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Thayer Scale, a global leader in industrial weighing technology, needs an energetic, motivated individual to join our Manufacturing Team. In this role, you will plan and perform mechanical assembly on a variety of products, such as, conveyor belt scales, weigh feeders, bridge breakers, UL panels and other systems. You will assemble components and you will work individually or as part of a group, under job supervision.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this job title. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Requires the ability to read and understand schematics, instructions and diagrams. Necessary information is available within drawings and specifications. Requires mechanical aptitude and previous mechanical assembly experience and trouble-shooting knowledge.

Supervision is provided by the Manufacturing Supervisor.

All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct & Rules outlined by the Thayer Scale employee handbook.
Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
Mounts and connects auxiliary, mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment.
Drills, taps, or reams holes, using drill press or portable drill.
Aligns components, and bolts, screws, or rivets them together, using hand tools or portable powered tools.
Installs moving parts, such as shafts, levers, or bearings, and works them to test free movement.
May align and mesh gears in gearbox to assemble system of gears.
May operate drill presses, punch presses to assist in assembly operation.

When required, provide assistance to other company staff in completion of their daily duties.
Respond to emergency situations.
Other company related duties as assigned.
Must be able to read and work from drawings, schematics and verbal instructions
Maintains work area in neat, clean and organized condition
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Observes all safety regulations and practices
Contributes to Continuous Improvement
High School Diploma or GED


  • Minimum of one year experience or completion of a vocational school program.
  • Requires the use of judgment to plan and perform assembly techniques.
  • Requires planning as necessary to determine best appearing and most efficient assembly.
  • Requires the use of judgement to analyze results and recommend corrective action.

Valid Driver’s License.

Performance will be evaluated based on five employee competencies, as follows:

  • Job Knowledge, Teamwork, Customer Service, Flexibility and Work Ethic.


Basic personal protective safety equipment knowledge.
Basic technical products knowledge.
Basic schematic interpretation knowledge.
Basic hand and power tool usage knowledge.
Basic test and measurement equipment knowledge.

Good communication skills.
Good people skills.
Good problem-solving skills.

Interpret and apply company policy and rules.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Pass a medical physical examination and drug test.
Work safely in industrial environments and abide by company policies.

Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:

  • Making observations.
  • Reading and writing.
  • Communicating with others.
  • Operating industrial equipment.

Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:

  • Sitting, standing or crouching for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally work on elevated platforms.
  • Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.

Thayer Scale – Hyer Industries is a privately held manufacturing & technology company, specializing in the manufacturing of equipment used for the continuous weighing and feeding of bulk materials for a wide variety of industries. The company has one of the longest uninterrupted operating records for engineering and manufacturing specialized continuous weighing and feeding equipment in the United States. Founded in 1949 in a garage in Rockland, Massachusetts and relocated shortly thereafter to the neighboring town of Pembroke on the south shore of Massachusetts, the company has maintained its original business philosophy, product line specialization, and operating structure for more than a half century. Employee turn-over has consistently been very low permitting the company to develop a highly experienced workforce in each functional area of the business. This high degree of stability, continuity of leadership and laser-sharp product focus has been fundamental to the continued technical advancement of our uniquely designed conveyor belt scales and gravimetric feeders. It has allowed the company to grow from its early roots to its position today as one of the global leaders in the continuous weighing industry.
We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and 401K with company match.


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