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Assembler II

Req ID:  4229



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Production Supervisor and/or Lead the Assembler demonstrates and is responsible for assembling high quality medical devices according to established quality and manufacturing guidelines while performing at or above the rate projected by the Production Supervisor or Lead.

Job Duties

* Successfully attained the knowledge skills and abilities associated with the Assembler I job description.


* Experienced in assembling medical devices on two or more product lines at or above the quantity standard rate projected by the supervisor or lead.


* Demonstrates an understanding of our Quality System Policies by referencing and explaining written line procedures.


* Complete and maintain accurate written records of manufacturing operations on production documentation following appropriate training i.e. Device History Records Data Sheets and Lot Control.


* Understand and carry out instructions by their assigned Supervisor or Lead regarding priorities work schedules special assignments job standards and related information required to build medical devices.


* Adaptable to changes in procedures and is able to learn new procedures due to product line and technology modifications.


* May be asked to cross train on a variety of product line operations.


* May assist Assembler III or IV in training procedures.


* General understanding of LEAN Manufacturing Principals to assist in improving established metrics.


* Proactively informs the lead or supervisor of material shortages.


* Maintains a safe work environment by following and practicing good housekeeping and safety guidelines/policies (e.g. ergonomics job rotation stretching exercises tool handling and preventive maintenance).


* Maintain acceptable standards for attendance and work overtime and varying shifts as needed.


* Uses time effectively and constructively does not engage in idle conversation that disrupts others and or the assigned operation stays in the work area and does not abuse break times.


* Volunteers in Shared Leadership activities. i.e. Kanban Management Calibration and Metrics Board Maintenance.


* All Other Essential Duties as directed. 

Job Requirements



* High school diploma or equivalent.


* Minimum of 2 years of previous medical device assembly experience.


* Must be able to operate manufacturing and measurement equipment when applicable following appropriate training; not limited to: microscopes, test equipment, EFDs, ultrasonic welders, induction welders, soldering irons, dial calipers, pressure gages, and rulers.




* Must be able to communicate by way of telephone e-mail or in person to supervisors leads and team members.


* Must be able to understand verbal and written work instructions. Basic mathematical skills as required to perform job duties. (Add, subtract, multiply, divide).


* Must be able to work in a clean room environment and follow the clean room environment practices and procedures.


* Must be able to perform repetitive work according to set procedures sequence and pace.


* Knowledge of GDP GMP and Lean Manufacturing preferred.


* Maintains confidentiality of documents and processes

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Minnesota (US-MN) || Brooklyn Park || 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Assembly, Manufacturing

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