Assembly Setup Technician (DOUBLE OT)


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Norwich, CT
Multiple Shifts

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

From the mobile device in your pocket to the sensors in your car, and even life-saving medical devices, Nordson’s technology is used to make products that touch your life every day. Do you want to join a growing team in a market-leading technology company? We’re looking for motivated individuals who care about helping our customers succeed. If you value integrity, respect for people, customer passion, energy, and excellence, you’ll fit right in to the Nordson culture.

Come join our team as an Assembly Setup Technician! As an Assembly Setup Technician, you will be responsible for the set-up, repair and continued maintenance of Assembly and Quality Control production equipment.

How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions involving pneumatic or mechanical components of production assembly equipment, using diagnostic equipment, and a variety of tools and repair techniques
  • Suggest improvements to production equipment through assessment of recurring problems. Accomplish these improvements by purchasing, fabricating, and installing of new or modified components
  • Perform preventive maintenance routines as determined by the Automation Group Leader for ensuring the efficient production operation of equipment such as assemblers, bowl feeders, assembly fixtures and automated special machines
  • Assist production as required to set up manual, semi-automated and fully automated assembly equipment for different production parts as required by the schedule
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions of QC testing equipment to maintain accurate testing of production parts
  • Practice good housekeeping and appropriate measures to prevent pollution or other negative impacts on the environment
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

What We Offer:

  • Double overtime through the end of 2022
  • Starting day 1, your benefits include:
    • Medical / Dental / Vision
    • Paid Time Off (including annual company shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s)
    • Annual bonus based on personal & company performance
    • 401k (with match AND additional 3% annual company contribution)
    • Health Savings Accounts (with employer contribution)
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Company paid Life Insurance
    • Wellbeing programs to help you live a healthy happy lifestyle

Shifts Available:

  • 1st Shift: Mon-Fri, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 2nd Shift: Mon-Fri, 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Shift premium available)
  • 3rd Shift: Sun-Thurs, 11:00 pm - 7:00 am (Shift premium available)

Qualifications to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. Automotive experience will be considered.
  • Use of a variety of tools and repair techniques, including meters, hand tools, machine shop and welding equipment to accomplish necessary repairs
  • Technical Training in electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical diagnostics is helpful
  • Experience with industrial controls is highly preferred
  • Electric and Pneumatic experience is a plus

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

Manufacturing environment. Frequent stooping and bending. Ability to inspect small parts. Regularly required to sit or stand and move about the facility. Physical ability to lift boxes up to 40lbs. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters & Recruitment Agencies

Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson EFD or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson EFD employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson EFD. Nordson EFD will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson EFD’s Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.


Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.