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Assembler II

Req ID:  3680



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 Electronic Assembler II performs a wide variety of mechanical assembly operations. This person determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in assembling cables, soldering, bonding, testing, standard routine troubleshooting and manufacturing of transducers, has a vast knowledge of the various build processes within the department, demonstrates efficient sensor manufacturing skills, and efficiently completes daily tasks according to the standard times without sacrificing the quality of the product. The Assembler II maintains general knowledge of the MRP system.

Job Duties

*  Adhere to policy and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment. 


*  Apply acquired job skills, company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and adherence to production plan schedules while producing high quality products to standards. 


*  Work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. 


*  Follow established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. 


*  Demonstrate more detailed capability to work with small tools required in the precise and intricate processing on standard and special product sensors.


*  Demonstrate familiarity with all materials and equipment required to fabricate sensors through the complete assembly and testing process.


*  Act as a champion of the Company’s Lean and Continuous Improvement programs.


*  Time and attendance are in accordance with company policies, procedures and work area schedule. 


*  Complete work orders on schedule to ensure a constant flow of product and to maintain efficiencies. 


*  Advise management of adverse manufacturing and/or equipment conditions and issues that are affecting production and/or safety. 


*  Notify manager of all NCM’s (non-conforming material).


*  Read and interpret drawings, diagrams, work orders, procedures and follow verbal directions. 


*  Assist in the creation of work procedures. Ability to troubleshoot daily routine problems. 

Job Requirements



*  High School Diploma


*  Minimum 1 – 2 years' related experience, preferably hand soldering and using a microscope, and working in a lean manufacturing environment



*  Good manual dexterity


*  Proficient MS Office skills


*  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


*  Able to embrace change


*  Able 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



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) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || State College || 

Nearest Major Market: State College

Job Segment: Assembly, Manufacturing

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