Position: Assembly Technician
Location: Garvey Corporation – Blue Anchor, NJ
Position Overview: Assembling conveyor components by positioning, examining, and fastening parts connections for correct fit.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares assembly work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists, and gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
  • Assembles components by positioning parts and sub-assembles examining connections for correct fit and fastening parts and sub-assemblies.
  • Verifies assembly specifications by positioning parts and sub-assemblies examining connections for correct fit and fastening parts and sub-assemblies.
  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Keeps assembly equipment operational by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Documents assembly actions by completing production and quality forms.
  • Keeps assembly supplies ready by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; stocking items.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy assembly environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations, alerting others regarding potential concerns.
  • Improves assembly job knowledge by attending training sessions, reading technical publications.
  • Contributes to assembly and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
Knowledge, Skills, Competencies, and Abilities:
  • Previous blueprint reading experience.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be capable of lifting 35-50lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and crouch.
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/equivalent preferred.
  • 1+ year of assembly experience preferred.
Garvey is recognized as a global leader producing conveying, accumulating and automation solutions. Our designs are unmatched in the food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and beverage industries. We pride ourselves on handling unstable products better than anyone in the world and specialize in helping companies build efficient production lines and maximizing throughput for increased profitability.  In 2021 Garvey was acquired by Columbus McKinnon who designs and manufactures material handling products and solutions. 
Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer of intelligent motion solutions that move the world forward and improve lives by efficiently and ergonomically moving, lifting, positioning and securing materials.  Key products include hoists, crane components, precision conveyor systems, rigging tools, light rail workstations and digital power and motion control systems.  We are focused on commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality provided by our superior design and engineering know-how.  Columbus McKinnon is a publicly traded company that has been in business for over 145 years – proud of our heritage, where we come from, and where we’re going. As Columbus McKinnon grows globally, so does our need for driven and inspired employees. Join our winning team!
Columbus McKinnon Corporation promotes a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes.  We also value the safety of all associates and work hard to maintain a Drug Free Workplace.

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