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Assembler - 1st Shift Mechanical Area

BK Medical • State College, PA
First Shift
12 days ago

About BK Medical

 BK Medical is committed to designing ultrasound systems that help surgeons’ image, guide, intervene, and navigate inside the human body. Surgeons are our customers, and they range from HPB surgeons, neurosurgeons, and robotic-assisted surgeons to urologists, colorectal surgeons, and more.

 Our mission at BK is to enable real-time intraoperative guidance during surgical procedures, giving surgeons the information needed to immediately make critical decisions. 

 Real-time visualization supports surgeons in achieving the best patient outcomes by allowing visualization of organs at the time of surgery and imaging the path of surgical devices during the procedure, as well as imaging at the end of surgery. BK Medical’s intraoperative ultrasound imaging can guide the surgeon through various steps – from staging through intervention to validation – all in one procedure.

 Position Summary

We are hiring an Assemblers in the Mechanical Area for our State College Team. This performs limited electronic, electromechanical, mechanical and support production assembly and functions of a repetitive nature to build and assemble routine units.

 Essential Job Duties

  • May perform routine tasks in preparation for assembly such as cutting wire to specified size, stripping, tinning, or bending wire parts, wiring and fastening terminal connections

 Assembles and installs various electrical or electronic components where operation and sequence are specified by blueprints, diagrams, or established operations practices

 Uses various common hand tools such as wire strippers, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers

 May operate automatic and semi-automatic assembly/production equipment

 Notifies group leader or supervisor of quality or other issues

 May be assigned to Wiring, Epoxy, Final Assembly/Lensing, and other areas

 May perform solder touch-up or solder of parts as a secondary operation

 May train other assemblers

 May complete other duties as assigned

 Qualifications Required

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Minimum of one year of assembly experience in a manufacturing or production environment preferred
  • Manual dexterity with hands and tools used in assembly operations
  • Basic understanding of hand tools required for assembling electronic components
  • Operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors and any other required PPE
  • Good hand to hand and hand to eye coordination
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks while sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Operating within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and assembly drawings
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Strong attention to detail, while multi-tasking under strict deadlines
  • Basic computer skills required 

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Computer typing
  • Computer monitor


  • State College, PA

 BK Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. BK Medical will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under state or federal law.