• Mechanical Assembler

    Job Locations US-NY-Gardiner
    Job Code
    FLSA Status
    SP Industries Inc. [PPC5026]
  • Job Description

    SP Industries is seeking a passionate, driven, and creative Mechanical Assembler to help take the Gardiner, NY, plant to the next level. The ideal candidate will have a willingness to learn coupled with the ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome problems. The candidate must have a passion for mechanical assembly and a desire to participate in cross-functional training and process improvement activities.

    This individual's primary responsibility is to cost effectively complete work orders in a timely manner to ensure on time delivery while maintaining SP's standard for workmanship and complying with all safety, quality, and documentation requirements. Attention to detail, focus on meeting operational goals, and communication are key behaviors required for success. Most importantly, this individual must embrace change and focus on continuous operational and process improvements that further enhance the customer experience with SP's products and services.

    Essential Duties:


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Prepare and assemble various segments of mechanical systems and top-level assemblies as well as lower-level components and sub-assemblies under the direction of the immediate supervisor.
    • Interpret and use drawings, process procedures, and other written documentation to complete the preparation and assembly of components.
    • Fabricate simpler components using various items including hand tools, power tools, fixtures, jigs, drills, taps, saws and other tools and tooling.
    • Form, prepare, and align copper, brass, and plastic piping along with associated bracketing and hardware.
    • Braze, solder and bond piping.
    • Mount various assemblies and components.
    • Perform metal treatment processes per documented procedures and work instructions; processes include polishing, painting, and passivation.
    • Meet documented specification requirements and quality standards in a cost effective and timely manner.
    • Use various types of material handling equipment including hand trucks, carts, forklifts, scissor lifts, cranes, et cetera.
    • Maintain a neat, clean, and organized work area.
    • Suggest changes for improved operations and cost savings.
    • Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner as required by the manufacturing processes: Time Sheets, Assembly Routers, Non-conformance Records, Test Records, and others.
    • Follow all applicable safety policies, precautions, recommendations and procedures.
    • Assist other production departments or operations areas based on workloads and needs.
    • Assist in non-production areas as may be required by supervision and management.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess the minimum qualifications cited.

    Education, Experience, and Work Skills
    • High School graduate or GED.
    • Technical School a plus.
    • Previous experience a plus.
    • A basic practical knowledge of manufacturing practices is required; this can be learned on the job.
    • Able to discern and apply practical applications of the disciplines of the trade.
    • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Welding, soldering and brazing experience or certification a plus.
    • Fork Truck Driver's License a plus.
    • EPA Section 608 Universal Refrigeration Card a plus.

    Physical Demands:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The employee is regularly required to talk and listen.
    • The employee is regularly required to use color vision and adjust focus between near and far objects.
    • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, crawl, bend and sit.
    • The employee is regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • The employee is occasionally required to work in tight spaces with difficult access.
    • The employee is occasionally required to work from ladders, lifts or scaffolds.
    • The employee is regularly required to handle tools utilizing various energy sources- low and high voltage, pneumatic, hydraulic -of low to high power.
    • The employee is regularly required to work with precision instrumentation and gauging.

    Work Environment:


    The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

    • The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
    • The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
    • The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.
    • Some shop processes use high voltage arcs or concentrated magnetic fields.
    • The shop contains open flames and caustic chemicals.


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