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Familiarity with assembling according to a blueprint

  • A strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask, while maintaining a strong commitment to safety is critical

  • Results-oriented, self-motivated individual with a sense of initiative

  • Ability to independently identify and develop solutions to problems that may arise in the course of work

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player while solving problems and multitasking in a deadline-driven environment

  • Take responsibility for their own safety and those around them by following safety & environmental rules and regulations

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

*G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

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