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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Final Assembly Operator

Country/Region:  US

Marshall, IL, US, 62441

Req ID 64270 | Elec Op - Marshall, United States

Final Assembly Operator

GENERAL SUMMARY:  Responsible for performing final assembly operations.





  • Must become qualified/certified and perform the following final assembly operations (including maintenance):
    • Router: Perform operation, changeover and rail adjustments.
    • Inspect: Verify all components are seated properly and solder requirements are met.
    • Label Apply: Place module in housing, apply label and check for errors.
    • Bracket Assembly: Place module/bracket in nest and screwdriver inserts fasteners.
    • Coil Verify: Place coil in fixture to ensure proper placement. Remove and place into pallet to complete selective solder process.
    • Pack/SAP: Place module in pack verifier and place module in tote according to procedure.
    • Functional Test: Scan labels and review modules for successful testing.
    • Thermal Pad Application/Verification: Place thermal pads appropriately on modules.
    • Heat Sink Application: Apply metal heat sink and cell press into place.
    • Final Assembly Cells: Place/Remove modules from pallets and perform changeovers as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment.
  • Perform maintenance whenever needed.
  • Assist in the new operator training process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Comply with and support the health, safety and environmental programs, polices and procedure.











  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to perform reading and math functions at the 8th grade level or higher
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to rotate into final assembly positions within assigned line, including ICT.
  • Must successfully complete applied mechanics and workmanship standards classes.
  • Excellent attention to detail




PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS:                                                                                                



  • Ability to operate a computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Ability to use hands to handle, feel and grasp.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and stoop, kneel, reach/extend, bend, crouch or crawl.
  • Ability to occasionally lift/carry/push/pull 30 pounds.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Must be able to review objects with close vision, while also adjusting focus.





The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individual(s) assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.



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Rachel Rainey


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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