Woodworking machine tool assembler - Salary and Career
Industrial Machine Assemblers

Woodworking machine tool assembler - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assemble and dismantle industrial machines, operate mechanical measuring instruments, adjust mechanical parts, lubricate, ship and install machines, perform corrective maintenance and provide technical-mechanical assistance for industrial machines.

How much does an Woodworking machine tool assembler earn

A Woodworking machine tool assembler earns between $1.258 and $3.422 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.783 and a median salary of $1.601 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 200 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Woodworking machine tool assembler

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.783 21.394 446 8
1º Quartile 1.258 15.095 314 6
Median Salary 1.601 19.209 400 7
3º Quartile 2.610 31.316 652 12
Higher Salary 3.422 41.063 855 16

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • metal and composite transformation workers
      • assemblers of machines and mechanical devices
        • industrial machine assemblers

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Main workplaces

Industrial Machine Assemblers they are active in the manufacturing of industrial machinery and equipment. They are employees with a formal contract, they work as a team on the assembly line, with permanent supervision, in a closed environment and during daytime hours. Eventually, they are exposed to loud noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Industrial Machine Assemblers

For the exercise of these occupations, completed elementary education and a basic professional qualification course of 200 to 400 class hours are required. The full performance of activities takes between three and four years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Woodworking machine tool assembler

Industrial Machine Assemblers must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • adjust mechanical parts;
  • adjusting mechanical parts;
  • assembling and disassembling machines;
  • lubricate machines;
  • dispatch machines;
  • perform corrective maintenance and technical-mechanical assistance of machines;
  • work safely;
  • operate mechanical measuring instruments;
  • operating mechanical measuring instruments;
  • ship machines;
  • install machines;

  • Activities

    • apply surface protective products;
    • develop a schedule;
    • operate lubrication equipment;
    • detect defects;
    • lock the moving parts of machines;
    • disassembling sets;
    • locate lubrication points;
    • recover damaged parts;
    • interpret tolerance table;
    • drilling mechanical parts;
    • follow company standards;
    • interpreting the assembly and disassembly process;
    • check the machine's safety device;
    • inspect machines;
    • sanding parts;
    • distinguish types of materials;
    • assembling sets;
    • scratching parts;
    • check instrument calibration;
    • stuck mechanical parts;
    • check dimensional measurements;
    • wear personal protective equipment;
    • suggest improvements, projects and processes;
    • acting with initiative;
    • testing machines;
    • using mechanical measuring instruments;
    • applying units of measurement;
    • order mechanical parts and components;
    • lock equipment main switch;
    • clean parts;
    • instruct the operator;
    • monitor loading and unloading of machines;
    • collect operator information;
    • interpret mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic diagrams;
    • enlarge holes with hand tools;
    • program the lubrication period;
    • select parts;
    • keep company data confidential;
    • drill mechanical parts;
    • participate in technical discussions;
    • list damaged parts;
    • order spare parts;
    • fill in reports;
    • keep measuring instruments;
    • organizing the workplace;
    • dose amount of lubricant;
    • check the operating conditions of the machine;
    • select personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • maintain company data confidentiality;
    • installing mechanical components;
    • perform dimensional control, according to the manufacturer's technical specifications;
    • set machines;
    • check location;
    • list the causes of defects;
    • lock the main switch of the equipment;
    • drilling internal and external threads with hand tools;
    • respect hierarchy;
    • check machine accessories;
    • operating the assembly and disassembly device;
    • positioning parts for assembly with overhead crane;
    • burnish holes;
    • replace damaged parts;
    • testing the machines after installation;
    • analyze technical data of the machine;
    • work as a team;
    • burnish holes;
    • select machines and tools;
    • keep up to date in your career;
    • identify lubricants according to the manufacturer's standards;
    • level machines;
    • communicate;
    • pack machines;
    • check machine documents;
    • select instrument;
    • manage conflicts;
    • lead a team;
    • installing hydraulic and pneumatic components;
    • mark mounting and dismounting location;
    • demonstrate the operation of the machines to the operator with the test product;
    • assume responsibility;
    • work as a team;
    • move with pallet truck sets and machines;

    Sectors that hire Woodworking machine tool assembler the most in the job market

    • manufacture of cooperage artifacts and wooden packaging
    • manufacture of other general purpose machinery and equipment, parts and accessories
    • manufacture of machinery and equipment for specific industrial use, parts and accessories
    • wood and artifacts retail trade
    • manufacture of steam generating boilers
    • manufacture of furniture with predominance of wood
    • furniture retail trade
    • wholesale wood and wood products
    • maintenance and mechanical repair services for motor vehicles
    • maintenance and repair of machinery for the metallurgical industry

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