Employment Opportunity

Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer

Task Force Tips, LLC, a worldwide leader in firefighting equipment manufacturing, is seeking a full-time Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer for its subsidiary company, AMKUS, Inc. to work M-F, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM in production of their rescue system equipment.  Manufacturing experience preferred.  Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Must have the ability to physically stand for long periods of time, lift/carry/push objects weighing 50 pounds, crouch/kneel, bend, reach, and be able to handle/grasp and finger objects.  Requires use of hand tools.  A mechanical aptitude test is required.  NO PHONE CALLS.  Submit a resume to atsp2019@tft.com.
  • Responsible for assembling and testing products, ensuring that completed products are invoiced, packed and shipped correctly. 
  • Sets up/prepares jobs for assembly and shipping.
  • Visually inspects parts prior to assembly to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Uses assembly tooling designed for the assigned cells, i.e.,presses, drill machines, testing fixtures, assembly fixtures etc.
  • Assembles subassemblies and finished goods and uses Loctite, grease, epoxy etc. as specified per assigned work instructions.
  • Assembles products to special handling instructions as required.
  • Thoroughly cleans and prepares product surface for labeling using acetone.  Makes sure proper labeling is applied per bill of materials.
  • Performs final testing on products to ensure compliance with company and NFPA standards, and maintains detailed records on computer, such as number and nature of test failures of various models.
  • Reworks failed products as necessary.
  • Assembles polypacks to finished goods prior to sending to shipping.
  • Prepares products for shipping, including placing in boxes, using foam machine and sealing/labeling boxes and proper labeling.
  • Maintains current knowledge of products/parts revisions and works closely with Assembly Supervisor and Engineering Department to identify and resolve product performance and procedure problems.
  • Maintains clean and safe assembly, testing and shipping areas.
  • Trains, assists and helps oversee work of new employees as needed.
  • Periodically builds product models for new/redesigned products.
  • Training, education and/or experience in mechanics, machine shop, hydraulics or related area preferred.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of OSHA and company safety precautions and procedures.
  • Ability to operate a computer and applicable software.
  • Ability to physically and safely assemble parts and products and operate hand tools, including screw drivers, drill, Allen wrenches, hammer, and air nozzle.
  • Ability to count and make simple arithmetic additions and subtractions and use practical shop mathematics.
  • Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, work rapidly for long periods and work on several tasks at the same time, often under time pressure.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, observe and read instruments, gauges and dials, and use technical manuals.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other company personnel, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours.
(Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons.)

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