Mechanical Assembly Technicians at McElroy Manufacturing work 10-hour shifts and
must be prepared to work overtime to meet customers’ needs. Mechanical
Assembly Technicians work with mechanical and hydraulic components such as
diesel engines, pumps, hoses, and more. Knowledge of motor mechanics, basic
electrical wiring, and schematics/blueprints are important parts of this job.
The technician may also travel, offering technical support on our machines and
interacting with our customers in the United States or internationally. For this
reason, skills in communication and teamwork are a must. Assembly technicians
will also perform maintenance on products sent in for repair by customers or
distributors as needed.
Mechanical Assembly Technicians work in our climate-controlled Fulton Facility
where we assemble all of our machines. The first shift runs from 6 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. Monday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Friday with a 30-minute lunch
and two paid breaks. The Admiral Facility houses a fitness facility that is free
to employees, and open 12 hours a day. Showers and appointments with personal
trainers are available.
A McElroy Mechnical Assembly Technician can say…
- I can follow safety procedures to safely shut down equipment before repair.
- I can complete jobs by deadlines to maintain shipment schedules.
- I can work with mechanics and hydraulics.
- I can communicate in verbal or written form with supervisors and other
- I am attentive to the safety of myself and others.
- I am responsive to the needs and concerns or others.
- I am capable of working with other team members or alone to get the job
- I am able to think and work like an owner.
- I enjoy being rewarded monthly for my contributions.
- I enjoy working in a clean, climate-controlled building.
- I enjoy producing and ensuring world-class products every day.
Provide timely assembly and service of all assigned parts in an efficient, low
cost manner, consistent with MMI quality standards.
Ensure timely and effective communication and coordination with other employees
and departments within the department and with customers.
General Job Requirements:
· Two years of field specific Technical or Vocational education preferred
· Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic assemblies.
· PC experience and training required such that the Basic level of skill can
be demonstrated in Microsoft Word and Excel
· Effective verbal communication skills
· Willingness to travel domestically to customer locations for on-site
equipment setup, repairs, and troubleshooting.
· Possess and demonstrate independent motivation to accomplish assigned task
· Own or be willing to purchase the minimum set of tools required for job
performance and a locking toolbox
· Ability and willingness to work flexible hours and over time on an as -
needed basis, involving extra hours during the week, Saturdays, and occasionally
Sundays and Holidays.
o Combination Wrenches: 1/4 through 1-1/4
o Tongue and Groove Pliers
o Hex Key / Allen Key set
o 3/8 Drive Socket Set
o Dead Blow Hammer
o Diagonal Cut Pliers
o Ball Peen Hammer
o Needle Nose Pliers
o Adjustable Wrench
o Screwdriver Set
o Wire Crimper
o Wire Stripper
o Utility Knife
o Tap Handle
o Vice Grips
o Tool Box
Physical Job Requirements:
· Generally 95% of the normal work shift requires standing bending, squatting,
and climbing while performing assembly work, inspecting work, machines, and
checking assembly procedures. Mobility required between multi-building complex,
covering several acres.
· Corrected levels of vision and hearing are essential, so that problems or
emergencies can be detected quickly, and the information conveyed to other
· Frequent climbing into, or onto some machines is required to perform
assembly work, or evaluate how it is progressing.
· Lifting of parts, weighting up to 70 pounds, from floor level, and carrying
them 10 to 15 feet may be required. Lifting devices should be used when
possible. The job area requires moving of material and parts weighing up to 70
pounds. Parts must be lifted, pulled, pushed, and held in place, without benefit
of material handling devices due to limited space and confined areas in and
Work Environment Requirements:
· Plant buildings are not climate controlled. The work environment may be
warmer than the outside temperature during the summer, and may involve some
exposure to the cold in the winter due to the opening of overhead doors. The
natural elements, such as pollen, high or low humidity, and dust are present.
· Travel to customer’s job site, or facility may involve considerable
exposure to the outside elements.
McElroy Family of Companies - 13 months ago