Assembly Technician

Posted: 07/14/2024

Job Summary
NVTS is a veteran owned small business located in the Quonset Point Industrial Park of North Kingstown, RI and specializes in the development and manufacture of night vision products for military ground and maritime applications. We are seeking a skilled Assembly and Inventory Technician to help us deliver on-time, quality products to our customers. 

The Assembly and Inventory Technician is responsible for assembling, testing, and troubleshooting a variety of electro-mechanical systems. In addition to assembly tasks, this role manages physical inventory, performs incoming material inspections, and conducts basic diagnostics to identify and resolve technical issues.
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, highly organized, and possesses strong technical skills. 
All responsibilities and duties are performed in a clean, air-conditioned manufacturing facility.

We are an informal group that likes to have fun and enjoy our work, as we feel that happy
employees are more productive employees.

Responsibilities and Duties

Assembly and Testing
  • Assemble electro-mechanical systems according to provided work instructions.
  • Conduct functional tests on final assembled systems to ensure they meet defined performance standards.
  • Identify and troubleshoot system issues, making necessary adjustments or repairs.
Inventory Management
  • Manage and maintain accurate physical inventory of components, parts, and finished products.
  • Ensure proper storage and handling of materials.
  • Perform regular inventory audits and work with team to resolve discrepancies.
Incoming Inspection
  • Conduct inspections of incoming materials to verify quality and quantity.
  • Document and report any non-conformities or defects.
Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Utilize tools and diagnostic equipment to perform basic electrical and mechanical diagnostics to identify and resolve issues with components and systems.
  • Work with engineering and technical support teams to develop and implement solutions for complex and recurring problems.
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain detailed records of test results, inventory levels, and inspection outcomes.
  • Prepare reports on production and quality metrics for management review.
Experience and Skills
• High school diploma or equivalent; military technician training, technical certification or
associate degree in a technical field preferred.
• Proven experience in assembly, inventory management, and quality inspection.
• Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical systems and components.
• Proficiency in using hand tools, power tools, and diagnostic equipment.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and manuals.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Physical Requirements
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Prolonged periods of standing.
• Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

• Full Health Care allowance provided
• 3 weeks PTO plus Federal and State holidays

Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: Monday to Friday (1st shift)
Work Location: In person - North Kingstown, RI

Two Corporate Place
Middletown, RI 02842
[email protected]

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