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Assembler II

Req ID:  322


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

The Assembler II supports Manufacturing Operations by assembling high-quality small format medical devices in accordance with established procedures and in support of the production schedule. An Assembler II is also expected to assist with training less experienced assemblers.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:


* Interacts primarily with varying levels of Manufacturing Engineering and Research team members.


* May interact with external customer contacts including participating in tours by visitors including VIPs and may be questioned and/or observed during audits.


* Assembles components into medical devices in accordance with approved manufacturing procedures.


* Assembly may be in clean rooms and may involve assembly of miniature components under a microscope.


* Performs in-process quality checks on sub-assemblies and finished product.


* Utilizes small hand tools calibrated instruments measurement equipment microscopes and custom fixtures tools and assembly aids.


* Works collaboratively with engineers and technicians to resolve process issues and suggests improvements on an ongoing basis.


* Maintains clean room integrity by using proper attire and adherence to clean room environment practices and procedures.


* Maintains accurate and timely records/documentation related to quality work in progress test results labor (e.g. timecards) and special projects.


* Strictly adheres to general safety rules manufacturing procedures company policies and procedures.


* Good Manufacturing Practices and FDA regulations.


* Fulfills assembly requests for prototypes against verbal or written instructions as required.


* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* High School Diploma required.


* Minimum 1 – 2 years related experience Experience with hand soldering and using a microscope.


* Experience working in a lean manufacturing environment.


* Good manual dexterity.


* Must have computer skills.


* Must be a highly organized self-managed individual who works independently with minimum supervision and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.


* Ability to work overtime as needed.


* Ability to sit and work under a microscope for extended amount of time.


* Strong attention to detail.


* Strong verbal communication skills.


* Enjoy contributing to a diverse manufacturing group.


* Ability to embrace change.


* Ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously.

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 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 has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


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


Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.  EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || State College || 

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