Jan 23, 2021

CW - Assembler

  • Black Box
  • Lawrence, PA, USA
Construction Defense Engineering Management Other QA-Quality Control Sales

Job Description


Assembler - Disassembles and/or assembles technical equipment. Reads and interprets instructions, assembly parts and tools, and fits electronic components together with a focus on quality and efficiency. Pull & pack parts for manufacturing team.

Top Skills Needed:
  • Quick Learner
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
Standard Hours: Mon - Friday 7:00am-3:30pm (OT possible, but voluntary)

Currently a Short term contract with possible extension(s) depending on workload

Candidate Selection process:

1st - phone interview with Kevin Funkhouser (Director of Manufacturing Operations) & Pam Johnson (Production Supervisor). Mgr will call candidate

2nd - In Person with Kevin Funkhouser (Director of Manufacturing Operations)

& Pam Johnson (Production Supervisor)


  • Pulls/pack parts
  • Cable assembly
  • Performs a variety of tasks to assemble components, subassemblies, products, or systems in fiber optic or cable assembly. This may be accomplished through rotation of multiple work stations during a shift.
  • Reads work orders, quotes, and follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or follows verbal instructions to meet quality and quantity standards.
  • Inspects final product to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Tends machines and tools that are used in the assembly process.
  • May monitor raw materials inventory and notify appropriate personnel when reorder point is reached.
  • Test assemblies and record discrepancies.


Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team environment.
  • Ability to read and follow blueprints or schematics.
  • Performs work under general supervision.
  • Good organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to read, write and interpret various instructions.
  • Basic computer and mathematical skills
  • Experience with hand tools and power tools
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

  • Education Level: High School Diploma/GED or equivalent designation
  • Relevant Work Experience: 1-3 years preferred
  • Experience Specific (if applicable): Familiarity with telecommunications parts, technical parts and assembly; soldering skills

Supervisory Responsibility:


Physical Environment/Working Conditions:
  • Production environment, may have minimal exposure to chemicals
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis and 50 pounds on an infrequent basis; finger and hand dexterity in both hands; standing; bending; and sitting on a frequent basis.

Vision Requirements:
  • Ability to differentiate between colors
  • Ability to read small numbers

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

This job description defines the critical job responsibilities and requirements of a job classification in broad terms; it is not meant to be all-inclusive for any one position. Job responsibilities and requirements are subject to change at any time due to business conditions or any other reason.

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Federal, State and Local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.


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