Assembler III

Posted: 07/22/2021

Applied Materials, a leading manufacturer of equipment for the semiconductor industry, is looking for Assemblers to join their team in beautiful northwest Montana.  Visit our site to learn more about this role at one of Montana’s leading manufacturing companies.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Performs a wide variety of routine and non-routine electro-mechanical assembly operations, troubleshooting, and repair.  Adjusts, aligns, and/or performs "go-no go" tests using test fixtures or non-diagnostic electronic testing devices.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Retests.  Validates design, fabrication, and set up of assemblies.
  2. Applies advanced skills to the wire, assemble, test, troubleshoot, and calibrate moderately complex equipment and sub-assemblies. Areas of expertise include electrical interconnect, mechanical, pneumatic, fluid flow, or vacuum technologies.  Makes own set-ups, alignments, and adjustments, maintaining tolerance according to instructions.  Disassembles, modifies, reworks, refurbishes, reassembles, and tests units as required.  Follows work orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, engineering specifications, sketches, assembly shop and production operations sheets, parts and wire lists, written and/or verbal instructions to construct electro-mechanical, vacuum, and/or pneumatic assemblies, subassemblies, and components.
  3. Maintains a secure, safe, clean and healthy work environment.  Attends required health and safety training, and follows safety and security policies, procedures, and practices.  Promptly reports accidents, injuries, safety hazards, or emergencies to supervisor or Safety department.  Follows operating instructions, uses protective equipment when required, and uses equipment and materials properly.  Actively strives to prevent accidents and injuries.
  4. May perform final assembly installations at customer site.  Proficient in at least one product or platform.
  5. Edits and provides feedback to moderately complex reports and/or manufacturing procedures.  
  6. Maintains cleanliness of work area and ensures proper handling of tools, equipment, and stock to prevent loss or injury.  Details finished work by removing fingerprints, etc., and then properly packages to prevent damage in transportation or storage.
  7. Performs other duties and/or completes training as required by Supervisor.  
  8. NOTE: Duties for this and all Assembler levels are generically defined to describe job functions with similar skill levels.  Area supervision has the responsibility for defining and communicating those duties which apply to specific job functions within the classification.


Functional Knowledge

  • Has developed skills to perform day-to-day activities


Business Expertise

  • Has a basic understanding of how the team integrates with others 


  • May provide informal guidance and support to more junior team members


Problem Solving

  • Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or infrequently occurring based on existing precedents or procedures



  • Impacts the quality of own work


Interpersonal Skills

  • Uses communication skills for exchange of information 

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Experience: 2 -4  Years


Additional Information

Relocation Eligible: No
Travel: No

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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