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Job ID: 45739
Assembly Technician
Our client is looking for an Assembly Technician to join their team.

Assembly Technician Responsibilities 
Assembles and tests electronic products having both hardware and software systems.
Works as directed on daily work assignments to meet customer commitments.
Follows Operations Methods Sheets in order to build product properly and minimize errors.
Uses written and verbal communication to relate equipment and process information to other team members and support functions.
Changes direction to accommodate work priorities as needed.
Performs visual inspection of all components and finished sub-assemblies and finish products to specified criteria to ensure high quality.
May work in other work centers and/or departments.
Mechanical assembly of products can include:
Mechanical assembly of sheet metal enclosures.
Simple soldering.
Strip and tin wires.
Wire to solder cups in connectors.
Install hardware where needed.
Follow prints.
Operation of light machinery.
Pre-testing of equipment before assembly.
Cycling of equipment through electronic and environmental testing equipment.
This position requires physical attendance at assigned job site, typically company headquarters.
Other duties as assigned.

Assembly Technician Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum of three years’ experience utilizing basic assembly equipment and tools, e.g., strippers, crimpers, cutters, soldering iron, screw drivers, drills.
Read and understand drawings.
Read and understand wiring schematics.
Follow procedures.
Adapt to new processes.
Comfortable working directly with engineers.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Able to build cables, connectors and other simple electronics assemblies from sketches and other informal documentation.
Electro-mechanical assembly skills.
Work well under pressure.
Previous experience using a personal computer with a Windows operating system required.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, think independently and act innovatively.
Demonstrated self-motivation.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to know when to ask appropriate questions.
Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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