High Sierra Industries
  • 01-May-2017 to 30-Jun-2017 (PST)
  • iWork-Manufacturing
  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time



Under close supervision in a team production environment, this position performs a variety of basic assembly tasks according to documented procedures and customer specifications.  Work performed may also include kitting, packaging, collating and other light manufacturing tasks.         


 Essential Functions & Responsibilities


This job description does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. An essential requirement as an employee of High Sierra Industries is the ability to be flexible with respect to job duties and adapt as necessary to changing environments. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals who have a disability.


  • Work from models, samples or simple diagrams to assemble a variety of components or subcomponents (e.g. rods, mounting brackets, tying wraps around motors); rotate through different tasks and work stations on assembly line as needed
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to one another; use jigs, fixtures or other holding devices as needed
  • Prepare work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, identifying parts required, retrieving parts from staging area, and ensuring parts are present and free from manufacturing defects prior to assembly
  • Attend to quality throughout the various stages of assembly tasks; Trouble shoot and resolve production issues as they arise, stopping process as needed to prevent further quality errors
  • Maintain safe, clean and organized work station in fast paced or high volume production environment
  • Share parts and work together with peers as necessary in completion finished goods
  • Report issues to supervisor as needed (e. g. flawed parts, safety concerns)




Work Environment


The work environment described below is representative of what this job position encounters while performing the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals who have a disability.


Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time and move between work stations
  • Manual dexterity to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, assemble or pack objects
  • Near vision and color vision to read or match assembly drawings/documents, discriminate parts, etc.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction in completion of work in a team environment
  • May occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds and push or pull using mechanical aid


Tools & Equipment:

  • Small hand tools common to light manufacturing (e.g. screw driver, pliers, tie wrap gun, arbor press)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary


Potential Hazards:

  • Frequent disruptions and changes to work flow or production demands
  • Exposure to loud noises
  • May be exposed to blood or bodily fluids
  • May be exposed to difficult behaviors including verbal and physical aggression




Minimum Education and/or Experience:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent



  • Ability to meet any applicable background checks requirements of the Organization or position
  • Ability to be flexible to work effectively in changing environments and adapt to production demands
  • May be required to adjust schedule to accommodate part shipments, potential weekend shifts
  • Ability to interact respectfully with a diverse array of co-workers and customers with varying abilities, cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to meet established performance standards
  • Ability to apply training received, accept performance feedback, and attend to development areas
  • Ability to count parts and identify whether correct parts are present to complete work
  • Ability to identify flawed product and troubleshoot production problems as appropriate
  • Ability to identify or demonstrate understanding of how steps work in relation to one another
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