Mechanical Assembler – Mechanics Welcome to Apply!

Wallingford, CT, 

United States

Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

An immediate opportunity exists for an experienced electro-mechanical System’s Assembler that will have the responsibility for the assembly of mechanical and electrical parts, subassemblies and gas generating products using a variety of tools and equipment.
The ideal candidate will possess:
• A strong professional work ethic with experience in electro- mechanical assem-bly and quality workmanship.
• The ability to work in a strong team environment with a personal commitment for attention to details, to produce the highest quality products.
• The desire for personal growth by learning various manufacturing processes, as-sembly operations and the product technologies.
• Will personally embrace and engage in continuous improvement initiatives that will improve product quality and reduce product costs.


  • Read, interpret and follow bills of materials, and written work instructions or procedures to independently and accurately assemble and functionally test subassemblies and system products.
  • Have the ability and competency to work independently with little supervision.
  • Utilize hand-held tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers and power tools.
  • Pull and kit components for assembly jobs and maintain inventory of product in work stations.
  • Package components and/or systems for shipment.
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures.
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and adhere to Proton’s safety practices and policies.
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products per engineering instructions.
  • Perform component fit checks in support of Receiving inspection.
  • Communicate continuous improvement opportunities to Operations on product and process.




High School/Technical school diploma

Required skills and abilities

  • 2 – 5 years mechanical and electrical assembly experience.
  • Strong Aptitude for “hands-on” electrical & mechanical work.
  • Experience in a production environment assembling parts and products.
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions and build without supervision.
  • Ability to perform work accurately, thoroughly and in a timely manner.
  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills.
  • Good verbal, reading, and writing English language skills.
  • High attention to detail, teamwork and being self-motivated.

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Experience with installing electrical components (point to point wiring) a plus.
  • Proficient with use of computers software systems preferred.


  • Planning and Organizing
  • Time Management; priority goals
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Independent decision-making capabilities
  • Team Player
  • Communication-verbal and written
  • Multi-tasking
  • Collaboration


  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete this application.
  2. Email the completed application, your resumé, and a cover letter to