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Assembly Technician Operator

Job Title
Assembly Technician Operator
Job ID
Melbourne,  FL
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  1. Assembles fabricated components at Production floor work stations.
  2. Tests and calibrates components and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications.
  3. Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble product according to product specifications
  4. May work with tolerances on intricate small assemblies.
  5. Identifies product that fail tests or tolerance levels and may repair as necessary.
  6. Assist Engineering with special projects and/or new product/process implementation.
  7. Observe established safe working and housekeeping procedures. Promptly correct and/or notify Manager of hazardous situations.
  8. Participate in and take proactive roles in ISO and Lean Manufacturing methodologies for problem prevention, corrective action, identification and solution verification.
  9. Optically test assembled units for functionality.
  10. Perform changeover of tools, fixtures, and test set-ups.
  11. Responsible for work in process and movement of material required to meet production schedule.


  1. Provide high quality, on-time products to meet customer requirements.
  2. Reports to Production Supervisor.  Has contact with internal and external customers and co-workers.
  3. Operates a variety of equipment to assemble products.  Produces products to conform to engineering drawings assembly documentation and quality required.  Performs minor set-ups/adjustments.
  4. Regular and predictable attendance is presumed to be an essential function of all employment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities AND Attributes (KSAAs)


  • Ability to satisfactorily complete & implement all OJT and required trainings.
  • Demonstrates basic skills in using common hand tools and gauges
  • Demonstrates a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to learn and use basic statistical concepts
  • Ability to interpret and understand engineering drawings and assembly documentation
  • Ability to determine if parts and assemblies meet quality standards
  • Mechanical ability/manual dexterity/fine motor skills
  • Ability to work under microscopes.
  • Ability to achieve desired level of quality and output.


  • Ability to communicate effectively & appropriately orally, in writing or electronically.
  • Ability to communicate work goals, progress and changes as required.


  • Ability to apply interpersonal skills (empathy, negotiation, rapport, sensitivity), to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate character, integrity, honesty, ethical behaviors and industriousness.
  • Ability to effectively participate in teams and projects and contribute to unit cohesiveness and productivity.


  • Ability to apply job knowledge & skills to improve productivity, quality & timeliness, & to solve problems, using good judgment.
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical functions.
  • Ability to use computer programs and perform transactions in company database.
  • Ability to implement new technologies or methods as needed.
  • Relies on training, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Ability to understand & implement ISO & Lean Manufacturing methodologies.

Essential Physical Effort/Demands to Perform Job, and Working Conditions:





  • Lifts and/or carries, slides, relocates objects up to 5 lbs.
  • Lifts and/or carries, slides, relocates objects up to 50 lbs.



Climbing or balancing:

  • Maintains balance while moving about to all areas of factory facilities, potentially traversing slippery or uneven floors, moving onto and off rubber floor mats in all areas.  Maintains balance while sitting, standing, bending, twisting, and turning, stretching and stooping.





Kneeling, etc.

  • Moves about to all areas of facility as required. Bends, stretches, turns, stoops, stands, twists and crouches while performing job. May kneel to pick up and relocate containers. May sit for prolonged periods of time.



Reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling:

  • Places and removes objects on desks or in drawers or cabinets. Picks up and puts down containers. Presses levers, uses mouse keyboard to enter data. Uses office equipment/machines as needed per job.  Reaches, outstretches arms, and pulls out drawers or objects at arms-length, overhead or at floor-level towards body or into and out of drawers, cabinets and/or file boxes.  Grasps clasps, pinches and/or squeezes objects. Positions, rotates and repositions hands, wrists and fingers on mouse and/or keyboard for prolonged periods. Uses wrists hands and fingers to rotate, manipulate, and/or operate phones, keyboard and mouse and office equipment per job.






Talking/ Hearing:

  • Effectively listens to, converses and communicates with, and expresses oneself to internal and external customers and others as required per job, in person and on the telephone.




  • Prolonged close-up and/or distance viewing of computer monitors and documents. Views and understands documents and spreadsheets. Views and understands SOPs and engineering drawings.  Identifies, determines, recognizes, computes, estimates, observes, and assesses information and documents online or in hard-copy form. 





Other Demands:

  • Plans, performs, makes decisions, detects problems and measures outcomes for multiple tasks and projects under urgent and/or conflicting deadlines. 


Working Conditions

  • Exposure to RF devices, chemicals or solvents or high noise levels.
  • Uses computer monitor, keyboard and/or mouse, telephone/headset, and other office equipment for prolonged periods. Wears PPEs per job description and/or tasks.





Required Skills

• Associates Degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 2-5 years of experience in the field or related area.
• Previous fiber optic assembly experience preferred.
• Soldering experience.
• May be required to complete formal training in area of specialty.
About Us

About Us


We understand that Hiring Managers face several challenges when it comes to finding the right people to achieve internal hiring targets. HR teams spend an excessive amount of time sourcing, screening, qualifying, hiring, and onboarding candidates. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the wrong candidate prevents organizations from meeting their hiring objectives.

With over 30 years of hands-on experience in the staffing and recruiting industries, New Hire Now provides a strategic vantage point to help our clients achieve growth. We understand that recruiting the best people has a direct impact on the performance objectives of companies and their employees.

The team at New Hire Now has bundled our knowledge into a comprehensive recruitment service, including custom RPO Services, Pre-Employment Services, Talent Search and Recruitment/Hiring Consulting. It is our goal to become an extension of your team, enabling them to focus on enhancing your organization today.

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Our Approach

Our Approach


We believe in being “consultative” rather than “transactional,” guaranteeing a high-quality fill for your organization with consideration to your environment, goals, and needs. Still need more detail on what that means for your business? We mapped out our approach versus the competition below. Check it out.

New Hire Now Other Recruiting Companies
Consultative Transactional
Multidimensional Approach One Dimensional Approach
Proactive Recruitment Reactive Recruitment
Long-Term Value Short-Term Focus
Solutions Based Services Based
Shorter Recruitment Cycle Times Longer Recruitment Cycle Times
Lower Attrition Potential Higher Attrition Risk
Strategic Alignment Conflicting Priorities
Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Lack of Analysis

At New Hire Now, we understand that business evolves, which brings a fair share of roadblocks. We do not abandon traditional methodology, but instead combine proven concepts with new ones to bring forth the most innovative approach to meet your business growth objectives. Enhancing your strategic efforts, improving your efficiency, and increasing your employee engagement all come together seamlessly. Our optimized recruiting systems and methods adapt to your talent needs, searching through a pool of high-quality candidates to fill your key roles.

Getting your business ahead is about more than high-tech programs and fancy ad-ons, it’s about providing customized services for a timeless result. Our recruiters are focused on technical and soft skills for successful hires, providing guidance throughout the various stages of talent acquisition.


New Hire Now understands candidate’s motives and behaviors in choosing an employer. In the short-term, that means that every candidate receives a strategic recruiter to guide them through their employment journey, while we take into consideration the candidate’s wants, needs, and goals. Over time, that means our fills are more successful and more holistic than the competition.

Every candidate has choices and priorities, too. That’s why our team addresses the key employment concerns that motivate you, no matter who you are:

Candidate Clients Employees
Pay Pay & Benefits Pay & Benefits
Benefits Performance Environment
Environment Talent Acquisition Recognition
Career Advancement Environment Career Advancement
Location Incentives & Recognition Location
Career Advancement


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  • Standardized Hiring Process
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A RPO solution allows an organization to fully or partially transfer the recruitment and hiring process of all areas within the company. In this model, the solution provider is accountable for meeting the company’s recruitment and hiring needs within budgetary and delivery expectations, while working within the framework of a quality-driven customized program. The RPO solution allows clients to shift the traditional fixed costs of recruitment and hiring to variable costs, while becoming an extension of your brand’s identity. Results from RPO Services include better management of workforce-to-workload, improved overall performance, and reduced labor costs.

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  • Market and Salary Analysis
  • Job Description Analysis
  • Employee Lifecycle Assessment and Training
  • Client Environment Review

Recruitment/Hiring Consulting

A consultative review addresses the needs of your organization at its core and applies those to your talent needs. By conducting various analyses and developing a holistic understanding of your business, our fills align with your goals, your market, and your unique company culture. We provide integrated support from day one, establishing the tools and timelines required for optimum success with continuously updated data and reports. We even go a step further to optimize your entire employee lifecycle, offering tailored assessments of your recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and more.

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  • Job Description and Market Compensation Analysis
  • Sourcing & Screening of Candidates and Submissions
  • Skill and Behavioral Testing

Talent Search

Finding your ideal candidate can been like finding a needle in an online haystack, but not anymore. With the resources and tools used by our recruiting professionals, we hone in on candidates with efficiency and accuracy, so that you can be satisfied the first time around. That accuracy means less time spent with the wrong fills, and more time cultivating your organization’s goals and growth. Beyond your job requirements, we seek to learn about candidates’ overall skills and employment needs, so that we can ensure all parties achieve long-term satisfaction.

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  • Background and Drug Testing
  • Credential and Educational Verification
  • Credit Check


Before you put pen to paper and sign off on an employment offer, you want to have a full picture of who will be entering your company, influencing your team, and representing your organization. It’s always better to be safe than sorry, and that’s why New Hire Now offers services that dig deeper into your candidate’s background and qualifications. We will get to know your candidate beyond the surface level, so that no surprises can arise down the road, because every employer deserves peace of mind.

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