Posted in Management 6 days ago.
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Location: Warrendale, Pennsylvania
Job ID: 16343
Gatan, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes. The Gatan name is recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industry's leading technology.
We are currently seeking a Level 4 Assembler for our Warrendale, PA facility. The successful candidate will perform assembly of mechanical, electro-mechanical and electronic devices in a production environment to yield sub-assemblies or completed product.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under direction, works from interrelated manufacturing documents and verbal instructions to perform required tasks.
Assembles close tolerance parts that may have unusual shapes and may require specialized joining techniques such as gluing, potting, pressing, soldering and spot welding.
May perform adjustments and calibrations requiring the use of hand tools, small power tools, precision measuring devices and other specialized equipment including, but not limited to, arbor presses, vacuum test equipment, optical microscopes, electronic testing fixtures and digital multi-meters.
Completes required paperwork according to established procedures.
Assembler level 4 assists with the training of less experienced personnel.
Ability to take direction from lead and supervisor to complete assigned tasks with a high degree of quality and accuracy.
Ability to communicate information clearly and directly to co-workers and supervisory personnel both verbally and in writing.
Ability to adapt to change (positive and negative).
Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations.
Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, and dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.
Willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges.
Knowledge of 5S and lean concepts and the ability to help move forward with achieving department goals.
Demonstrates a good attitude toward work and arrives on time for start of shift.
Ability to read work instructions and procedures in English.
Ability to follow written instructions in English.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.
High school diploma or equivalent.
3-6 years of previous experience in a manufacturing or technical environment required.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex,
age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class.