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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Mechanical Assembler
ASC : Light Assembly
Whitby, Ontario


Mechanical Assembler

Reports To:

Manager, Shop Operations


Light Assembly

Position Overview

The Mechanical Assembler is responsible for assembling, parts and components including the set-up, operation and maintenance of complex and simple machinery. The mechanical assembler will install, fasten and align various parts and components on assemblies using hand and small power tools, utilize crane and hoists to position and clean components, troubleshoot and diagnose defective components.

Essential Job Functions
  • Assemble parts according to specifications using assembly drawings, schematics and assembly instructions
  • Fit parts to very close tolerances and operating requirements
  • Use of hand and power tools such as a soldering gun, drills and precision measuring equipment
  • Completes required job control, inventory and related reports (example: timecards)
  • Maintains assigned work area and equipment in a safe and professional manner
  • Maintain and adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Perform set up and maintenance of electronic test equipment
  • Assemble and attach hardware such as caps, clamps, knobs and switches to assemblies
  • Perform all duties in accordance with health and safety safe work requirements
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements
  • Completion of Secondary School diploma or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with mechanical and electrical assembly experience
  • Mathematically inclined
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to understand blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking ability; strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in isolation or with a team
  • Willingness to extend knowledge and ability in the role
Work Conditions
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination required
  • Manual lifting of various weighted products may be occasionally required
  • Use of personal protective equipment may be required
  • Overtime as required.