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Assembler in Thornton, CA at Staffing Network / QPA

Date Posted: 8/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Summary

Assembler I is responsible for fabricating component parts or assembling the finished product according to the customer specifications. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Secures and maintains correct component parts and supplies required for production

  • Completes work area set up

  • Fits parts together in accordance with prescribed manner and in accordance with quality standards

  • Operates hand tools as required to complete assembly process

  • Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label and band components/finish product

  • Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate

  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment

  • Maintains production records as required

  • Checks materials and finished products to ensure compliance with standards

  • Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards

  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specifications


  • Minimum 6th grade basic education or equivalent

  • No minimum experience is required; however 6 months of manufacturing and assembling experience is preferred

  • Working knowledge of basic math

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner

  • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material

  • Demonstrated ability to follow specific instructions and directions

  • Demonstrated ability to use and operate hand tools

  • Demonstrated ability to stack material properly

  • Ability to pay attention to surroundings

  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions

  • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English

  • Ability to read a tape measure

  • Ability to troubleshoot nail gun machines and other similar hand held equipment

  • Demonstrated eye-hand coordination

  • Ability to work under immediate supervision

  • Ability to pass a drug test

  • Ability to work hours mandated by management


  • Safety conscious

  • Team player and goal oriented

  • Open to change and positive attitude

  • Committed to plant and company goals

  • Participates in Safety and CI programs

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results