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Assembler I


Oconomowoc, WI, US, 53006


An Assembler I is the first level of assemblers.  This job builds assigned instruments or components and requires some experience with soldering, working under microscopes, or mechanical assembly.  Under general supervision, the Assembler I may be assigned to perform mechanical assembly, sensor mounting, or building new instrument from specifications. They must be willing and able to perform a variety of duties (rotate) within the assigned production areas (cells) as required.  Employees will be required to complete specific objectives and/or gain additional skills before moving to an Assembler II position.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Under general supervision, performs assembly operations at a work station or bench using basic hand tools.
  2. Work together with assigned group to complete production orders by the expected date.
  3. May do hand soldering, work under microscopes, and/ or do rework and repairs on standard assemblies.
  4. Perform calibrations and variables testing requiring judgment to assure conformance to specifications.
  5. Perform troubleshooting and repairs with assistance.
  6. Perform standard and non-standard setups exercising judgment in making adjustments and documenting changes.
  7. Verify part quality.
  8. Use keyboard and computer terminal to enter data into the SAP screens as required.
  9. Actively participate in process improvement and recommend changes to manufacturing procedures.
  10. Perform daily organization and cleanup of work area.
  11. Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  12. Build sub assemblies which require multiple people working on it or build a new instrument from the beginning to end.
  13. Other duties as assigned.



None assigned




High School diploma or equivalent is required.


Minimum of one year experience in a production/manufacturing environment.  Requires soldering and/or microscope experience.   Some cells will require additional and/or specific types of assembly experience.  Example: small parts mechanical assembly, high volume assembly, sensor mounting.



  • Basic computer skills including the ability to check reports and record information. Entry level SAP.
  • Ability to train others on standard procedures and assemblies.
  • Proficient at addition, subtraction, multiplication, and making measurements.
  • Proficient at reading instructions and procedures.
  • General working knowledge of measuring devices and test equipment.



Must be able to:

  • Operate computer and other electronic equipment for testing or calibrating.
  • Use hand and electric tools and manipulate small objects



Work is typically performed in a standard production setting working at a workstation or table on a level surface. Air quality and noise levels are within normal limits. Eye protection is usually not required.  Under normal conditions, exposure to excessive noise, dust, humidity, and fumes is rare. May be required to work more hours than normally expected during a regular workweek depending on workload and deadline requirements.


May be required to sit for extended periods of time.  Some positions require standing for extended periods of time.  Requires moving/walking in and out of work area to obtain materials, return materials, use calibration or testing equipment, or forward finished products.



This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



No travel is expected for this position.


All offers of employment in the U.S., where legally permitted, are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine + 14 days) to pass the pre-employment requirements.  Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption/reasonable accommodation from the vaccine requirement.




TSI provides trusted measurement, application guidance, and data analytics solutions that enable our global customers to make informed decisions.  We are creating a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.

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