Advanced Production Operator

Posted Date 5 days ago(3/12/2018 7:52 AM)
Job Location
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.


Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Production Operator.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


Performs project tasks/assignments of moderately complex nature ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables
Performs fabrication or inspection functions in a research, production or pre-production environment.
Reading and interpreting moderately complex schematics and drawings
Follows more advanced methods, techniques, and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, & cable harnessing on subassemblies and units
Builds or integrates hardware for prototypes, subassemblies or systems
Performs moderately complex electrical tests
Performs more complex rework and refurbishment of hardware and systems
Performs incorporation of Master Change Order (MCO), Engineering Change Order (ECO), Variance Authorization (VA) and use of visual aids
May conduct manufacturing inspections on processing line in accordance to quality specifications
May be involved in packing, movement and protection of finished product
May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions
Performs more advanced fabrication and marking
Maintains and operates various equipment/tooling
Performs more advanced loading and configuring of customer/standard software on customer device
Performs inspection per documentation
Completes appropriate quality paperwork as required (e.g. Corrective Action Request, Discrepant Material Report etc.)
Accurately completes process paperwork and entering data into the applicable work order management system
Performs mixing of solvents and paints per specification
Supports continuous improvement activities and participates in problem solving activities
Maintains a clean and orderly work area
Supports safety/housekeeping standards
Contacts are primarily within immediate work unit and direct supervisor
Normally receives little instruction on daily work; general instructions only on new assignments

Solid manufacturing process skills
Solid knowledge of polarity and inspection criteria
Solid knowledge of Bills of Material (BOM)
Demonstrated ability for unsupervised and accurate use of manufacturing work order application
Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
Demonstrated time management skills
Ability to work effectively on any size work team
Solid computer skills
Solid knowledge of measuring/test equipment and math
Ability to use various computer software applications to analyze and manage data
Ability to interpret more advanced documents, work instruction, and schematics
Solid knowledge of configuration control procedures applicable to the assigned work/area
Ability to exhibit adaptability/flexibility
Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds


This is a 2nd shift position


J-Std Solder Certification

Assembly and rework experience using a solder iron and microscope

Assembly experience working with epoxies to perform staking and bonding of components to circuit cards

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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