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Assembler III (2nd shift 3:30PM-2AM)

Req ID:  6995


Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

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 II job description.
  • Is skilled in assembling medical devices on a minimum of three or more product lines at or above the quantity standard rate projected by the supervisor or lead.
  • Displays a high level of competence in our Quality System Policies by referencing and explaining written line procedures.
  • Understands and follows all manufacturing procedures required to assemble product to specification. Accurately completes and maintains written records of manufacturing operations on production documentation following appropriate training i.e. Device History Records, Data Sheets Lot Control.
  • Consistently carries out instructions regarding priorities, work schedules, special assignments, job standards and related information with minimal direction from the supervisor or lead.
  • Effectively uses interpersonal skills to support procedure changes and promote new procedures due to product line changes and technology changes.
  • Supports and collaborates with leads, supervisors and/or engineers to identify and resolve line issues as well as suggest areas of improvement. Proactively communicates insufficient product line material by informing the lead or supervisor.
  • Skillful in Shared Leadership activities. I.e. Kanban Management, Calibration, and Metrics Board Maintenance
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following and practicing good housekeeping and safety guidelines/policies. i.e. ergonomics, job rotation, stretching exercises, tool handling and preventive maintenance.
  • Maintain acceptable standards for attendance and punctuality and work overtime 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.
  • In addition to the duties above, incumbents must successfully perform one or more of the following: #Assist Technicians and/or Engineers with adjusting and troubleshooting automatic manufacturing equipment as needed.
  • Designated Product Line Trainer.
  • Designated Backup for Lead Assembler.
  • Special skill set. e.g. bi-lingual, specific job skill knowledge.

Job Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of previous medical device assembly experience.
  • Efficiently operates manufacturing and measurement equipment following appropriate training; not limited to: microscopes, test equipment, EFDs, ultrasonic welders, induction welder, soldering irons, dial callipers, pressure gages, and rulers. In addition is able to well as documents in written form when applicable
  • Must be able to work effectively within MS Windows applications e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word and site specific PC programs as required to perform job duties following training. e.g. Oracle, PLM, MRP, ERP and PED.
  • Must have fine motor skills and high degree of speed, dexterity and eye coordination to manipulate fine wire, in order to work with and assemble small parts and subassemblies using both hands. Must possess specific vision abilities including close vision and the ability to quickly adjust focus.
  • Must be able to effectively 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 with minimum direction.
  • Basic mathematical skills (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.



Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our 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 costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

Olympus requires all US 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.


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.


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