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Mechanical Assembler in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/1/2019

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Mechanical Assembler

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Assemble products per applicable documentation and quality workmanship standards. 

        Essential Functions

• Perform advanced assemblies of product by interpreting blueprints, work sheets and Mil. Specs. Using various hand tools, hardwares, rivets and adhesives.

• Logs time accurately in Putty against work orders. (Max. 1 supervisor correction per week)

• Organize and plan projects to meet customer delivery expectations

• Accurately complete production paperwork (i.e. routers)

• Utilizes Shelf Life Material database (SLiM) daily to prevent expired shelf life items from being used in assembly process.

• Maintains a clean work area and embraces 5S principles at all times.

• Calibrates and utilizes tools as required for assembly of product.

• Performs other assisgnments as required.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:  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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of mechanical manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement, work standards and appicable equipment.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, operations sheets, Mil. Specs., sketches and vendor tech. sheets.

  • Ability to properly use calipers, micrometers, indicators and height stands.

  • Abilty to properly use weight scale.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and adhere to all Company polices (i.e. HR, Safety, Attendance)

  • Ability to perform work to within accetable time efficiency while maintaining accepable quality.

  • Ability to proficiently read and write, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical.

  • Basic level of computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with supervisor and teammates.

  • Basic problem solving and trouble shooting skills.

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.


Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry        

Stand - Frequently                                             10 lbs or less - Continuously

Walk - Frequently                                              11-20 lbs - Occasionally

Sit - Frequently                                                  21-50 lbs - N/A 

Climb – N/A                                                      51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                           

Bend - Occasionally                                          Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Continuously                        10 lbs or less - Countinously

Reach Outward - Countinously                           10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                20-50 lbs - N/A

Drive – N/A                                                       50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A


N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Other Physical Requirements:

  • N/A


    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

    • HS Diploma or GED.

    • 2 + years of relevant experience in mechanical assembly and demonstrated mechanical aptitude.

      Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • Ability to successfully complete any required OTJ certification class necessary to assemble assigned products.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Exposure to light manufacturing environment

  • Moderate noise levels.

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when in required areas (i.e. safety glasses, smock, ESD wrist/foot straps)

  • Exposure to various adhesives, solvents and fumes.

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States