What to Expect as an Medical Assembler
As a Medical Assembler you’ll be putting together important, life-changing medical devices in a clean manufacturing facility. This allows for the creation of countless quality medical devices.
From putting together medical device components to maintaining a clean room environment, there are a lot of important tasks that a Medical Assembler completes in a day.
Medical Assemblers typically have these skills:
- High School education or equivalent
- Follow written and oral instruction
- Good manual dexterity and keen visual acuity
- Experience in manufacturing or a related field is preferred
- Strong communication skills and a desire to work with other team members
Other Medical Assembly duties may include:
- Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, sub-assemblies, tools, and materials
- Positions parts and sub-assemblies by using templates or reading measurements
- Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and sub-assemblies
- Verifies specifications by measuring completed component
- Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications
- Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Medical Assemblers in the Twin Cities can make $13-$18 an hour.