Team Assembler

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High school (GED) +

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What They Do

Team Assemblers Career Video

Works as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.

This career is part of the Manufacturing cluster Production pathway.

A person in this career:

  • Performs quality checks on products and parts.
  • Packages finished products and prepares them for shipment.
  • Rotates through all the tasks required in a particular production process.
  • Shovels, sweeps, or otherwise cleans work areas.
  • Reviews work orders and blueprints to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Completes production reports to communicate team production level to management.
  • Determines work assignments and procedures.
  • Maintains production equipment and machinery.
  • Provides assistance in the production of wiring assemblies.
  • Supervises assemblers and trains employees on job procedures.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

People who do this job report that:

  • You would often handle loads up to 20 lbs., sometimes up to 50 lbs. You might do a lot of lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling.
  • Work in this occupation involves bending or twisting your body more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves use of protective items such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, a hard hat, or personal flotation devices
  • Exposure to pollutants, gases, dust, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, etc.
  • Work in this occupation involves using your hands to hold, control, and feel objects more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation requires being inside most of the time
  • Sound and noise levels are loud and distracting
  • Work in this occupation involves making repetitive motions more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves standing more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves walking or running more than one-third of the time

Working in this career involves (physical activities):

  • Seeing clearly up close
  • Identifying and understanding the speech of another person

Work Hours and Travel

  • Rotating shift work

Specialty and Similar Careers

Careers that are more detailed or close to this career:

  • Assembler
  • Assembly Associate
  • Assembly Line Machine Operator
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Assembly Operator
  • Certified Composites Technician (CCT)
  • Fabricator — Fabricates and assembles structural metal products, for example framework or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges.
  • Operator Technician
  • Production Associate