Assemblers, also referred to as fabricators, work in various industries and are responsible for putting together parts and products. They might work in assembly lines and install large prefabricated parts for automobiles, aircraft or large appliances, or they might work in smaller workshops putting together smaller parts for computers, electronic devices, toys or small appliances.  Assemblers might also assemble furniture, engines or mechanical devices. They might follow drawings, schematics or blueprints, depending on the project they are involved with. An Assembler should be familiar with operating both hand tools and larger industrial production machines, including robotic and computer programmable devices. In many cases, Assemblers must conduct quality control checks to ensure that parts and products have been assembled correctly and meet designated standards and codes.

Below, we have provided a list of common skills and abilities that are helpful to mention in an Assembler cover letter:

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Mechanical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Time management skills

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Dear Mr. Cooper:

I am interested in being considered for the vacant Assembler position for your company, which I saw posted today on your website. I bring over ten years experience in the assembly field, having worked with both large and small parts in various manufacturing environments.

Applying both organizational and time management skills, I have a proven track record of completing the assembly of parts that meet quality standards.  My experience covers both hand assembly as well as the use of automatic equipment to complete assembly assignments.

In addition, I bring a flawless safety record and even served as safety supervisor for New Seamus Technologies from 2007-2010, during which the company met all federal safety standards and achieved passing scores for each of its annual audits during my tenure.

I have listed what I feel are my strongest accomplishments and qualifications that make me a viable candidate for the position you are currently offering:

  • Oversaw crew of 12 Assemblers for production line at Skyscraper Industries
  • Served as assistant supervisor for an assembly line of aircraft fuselage parts for Thunderjet Industries
  • Fulfilled role as quality control supervisor for the assembly of composite panels for Green Won Ton Systems
  • OSHA certification in general safety and forklift operations

My experience in this field includes working in both large production lines and smaller workshops, allowing me to become familiar with the expectations and workloads of different assembly environments. In addition, I feel that my proven abilities as a detail-oriented team player and development of strong managerial skills would be assets to your company.

If interested, please do not hesitate to contact me to arrange a personal interview. I would welcome the opportunity to further discuss my qualifications and learn more about your company.

Thank you for your consideration.


Gerard L. Aguilar

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