• Manual Assembly Operator

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/13/2019 8:09 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 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 Manual Assembly 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 a more 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

    Reading and interpreting basic schematics and drawings

    Follows methods, techniques, and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, & cable harnessing on subassemblies and units

    Integrates sub-assemblies into final hardware

    Performs final assembly of small systems

    Performs basic electrical tests Performs more complex rework and refurbishment of hardware and systems

    May count and sort various product items, placing labels on packages, put manuals into binders, and form or break down boxes for the final product

    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 general fabrication and marking

    Operates less complex equipment

    Performs basic loading and configuring of customer/standard software on customer device

    Performs basic inspection per documentation

    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 follows established procedures on routine work with limited supervision, requires detailed instructions only on new assignments




    Clear manufacturing process skills

    Clear knowledge of polarity and inspection criteria

    Clear knowledge of Bills of Material (BOM)

    Clear knowledge of applicable work order tracking Management systems

    Clear communication skills, both written and verbal

    Ability to work in team environment

    Clear computer skills

    Clear knowledge of measuring equipment and math

    Ability to use various computer software applications to analyze and manage data

    Ability to interpret basic documents, work instruction, and schematics

    Ability to exhibit adaptability/flexibility

    Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds



    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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