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Assembly & Test

The Oilgear Co. • Fremont, NE
a month ago

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform diversified assembly and test operations to assemble repetitive product mix with prescribed variations, to close tolerances and strict inspection requirements.
  • Complete skilled fitting of parts, sub-assemblies and related units.
  • Complete aligning, adjusting and required secondary machining.  
  • Work from complicated assembly drawings and specifications.
  • Complete prescribed functional and dimensional checks.
  • Set-up and operate with occasional minor assistance test stand equipment.
  • Produce quality assemblies and attain a working knowledge of possible defects or malfunctions and take corrective action as required.
  • Maintain or exceed the approved rate of production.
  • Maintain acceptable attendance record, acceptable overall work record, and purchase the required tools for the classification.
  • Train lower labor grade operators and operators with lesser experience as necessary.
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions per established processes.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.
  • Perform light preventative maintenance and housekeeping duties for areas and equipment in assigned work center.
  • Complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimum supervision.
  • Perform other related duties as deemed necessary by the Supervision or Management.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform effectively, a variety of production duties including test stand set-up and changeover, build sub-assemblies, build pumps and testing of product line in classification.
  • Ability to work independently, exhibit the ability to solve problems without assistance and demonstrate effective communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting all assembly drawings, assembly processes, bills of material and test specifications in the complexity required for the classification.
  • Must have proven mechanical, clerical and mathematical abilities necessary for safe test stand operation and accurate recording of test data.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to standardized safety policies and operating practices.


Training Requirements:

  • General Safety
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14000
  • Applicable FOP’s
  • Current Fork Truck certification
  • Affected employee lock out tag out training


Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses
  • Steel toe shoes
  • May require other PPE, such as gloves, goggles, shields, aprons, etc, while performing specific tasks


Working Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work performed in a non air conditioned shop environment.
  • Exposure to shop environment such as noise, dust, odors and fumes.
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require.
  • Standing entire shift.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bending and stooping throughout shift.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, such as hoist, positioners, pallet jacks, fork trucks, etc.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull materials and equipment to complete assigned tasks.




  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of precision test equipment, measuring instruments and gauging devices.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to perform inspection and testing, and adhere to production and quality standards and drawing specification of final and sub-assemblies.
  • Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot quality, product, or production issues and provide recommendations for resolution.
  • Requires a moderate degree of skill and assembling technique.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic mechanical principles, testing procedures, basic hydraulics.
  • High School Diploma or GED, with above average mechanical ability.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow processes, procedures and policies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with coworkers, supervision, and management.
  • Must be able to meet physical demands, with or without accommodation.
  • Must be able to work any assigned shift


The Oilgear Company is an at-will employer.