Optical Assembler 1

    • Job Tracking ID: 512256-783135
    • Job Location: West Henrietta, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 27, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Title

Assembler 1

Department

Assembly

Reports to

Manufacturing Manager

 

SEE YOUR CAREER THROUGH A NEW LENS WITH RPO!

RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including - Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team!

 

Job Summary

An Assembler will be responsible for producing high precision assemblies or components with strict adherence to the established instructions. The job requires attention to fine detail and an ability to maintain consistent process proven by frequent in process inspection. In addition to processing parts, an assembler will be performing testing in some cases. An assembler will also maintain all required build records and participate in process improvements.

 

Job Responsibilities

Core Job Duties:

*Use tools and equipment to produce high precision assemblies or components and meet daily production targets

  • May require the use of test equipment to measurements of completed work and work in process
  • Weight, properly label and transfer chemicals and adhesives for use in assembly

* Communicate with lead, supervisor or area manager about any issues or problems in production immediately

* Process parts or components on jobs in que 100% of your available time

  • Ensure that all required data entry is occurring for each job and that all required information is being accurately entered

* Adhere to check good pass good inspection criteria and in process inspection for all jobs, this includes daily calibration and expiration checks for all areas work is to be done.

* Strict adherence to trained process / work instruction and ownership of communicating any inconsistencies, questions or issues

* Clean and maintain tooling, machinery and work area daily

  • Follow all company safety precautions, policies and procedures.

 

 

Area Specific Job Duties:

* None

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications, Requirements and Competencies

Educational Requirements:

  • Experience in a production environment related to the department or equivalent work experience desired
  • GED or High School diploma - prefer vocational education

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Familiarity with computers to include but not limited to Microsoft Office
  • Proficient math skills
  • Ability to follow, repeat and adhere to detailed instructions while maintaining an attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast paced and high-stress environment
  • Good mental dexterity and visual acuity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can maintain clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
  • Good time management skills

 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Pursuant to ITAR, EAR, and other export compliance laws and regulations, applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons as defined by U.S. law, i.e., U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents ('Green Card' holders), persons granted refugee status or asylum status in the United States, or temporary residents granted amnesty.

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, reach with hands and arms and to use hands and fingers to handle, maneuver parts
  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear
  • The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp
  • The employee is frequently required to use the computer
  • The job may require regular lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Job requires flexibility in schedule and potential overtime or weekend work


Work Environment:

  • May involve the use of oils and solvents.
  • Subject to some soilage and irritation from cleaning solutions. (Lab Coats provided)
  • Generally, works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
  • Safety Glasses are required
  • May require area specific safety training
  • This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles.
  • May work at different workstations as needs require

 

Compensation & Benefits

RPO offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employee’s professional experience. RPO’s benefits include: Tuition Reimbursement Program, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and sick time and a 401(k) plan after a 60-day waiting period. Additionally, we work a 4/10 work week that provides for every Friday as a non-work day.

 

Disclaimer:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people.

EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.