Production Associates - Assemblers

Marquardt Cazenovia, NY
Marquardt Switches, Inc. is a global leader in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches, controls and switching systems for automobiles, trucks, off-road vehicles, power tools, household appliances and industrial applications. Since 1925, Marquardt has been growing, innovating, and enhancing the experience of operating automobiles and appliances all over the globe with over 10,000 employees operating in 19 global locations. Visit our website at to learn more.

Production Associate – Assembler

1st Shift: 6:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs.)

2nd Shift: 4:25 p.m. – 2:55 a.m. (Mon. – Thurs.)

W/E 1st Shift: 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Fri. – Sun.), 2:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. (Tues.)

W/E 2nd Shift: 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. (Fri. – Sun.), 2:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. (Wed.)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing all duties associated with the assembly of small metal and plastic components into finished electro-mechanical switches for the automotive, power tool and appliance industries using manual or automated assembly equipment.

Essential Functions:

* Select, set up and operate equipment necessary to create desired assembly.

* Clear simple part jams and machine faults and perform changeover of parts as required.

* Review the quality of finished assemblies and perform basic testing and troubleshooting duties.

* Pack completed switches for shipment.

* Document production on daily basis.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

* May train new Production Associates in existing procedures and current Production Associates in new procedures.

* Perform assembly and machine operator duties on an assembly line or in a cell environment as required.

* May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

* Basic math skills.

* Basic computer skills.

* Ability to comprehend both verbal and written instructions.

* Ability to give simple verbal and written instructions to others.

* Ability to interact effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.

* Ability to prepare simple written reports.

* Knowledge of soldering and manual assembly.

Required Education and Experience:

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

* 1-3 years related experience and/or training.

* Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Physical Demands:

* Ability to use hands and arms to finger, handle, feel, and reach.

* Ability to push, pull, squat or bend and turn repeatedly.

* Ability to occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing from 10 – 25 lbs.

* Ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods.


Marquardt offers competitive benefits. The following is sampling of Marquardt's benefits portfolio:

* Medical, dental, life, and vision insurance

* 72 Hours (maximum) paid holidays

* Paid vacation, personal / sick time

* Long and short-term disability

* 401(K) eligibility plus matching

* Tuition reimbursement

* Career development

* Supplier discount on Chrysler, GM and BMW cars

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