Assembly Technician

Central Research Laboratories (CRL) is a global leader in the remote handling industry. Founded in Red Wing, Minnesota in 1945, CRL leverages decades of innovative industry experience to design and manufacture high quality, customized solutions for various Nuclear and Life Science applications. CRL, a DESTACO company, has over 40 employees at its Red Wing headquarters, with sales representatives and partners across the world.
DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions. The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors.
Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports.
DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through 800 employees across 13 locations.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7 billion. The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under DOV.
Position Summary:
Perform a wide variety of duties to assemble and function-test manipulators and other products involving close tolerances. Rotate through all areas of assembly as required by shop production workload. Work toward building additional skills in various assembly areas to increase proficiency and flexibility. This position reports to the Plant Manager.
Key Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:
Assembly I
Assemble assigned jobs at designated workstation
Work from blueprints to assemble and test completed assemblies within allotted timeframe as indicated on Production Control Board
Test completed assemblies to insure conformance with assembly area-specific performance test specifications
Investigate and correct any problems noted
Confer with Inspectors as needed on questions regarding part or operation quality
Rotate between manipulator assembly and plastics assembly
Consistently meet allotted assembly times
Assembly II
All Assembly I duties listed above
Proficiently assemble, test repair and crate Manipulator models GLD, GLDC, GHDE, and G & GHD with Variable Z option
Test completed assemblies to insure conformance with assembly area-specific performance test specifications
Rotate between manipulator assembly, plastics assembly and transfer assembly areas
Basic leak test certification
Assembly III
All assembly I & II duties listed above
Proficient in assembling, testing and repairing Manipulator models E, EHD, 7, R, 8, F and Versa with Variable Z option
Assemble, test and repair manipulator electrical packages within allotted production board or route sheet timeframes accurately
Proficient in transfer assembly and advanced Leak test certification
Leadership Competencies aligned with Dover and executed in DESTACO with appropriate expectations for the job level:
Safety Understands safe operation of equipment, tools and PPE. Recognizes potential for dangerous situations; uses safe work practices. Utilizes behavior based safety methods to sustain a safe working environment.
Ethics and Work Standards Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.
Communication Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.
Teamwork/Relationships Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow the business. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.
Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Works with others to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees.
Accountability Accepts responsibility regarding projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.
Requires an advanced skill level in various assembly areas
Must meet or exceed posted route sheet timelines with accuracy and skill
Minimum 2 years working in a manufacturing environment required
Minimum 2 years completing complex assemblies, computer skills, blue print reading, interpreting and writing with strong mechanical aptitude required
Must be able to work effectively under deadlines and delegate responsibilities
Experience with MS Word and MS Excel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Flexible, with strong teamwork orientation
Use a variety of fixtures, hand and power tools and precision measuring devices during operations.
Good verbal and written communication skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.
This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Minnesota : Red Wing
Sub Division : Central Research Labs
Job Requisition ID : 15461

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