Mechanical Assembly Technician

Availability Date: 03/10/2021

Location: Sanford, FL


Hernon Manufacturing, Inc.® produces high-performance adhesives, sealants, precision dispensing valves/systems and UV LED curing lights. Hernon® maintains a library of over 5000 unique adhesive and sealant formulas in addition to developing customized formulas to address specific manufacturing challenges. A full in-house chemical laboratory ensures quick turnaround on testing and developmental projects in addition to an on-site machine division which allows Hernon® to build, service, and integrate unique dispensing systems to even the most exacting specifications. This horizontal integration helps Hernon® provide customers with a Total Solution for any unique application.

Hernon Manufacturing was established in 1978, is headquartered in Sanford, FL., and maintains an ever-expanding network of over 100 distributors and partner locations around the globe. Already shipping to over 60 nations, Hernon® can provide adhesive solutions to manufacturing operations essentially anywhere in the world.

Hernon Manufacturing’s objective is to continuously improve our products and services to meet our customer’s needs. We are committed to the efficient delivery of quality products worldwide.


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

• High school diploma or GED
• Decision-making, troubleshooting, critical thinking, monitoring, and reasoning skills
• Manual dexterity, coordinated movements to assemble small items, and steadiness
• Ability to work both independently and as a team player
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quotas and goals
• Attention to details and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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    Position Summary

    To disassemble, clean, repair, and re-assemble all aspects of equipment to product specifications. Assembles large and heavy parts to complete units or subassemblies. Performs a variety of specialized assembly operations, such as riveting and welding. Uses hand tools, power tools, and other special equipment to perform assembly operations. May refer to technical drawings, engineering notices, etc. Previous assembly experience required.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following

      – Efficiently read and understand relative schematics and drawings and adequately read and interpret blue-prints in order to meet product specifications.
      – Set up, arrange and operate the equipment as per the specifications and instructions from the supervisor.
      – Responsible for tear down, reassemble, and inspection of high complexity subassemblies, components, parts, equipment, and systems.
      – Perform the safe operation of testing equipment.
      – Test assembled parts or products to ensure functionality.
      – Responsible for troubleshooting systems in a safe and efficient manner.
      – Oversee and train Assemblers I (apprentices) and inspect their work.
      – Uses a full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform an inspection on new and used components.
      – Starts up and shuts down equipment in line with company safety procedures for equipment under power and OSHA requirements.
      – Sets up and tests production equipment under power, testing for mechanical difficulties, tracing to their sources, and correcting problems.
      – Responsible for correct daily time and material calculations.
      – contribute in fitting, building, or reconstruction of various parts to ensure a smooth process of component alignment
      – Performs other duties and assumes accountability as apparent or as delegated.

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

      While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

      This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.


    Beckie Whittle,
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