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Job Title:  Production/Manufacturing Associate


New Bedford, MA, US, 02745

Business Unit:  Engineered Interconnects & Packaging
Posting Date:  Sep 23, 2022
Job Description: 

Perform diversified duties across production areas to assemble product. Department areas may include wire racking, assembly, machine center, ceramics, utility and furnace. Must be able to perform at a consistently high level in terms of quality, quantity, and efficiency.


Essential Elements:

• Perform short cycle, highly repetitive hand assembly operation of various styles and sizes of product parts which may be frames, preforms, bottoms, ground pins, lead frames, beads, pins, eyelets to carbon molds or to each other, following prescribed methods.

• Use a variety of hand tools including tweezers, magnets, mallets, vibrator, magazines, carbon molds, stands, glass beads, and tape machine. Use finger cots to prevent contamination of parts.

• Operate a variety of machines including but not limited to sanders, spot welders, punch presses, and pin flatteners.

• Perform repetitive wiring/racking, unwiring/unracking duties and move plating fixtures within plant following prescribed methods and practice, as well as transforming parts from one form of material handling container to another. Will routinely lift weights up to 25 pounds in performance of duties.

• Place molds in trays or on cardboard after completion of operation and tape.

• Orientation of heads may be by automation or hand prep for assembly to pins or eyelets.

• Work from flowsheet folder, blueprint specifications, process sheets, written and/or verbal instructions.

• Operate lead-cutting machine to trim lead frames to proper size as specified by customer.

• Use magnifier and related equipment and materials.

• Perform additional assembly work as directed.

• Move materials as necessary in performance of duties. May also be moved by others.

• Work from written and/or verbal instructions-use racks, wire cutters, wire equipment and related equipment.

• Read work order or follow oral instructions to ascertain parts to be racked/unracked onto or from trays, racks and shelves by hand.

• Record number of units racked or handles on daily production sheet.

• Attach identifying tags or labels to mark information on cases or other containers.

• Count parts, racks and verify counts throughout plating operation.

• Visually inspect all parts during racking and unracking, and set aside parts with defects that would be cause for rejection.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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Nearest Major Market: New Bedford