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Team Assemblers

Also called: Assembler, Assembly Line Machine Operator, Assembly Line Worker, Assembly Operator

Where in the military? In the military: see titles from the Air Force, Coast Guard, or Marine Corps.

What they do:
Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.
On the job, you would:
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.
  • Package finished products and prepare them for shipment.
  • Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process.


Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
Arts and Humanities
  • English language


Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Innovation
  • Stress Tolerance


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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