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Assembly Group Leader

Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:


Perform diversified duties to direct and participate in a variety of operations involving the assembly of company products. Work from verbal and written instructions under general direction. Position requires analytical skills, judgment and experience to comply with established schedules, procedures, methods, written specifications or drawings, and the making of regular decisions during the course of directing a team of assemblers. Must be able to direct, train and instruct others in all assembly operations.


$bull; Layout and designate work for assigned group. Train, aid and instruct as required. Assist supervisor in developing schedule. Check stock to determine necessary kits/components are available and release manufacturing orders. Pull required tooling. Report any shortages. Pull required paperwork and ensure completion of all documents as job runs and is completed.

$bull; Set up operations and assign assemblers. Check parts for correct specifications and visually check for damage. Ensure drawings are on each line and easily seen by operators. Observe assemblers┬┐ operations and ensure standardization of processes. Check first pieces and document in computer. Make required changes/corrections to the set up. Document inspection on computer.

$bull; Track work progression on scheduling board. Manage flow of work to minimize WIP and increase efficiencies. Follow standardized procedures for problem solving and record production problems on Problem Board and obtain sign offs for changes in process.

$bull; Work with Inspection, Production and Stock Room personnel on the solution of problems encountered. Confer/communicate with all levels of management to support and organize company initiatives.

Perform any and all assembly operations as production schedules demand. Rearrange/adjust schedules to accommodate material shortages or required deviations from production plans.

$bull; May be required to perform analysis of production data, i.e. statistical process controls.

$bull; Detect faulty operations, defective material and report these and any unusual conditions to supervisor. Comply with and enforce safety regulation and good housekeeping.

$bull; Assist supervisor in promoting good employee performance. Maintain discipline within the department according to Company policy and procedures.


Individual works closely with group leaders, production supervisors and management personnel. Is able to assist/instruct and train others in performing their duties as needed.


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


$bull; Ability to build and foster open, honest communication and effective working relationships with all levels of company personnel.

$bull; Ability to read/interpret a variety of production information in English and deal with multiple variables.

$bull; Demonstrated use of analytical and problem solving skills.

$bull; Possesses leadership capability and is able to identify training opportunities and effectively develop assemblers┬┐ skill levels.

$bull; Must have basic computer skills.

$bull; Knowledge and demonstrated use of basic shop math in addition to simple production analytics using computer programs (SPC).

$bull; Ability to read and interpret a variety of simple to complex blueprints and written production requirements.

$bull; Understand and use English and metric measurement systems.

$bull; Ability to use complex assembly equipment.

$bull; Ability to work independently without supervision and meet or exceed production requirements.

Keywords: , New Haven , Assembly Group Leader, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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