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Assembly Technician

Requisition ID:  12924
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level: 
Contract type:  Permanent



Assembly Technician


Location: Sumter, SC

Reports to: Channel Manager


About the Position:

This position is responsible for the inspection and assembly of finished and semi-finished product using sub-assemblies and components in compliance with engineering drawings, customer, and company specifications. Your role will be to approve finished goods within specifications prior to packaging and shipment to customers.


Responsibilities Include but Not Limited to:

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings and specifications, understand standard notes, symbols and instructions as related to work.
  • Perform normal inspection checks and make decisions based on specified tolerances according to specifications.
  • Record data as required in the inspection and assembly procedures.
  • Communicate significant information between supervisors and co-workers.
  • Assist in the training and development of new employees.
  • Move and position parts, containers, gages or any other equipment as required for the performance of inspection or assembly operations.
  • Match races and load balls, rollers, or other components as needed to obtain a specified diametrical clearance or metal to metal fit.
  • Perform etching for proper identification.
  • Mark indicated measurements as needed.
  • Install seals and shields of required.
  • Perform necessary greasing of bearings and bearing assemblies.
  • Performs continuous improvement (lean) activities as may be assigned or required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions. 
  • Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.



  • A high school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have acceptable eyesight as defined by company specifications.
  • Prior manufacturing or machine operating experience preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses.


What You’ll Love About SKF:  

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!  


Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!  


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  Regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).  


Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!  




Please apply on the SKF website: 


About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina