Assembly Technician – Mechanical (II)

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Manager or Assembly Lead

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Position Overview:

Responsible for manufacturing and assembly of complex mechanical components and assemblies, including first of a kind and prototype builds. Produces components with limited instruction and oversight according to design documentation including models, drawings, and other work instructions. Test and verify components and assemblies using precision measurement equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs problems found during testing. Works with design and production personnel to improve manufacturability, assembly process and test procedures. Maintains required records of production and reports any inconsistencies or issues following standard procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build first of a kind and prototype assemblies with limited instructions and oversight

  • Perform checks, troubleshoot and repair problems found during testing

  • Assist in the documentation of new processes

  • Assemble a large variety of specialized mechanical components and subsystems, including vacuum and cooling systems

  • Conduct testing and validation of output following test procedures

  • Inspect and clean components before assembly

  • Maintain required production records and provide feedback

  • Interact with engineering staff both verbally and in written form

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area

  • Perform job duties with minimal instruction or supervision

  • Limited travel as required


  • 5-10 years of mechanical assembly experience, or similar experience from working in a technical environment

  • Ability to interpret drawings, solid models, and bills of material

  • Ability to build and test with limited instructions

  • Elevated level of competence in the use of various hand and power tools, fabrication skills are a plus

  • Independent worker with excellent communication skills

  • Experience in interacting with engineering personnel in a technical capacity

  • Familiarity with vacuum component handling and testing preferred

  • Familiarity with safe lifting/rigging concepts preferred

  • Desire to learn innovative technologies and concepts

  • Proficient using computers for viewing and modifying documentation and general office use

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to work various shifts preferred

Phoenix offers an exceptional benefit and compensation package in a transparent, collaborative team environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  If this opportunity peaks your interest and you feel Phoenix may be the organization for you, we look forward to hearing from you. 

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