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Assembler I - 2nd Shift

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US, 64082-2312

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is a leading and innovative manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. We specialize in the design and manufacture of machines in three product groups: Debris Management (vacuums, blowers, and debris loaders), Lawn Renovation, and Brush Cutters. We have an immediate opening for a full time Assembler to support our 2nd shift operations.

Work Hours: 4:45pm – 3:15am, Monday – Thursday. Overtime is required at various times during the year and is usually worked on Fridays.  Starting rate of pay is $16.70/hour (includes differential) with opportunity to test and qualify for $17.70 after 90 days. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.


Benefits:  We offer a complete benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance effective on 32nd day of employment. Generous 401k plan after 45 days of employment. Full time employees are also eligible for paid holidays, PTO (paid time off), and quarterly productivity and attendance bonuses.  $500 Bonus payable after a successful 90 days of employment.

Position Description

Performs repetitive bench or line assembly operations to produce Billy Goat outdoor power machinery products such as vacuums, blowers, renovation, & mowing equipment by performing the following duties.  Also requires flexibility to assist in other production departments if requested.

Job Responsibilities

• Works on an assembly line as a team member, performing various tasks as various models of product move along line.
• Utilizes operator's process manual for model to be assembled. Performs a variety of complex assembly tasks. Takes direction from Lead Person and senior department personnel.
• Reviews work order instructions for details and information specific to the model being assembled.
• Bolts, clips, screws, cements, or otherwise fastens parts together in relationship to each other in accordance with the process manual and work order instructions.
• Works at different operator stations and on different assembly lines as production needs require. This may also include boxing finished machines.
• Meets department standards for efficiency, productivity, and quality.
• Maintains punctual and regular attendance for regularly scheduled work hours.

Experience Requirements

  • Entry level position 

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Moderate physical demand; often lifting/moving average weight (25 to 50 lbs/11-27 kgs), and occasionally lifting heavy weight materials (up to 70 lbs)


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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