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Mechanical Assembler 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, creed, sex, disability, marital status, citizenship status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT’s success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location HDT (Huntsville, AL)  

Overall Summary

The primary function of this position is performing bench or line assembly operations to procedure and/or work instructions to produce products such as trailer mounted generator sets in combination with unit environmental control units and related support equipment by performing the following duties.

Primary and Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Places parts in specified relationship to each other such as engines, generators, enclosures, electrical panels, ECU’s, wire harnesses and related mechanical and electrical components in accordance with specific drawings, schematics, verbal or written instructions
  • Bolts, clips, screws, cements, welds or otherwise fastens parts together
  • Safely operates machines, such as drill presses, bench grinders, welding equipment, mechanical lifting equipment and pneumatic hand tools, to perform fitting or fastening operations on assembly line
  • Assigned to various work stations as production needs require
  • Works on a production line where tasks can vary depending on various models of similar units
  • Ability to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards
  • Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • May participate in lean/six sigma/quality/safety initiatives as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Does not supervise others

Years Experience        

  • 1 – 3 years of industry experience preferred

Level of Education      

High School diploma or GED preferred. In lieu of diploma, relevant work experience demonstrating the required job skills and abilities needed to successfully perform the job.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Must be able to speak, read and understand English
  • Ability to work from verbal and written instructions
  • Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, written or verbal instructions
  • Calculates figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Identifies defective components and recommend alternative solutions
  • Operation of small power tools, other hand tools, computerized and high-pressure equipment
  • Goal oriented and team focused to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Work is accomplished in a moderately clean plant environment
  • The production floor does not have a cooling system
  • The sound level in the work environment may fluctuate due to noises associated with manufacturing process
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil and/or fumes

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:

  • Performs all work in accordance with safety and workmanship and good housekeeping specifications
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs., occasional lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders, bend, kneel, work overhead with arms, and sit or stand for several hours at a time
  • Eye/hand coordination required, with steady and agile hands to operate equipment and tools
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required per plant rules


New employee safety orientation and training on special tools or software required for job performance

Equal Opportunity Employer of protected Veterans, disabled individuals or other individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

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Number of Openings 2  

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