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Assembly Technician, 2nd Shift

Date: Aug 19, 2019

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


Performs any operations to assemble and finish a wide variety of complex design cases, including prototypes, with minimal direction and supplied documentation. Works closely with Engineering staff to recommend and implement design changes swiftly and accurately for ease of manufacturability, prior to production release.



  • Works from incomplete and complex engineering prints, bills of materials, assembly drawings, written and/or verbal instructions. Determines sequence of operations, set up and layout of work area to assemble containers and performs other operations required for finishing and assembly of containers.
  • Interfaces with customers when necessary to ensure customer satisfaction and to improve customer product including, but not limited to, customer product improvements and product testing.
  • Assists in the fabrication of production fixturing for designs.
  • Picks parts and supplies from racks. Assembles container according to prints and specifications. Attaches hardware using fixtures.
  • May perform gluing, taping, flame treating and labeling operations. Notifies supervisor or others as appropriate of inspection failures, out of tolerance/specification situations and any other problems. Sets up And operates cutting, drilling.
  • Performs pressure “leak” testing, records results and determines leak cause for out-of-specification conditions. Reports out-of-specification conditions. Repairs, retests, and documents results. Performs inspection on finished containers, and stamps as approved. Performs repair operations as requested.
  • Trains all lower level assemblers/fabricators in the operations of the group.
  • Travels to other Pelican facilities and customers as needed.
  • Maintains established quality and quantity standards. Detects and reports improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and questionable conditions to proper supervision.
  • Maintains work area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Maintains daily production and other records as required.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.




  • Must possess 1 – 3 years of experience in assembly of complex design and be proficient in the cut and weld process.
  • Must be able and willing to travel occasionally on an as-needed basis.
  • Must be proficient in use of all tools related to cutting, trimming, routing containers, assembly tools, drill presses, welding tools, hand and power tools, laminating and pressing equipment including saws, die cutting press, glue applicators.



  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be constantly required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.



Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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