DRS Technologies Inc. Electronic Assembler I in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Leonardo DRSis a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture, which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.

DRS Airborne & Intelligence Systems, Fort Walton Beach, FLprovides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support. In addition, DRS AIS-FWB has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.

Job Location: *Fort Walton Beach, FL*

Title: Specialist I- Manufacturing Assembler

Position Summary:

Performs entry-level assembly functions, which may include: prep, mechanical , harness, cable, printed circuit board sub-assemblies, spray application, and inspection, typically working from models and/or drawings, within Production

  • Duties and Responsibilities:*

  • Performs entry-level assembly functions, which may include: prep, mechanical , harness, cable, printed circuit board sub-assemblies, spray application, and inspection, typically working from models and/or drawings, within Production

  • Perform simple assemblies and hardware installation screws, washers, nuts and have basic understanding of build documentation

  • Perform pull-test and verify tooling, use torque tools and have the ability to interpret & assemble multiple units in dept

  • Responsible and accountable for producing quality work to prescribed standards, with a focus on continuous improvement to meet customer commitments on schedule and within budget

  • Basic troubleshooting

Follows written work instructions

Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all safety procedures including those which govern the handling of materials, chemicals, tools, and equipment (WHMIS)Must be able to access production tools (routers, parts list, work instructions, etc) and be able to wire prep, auto bond, sleeving

  • Proper use of required Personal Protective Equipment

  • May participate in LEAN Events, “Six S” activities, action teams etc.

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires High School diploma or GED

  • Must possess basic arithmetic skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, oral and written, in the English language.

  • Must have manual dexterity

Physical Requirements include Lifting, Walking, Climbing, Sitting, Standing, Bending, Stooping, Kneeling

Leonardo DRSis an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #AIS