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Assembler in Sumter, SC at Kaydon

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the inspection and assembly of finished and semi-finished product using sub-assemblies and components in compliance with engineering drawings, customer and company specifications.  Approves finished goods within specifications prior to packaging and shipment to customers.


Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings and specifications, understand standard notes, symbols and instructions as related to work.
  • Perform normal inspection checks using:

Micrometers                Air Columns          Thread Gages            Surface Contour Measurement

Contact Gages            CMM                     Torque Testers           Pin Indicators

Plug Gages                 Dial Indicators       Form Measurement    Vernier Calipers

      And any other standard inspection equipment.  Make acceptance or rejection decisions based on

      specified tolerances.

  • Complete any visual inspections required such as: surface finish, nicks, burrs, stains, radii, reliefs and broken edges.  Make acceptance or rejection based on visual findings.
  • Move and position parts, containers, gages or any other equipment as required for the performance of inspection or assembly operations.
  • Must meet quality and quantity requirements.
  • Collects and records a variety of data on variety of company supplied document/forms/computer transactions (job transactions, data sheets, set up sheets, etc) in support of proper record keeping requirements. Accurately complete all associated documents and records required in the inspection and assembly procedures.
  • Maintains open communication between supervisors and co-workers to pass on significant information to aid in production efforts. Assists in the training and development of new employees.
  • Match races and load balls, rollers, or other components as needed to obtain a specified diametrical clearance or metal to metal fit.
  • Perform etching for proper identification. Mark indicated measurements as needed.
  • Install seals and shields of required. Perform necessary greasing of bearings and bearing assemblies.
  • Package product per Kaydon and customer specifications.
  • Employee shall achieve the above requirements with minimal supervision and instruction.
  • Must have acceptable eyesight as defined by customer/Kaydon specifications.
  • Performs continuous improvement (lean) activities as may be assigned or required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions. Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned or required.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

A high school diploma or equivalent preferred; prior metal working/machine operating experience preferred; minimum score of 39 on Mechanical Comprehension Test; pass pre-employment physical and drug test.


Kaydon is an E/O/E


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