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Assembler/Receiver Backup

Robinson Fans Inc. • Zelienople, PA
a month ago

Who We Are:

Robinson Fans, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business going back six generations.  Founded in 1892, Robinson Fans is a significant player in the industrial air-moving equipment space.  Headquartered in Zelienople, PA, since 1922, Robinson Fans now has locations in Lakeland, FL, and Salt Lake City, UT.

At Robinson Fans, Inc., our employees are at the core of all we do.  We provide a fast-paced and nurturing culture that provides our team members with the environment needed to succeed.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly dynamic Assembler/Backup Receiver to join our production team.  The assembler is responsible for the assembly, testing, and shipment of all required equipment from pre-assembled equipment parts.  This position uses various hand and power tools, balancing equipment, burning torches, and measuring instruments to help in the assembly of products.  This role will also be responsible for backing up our shipping and receiving department to ensure shipping documents are completed in a timely manner.


•    Receives drawings, sketches, instructions, etc. from the Group Leader for assembling all types of units.

•    Checks drawings, sketches and related information for assembly requirements.  Determines appropriate work methods and equipment to be used.

•    Move subassembly parts from storage area to assembly area using material handling equipment.  Receives motors, bearings, etc. from the Shipper/Receiver.

•    Take detailed photos for all parts shipping on sales orders

•    Recording accurate weights and dimensions of items for logistics planning.

•    Checks items to be assembled for dimensions, hole locations, etc. and for general completeness of fabricating operations.

•    Assembles, fits and adjusts component parts to meet the operating requirements of the product, using hand and power tools.

•    Installs motors and drive units making all necessary electrical connections.

•    Utilizes the overhead crane and jib hoist in handling and positioning materials.

•    Prepares and installs various identifying tags.

•    Starts up unit and tests for proper operation.  Makes any appropriate adjustments to correct operational problems.

•    Notifies Group Leader of any difficulties that require changes in parts, defective materials or inability to assemble.

•    Uses burning torch and welding unit for simple burning and assembly welding.

•    Directs and/or instructs Assembler II, Trainees, Laborers, etc., as assigned.

•    Maintains all equipment and area in a clean and orderly manner.

•    Performs wheel balancing in assembly area using portable balancing equipment, as necessary.

•    Follows all safety regulations and requirements in performing various operations.


•    High School diploma or GED required.

•    A combination of training and strong manufacturing experience

•    Must take the initiative and be able to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•    Requires the ability to read and interpret complicated drawings and sketches in determining the appropriate assembly procedures.

•    Requires the physical and mental ability, as well as the manual dexterity, to assemble various types of subassemblies, assemblies and finished products.

•    Requires the physical ability and manual dexterity to operate hand and power tools and test equipment.

•    Requires the ability to climb on ladders, scaffolds, tables, etc. in performing assembly duties and in handling material.

•    Requires the ability to communicate orally or by the written or printed word with supervisors and coworkers.

•    Performs duties in a congested area where attention is required to ensure the safety of the incumbent and of other employees in that area.


Robinson offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays, and tuition reimbursement. 

Robinson Fans, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.