Trainee Electrical Component Assembler - NZ75


Job Title

Trainee Electrical Component Assembler - NZ75


Apprenticeship Support Australia


Derrimut, Victoria

Work Type



Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics Product Assemblers

Open Date

23 Feb 2021

Closing Date

25 Mar 2021

Required Skills

Role Description

Position Title: Motor/VSD Assembler-Trainee

Reporting to: Production Team Leader


Job Purpose:

  • To ensure that assemblies are done according to work order specifications and according to Nord Drivesystem’s global assembly practice and quality goals.

  • To continuously promote a positive image of Nord Drivesystems Australia.

  • Ensure the efficient use of company resources.

  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • Work in a challenging and target-oriented environment.

  • Work overtime as and when required - the contract will be based on a 38 hour week.


Key performance objectives:

  • Interpret work order requirements in order to fit and assemble motors and VSD in accordance with customer specifications.

  • Utilizing of hand tools to attach and adjust individual electronic components.

  • Interpret materials provided by engineers and product designers and understand how individual parts work together

  • Fits and assembles metal parts, electrical wiring to build motors and VSD.

  • Ensure that assembly practice is according to Nord Drivesystems global standards.

  • Ensure that painting practice is according to NORD Drivesystems global standards.


Tasks will include (but not limited to):

  • Study drawings and work instructions to determine suitable parts, method and sequence of operations and machine settings

  • Check a component for manufacturing defects or use specialized tools like callipers to ensure that parts fit together as expected.

  • Support fabrication teams by inspecting individual components throughout the assembly process

  • Check connections and measure electrical resistance to ensure that everything works as intended

  • Fitting metal and electrical parts into products and assembling metal parts and sub-assemblies involving mainly rotor assembly, wiring preparation to produce complete assemble motors and VSD.

  • Checking metal and electrical parts for accuracy, clearance (internal and external) and fit using precision measuring instruments - demonstrating ability to read and measure using micrometers.

  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools and presses.

  • Demonstrate basic machining abilities for fitting requirements.

  • Diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts

  • Use manufacturing equipment or hand tools to make small repairs before incorporating the components into a device

  • Ability to read electrical schematic diagrams and technical specification / work instructions to fit and assemble motors and VSD

  • Install / commission machines and equipment on-site, as required

  • Cleaning requirements associated with assembly works

  • Some gearbox assembly, spray painting and packaging may also be required

  • Preparing completed products for dispatch





  • Ready for a Traineeship a Certificate II in Electronic Assembly - UEE20911


  • Electronic assemblers read and interpret engineering blueprints and specification sheets for a wide variety of devices and components
  • Ready to be a general assembler involved in assembly and repair of industrial products.
  • Candidate must have some technical ability in order to assist with fault finding and preventative maintenance.
  • Electronic assemblers constantly seek to improve methods and enhance overall efficiency to speed up and simplify the assembly process
  • Candidate must be able to identify the bill of materials and determine that the issued parts are correct while assembling industrial gearboxes and motors.


  • Level headed
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Honest
  • Respectful
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be able to work under challenging and target oriented environment
  • Collaborative working style in a team environment

If this sounds like you, apply now! Please send your resume to Catherine:


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