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Assembler II

Company: Thorlabs
Location: Marlboro
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Assembler II position works among of team of individuals assembling Electro-mechanical products for our customers. As part of our LEAN Manufacturing business strategy, the position is located within a work "cell" assembling a variety of components ranging in complexity throughout the day. Works under general supervision.
Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other Thorlabs locations.
Essential Job Functions - include the following, but are not limited to:

Follow written work instructions and Drawings for a wide range of products to properly assemble the final product to the highest of quality standards and with zero scrap or rework.
Assemble components and products of varying size and complexity, which includes preparing, cleaning, and inspecting of parts of assembled components and assemblies.
Meet the expected assembly timelines that are outlined on the production orders.
Assists in inventory cycle counting as needed and notify supervisor of low stock levels.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment through compliance with procedures, policies, and regulations.
Cross-train on various functions to provide flexibility and support across production operations.
Focus on the production orders and assembly responsibilities throughout the day.
Notify Engineering of issues or suggested improvements.
Where necessary, set up or calibrate equipment, maintain accurate records, prepare reports for identification purposes such as test reports, checklists.
Train new employees on assembling components and products.
Maintain workflow and looks for opportunities for lean manufacturing improvements.


In addition to the essential functions and duties listed above, all positions are also responsible for:

Meeting company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, performing all work-related tasks in a manner that is in compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
Adhering to Company policies, procedures, and directives regarding standards of workplace behavior in completing job duties and assignments.

The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Physical Activities:

The employees must grasp, manipulate, or assemble parts and components that are often very small. As a result, they should have a steady hand and good hand-eye coordination. Work may be sedentary, could stand or sit for long durations and/or perform repetitious work at times. - Exerts up to 30 lbs. of force occasionally. Employees may come in contact with but not limited to acetone, epoxy, super glue, Loctite glues, ethanol, and their work cell areas may be noisy at times.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. - All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. - The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. - Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.




- - - - - - - - Minimum 3 years of working experience in similar position. Optical fiber equipment assembly experience preferred.

- - - - - - - - Soldering experience is a plus.



High school diploma or GED.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Must possess strong Mechanical Aptitude and Attention to Detail.
Strong communication skills.
Flexibility/adaptability in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
Computer literate with understanding of inventory management. - -


Keywords: Thorlabs, East Brunswick , Assembler II, Other , Marlboro, New Jersey

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