Mechanical Assembler
at Arrowhead Systems Inc.

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:   This position is responsible leading the assembly of components and sub-assemblies of metal parts according to job packets/blueprints, with ability to plan and perform large and complex assemblies with the ability to direct others with minimum supervision. This position would also assist shipping in crating conveyors as needed. 


    1. Studies job packet for accuracy, notifying appropriate individuals (Team Coordinator or Engineering Liaison) of any errors.
    2. Studies blueprints to establish logical assembly sequence, at times for multiple jobs.
    3. Responsible for directing a team of individuals working on a given assembly job.
    4. Assists in the assembly of assigned jobs.
    5. Performs spot inspections throughout assembly process to assure product is being assembled correctly the first time and that the job is on schedule according to established due dates.
    6. Returns all excess parts for restocking at completion and shipment of a job.
    7. Maintains clean and safe work area.
    8. Operates power tools such as band saw, drill press, grinder, and belt sander.
    9. Assist shipping department with crating conveyors and preparing them for shipment as needed. 
    10. Other duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements


  1. Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of a degree.
  2. One year of previous experience in a manufacturing environment.


  1. Previous blueprint reading experience.
  2. Ability to read a ruler, tape measure, caliper and micrometer.
  3. Knowledge of numbers and dimensions.
  4. Proficient with the use of small handtools.
  5. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach above the shoulders.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Close vision and distant vision are requirements of this position.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Join the Arrowhead Systems Team

All around the world, Arrowhead Systems is the industry leader in providing conveyor, packaging machinery and line productivity solutions to customers in many industry sectors—including food, beverage, household, personal care, container manufacturing and more.

Our dominance in the industry has been built over 70 years of dedication and rich history of innovation. We’re committed to doing things right the first time and never compromise our extremely high-quality standards. At the end of the day, we worry about all of the details so you don’t have to. By joining like-minded companies—Arrowhead Conveyor, Busse/SJI and Priority One—we’re able to offer a complete suite of exceptional automation solutions to our valued customers. We’re confident that if you have a challenge, we can help you find the solution.

In addition to operating three manufacturing sites in the United States, Arrowhead Systems has a global team of experienced service technicians, dedicated sales professionals and a network of independent agents. This international footprint allows us to maintain strong relationships with our customers in every corner of the world. No matter where in the world you are, we’re able to help.

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