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


  • 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.


  • Install machinery

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Assemble machines

    Assemble machines according to instructions and specifications.

  • Maintain industrial equipment

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

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

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

Source: Sisyphus ODB