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Personnel Administrator
Southwestern Industries, Inc.
2615 Homestead Place
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Mechanical Assembler III


TRAK Machine Tools (TMT) is a manufacturer of CNC controls and CNC machine tools for R & D, tooling, and low-volume machining applications. We integrate our CNC controls with machine tools and sell the finished products as turnkey systems under the respected brand names of TRAK and ProtoTRAK. We sell directly to users in much of the United States, with distributor sales in other parts of North America and Europe. For more information about the company, see our website at


We have a competitive compensation package and benefit program that includes health, life, and disability insurance, vacation, vacation bonus and a 401K program with company matching.

Job Overview
Work in an air-conditioned assembly area for machines. Assemble and inspect machine parts and assemblies per TRAK Machine Tools’ specifications of quality and time standards. Should have good time management skills, be well organized, and possess strong verbal communication skills. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: In the role of the Assembler – Mechanical III, you will:

  • Perform mechanical and minor electrical sub assembly & final assembly operations for machine builds meeting all product specifications, engineering drawings, work instructions and quality standards.
  • Perform functional tests as required.
  • Troubleshoot & resolve moderate to complex mechanical issues.
  • Troubleshoot & resolve easy to moderate electrical issues.
  • Maintain a neat and organized work area.
  • Be an active participant in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures.
  • Bring any discrepancies, production issues, and/or safety concerns to the attention of immediate supervisor or manager.
  • Be responsible for any other job duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
  • Conduct all business-related tasks according to Trak Machine Tools policies & procedures.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized working environment.
  • Have strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to use a wide range of mechanical tools and test equipment.
  • Complete Risk Assessments prior to performing all operations and light to heavy weight material movements by means of cranes and lift trucks.
  • Be responsible for ensuring facility equipment and tooling is accounted for, operating efficiently, and safely.
  • Identify, report, and mitigate problems or hazardous conditions that occur during equipment assembly and test set-up.
  • Possess excellent Communication, Teamwork, and Collaborative Skills with team members and basic understanding of working to production schedules / plans.
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all applicable quality, health, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and perform minor maintenance on mechanical tooling & equipment.
  • Complete required documentation with accurate information for routers, documents and inspection reports.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or indicated by management.
  • Ability and willingness to perform work in a production environment within a manufacturing facility.
  • Ability and willingness to perform sedentary work with frequent pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending, and other physical activities.
  • Ability and willingness to be exposed to some noise, dust, and liquids usually present within production environment.
  • Ability and willingness to occasionally work with a computer monitor, keyboard and mouse.
  • Ability and willingness to use safety glasses, safety shoes and/or ear plugs.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.
Desired Characteristics
  • Machine building experience including electromechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, work and safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work with large parts weighing in excess of 25 - 50 lbs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form, usually in basic English.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Quality Management; look for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Planning / Organizing; prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time effectively.
  • Safety and Security; actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Ability to report to work daily and work overtime as required by business need and production volumes.
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities.
  • Perform duties in a shop environment for a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing, leaning and sitting, as required.
  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Handle heavy parts and moving parts.
  • Subjected to the following: awkward positions, exposure to eye injuries, noise, dust and machine lubricants.
  • Interpret drawings, prints, drawings and engineering specifications to perform moderate to complex, repetitive assembly of machine equipment.
  • Possess or obtain forklift operator license and certification.
  • Wear PPE or Personal Protective Equipment - Hearing and eye protection (safety equipment) as required.
  • Operate battery powered, pneumatic and manual tools.
  • Comply with all applicable quality, health, safety, and environmental regulations and maintain good housekeeping in assigned work areas.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.