Posted: Nov 13, 2023

Manufacturing Assembler (1st shift)

Cook Medical - Bloomington, IN
Salary: $16.00 Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A


The Assembler position at Cook Inc. assembles medical devices according to written specifications and manufacturing instructions.


As a manufacturing assembler, you will play an integral role in helping patients around the world get the medical devices they require! Your work will have a meaningful impact and allow you to help others in need.

• No experience necessary

     • On the job training is provided

• All-inclusive benefits

     • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription options

     • Paid maternity and parental leave

     • Local walk-in clinic with pharmacy and healthcare

     • Company paid life insurance

     • Employee Assistance Program

• Annual raises and quarterly bonuses

• Paid holidays and time off

• Multiple shifts and overtime options available

• $16.00/hour

• Tuition assistance up to $5250 per year

• Onsite cafeteria

• Free onsite fitness center

• 401k options with a company match up to 4%


  • Work with written specifications and manufacturing instructions to assemble a variety of medical devices in compliance with the Cook Quality Policy Manual and Quality Management Systems
  • Complete quality work at acceptable department/production determined rates
  • Ability to work independently or in a team-based setting
  • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization
  • Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation
  • Read, comprehend and follow product specifications, manufacturing instructions and drawings
  • May work with small, intricate parts, identifying components with catalog description
  • May work with various tools/machines, e.g. razor blades, hole punch, and table top grinder
  • May build product by performing tasks such as cutting, flaring, tipping, sideporting, gluing and bonding
  • May have to set up and operate various production machines
  • May use measuring instruments such as calipers and/or micrometers
  • Count and make simple arithmetic additions and subtractions
  • Complete quality work at accepted departmental production rates
  • Constant visual inspection for obvious product non-conformances
  • May verify raw material
  • Report quality problems or findings to Management
  • May have to occasionally use a magnifying device
  • May work with chemicals such as adhesives, acetone, talcum powder and isopropyl alcohol


• Minimum 18 years of age

• High School Diploma, High School Equivalency Diploma or participating in a Cook sponsored program to obtain a High School Diploma or Equivalency Diploma

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.


Physical Requirements:

• Must meet the Visual Acuity Screening Requirements of 20/40 vision using both eyes with or without correction.
• Able to sit or stand for extended periods during the shift.
• Frequent repetitive motion.

• Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.
• Moderate exposure to noise level in the work environment that is moderate to occasionally loud.

• Must be able to read and comprehend manufacturing instructions in the English language.

• Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to grasp, carry, feel or touch; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch; communicate.

• Proper attire/clothing and personal protective equipment/clothing as required within Controlled Manufacturing Areas.

• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA.


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