Electromechanical Assembler in Norwood at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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Electromechanical Assembler - Norwood, MA
Instron® is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems.  Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding.  You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.
Under general supervision and in accordance with Instron Quality Standards, assembles load frames and consoles from engineering drawings and bills of material.  Troubleshoots and tests frames to specifications.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assembles load frames, consoles, and accessories from assembly drawings and bills of material. Uses hand tools such as torque wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, and pneumatic tools.
  • Load tests and troubleshoots load frames to Instron specifications. Sets up console, runs a program, or load tests to a fixture; judges proper operation from data on recorder. Makes assembly adjustments accordingly.
  • Maintains a clean and efficient work area.
  • Assists test engineers in troubleshooting mechanical problems encountered during systems test to ensure system is working to capacity.
  • Works with Manufacturing Engineering personnel in releasing new series equipment and solving assembly and design problems.
Knowledge, Skills, & Ability Required:
  • Must possess the ability to read and comprehend assembly drawings and bill of material. Must be able to follow assembly blueprints, wiring diagrams, written and verbal instructions. This is normally acquired through attainment of a technical high school education.
  • Must have a good mechanical aptitude and the ability to recognize and use tools normally utilized in the manufacture of heavy electromechanical equipment, i.e., overhead cranes, chains, straps, torque wrenches, indicators, etc. This is normally acquired in 2-3 years of electromechanical assembly experience.
  • Must have good working knowledge of hardware, basic measuring tools, along with the communication skills necessary to properly function in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.; package labels (minimum two person lift) will require two individuals for lifting each item or using lifting equipment.
Working Conditions:
Plant environment with exposure to dust, dirt, noise, and the hazards related to use of high force equipment lubricants and cleaning fluids.
Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic team where you can make a significant impact immediately.  Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with a great match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. 
Instron is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.