Mechanical Assembler

by Parmerit Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Mar 01, 2024
Parmerit Inc.

Job Description

Mechanical Assembler

Position Title: Mechanical Assembler

About Us: Established in 1988, Parmerit is a leader in custom machining, fabrication, and automation. Parmerit works with the latest technology to design and fabricate automated tooling, systems and components for a diverse client base across a variety of industries including automotive, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and defense. Over the past 33 years, we have been dedicated to being an elite supplier of service, quality, and technical expertise.

We value passionate and highly motivated team members who want to make a difference. We pride ourselves on our culture of working as a team to find innovative solutions, relentlessly pursuing excellence, and taking on challenging assignments.

Parmerit is also a manufacturer of downstream equipment for companies producing extruded plastic pipe. The Adescor product line is now being engineered and manufactured at Parmerit’s plant in Strathroy, Ontario.

We look forward to growing with you!

Role Purpose: Mechanical Assemblers are responsible for assembly of parts, components or products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications. They must follow specifications in order to meet safety and quality requirements. They will travel to customer locations for start up support, equipment repairs, and troubleshooting as required.

Reports To: Shop Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand engineering drawings and component specifications in order to recognize parts and part specifications for assembly
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools following appropriate methods and procedures to complete mechanical assembly of components or products
  • Assemble and install mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical components
  • Perform basic tests on installed components to ensure they meet the appropriate standards
  • Inspect, operate, and test completed products to verify functioning, machine capabilities, or conformance to customer specifications
  • Trouble shoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems
  • Provide start up support and equipment repairs on site at customer location
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment
  • Operate fork truck, cranes, and genie boom
  • Continually assess processes to find inefficiencies
  • Other duties as required

Key Competencies and Behaviours:

Displays excellence in daily work

  • Detail oriented, eye for quality
  • Clean and organized

Positive and engaged

  • Must be motivated and have a team-oriented attitude
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Must be willing to learn, grow and develop
  • Receive constructive feedback

Generates great ideas, opportunities for CI

  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Goes above and beyond

Works to high standards

  • Works with quality in mind
  • Takes responsibility and accountability

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary diploma or Skilled Trades Certificate of Qualification in a related field (preferred)
  • Previous experience in assembly of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Valid passport and driver’s license – international travel required
  • Must be willing to learn and practice continuous improvement techniques
  • Must be able to read shop drawings
  • Must have an understanding of electrical, hydraulics, and mechanical assembly as it applies to equipment

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Strathroy, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Mechanical assembly: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person