Assembly Operator
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Description

Inertia Dynamics, a Division of Altra Industrial Motion is seeking an Assembly Operator for our location in New Hartford, CT.


Assembles parts to form complete units or subassemblies at a workstation, multiple workstations or other assigned location. Utilizes hand tools, small power tools and other specialized equipment to perform assigned job. Reassembles or reworks units as required. Does basic preventative maintenance on assembly equipment. Required to move materials using hand trucks.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Required to perform set-up for all operations listed below.
Ability to read from blue prints and work instructions
Drilling required for assembly
Press assembly
Manual assembly
Parts washing and wash tank start-up procedures
Wire termination
Electrical checks
Maintain Production Records
Adheres to all safety rules and report questionable conditions to department supervisor
Apply and recommend Lean practices

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be team oriented, understand the proper use of common tools and measuring devices including but not limited to test fixtures, calipers, gages, etc., have the ability to build complex assemblies and must have the ability and willingness to train others. Familiarity of barcode systems desirable.

High School education or equivalent, preferred
Up to 3 months of assembly experience preferred but not required


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, lift, and use hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following:

Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


The work environment characteristics describes here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment may be loud during some periods.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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