Profession metal products assembler

Metal products assemblers operate and monitor equipment which finishes metal articles or parts. They assemble the parts to become the desired metal product.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

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Knowledge

  • Types of metal

    Qualities, specifications, applications and reactions to different fabricating processes of various types of metal, such as steel, aluminium, brass, copper and others.

  • Metal joining technologies

    The various technologies used for the joining and assembling of fabricated metal workpieces.

Skills

  • Use metalworking tools

    Use the appropriate metalworking tools to manipulate metal objects or surfaces. Use adequate instruments to grind, smoothen or sharpen metals.

  • Perform pre-assembly quality checks

    Inspect product parts for faults or damages, using testing equipment if necessary, and check that the received lot is complete before assembling the finished products.

  • Manipulate metal

    Manipulate the properties, shape and size of metal.

  • Inspect quality of products

    Use various techniques to ensure the product quality is respecting the quality standards and specifications. Oversee defects, packaging and sendbacks of products to different production departments.

  • Join metals

    Join together pieces of metal using soldering and welding materials.

  • Fasten components

    Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.

  • Assemble metal parts

    Align and arrange steel and metal parts in order to assemble complete products; use the appropriate hand tools and gauges.

  • Follow quality standards

    Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Ensure equipment availability

    Ensure that the necessary equipment is provided, ready and available for use before start of procedures.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

Optional knowledge and skills

set up the controller of a machine wear appropriate protective gear fabricate metal parts types of hand-operated printing devices tend surface grinding machine ensure correct goods labelling operate soldering equipment manufacturing of sports equipment operate lifting equipment develop assembly instructions read engineering drawings heat metals screw types record production data for quality control pack goods tend riveting machine protective safety equipment cut metal products operate welding equipment operate handheld riveting equipment metal forming technologies rivet types monitor automated machines operate drill press measure metal to be heated perform metal work metal coating technologies metal smoothing technologies

Common job titles

  • Mechanical assembler 1
  • Assembler
  • Assembler i
  • Assembler (valent)
  • Assembler i (2nd shift)
  • Production assembler
  • Cabinet assembler level i
  • Assembler packer i
  • Mechanical assembler ii