Assembler II - 2nd Shift


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Eden Prairie, MN
Multiple Shifts

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Description

The Assembler II position is responsible for soldering circuit boards for conformance to CPI and IPC-610 Class 2 standards to ensure quality and must be able to perform advanced-level 2 soldering skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform level 2 thru hole soldering skills.
  • Inspect work product for conformance to CPI and IPC 610 Class 2 standards.
  • Installation of mechanical and electrical components including the operation of basic and advanced assembly equipment, and removal of pins from headers.
  • Conduct product testing and machine operation.
  • Provide initial counts of bags and labels for orders (take inventory).
  • Locate correct materials from the packaging area.
  • Bag and package product and place in a box with the shipping label attached.
  • Completion of MO forms, recording of MOs in shipping log, and delivery to the shipping area.
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department team-lead or supervisor.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition by performing daily organization and cleanup of the work area.
  • Participate in continuous process improvement.
  • Recommend changes to and participate in the review of manufacturing procedures.
  • Follow safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to your team-lead or supervisor.
  • Complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimum supervision.
  • Perform multiple production tasks to allow for effective job rotation.
  • Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must pass the CPI soldering test.
  • Understands polarity, orientation, and IPC 610 Class 2 standards.
  • Good eye/hand coordination.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Willing to cross-train in other areas.
  • Results driven.
  • Ability to read and understand basic work instructions and identify packing specifications.
  • Ability to read, speak and write fluent English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 1-2 years soldering experience.
  • Experience working in an electronics manufacturing environment.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit for extended periods and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Required to walk while carrying trays, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

Work Environment

  • Employee is required to work nearby of others (assembly line).

Additional Information

One of Emerson’s core values is: Support our People. Employee development is a top priority for Emerson. Employees receive opportunities for professional development, further education, training, and individual career development. Emerson encourages both lateral and vertical movement within the company.  

Hourly Employee Work Shifts 
Depending on the assignment, the facility works both a 4-day work week and a 5-day workweek. Most jobs provide service and support to a specific shift, although some jobs provide support across both shifts.  Our shift schedules are: 

First Shift:  5:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.,    Monday-Thursday, overtime is required including Fridays.
Second Shift:  3:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., Monday – Thursday, overtime is required including Fridays.

Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and an employee assistance program. Vacation and holiday leave available, including a facility shut down from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day. Chanhassen Employee Resource Groups, including a Diversity and Inclusion Committee, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Metro Minneapolis/St. Paul Area
Our facility is located in Chanhassen, Minnesota, which is conveniently located within driving distance to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The area offers excellent school systems, an abundance of outdoor walking trails, and a family-friendly environment. Chanhassen is only a short drive away from several of Minnesota’s top attractions such as the Mall of America, Minneapolis Zoo, Valley Fair Amusement Park, University of MN Arboretum, Walker Art Center, 20+ world-class production theatres, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and many more.  The area is surrounded by several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and outdoor activities that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location
The current Chanhassen campus will be moving to a newly renovated area within Emerson Eden Prairie later this summer and will host our Manufacturing Facility, Engineering Group, and Office Spaces. Digital Solutions is a global business unit inside the Commercial & Residential Solutions Cold Chain segment and is the leading provider of electronic controls and optimization services for supermarket, convenience store, restaurant, and refrigerated transportation customers and the OEMs that serve them. Digital Solutions is comprised of six acquisitions organized to add value to Emerson’s world-leading products through control, connectivity, and remote monitoring. The business generates half of its revenue outside of North America and employs over 1,200 people globally. Headquartered in the Greater Atlanta area, the business has major operations in Minnesota, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, China, and the Philippines. The Cold Chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork.