System Assembler/Tester

An immediate opportunity exists for a System Assembler/Tester who will have the responsibility for the fabrication, assembly and testing of mechanical and electrical parts, subassemblies and gas generating products using a variety of tools and equipment.  

About the Position

The ideal candidate will possess a strong professional work ethic with practical manufacturing, assembly, test, and quality experience. The ability to work in a strong team environment with a personal commitment for attention to details, to produce the highest quality products.The desire for personal growth by learning various manufacturing processes, assembly/test operations, and product technologies. Will personally embrace and engage in continuous improvement initiatives that will improve product quality and reduce product costs.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble the systems.

  • Functionally test subassemblies and system products according to acceptance test procedures.

  • Test requires hi-pot and ground continuity testing, pressure test and gas purity measurements.

  • Diagnose, trouble shoot and correct improperly operating units.

  • Utilize hand held tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers and power tools.

  • Pull and kit components for assembly jobs and maintain inventory of product in work stations.

  • Package components and/or systems for shipment.

  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures.

  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified.

  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and adhere to Proton’s safety practices and policies.

  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products per engineering instructions.

  • Perform component fit checks in support of Receiving inspection.

  • Provide input to Engineering and Operations on product and process improvements.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines as required.

  • Complete all tasks as directed with minimal supervision.

Qualification requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 - 5 years mechanical and electrical assembly experience

  • Aptitude for “hands-on” electrical & mechanical work

  • Experience in a production environment assembling parts and products

  • Proficient with use of computers and demonstrated use of Microsoft Office and MRP software

  • Ability to perform work accurately, thoroughly and in a timely manner

  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills

  • Good verbal, reading, and writing English language skills.

  • Relevant technical training or certifications is preferred

  • Experience with installing electrical components (point to point wiring) a plus.

  • High attention to detail, teamwork and being self-motivated is a must

  • Power Industrial Vehicle equipment operation experience is preferred

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Light physical effort with frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials and use of hand tools.

  • Standing, kneeling, and bending required during a typical eight-hour workday.

  • Occasionally lifting components up to approximately fifty pounds may be required.

  • Possess a full range of manual dexterity to assemble parts or pieces together quickly and accurately.

  • Perform assembly operations in small and overhead spaces.

  • Ability to use hand lift trucks to move materials in, around and out of the assembly area.

  • Vision abilities to be able to perform intricate assembly and inspection operations.

The above statements reflect the principal functions of the position and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Proton Energy Systems, Inc. provides comprehensive health and insurance benefits for its employees. The Company also offers competitive paid Vacation time, Sick leave, and Holidays. The Company has a published Code of Conduct that all employees are expected to follow.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are not able to respond personally to every application. However, we do review every resume, and will be sure to contact you if we think there is a possible fit.


Proton will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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