Mechanical Assembler I, Production (OP I, Production) – Tinley Park, IL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties:

  • This position pays a starting hourly salary of $16 per hour.
  • This position is 100% on site.
  • Precisely wind fiber around modulator.
  • Use of magnifying glass.
  • Uses small hand tools.
  • Able to use identify and properly use UV equipment and safety PPE.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure proper documentation is completed.
  • Able to be at a workstation for extended periods of time, during each scheduled shift (3:30 PM to 12 AM).
  • Practice safe operating procedures.
  • Keep work area clean, and promptly report all safety hazards.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this

position may be asked to perform from time to time. Emcore reserves the right to revise or change

job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Desired Characteristics:

  • 0 – 1 year of relative or similar experience preferred.
  • General soldering experience preferred.
  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.
  • Fine hand dexterity.
  • Good hand/eye coordination and care required when working with small components.
  • Ability to follow procedures.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards.

*As a federal contractor, we are required to have all candidates/employees pass a criminal background check and a multi-panel drug screening, prior to starting employment.


Separate from employment eligibility (Form I-9), U.S. export license requirements may apply before the Company can provide certain non-“U.S. persons” with access to specific technology, software and hardware that may be necessary for a position. As such, this position may require ITAR or EAR clearance.

EMCORE Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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