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Assembler - Level 2

Nebraska City, NE
  • Posted: October 01, 2022
  • $20 Hourly
  • Contractor
Position: Assembler - Level 2

Location: Nebraska City, NE 68410

Duration: Contract-to-Hire, possibility to convert after 90 days based on performance and need

Shift: 1st Shift (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, mandatory overtime)

Pay rate: $20.00/hr.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Must pass a criminal background check (7-year felony + sex offender)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test (10 panel for recreational drugs and opiates)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

Job Description:
  • This position involves the production of all component parts, assembly, and forming of the semi-finished diaphragm.

Essential functions:
  • Visually inspect all materials and parts to ensure a quality product.
  • Record scrap as required; dispose of scrap accordingly.
  • Enter production counts in data collection as required.
  • Schedule production as required.
  • Set up and use markers to identify and date parts as required in areas.
  • Clean up each area as required, at times using MEK.
  • Do minor maintenance and adjustments as required on machines.

Cut, Glue, and Powder Area:
  • Manually load, set-up, and operate rubber cutter machine and auto loop machines.
  • Adjust machine for dimension.
  • Stack cut rubber; transport to glue table.
  • Check seam and width with the use of the mandrel and ruler.
  • Prepare worktable for gluing operation.
  • Must wear gloves.
  • Twist & place rubber on gluing fixture.
  • Glue with hand activated air brush; hang on rod.
  • Place rubber around mandrel; use roller to press the seams.
  • Measure seams and width with ruler.
  • Adjust mandrel.
  • Transport to powder table.
  • Auto Loop Machine: Manually load rubber and glue tape.
  • Check temperature and vacuum jars as required.
  • Activate machine with button; machine cycles.
  • After "x" amount, transport to powder table.
  • Manual and automatic loops cannot be mixed.
  • Stack and count loops.
  • Rotate racks to separate.
  • Prepare worktable for powder operation.
  • Separate rubber in piles; powder seams with powder puff and place on rack.
  • Make sure seams are not sticky.

Load/Unload Ovens:
  • Move racks in and out of oven according to type.
  • Make sure oven is programmed correctly.
  • Operator must wear mittens when unloading oven due to heat.

Slit & Form Area:
  • Set-up, load, and operate auto slit & form machine.
  • Set-up, load, and operate manual rolling machines.
  • Conduct quality checks as required.

Expanding Area:
  • Set-up work station.
  • Chase semi-finished diaphragms.
  • Turn oiler on; activate alarms on oven.
  • Manually oil machine.
  • Replenish supply of cotter pins and obtain a rack.
  • Adjust knee button.
  • Remove molds off oven conveyor, place on fixture; release lock bar; collapse mold; remove springs; place diaphragm on spindle.
  • Reach for diaphragm from winding conveyor; place on mold; insert springs; expand by activating knee button; use hands to smooth over.
  • Extreme caution is needed when pulling top and bottom ring due to smash point.
  • Replace lock bar; remove mold; hang on bake oven conveyor.
  • Place full spindle on rack.
  • Document as required.
  • Tear down and fix expanders/loops.
  • Push racks around as required.
  • Do repair work and documentation when necessary.
  • Tighten or replace screws on mold as required with a screwdriver.
  • Replace broken parts.
  • Grease and oil mold when required.
  • Change molds as required.
  • Conduct final inspection on diaphragms which may include wrinkles, rubber cuts, skips, disks dented, pick-off, etc., that may cause a leak.

Winding Area:
  • Set-up automatic machine and workstation which includes getting loops & racks.
  • Reach for rings; place outside ring appropriately on chuck; then add inside ring; then add loop with seam facing mirror.
  • Activate knee button to position loop; activate hand trips.
  • Visually inspect as required (cuts, skips, etc.); take finished loop off chuck; hang on conveyor.
  • Check tension as required.

Punch Press Area:
  • Operate P-2 punch press; needs constant monitoring.
  • Adjust spray flow as required.
  • Move skeleton metal and all hoppers when necessary.
  • Check parts using required gages.
  • Rotation is the ultimate goal of this cell.

Other duties:
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the Meter Focus Factory.
  • Perform other necessary operations needed to help the Meter Focus Factory to run efficiently.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • An average degree of knowledge is required to do this operation.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to train new operators.
  • Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions independently and complete paperwork as required.
  • Ability to make judgments based on judgmental criteria.
  • Ability to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts in terms of personal viewpoints.
  • Ability to perform under stress when faced with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.
  • Adaptability to accept responsibility for the direction of the cell.

Manual skill:
  • An average degree of manual skill is needed.
  • Good dexterity, combined with good coordination, is necessary.

  • An average degree of responsibility is required.
  • The operators in this position will be responsible to provide a defect free product using proper safety and other departmental procedures.
  • Extreme caution is needed when pulling top bottom ring due to 'smash' point.



Nebraska City, NE
68410 USA



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