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Precision Machine Assembler

Swanson-Erie Corporation, since 1919, a leader in advanced machine design and build, is seeking a Precision Machine Assembler.


The primary purpose of our Precision Machine Assembler is to build assembly machines from design drawings, integrating chassis, tooling and other manufactured and purchased parts into a precision assembly machine.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Read and interpret blueprints, engineering specifications and shop orders (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic)

  • Identify efficient setup, production methods, and sequence of operations for machine assembly

  • Verify conformance of parts to stock list and blueprints

  • Select the appropriate tools, jigs, and fixtures to be used in machine assembly

  • Lay out hole locations and drill and tap holes on parts for assembly as required

  • Fit and assemble machine components referencing detailed drawings and schematics

  • Verify alignment and tolerances of moving parts

  • Assist with machine start-up and testing; assemble, set-up and operate machine to verify conformance to customer specifications


Minimum / Preferred Qualifications:


  • High School Degree minimum required. 2 Year Technical Degree in machining or other manufacturing field preferred

  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on machinery assembly experience; experience with hydraulics and pneumatics preferred

  • Ability to read/interpret prints and strong mechanical aptitude

  • Good communication skills, good organizational skills, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work semi-independently at times, and as a team member with electrical and mechanical engineers and project managers at other times

  • Must have personal small measuring tools, indicators, and similar items

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. and the ability to move heavy parts using cranes, slings, carts and other devices

  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as required; some travel required


Variations from the above requirements will be considered.

Job Type: Full-time


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