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Guardian Electric Manufacturing Co. - Woodstock, IL
Full Time
High School


Assembles protection, communication, and control devices, such as switches, relays, solenoids, and control systems, as laid out in drawings and wiring diagrams by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assig

Uses fixtures, machines, presses, and tools to assemble parts according to prints and router including, electronic components, gears, wound coils, terminals, and switches.

  • Routing wires, cutting and soldering wires to connect electrical units using hand tools and various soldering techniques.
  • Inspect and test wire assemblies using, ohmmeter, or resistance tester to test connections for resistance, shorts, and grounds.
  • Adjusts contacts, stakes units, adjusts springs, and shafts to meet specifications.
  • Maintain production report, while tracking and identifying component status.
  • Detail painting and/or engraving of parts as neede
  • Knowledge of the Quality Management System policies, goals and objectives after training. Assist with systems based on Lean principles and practices to meet or exceed the requirements of the established QMS and all other standards required to serve our target markets.

Required skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Three (3) plus years of work experience within a manufacturing setting servicing electronics components, industrial, and aerospace markets.





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a high level of proficiency and within our core value system.

  • Assertiveness Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Motivation Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Safety Awareness Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employees safety.
  • Accountability Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Communication/Oral Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Analytical Skills Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve problems.
  • Problem Solving Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Technical Aptitude Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
  • Dependable - Must consistently demonstrate dependability, a great work ethic, initiative, ownership of issues, problem-solving abilities, and an exceptional attitude.
  • Flexibility - Demonstrate the ability to be flexible, accept new ideas and input positively, and be open to new work approaches and processes.
  • This position requires a person who is highly attentive too detail and has good hand-eye coordination.

work experience requirements

Three (3) plus years of work experience within a manufacturing setting servicing electronics components, industrial, and aerospace markets.

education / experience requirements

Physical Requirements

N = (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.

O = (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs./day)

F = (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs./day)

Physical Demands:

Stand F

Walk O

Sit F

Manually Manipulate F

Reach Outward O

Reach Above Shoulder O

Bend O


21-50 lbs. O

50-100 lbs. (with assistance) O

Push/Pull: - O

Other Physical Requirements: - C

Vision (Color, Peripheral, Depth) -Y

Sense of Smell Y

Sense of Touch Y

Ability to wear PPE -Y

C = (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs./day)