Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.
- Most assemblers work on teams, making good communication skills and the ability to get along with others important.
- A high school diploma is sufficient for most jobs, but experience and extra training is needed for more advanced assembly work.
- Employment is projected to experience little or no change between 2008 and 2018.
- Job opportunities are expected to be good in the manufacturing sector, particularly in growing, high-technology industries.
|Personality||I'm hands on|
|Education||High School diploma|