Profession industrial machinery assembler

Industrial machinery assemblers manufacture industrial equipment such as industrial robots, assembly line machines, and labeling machines. They use hand tools and computer-controlled machines.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Mechanics

    Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.


  • Perform machine maintenance

    Perform regular maintenance, possibly including corrections and alterations, on a machine or machine tool to ensure it remains in a proper productive state.

  • Secure working area

    Secure the operation site fixing boundaries, restricting access, placing signs and taking other measures in order to guarantee public and staff safety.

  • Conform to health and safety regulations

    Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

  • Perform maintenance on installed equipment

    Perform the maintenance on installed equipment on-site. Follow procedures to avoid uninstalling equipment from machinery or vehicles.

  • Perform test run

    Perform tests putting a system, machine, tool or other equipment through a series of actions under actual operating conditions in order to assess its reliability and suitability to realise its tasks, and adjust settings accordingly.

  • Consult technical resources

    Read and interpret such technical resources such as digital or paper drawings and adjustment data in order to properly set up a machine or working tool, or to assemble mechanical equipment.

  • Inspect industrial equipment

    Inspect equipment used during industrial activities such as manufacturing or construction equipment in order to ensure that the equipment complies with health, safety, and environmental legislation.

  • Install machinery

    Build the pre-assembled components of a machine on site, adjust it according to specifications and put it into operation.

  • Maintain industrial equipment

    Perform routine maintenance on industrial machinery and equipment to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order.

  • Assemble machines

    Assemble machines according to instructions and specifications.

Optional knowledge and skills

resolve equipment malfunctions recognise signs of corrosion manufacturing of office equipment wear appropriate protective gear set up machine controls inspect quality of products read standard blueprints monitor automated machines manufacturing of taps and valves troubleshoot use testing equipment repair industrial equipment maintain records of maintenance interventions perform pre-assembly quality checks use welding equipment operate industrial equipment record test data manufacturing of pumps and compressors develop assembly instructions apply technical communication skills

Common job titles

  • General operations, assembly & set up
  • Machine assembler
  • Assembler
  • Assembler-fabricator
  • Assembler - 1st shift m-th 5a-330p
  • Assembler i