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Team Assembler

What Does it Take to Be a Team Assembler?

Job Description & Duties 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.

Daily Life Of a Team Assembler

  • Determine work assignments and procedures.
  • Operate machinery and heavy equipment, such as forklifts.
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.
  • Review work orders and blueprints to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Shovel, sweep, or otherwise clean work areas.
  • Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process.

What a Team Assembler Should Know

Team Assemblers state the following job skills are important in their day-to-day work.

Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Time Management: Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

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Job Demand for Team Assemblers

There were about 1,130,900 jobs for Team Assembler in 2016 (in the United States). There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Team Assembler. There will be an estimated 107,400 positions for Team Assembler per year.


The states with the most job growth for Team Assembler are Alaska, Alabama, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, New Mexico, or Maine. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Tools & Technologies Used by Team Assemblers

Although they’re not necessarily needed for all jobs, the following technologies are used by many Team Assemblers:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Data entry software
  • Word processing software
  • SAP
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software

How do I Become a Team Assembler?

Individuals working as a Team Assembler have obtained the following education levels:


How many years of work experience do I need?


Career changers with experience as a Team Assembler sometimes find work in one of the following fields:


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