TriMas Corporation Wedgelock Assembly Mach Op in Commerce, California

Wedgelock Assembly Mach Op

**Company: Monogram Aerospace Fasteners

Primary Location: 3423 S Garfield Avenue, Commerce, CA 90040 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities


Mechanically assembles, operates various assembly machines, manual or automatic, to assemble various types and sizes of components. Machine operations performed may include, but are not limited to: bumping, re-sizing, drive nut assembly, crimping, sleeve insertion, nut stamping, groove cutting, knurling, etc.

Description of Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Performs the following mechanical assembly, other duties are assigned as necessary:

  1. Operate and maintain the equipment assigned to produce accurate assemblies.

  2. Verify that assembly results coincide with production requirements through visual inspection or through touch and feel of completed process.

  3. Provide necessary counts, processes documentation correctly, and maintains daily production logs using computer software applications or production worksheets. Keeps interim records for subassemblies, material, tooling, rework, etc.

  4. Maintain high level of housekeeping orderliness and work organization.

  5. Works as an active team member by participating in problem solving, team building, and all other team activities to improve the processes, productivity, quality, etc. of the assembly operations. Uses interpersonal skills as well as good written and verbal communications. Assists other tarn members as required.


Equipment/Process Responsibilities -Performs duties where property, tools, equipment, or machines may be damaged or man hours lost through improper daily maintenance and attention to processing. Assures the assembly process runs as productively and efficiently as possible through assigned work area.

Material or Product Responsibilities –Performs duties that require close attention to work and supporting documentation specifications and other requirements. Responsible for final assembly at times as well as accuracy of parts assembled or machined. Visually and/ or with measuring instruments checks work performed for proper results.

Responsibility for Work of Others –Most communications require some explanation within well established procedures. Accuracy of communications is mandatory to success of qualification of part, information is product relate whether for process, quality, or production / assembly based. Not complex.

Safety Responsibilities –Good housekeeping of work area. Knowledge of machine and assembly safety required. Adherence to Company safety rules is mandatory. Protective equipment and clothing appropriate to the task at hand required.

Initiative and Ingenuity –Requires some initiative regarding rework of assemblies with in good assembly practices. Demonstrates some initiative in solving problems associated with the operation of the assembly machines as well as adapting tooling and shop aids to complete assembly or assembly machining operations. Makes suggestions for improving the efficiency of work flow or equipment operation. Takes on, or report for, additional work as current tasks are completed.


Environmental Surroundings- Work is in a machine shop environment where noise, temperature fluctuations, the repetitive nature of job, etc. are less desirable than in a typical office environment.

Unavoidable Hazards- Possible hazards related to cuts, bruises, and strains. Protective equipment and clothing appropriate to the task at hand required.


Physical- Job requires some physical exertion through lifting, twisting, bending, etc. of a limited degree. Sometimes job assignments require sitting and standing for longer periods than 15 minutes at one time.

Mental- Work is highly repetitive and monotonous. Some degree of problem solving and improvisation of assembly techniques to resolve rework activities and or get original assemblies qualified. Organizes work flow and tracks work operations on assembly machine(s).

Visual-Assembly and machining work require moderate eye concentration over longer periods of time. Attention to detail is necessary, requires close and distance vision, color vision, depth perception.