Assembler II 2nd Shift

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 241365
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens Mobility Division

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed train sets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.


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Job Description:

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Position Overview


Under minimal supervision, the Assembler II is responsible for assembling component parts for rail communications equipment, as well as, work in more specialized production roles.

Reports directly to Production Supervisor and/or Team Leader.




The Assembler II will be responsible for the assembly of component parts with the use of assembly prints and Bill of Materials (BOM). Also responsible for:


·         Printed Circuit Board Assembly Focus

o    Read wiring diagram and retrieve instructions from system to determine assembly duties

o     Selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits to fulfill duties

o    Twist, bend, trim, strip, or file wire leads of components holes in boards to insert wire leads, using hand tools

o    Press-fits component leads onto board

o    Solders wire leads and joints on underside of board, using soldering iron, to route and connect lead wires to board and between individual components

o    Install heat sinks, sockets, faceplates, and accessories on boards, using hand tools


·         Mechanical Assembly Focus

o    Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products

o    Utilize hand held tools such as a hand held screw and drill gun

o    Work with Quality department to ensure the product meets quality standards


·         Ability to train lower level assemblers

·         Wire crimping, stripping, and soldering

         Perform 5S activities and maintain equipment in proper working order, maintain and improve work area order and cleanliness

         Access and follow schematic drawings from computer system

         Perform required function using the standard work instructions and drawings provided

         Perform work in a safe and healthy manner; ensuring deviations to standard work instructions that will lead to quality, productivity, or safety problems are immediately identified

         Actively participate in cell meetings in order to understand instruction, customer and production needs, quality challenges as well as other key issues

         Identify and communicate ideas to cell leaders that support improving the cell’s performance and the elimination of waste

         Scan on and off of jobs in SAP system

          Use the cell’s visual boards as a means for communicating challenges to your cell as well as vehicle for receiving information on KPI for your cell

         Participate in kaizen and other cell improvement teams

         Use Kanban methodology to help team work more efficiently  

         Support other assembly production requirements

         Actively participates in Continuous Improvement meetings as needed

         Display professional conduct with customers and coworkers

         Ability to confirm quantities in MRP system

         Attends Company meetings as required

         Knowledge of all duties will be cross functional but specific duties may be assigned

         May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of  how to read drawings and any applicable industry standards
  • Must be able to read work instructions, schematics, assembly drawings, and prints
  • Intermediate computer skills required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent soldering skills


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of  manufacturing experience preferred
  • Based on work cell, may be required to utilize computer, software, and other specialized tools and equipment
  • Previous electronic experience in PCB or Mechanical assembly and/or cable assembly preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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