Product Assembler

Assemble metal products.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Product Assemblers do?

Assembles metal products, such as vacuum cleaners, valves, or hydraulic cylinders, partially or completely, working at bench or on shop floor: Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following blueprints. Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners, using handtools and portable powered tools. May remove small quantities of metal with hand files and scrapers to produce close fit between parts. May operate drill presses, punch presses, or riveting machines to assist in assembly operation. May disassemble power brake boosters, air-brake compressors, and valves for salvage of parts and be designated Disassembler, Product. May assemble and test patient lifting devices and be designated Assembler, Patient Lifting Device. Usually specializes in assembly of one type of product.


Should I be a Product Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Product, Disassembler, Product

    How to become a Product Assembler

    Product Assemblers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Product Assembler-related education!
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