General Assembler (Entry Level) Job at Agri-Fab Inc. – 3.5 in Sullivan, IL

Job Description

Purpose: Participates in the process of assembling and packing products by utilizing hands, fixtures, and basic hand and power tools. Not limited to a single task. Assemblers may rotate tasks throughout the assembly line process so each Assembler is familiar with every step. Assemblers will learn to assemble a wide variety of products.

Position Prerequisite:

Must meet the following requirements:

  • Complies with all rules and regulations of Agri-Fab, Inc. and actively contributes to workplace safety.
  • Interacts in a positive and cooperative manner in all dealings with co-workers and management.
  • Actively participates in training; stays current and in compliance with required annual safety training.
  • Supports manufacturing improvement programs and initiatives. Offers and helps implement improvement suggestions.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe working environment; wears and utilizes all PPE required for each job.
  • Follows standard work and work instructions.
  • Displays a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Displays appropriate sense of urgency in communicating concerns (safety, quality, etc.).
  • Cross-trains in order to perform all tasks in job rotation.
  • Works overtime, including weekends and holidays, as required.

Essential Functions

This position’s essential functions vary due to rotating assignments and include but are not limited to:

Parts Bag

  • Accurately places required hardware and other miscellaneous items into bag according to work instruction.
  • May initial completed parts bags.
  • Places sealed bag on assembly line/or in product carton.
  • Accurately completes quality documents.


  • Accurately assembles products according to the work instructions.

Place in the Box

  • Organizes and accurately places parts inside carton according to work instructions.

Final Pack

  • May build carton for unit.
  • Packs unit in designated carton according to work instructions.
  • Ensures all parts are in carton and accurate.
  • Closes carton and may place on pallet.
  • Monitors and records hourly production numbers.

Additional functions

  • Monitors own quality and that of previous stations.
  • Builds carton for unit according to work instruction.
  • Helps other assembly stations on line to maintain appropriate pace.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Meets or exceed production rates and quality standards.
  • Uses sub-assemblies, parts, and fasteners to produce a finished good or manufactured part.
  • Performs required PMs as scheduled.
  • May assist in training new assemblers on assembler standard work and work instructions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Measuring and Mathematical Skills
  • Accurately adds and subtracts.
  • Verifies parts and follows approved processes using work instructions.
  • Language Skills (Speaking and Writing)
  • Effectively communicates with coworkers and supervisors.
  • Writes clearly and legibly.
  • Basic Reasoning Skills
  • Applies common sense when following written and oral instructions.
  • Reads, interprets, and takes action on written instruction.
  • Physical Requirements and Manual Dexterity
  • Mental and physical endurance.
  • Ability to work alone or with a group
  • Constant standing throughout shift, with occasional walking.
  • Frequent bending, lifting, carrying; may be required to lift up to 50 pounds on an intermittent basis.
  • Fine motor skills for assembly of small parts.
  • Effective use of appropriate fixtures, basic hand and power tools.

Work Environment

  • Subject to hot temperatures.
  • May be subject to loud working environment.
  • Skin may be exposed to petroleum based grease and oils.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Sullivan, IL 61951 (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

Company’s website:

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/AgriFab

Work Remotely:

About Company

Company: Agri-Fab Inc. – 3.5

Company Location:  Sullivan, IL

About Agri-Fab Inc. - 3.5