Assembler I

Job Locations US-MN-Savage
Non-Manager - Full Time


The Assembler I performs manual labor along a production line. This position works in one work center within a department. Duties include assembly of components, sub-assemblies and examining items as they are produced.  Additionally, the Assembler operates and troubleshoots production line machinery. This role reports to the Technical Production Supervisor. 



  • Operate and troubleshoot production line machinery. 
  • Able to work in one center within a department. 
  • Responsible for attaching or affixing pre-manufactured components and parts. 
  • Complete daily production logs. 
  • Must ensure that time, material and waste is minimized. 
  • Assemble components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and sub-assemblies. 
  • Assist machinists in repair and other miscellaneous work. 
  • Possess, acquires, and maintains the technical expertise required to do the job effectively. 
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees. 
  • Ability to effectively hear, understand and follow directions and instructions in response to management direction. 



  • Operate within Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s). 
  • Clean and maintain work area. 
  • Observes safety and security procedures; uses equipment and materials properly. 



  • Responsible for quality control and making adjustments as necessary to produce product within specifications. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance (PM’s) on production line area. 
  • Focuses and guides self in accomplishing work objectives; strives to increase productivity. 



  • Perform back up duties for other plant employees. 
  • Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve goals and deliverables. 
  • Exemplary attendance and punctuality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; completes work in a timely manner. 
  • Adapts to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities. 
  • Maintains stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Formal Education and Experience:  

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) 
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 



Working Conditions & Physical Demands:  

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.  Machinery operation requires the use of safety to equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors and work boots/shoes.  Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted. 
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  
  • Must be able to work in a standing position 50% of the time. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 
  • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. 



Candidates will be required to complete a background check and drug screen before beginning work.


Sonny's is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment for everyone. We embrace and celebrate the unique experiences, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our workplace. Sonny's strives to foster an environment where our employees feel respected, valued, and empowered, and our team members are at the forefront in helping us promote and sustain an inclusive workplace.


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