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Vacuum Pumps Assembler

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Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc.
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description


Perform all tasks involved in the production of Ritchie Engineering Company for the Vacuum Pump Department products. This includes assembling parts, inspection, and operating hand and power tools. Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.  Employees may work in other departments in production as needs require. Job descriptions for each department are available.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employees may work at different work stations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the assembly process. Some, but not all, work stations require the following responsibilities and duties:

  1. Performs assembly-type functions, using hand or power tools
  2. Must be familiar with production construction and application
  3. Inspect assembled parts
  4. Place finished goods on a designated pallet
  5. Notify supervisor of any mechanical or material issues
  6. Maintain and clean and safe work area
  7. All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production
  8. Verifies and keeps records on incoming shipments.
  9. Must have good working knowledge of part numbers and part usage and understand applications for use.
  10. Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.
  11. Proper operation of equipment to safety and productivity requirements, including but not limited to Hand Trucks to convey or move materials to proper departments or areas.
  12. Any other duties as may be assigned.


  • Must be able to read English.
  • Mathematical skills are needed to include the ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply.
  • Must have basic computer skills.


Some, but not all, work stations require the employee to use some of the following equipment and/or machinery:

  • Press, Drill, Pallet Jack, Hand Tools, Power Tools


  • Close and peripheral vision as well as depth perception is required for inspection and ability to see colors
  • Ability to tolerate occasional loud noise and ability to stand and / or sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to tolerate repetitive motion and ability to pull and tighten parts
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Some work stations require the employee to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the job.  It is not a complete list of job duties and responsibilities and may not contain a complete list of the skills and abilities needed to do the job.  Also, the job may change as the business changes or customer needs change or may vary from location to location.

Company Description
Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc. is a leading worldwide supplier of U.S. designed and manufactured tools and equipment for the HVAC/R and automotive industries.

We are committed to providing our customers with innovative quality products, ongoing training and education, and superior service. We continually strive for excellence while developing and nurturing successful relationships through honesty, trust and respect.

YELLOW JACKET® has been in the business of manufacturing HVAC supplies and refrigeration supplies for over 65 years. HVAC tools that stand the test of time. Refrigeration tools that are engineered to be the best. It’s all we do, and we set the standard.

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