MPI Calera Assembler

Job Locations US-AL-Calera
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Alabama Dynamics Company


What We Live By……

The McWane Way is a core philosophy outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920.  Today It encompasses Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication, Accountability, Safety, and Trust.  All team members at every level are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and behaviors.  Most importantly, every team member is expected to be able to answer this question, “What does this mean for me?”  This is an all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of a living principle.  Join the McWane team on the journey to The McWane Way.


Who We Are……

McWane Inc. has a newly created division, McWane Plant and Industrial (MPI). This new division, based in Birmingham, AL, combines all Plant and Industrial Products in a single customer-focused package. We offer comprehensive solutions through an experienced team of professionals specifically focused on these two special markets. Our Mission is to be the Plant and Industrial supplier who is “easiest to do business with”.  We will make it easier to engineer, specify, and order components for plants.  We will provide greater support for smoother delivery, cost-effective installation, and start-up. Most importantly, we will build strong relationships with design engineers, contractors, plant operations teams, and project owners to assure we are their first-choice supplier for both new construction and future upgrades.


At MPI, you will be part of a fast-paced, collaborative, start-up where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into positive results.






Starting rate: $22.22

Top rate: $24.34



Calera, AL 


Reports to 

Shop Superintendent 



McWane Plant and Industrial in Calera Alabama is seeking an experienced Assembler to join our fabrication and machining operation. This position is responsible for assembly of small valves and larges valves. This includes but is not limited to, assembly of parts, subassemblies & components, testing, loading/ unloading, and palletizing finished product. 


Scope of Responsibilities 

  • 1st Responsibility - Ensuring personal safety and the safety of your team members. 
  • Assists supervisors and managers in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. 
  • Wears appropriate PPE which may include fall protection, respiratory protection, hearing protection, foot, hand, head and eye protection. 
  • Responsible for cleanliness of the assigned work area as well as maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  
  • Proactively promotes the McWane Way principles.  
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials. 
  • Positions parts and components by using work instructions. 
  • Verifies specifications by testing product and visually inspecting quality. 
  • Assembles products using hand tools and other equipment. 
  • Resolves verifiable assembly problems to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources if needed
  • Palletizes and gets product ready for shipment, once complete.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplie
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing production requirements as needed. 


Work Environment:  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.   
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and determine and distinguish color. 


Basic Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent



Position Requirements 

  • Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, reaching, and sitting are some of the physical requirements. 
  • Must be able to meet and adhere to physical requirements as well as adhere to wearing the appropriate PPE (steel toed boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.). 
  • Will be required to work in the following conditions: heat, cold, noise, and vibration. 
  • Must be able to work in dust and fumes. 
  • Must have the ability to operate forklift or overhead crane. 
  • May have to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands. 
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises. 
  • Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance. 


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. 



The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed. 


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