Profession wood products assembler
Wood products assemblers put together products from premade pieces of wood. They operate machines, often hydraulic, that bind the various elements of a product together using joints, glue or other fasteners. Assemblers put the elements in place, operate the machine and look out for problems.
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- Woodworking processes
Steps in the processing of wood for the manufacturing of wooden articles and types of machines used for these processes such as drying, shaping, assembling and surface finishing.
- Woodworking tools
The various tools used to process wood, such as planers, chisels and lathes.
- Construction products
The offered construction materials, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Wood products
The various wood products such as lumber and furniture, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Quality standards
The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.
- Join wood elements
Bind wooden materials together using a variety of techniques and materials. Determine the optimal technique to join the elements, like stapling, nail, gluing or screwing. Determine the correct work order and make the joint.
- Set up the controller of a machine
Set up and give commands to a machine by dispatching the appropriate data and input into the (computer) controller corresponding with the desired processed product.
- Manipulate wood
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of wood.
- 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.