Machine Build Technician

This position is within the Operations team of RJS Corporation. The Machine Build Technician’s primary responsibility is to fit and assemble components to construct, rebuild, and repair machines and equipment per established guidelines and standards. Proper assembly of RJS products and machinery is a very important role within the company as our customers expect quality equipment to meet their needs. The Machine Build Technician position at RJS offers a variety of standard equipment and custom machinery build opportunities. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday on first shift. Additional overtime may be available Monday through Friday and on weekends as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Machine Build Technician duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, and other instructions written or verbal, to complete sub-assembly and/or final assembly of customized (typically larger, more complex) products or components according to established guidelines and quality standards
  • Verifies conformance of parts to stock list and blueprints
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools and equipment to assemble units according to required specifications
  • Consult with Engineering for custom product design projects
  • Lays out hole locations and drills and taps holes on parts for assembly
  • Aligns components for assembly and bolts, screws, dowels, welds, or rivets parts together, or arranges for assembly by others
  • Identify faulty components during the assembly process, make adjustments and report them to management
  • Verifies alignment and tolerances of moving parts
  • Assembles, sets up, and operates machine to verify functioning, machine capabilities, and conformance to customer's specifications. Mechanically supports electricians and programmers as needed
  • Inspect items as instructed and provide feedback to management to ensure any quality defects can be avoided in the future
  • Maintain a clean work area, returning equipment and tools at the end of the day
  • Assist other departments and functions as needed