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AML Assembler II

MSI Transducers | Location:  543 Great Rd. Littleton MA | Send resume to:


Under limited supervision, performs a variety of precision soldering and assembly operations using a complete range of hand tools and other production and test equipment.


While in the performance of job requirements, observes all safety regulations including personal protective equipment applicable to the use of electrical tooling and equipment and applicable to the use of chemicals including, but not limited to, isopropyl alcohol, flux, solder, glues, and epoxies.

  • Prepares molds.
  • Wires, assembles fairings, laminates, tests, and packs Swath units.
  • Assembles a variety of bronze, stainless and commercial transducers including correlation logs and seal-cast units.
  • Strips and tins cables, solders connectors and preps subassemblies, as required.
  • Assembles product using calipers. Uses math skills to measure depth and to calculate proper face height for commercial assemblies.
  • Utilizes test equipment such as transmitter box, multi-meter, capacitance meter, HP4194A Impedance/Gain phase analyzer, ATS, Oscilloscopes and other test equipment. Tests for speed, temp, and depth reading on commercial units.
  • Tests Smart® transducers with computer software program during assembly processes, as required.
  • Uses lathe, belt sanders, drill press, milling machine, etc. to machine parts as needed.
  • Visually inspects parts prior to assembly. Assembles products while maintaining proper productivity and quality levels.
  • Identifies assemblies with paper tags, as required. Performs required paperwork to ensure accurate inventory.
  • As required, troubleshoots, rejects, and performs required repair.  Salvages materials from failed units wherever, whenever possible.
  • May mix epoxies.
  • Places product on proper encapsulation rack. Fills out required paperwork for encapsulation, as required.
  • Applies paint, Glyptal or other finishes to final product using the paint booth or other finishing equipment and tools.
  • Interfaces with engineering on new commercial products to ensure a smooth transition into production.
  • Verifies new work instructions to engineering requirements.
  • Performs material handling functions as needed.
  • Utilizing the computer system, prints BOMs and verifies requirements and available inventories.
  • Completes daily labor ticket and required paperwork.
  • May perform any/all duties of AML Assembler I.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Keeps tools and equipment clean and in proper condition.
  • Performs other related duties as may be required or directed.
  • Ability to interact positively as a team member with co-workers and supervision.


  • High school or equivalent education.
  • Three or more years experience as a Transducer Assembler III, or one or more years experience as AML Assembler I, or equivalent experience.
  • Basic math skills, ability to read wiring diagrams, use of measuring devices.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good visual acuity and good manual dexterity.


Individuals must possess knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the primary functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirement, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the primary functions of the job.

  • The ability to bend downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend legs at knee, to come to rest on knee or knees, bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; use upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position to position; to pinch, pick or otherwise primarily work with fingers. Primary functions are performed sitting.
  • Visual acuity sufficient for work which deals largely with mechanical assembly and/or visual inspection involving small parts/defects.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing such as mask, gloves, safety glasses and or safety shoes as required.
  • Ability to perform repetitive or routine duties working from detailed instructions and under standard procedures.
  • Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or excessive stress.
  • Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or excessive stress.

If you meet these criteria, please forward your resume to:

MSI specializes in custom designed transducers to fit any application.