Assembly Trainer

Assembly Trainer

Position Summary:

The Assembly Trainer will create and deliver training complete with schedules, skill matrix tracking tool, onboard training materials, OJT (On-the-Job Training) materials, and learning assessments. The trainer will work closely with the Assembly Leads, the Assembly Manager, and the Assembly HR Partner to ensure the successful development and implementation of assembly training.

Assembler Duties:

  • Read and interpret schematics, blueprints, and drawings.
  • Assemble parts for mechanical equipment.
  • Drill and spot-face bolt holes
  • Inspect and test completed units.
  • Assemble parts list.
  • Tag or mark identifying information on parts
  • Grease or lubricate parts.
  • Tap or ream bolt holes with drill presses
  • Attach nameplates to assemblies.
  • Adjust and grind down parts if necessary.
  • Inspect parts for flaws and imperfections.
  • Position and fasten units to assemblies and subassemblies.
  • Use calipers and micrometers to measure parts and determine tolerances.
  • Test for mechanical reliability.
  • Measure dimensions/clearance of parts.
  • Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Inspect finished products to locate flaws.
  • Mechanical troubleshooting

The Assembly Trainer must complete the essential duties of an Assembly Trainer as outlined below. 

Assembly Trainer Duties:

  • Collaborate with Assembly Leads, Assembly Manager, and the Assembly HR Partner to develop and follow an Assembly Training Plan
  • Create training materials/curriculum based on assembly procedures, checklists, and related activities needed to assemble machines to include the following:
    • Learning outcomes (what will be learned) for each assembly skill
    • Learning activities (how it will be taught) for each assembly skill
    • Learning assessments (validate learning) for each skill and associated trainee
  • Create and maintain visual skills matrix for all assemblers
  • Coordinate/facilitate assembly employee training, including department onboarding/orientation, safety training, assembly basic training, and refresher and assembly skill development training

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities/Key Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing raw materials, production processes, quality control
  • Ability to interpreting blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Use precision measurement tools such as dial caliper, micrometer, feeler gauge, plastigage, laser alignment, machine level, etc.
  • Communicate effectively (oral and written)
  • Basic Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills.

Experience, Education, and Training:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced training such as a Journey-worker Certificate, Technical Certificate, Technical Diploma, or Associates of Applied Sciences in manufacturing or related disciplines is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing safety practices.
  • Experience as a trainer or facilitator is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing is a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge of TWI (Training Within Industry) is a plus but not required.

The above is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

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