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Production Assembler/Test Technician

Monarch Instrument
3.3 out of 5
Amherst, NH 03031
$18 - $21 an hour - Full-time


Amherst, NH 03031

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Job Summary

The individual in this role works in a dynamic work environment, requiring flexibility to shift priorities to work on a variety of tasks (programming, assembling, and/or testing products) with an eye towards quality and continuous improvement.

Previous Education/Experience

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent
  • Technical or trade school degree or certificate in electronics technology discipline [preferred]
  • Experience in Electro-mechanical Assembly
  • Familiarity with Volt Meters, Oscilloscopes, and other tools required for basic programming and testing
  • Soldering experience [preferred, especially knowledge of IPC 610 Standard]
  • Suitable combination of education and experience will be considered

Required Skills/Competencies

  • Maintain understanding of current industry best practices and technology trends.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, specifications, BOMs, and work instructions used to perform assembly procedures, tests, and inspections.
  • Mechanically inclined with the manual dexterity to assemble, test, and calibrate products
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, hand and machine tools and test equipment (use, maintenance, selection for task)
  • Knowledge of electronic components
  • Must be able to identify colors to meet wiring requirements.
  • Good analytical problem-solving ability. Must be able to work and communicate with operations staff to identify the problem, root cause, and help determine the corrective action to prevent recurrence of the problem.
  • Self-motivated, with ability to perform with minimal supervision to succeed with several projects at the same time, and work accurately under pressure.
  • Flexible – willing and able to change course and do what needs to be done.
  • Able to demonstrate a sense of urgency, accountability, and reliability.
  • Able to prioritize and exhibit good time management and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to propose improvements to processes or products to continuously improve quality and profitability.
  • Computer literacy
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and quality
  • Team player with a positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • Safety-minded
  • Must be able to stand, bend, sit, lift (max 30lbs) and reach as needed to perform the essential functions of the position.

Job Responsibilities (E=Essential Function)

The Production Assembler/Test Technician is expected to perform all job functions in a manner which ensures that all work is completed to the highest quality standards. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

E: Review and understand work instructions prior to performing required tasks; follow appropriate work instructions for task at hand to ensure quality.

E: Program PCBs and assemble electro-mechanical kits using appropriate hand and/or power tools and fixtures.

E: Test products and perform precise calibration traceable to NIST (if necessary) to confirm product specifications using fixtures, testing equipment, and automation as defined in work instructions.

E: Comply with ISO Standards in all work activities as well as following ESD Procedures.

E: Inspect previous work, as well as own, to ensure quality meets established standards.

E: Identify and report problems which affect the manufacture and test of products.

· Troubleshoot and repair (if possible) products that fail during the production process.

· Abide by all safety, quality, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to all regulatory and internal system requirements.

· Support Customer Service with product testing and NIST Calibration as required.

· Light machine shop work (if possible)

· Perform other duties as required or as directed by management.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and exhibit a sufficient number of required skills/competencies. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Accountability and Reporting

This position reports to the Production Manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Manufacturing facility

Work Location: In person