Dry Cell and Battery Assembler

Perform tasks in assembling dry cells and dry batteries.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dry Cell and Battery Assemblers do?

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble dry cells and dry batteries: Removes cans from cartons and racks cans in trays. Drops washer into bottom of cans. Pulls lever to drain measured amount of liquid paste into can. Places paper liner over open end of can. Drops core into can, forcing spider to line can and wrap core. Observes conveyor-fed electrical-test-and-reject mechanism that contacts and tests finished cells and removes defective cells from conveyor. Inserts cells in partitioned containers to make battery. Positions perforated metal plate on carbon rods of cells in battery to straighten and center rods. Places battery on conveyor leading to next station, where worker removes and returns cover. Bends wires on cells preparatory to soldering of wires to cells in adjacent row. Drains or pours hot asphalt into battery-container, using dispensing device or ladle. Places battery in container and presses it into asphalt. Places finished batteries in cartons. May be designated according to task performed as Core Dropper; Wire Bender.

Should I be a Dry Cell and Battery Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Dry Cell and Battery

    How to Become a
    Dry Cell and Battery Assembler

    Most Dry Cell and Battery Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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