Assembler B
Chicago, IL 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Entry Level

Switchcraft is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We currently have an opening for assemblers at our Chicago facility. This position is for the second shift (3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.).

Assemblers work with table top presses and hand tools to assemble small electronic components. Candidates must be able to follow instructions given by group leaders or supervisor and be able to work independently in a team environment. This job requires basic reading and math skills.

  • Assembles plugs to patch cords, switches and controls to cams; assembles resistors and capacitors to circuit boards; assembles PL switches; assembles level lite III switches; multi switches, DW switches.
  • Inserts contactor and compressions springs using fixture.
  • Inserts terminals into bottom, attaches clips to two sides, snaps push button into top of switch housing for slide switches.
  • Assembles and tests data switches.
  • Assembles and puts terminal into uniswitches
  • Does frame assemblies.
  • Some previous experience desired.

Essential Requirements:

  • Vision acuity required
  • Strong Gripping capabilities
  • Gripping with both hands required, fixtures, occasionally used to hold parts in place
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary, generally seated, position for over 50% of the time
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not able to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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