Job Openings

Machine Production Assembler

Job ID: BH325474

Category: Warehouse

Specialty: Other


Job Title: Machine Production Assembler

Interview Process: In person 

Hours (any flex on start/end times / any remote work?): 7:00-3:30 (Half hour unpaid lunch, with 2 15 minute paid breaks)

Job Location: Sudbury

Industry: Manufacturing: Manufacturer of precision tools

Why Open: Volume of work

Must Haves: 

  • 2+ years of experience.


  • Candidates out of Auto and Aero mechanics usually do well. ???????


Client JD:

Daily responsibilities will require collaboration with team members from production and other departments to install equipment effectively and in a repeatable manner. This position may be required to work overtime to support meeting production requirements. This position may also be asked to occasionally visit local customer sites to support field service work.


  • Consistently follow all safety and work procedures and immediately notify management of any safety issues
  • Set-up/install CNC machine tool platforms on the Methods production floor
  • Mechanically and electrically install factory and Methods options per work orders
  • Perform system and functional tests of all options installed at Methods
  • Prepare machine tools for shipment and/or storage
  • Communicate installation hurdles encountered and offer solutions where possible
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Perform other appropriate tasks and duties as assigned



  • The ideal candidate should have 2 or more years of mechanical assembly experience working in a machine tool, automotive, aerospace, or other industrial setting
    • Proficiency with basic hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, torque tools, wire crimpers, soldering irons, and other typical shop floor hand tools
    • Proficiency with power tools such as die grinders, drills, jigsaws, hydraulic punches, and overhead cranes
    • Knowledge of basic Electrical Safety and experience stripping, crimping, and soldering electric wiring and connectors
    • Metal fabrication (drilling, cutting, grinding) experience is strongly desired
  • Ability to ready drawings, prints, and schematics
  • Computer literate and proficient with common Microsoft Office applications including Outlook e-mail, Word, and Excel. Experience with shop-floor control and ERP software is strongly desired.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail and a sense of urgency to achieve results
  • Self-motivated, goal driven, and able to act both independently and as part of a team
  • Effective verbal and written communication including e-mail
  • Be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time up to 8 hours
  • Be able to safely lift loads up to 50 pounds
  • Valid Driver’s License


Performance Measures:

  • Quality/completeness of work
    • Proper fit and functionality of installed machine and options
    • Physical appearance of installed options
    • Ability to install complex/difficult options
  • Individual production output meeting targets
  • Workspace and workbench cleanliness
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to perform a task independently vs. with assistance
  • Flexibility to work across numerous machine platforms
  • Flexibility to work on other duties and tasks assigned

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Sudbury, Massachusetts