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Assembler I - 2nd Shift

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Billy Goat Industries, a subsidiary of Briggs and Stratton Corporation, 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 2nd Shift Assembly Operator to support our Assembly department.

Work Hours: 4:25 pm. – 2:55 am., Monday – Thursday. Overtime is required at various times during the year.  Starting rate of pay:  $13.00/hour plus $.50 per hour shift differential.  Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

 

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.


 

Job Skills Requirements

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use a variety of hand/air tools.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, electronic schematics and other manufacturing instructions.
  • Ability to understand LEAN principles to perform job duties for continuous improvement
  • Mathematical skills that require the ability  to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and to make metric system conversions.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

High School diploma

General Education Degree

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 Corporation, 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 Corporation 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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