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Mechanical Assembler-

    • Job Tracking ID: 512241-768554
    • Job Location: Mason, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 21, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

  • Assembles cylinders by using various hand tools, assembly fixtures, adhesives and lubricants.

  • Using specialty machinery fastens end caps on cylinders.

  • Base on cut slip instructions, selects appropriate size and type tube or profile from stock rack and sets up required machine accordingly.  Cuts material and checks dimensions to ensure accuracy.

  • Verifies conformance of all components to specifications.

  • Uses various types of roller burnishing machines to finish piston rods.

  • Washes rods in cleaning solution to prepare for assembly.

  • Deburrs tubes and profiles and polishes as required.

  • Washes tube or profile in cleaning solution to prepare for assembly.

  • Based on cut slip instructions, selects appropriate components required for cylinder order (construction kit, rod and tube).

  • Tests cylinders using water bath or waterless test station to detect leaks and insure proper operation.

  • Cleans and labels cylinder and attaches applicable hardware.

  • Attaches proper paperwork to cylinder and routes cylinder to warehouse.

  • Restocks rod and tube racks, as required.

  • Repairs or discards defective cylinders, as required.

  • Based on cut slip instructions, selects appropriate size and type rod from stock rack, sets speed and length into rod saw and cuts rod.  Presses flat on rod and checks dimensions to ensure accuracy.

  • Maintains clean work environment.

    • Overtime may be required for short term or long term duration, as business needs mandate.

    Travel may be required by any mode of transportation as determined by company for business reasons such as, but not limited to, skill development, training or a company business event

Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED and Trade School/Technical Training;

  • Or minimum one year related experience and/or training

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Knowledge of hand tools.

    • Ability to use computer and word processing and spreadsheet software. 

    • Knowledge of measuring equipment.

    • Excellent oral communication skills.

    • Knowledge of the Metric system.

    • Experience in warehouse/manufacturing environment.


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster