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At A Glance: Team Assembler

Team assemblers work as part of a team to assemble products or parts of products. Team assemblers are able to perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. They sometimes participant in management decisions that affect the assembly process. To become a team assembler requires at least a high school diploma and a few months to one year or on-the-job training. Team assemblers earn an average of $15.19 per hour and are projected to have over 100,000 openings in the next 7 years.

Entry Level Requirements


High School Diploma

To become a team assembler requires at least a high school diploma. Some companies may require additional training.
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Production industry is

5th highest
ranked job in the TEAM region with 117,893 jobs in 2018.

How much can I make?

Hourly Rate: $10 - $25/HR.

Job Details: Team Assembler

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Commonly Performed Tasks

There are many tasks that team assemblers do regularly. Because assemblers rotate through the assembly process, they must know how to do each step in the process. They may work with a variety of tools and equipment to make products. They are also responsible for inspecting and packaging completed parts.
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts
  • Package finished products and prepare them for shipment
  • Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process
  • Shovel sweep, or otherwise clean work areas
  • Review work orders and blueprints to ensure work is performed according to specifications

Required Job Skills

Team assemblers require specific skills, abilities, and knowledge to do their jobs effectively. Because they work as a part of a team, they must be able effectively communicate with others and adjust their actions in relation to others,' monitor themselves, and others.
  • Concentrate on a task without being distracted
  • Knowledge of materials, processes, and systems
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Physical strength and dexterity
  • Identify, analyze, and solve complex problems
  • Knowledge of machines, tools, and materials

Education & Training Information

Programs and Opportunities

Butler County Community College - Main Campus
Program: Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship
Certification: Certificate
Length: 3 Months / 150 Hours
Community College of Allegheny County - West Hills Center
Program: Industrial Manufacturing Technician
Certification: Certificate
Length: 18 Month Apprenticeship Program

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