Assembler II


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

USD18.50 - USD19.50 per year

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Branch Information

Menominee, MI - (USA) 833 1st Street MI Menominee , MI 49858



Job Description

* Checks to see that all parts are available for assembly from work order specifications. Glues, positions and operates nameplate presses to attach proper nameplates to Red line extinguishers. Inspects inside of shells for fabrication defects. Keeps a record of processed and rejected shells. Performs minor maintenance on the gluing apparatus to assure proper operation. Submits lots for Underwriters Lab.

* Following correct production orders assembles component parts to extinguishers using air wrenches, riveters and hand tools. Visually checks components for their completeness. Reworks defective machine parts as they occur, spending up to one hour per shift. Uses small grinder to grind shell collars prior to pin stamping.

* Assembles extinguishers according to established safety procedures to pressurize shells to 240 pounds per psi prior to leak testing. Applies soap solution around nozzle, receiver, gas tube and welds, checking for leaks. Occasionally assembles hoses to nozzles.

* Operates semi-automatic dry chemical filling machine to fill various size Red Line and Sentry extinguishers, including stored pressure models with various types of the chemical agents and FE 36. Involves setting timers and adjusting filling cycles according to chemical agent variation. Weights the filled extinguishers and assures proper weight according to UL specifications. Does set up on pin stamper for various size shells. Adds coding to computer for identifying model to initiate pin stamping. Programs model variations. On the Red Line extinguishers, performs final assembly operation by using air wrench to tighten the fill cap to proper torque and installs cartridge and guard.

* Wipes excess dry chemical from Red Line extinguisher; attaches visual seals, adds component parts as required by production order including extra labels. Stamps packages with lot number, part number, and other applicable stamps. Check packages and places extinguishers on a pallet keeping a record of the number and type of extinguishers packaged. Operates overhead hoist for handling large extinguishers. Does final inspection on product prior to releasing for shipment. Occasionally prepares cartons for shipping. Required to occasionally operate forklift.

* Air tests Redline at 240 PSI.

* Sets up air wrenches. At the end of each shift or sooner if required, changes dry chemical fill tanks by shutting down the vacuum line and dumping contaminated agent into waste barrels. Performs minor maintenance on equipment such as removing and installing filters, cleaning lines, assembling and disassembling vacuum lines, removing and replacing pinch valves, and performing minor repairs on hand tools. Cleans inside of chemical silos as needed.

* Touches up any shell with paint.

* Supporting the training and development of peers within the organization.