Assembly line workers aid in the assembly of products during the manufacturing process. They use a variety of factory machinery, hand tools, and computers to complete their piece of the assembly process. The specifics duties of this job vary by the employer and industry. For example, depending on the employer and position, the assembly line worker might be responsible for several parts of the assembly at different points. Parts of the assembly process may require advanced skills and/or specific education.
Assembly Line Worker Tasks
Lift, handle, load, and unload products.
Prepare products for shipping.
Assemble, attach, and test pre-manufactured components or parts.
Communicate with supervisors regarding warehouse inventory and maintain documentation.