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Utility Assembly

Location : Holyoke, MA
Job Type : Direct
Start Date : 03/28/2022
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
This is 2nd shift position, from 3:30 pm to 12:00 am.

Qualifications - Must have successfully completed an approved training program as to setting up and operating all equipment in section. Must be able to measure and inspect assembled products.  Basic mathematics essential.  Must be capable of handling somewhat heavy fixtures and parts.  Must have the ability to identify various parts from engineering drawings used to produce chain products.


Prior Experience – Previous experience is desirable assembling metal components, utilizing power presses, jigs and fixtures along with a variety of associated inspection equipment.




To ensure that all assembly processes to produce roller chain are maintained and run to the high levels of efficiency and quality stipulated by U.S. Tsubaki standards. Primarily responsible for the operation of stringing processes, power presses, pre-stressing equipment, packaging equipment, greasing equipment and associated inspection equipment.  Retrieve and replace components from parts storage or prior processes to ensure continuous operation of equipment.  Assists, trains and develops new operators.




1. Must be self-motivated.

2. Able to understand and follow procedures specified by the company for Quality and Operation of the assembly process. Must be able to follow directions of group leader and set-up person.

3. Must be an active team member, capable of communicating and working effectively and harmoniously with their peers.

4. Must be flexible and able to change and adapt working practices as required to suit the changing needs of the business.

5. Must be capable of running all equipment in section.

6. Follow direction / instruction of group leader or supervisor.

7. Must be physically fit and capable of handling heavy weights.






1.   Carrying out quality control checks as defined by operational procedures and recording all information as stipulated by company procedures.

2.   Take responsibility for output from any process operated, ensuring that all quality and performance standards are maintained within the targets set by U.S. Tsubaki procedures. Responsible for recording and removal of any defects and informing the group leader or set-up person where faults are suspected.


Equipment Operation


3.   Operation of the machines within assembly section, including loading / unloading materials to the equipment. Coverage of additional machines is expected during short periods of absence, high demand, or meal breaks. 

4.   Ensure that all process settings within the assembly area are maintained. Carry out or assist other assembly operators to maintain the efficient operation of their machines.

5.   Check and ensure all safety switches, guards and sensors are fully functional.

6.   Operate pre-stress equipment and check all required ISO, QC and area procedures to insure data recording conforms to U.S. Tsubaki specifications.

Material Handling


7.   Ensures that components are delivered to the next process to ensure an uninterrupted flow of production is maintained. Operates where required fork trucks, electric hoists, electric pallet trucks and other materials handling equipment.


Equipment Maintenance and Set-up


8.   Responsible for maintaining the process and advising appropriate personnel should the process deviate from normal operating conditions.

Required Qualifications :
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