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Nova-Tech Engineering Technical Assembler - Assembly Team in Willmar, Minnesota

Nova-Tech Engineering is seeking a Technical Assembler to add to their growing organization!

Nova-Tech Engineering was founded in 1992 and began as one person's passion to benefit the agricultural industry. Through innovative process automation technology, the company engineers and manufactures products that serve over 500 commercial poultry hatcheries in 59 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Willmar, MN, on the beautiful MinnWest Technology Campus, Nova-Tech Engineering employs over 200 people, in a variety of roles and expertise.

This role is focused on providing technical product assembly, testing, and troubleshooting abilities to ensure manufacturing goals of the organization are met. Including building new components, sub-assemblies, and complete NTE products with a primary focus on first generation products recently released from Engineering. This role will also guide and mentor other team members, drawing on their experience to build the skill set of others.

Summary of Core Responsibilities:

  • Assemble, test, and qualify product builds with direction from schematics, rough sketches, SolidWorks models, and verbal instructions

  • Troubleshoot/debug, diagnose, and repair products built by team members

  • Train and mentor other team members on the assembly and testing of new products

  • Work with tech writers and or engineering to develop product instructions.

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions and perform electro-mechanical repairs as needed, informs management of issues in assembly and manufacturing process

  • Inspect, test, and measure materials or products being produced for conformance to specifications and commitment to quality

  • Continually seek process improvements and make recommendations to team members and engineers

  • Follow all NTE policies, procedures and applicable laws

  • Overtime may be requested

  • Other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate Skills and Experience:

  • Strong attention to details with ability to handle and assemble small parts and electronic components using hand tools, and soldering irons

  • Able to problem solve through production issues and providing Continuous Improvement opportunities, while focusing on a commitment to quality

  • Strong skills for troubleshooting, root cause analysis and analyzing effectiveness of corrective actions using statistics and data analysis tools

  • Advanced Electro-mechanical capabilities

  • Able to manage multiple priorities & meet deadlines

  • Basic knowledge of various MS Office applications such as: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to read blue prints and use precision measuring tools / instruments

  • Excellent influencing skills and strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to teach, mentor and support other members

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

A Commitment and Alignment with Nova-Tech Engineering Core Values:

  • Collaboration/Communication: We will combine diverse talents to achieve shared goals.

  • Agility: We will be adaptable and flexible to do whatever is necessary to succeed.

  • Strengths: We will capitalize on the unique talents of each employee every day.

  • Innovation: We will inspire the application of imagination and science to create unique solutions to problems.

  • Excellence: We are committed to continually raising the bar for our products, processes and services.

  • Servant Leadership: We actively steward the Purpose, Vision and Values of Nova-Tech Engineering.

Strengths Based Culture:

In 2005, we began training managers on the Gallup Strengths concept of discovering employees' natural talents and managing to those strengths in order to maximize engagement and productivity. A strengths-based approach is one that understands each employee brings a unique set of talents and drive to his or her job, and that if allowed to further develop and use those strengths, everyone wins.

Benefits at Nova-Tech Engineering:

We are proud to offer generous benefits in addition to competitive compensation. Not only do we offer a full week of paid holiday 'shutdown' to celebrate the Christmas season and recharge for the New Year, we also offer 8 paid holidays, PTO, two healthcare plans to choose from, health savings accounts with company match options, vision and dental insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, education reimbursement, and a 401K plan with an immediate 100% match of the first 5% of your wages.

To Apply or Further Inquire:

Melissa Sorenson | Talent Acquisition


(320) 222-9790