Assembler I
Columbia, SC Assembly
Job Type

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary

The Assembler I operate machines and utilizing fine motor skills to perform mechanical firearm and accessory assemblies in a dynamic and fast paced manufacturing environment.

Job Duties

  • Performs sub-assembly and full/final assembly of firearms and accessories.
  • Learns and perform all assembly jobs.
  • Interprets basic drawings, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be done.
  • Reviews OCS/OS sheet and specifications to determine assembly sequence, tooling requirements/changes and dimensions of finished work piece.
  • Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to ensure maintenance of quality standards and specifications (metric and inch) (i.e. calipers, micrometers).
  • Implements and sustains Lean activities for improvements in quality, cost, delivery, and safety.
  • Performs preventative maintenance as required.
  • May operate simple conventional or CNC machines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or related experience or training.

Experience Requirements

None Required.

Skills and Competencies

All FN America employees are expected to demonstrate accountability, collaboration, communication, customer focus, and innovation. Additional requirements of this position include:

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Fine motor and mechanical skills.


  • Microsoft Office
  • ERP Software


None Required

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and regularly required to reach and use their hands and fingers. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

All FN America employees have a responsibility to participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others. 

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

FN America, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call: 803-736-0522. 

We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor.