Mechanical Assembler

Richmond Hill
Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16889
Job Description

Our client is recognized as a global market leading manufacturer of solid dosage processing equipment that fabricates a broad product line of pharmaceutical products.

Title:   Mechanical Assembler

Location: Richmond Hill. ON

Type: Temp to Perm (First 3 months on agency payroll)
Pay rate:  $25.00 to $30.00 per hour
Shift: Days (flexible for afternoon shift if required)
Reports To: Mechanical Assembler Supervisor
Department:  Manufacturing


Position Mission

  • A mechanical Assembler/ Service will assemble a wide variety of electro-mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic products, including sheet metal components. Will be called upon to provide onsite mechanic services as needed.


Mandate and Roles: Major Responsibilities

  • Perform assembly, installation and repair of electro-mechanical products with minimal supervision.
  • Determine project requirements including scope, sequences, equipment and methods according to blueprints, drawings and written or verbal instructions
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel
  • Inspect parts, products for conformance to specification using appropriate measuring equipment and make corrections as required.
  • Read, understand and work according to company policies and procedures and supervisors instructions.
  • Assemble, fit, install, prefabricated parts to form subassemblies, finished product, using hand and power tools.
  • Position, align and adjust assemblies, parts for proper fit and assembly
  • Position, align and adjust bearings, shafts, moving parts for proper fit and assembly
  • Attach, fasten assemblies, parts together using bolts, rivets, caulks, bonds or other joining techniques.
  • Operate pump trucks, small cranes to transport or position larger parts.
  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, and buff surfaces, seams and joints, using hand tools and portable power tools.
  • Position, align, gaskets, seals, trim, insulation for proper seal
  • Fabricate products, parts using lathe, milling machine, drill, saw, punching nailing equipment.
  • Perform daily safety checks and maintain equipment in good working order
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices within the work area and return all unused parts to inventory.
  • Identify materials with job number
  • Maintain good material handling and storage practices
  • On a daily basis, record hours work against project number
  • Work in manner which meets production schedules and budgets
  • Wear safety equipment and work in safe manner at all times
  • Perform and complete all inspections and FAT testing and documentation
  • Perform other duties as and when required.
  • Perform on-site service calls as required and complete all necessary documentation
  • Perform the function of shipper/ receiver as required.

Additional Responsibilities include the following but is not limited to:

  • To recommend solutions all matters pertaining to the successful operation of the Manufacturing Department as they relate to the flow of orders through the system. 
  • To recommend major capital expenditures for the addition and replacement of machinery and equipment to the shop foremen.


  • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent.


  • Demonstration of mechanical aptitude and/or three years’ experience of working in a mechanical assembly environment.
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to provide quality on-site mechanical service
  • Good organizational skills
  • Possess current Drivers

Degree of Supervision

  • Under the direction of the Shop Foreman the employee will be expected to achieve minimum performance levels through their working tenure. These will be reviewed on an annual basis. To be considered SUCCESSFUL, the employee must have demonstrated their ability to meet or exceed the prescribed minimum levels.
  • Level Three: Within 12 weeks - SOMETIMES demonstrates an understanding of job requirements - Normal supervision
  • Level Four: Within 26 weeks - OFTEN demonstrates an understanding of job requirements - Minimum supervision
  • Level Five: Within 52 weeks - ALWAYS demonstrates an understanding of requirements - No supervision.             

Program/Decision Impact and Scope:   

  • Ensure that their objectives are clearly aligned with the strategic priorities of the company and that all efforts are made towards achieving those objectives. Accountability is accomplished through persistence in achieving excellence, being fully engaged and committed and effectively communicating.    

Attributes and Attitudes

  • Demonstrated excellent client service skills and commitment to providing attention to detail and a high standard of quality work
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • High degree of concentration in all aspects of work
  • Ability to work within tight time constraints
  • Stress related to meet deadlines or schedules. Pleasant, clean, safe working environment
  • Good people skills, especially when dealing with co-workers and management

Working Conditions and Level of Effort

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This individual understands respects and adheres to the workplace Health & Safety rules and regulations.
  • This position will be working in manufacturing plant setting and therefore will be exposed to the hazards: noise, heat, dust, welders flash, moving machinery (ie. Forklifts), and acids which require the use of protective equipment.
  • Physical Effort: Considerable                                      
  • Physical Environment: Considerable                                       
  • Sensory Attention: Considerable   


If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role please apply online, email or fax your resume to Aneezah Dhir.

[email protected]

fax to 416-495-8487

We are an equal opportunity Employer


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