DRS Technologies Inc. Assembler I- $18.48 & up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

DRS Technologies

DRS Technologiesis 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 Company

DRS Naval Power Systems (NPS)a multi-site operation responsible for $350 million of revenue with locations in Milwaukee, WI, Bridgeport/Danbury, CT, Fitchburg, MA, and High Ridge, MO with an employee base of approximately 900 employees. NPS is structured into four Lines of Business: Surface, Submarines, Nuclear instrumentation and Controls and Marlo Coil focusing on supporting the power and propulsion needs of the U.S. Navy. We provide engineering, manufacturing and lifetime support of our highly engineered products.

Job LocationMilwaukee, WI

Position Summary

This position requires mechanical and electrical assembly skills used for the assembly of power distribution and conditioning equipment. This position requires that the Assembler be flexible and able to alternate between jobs as workload dictates. Once trained the Assembler may work alone or in a team and is responsible for achieving allocated times for the tasks they are performing with good quality. In order to maintain this position upon hire all candidates must successfully complete the required basic training program for assembly employees in first 20 days, followed by successfully completing production floor hands-on training of approximately 60 additional days.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assembly and/or wiring of electrical cabinets, including building of production sub-assemblies, using detailed work instructions and standard and specialized hand tools

  • Read, understand and work to product documentation (blue prints, detailed drawings, procedures, etc.)

  • Correctly generate detailed assembly records documenting actions taken

  • Interface with quality representatives, manufacturing engineers, and/or customer representatives to ensure the highest possible quality on product manufactured in the time allotted and/or required

  • With guidance and oversight (from higher level Assembler) assemble, wire, and/or case pre-production products

  • Visually inspect work previously performed by others

  • Perform necessary changes, modifications, and/or repairs as directed

  • Maintain good housekeeping and safe work environment

  • Access and use of electronic data mechanisms such as digital paper and electronic mail

  • Train and/or assist other employees as required

  • Perform other duties and assist in projects, as directed by supervision

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings and wiring diagrams and use as an assembly guide; demonstrated 10th grade reading and math ability

  • Ability to work independently and also contribute as a team member

  • Basic knowledge and ability to use hand tools

  • Able to follow written and oral instructions

  • U.S. Citizenship required/and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment/

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

  • 2-3 years comparable experience strongly preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds frequently

  • Ability to stand for up to 9 hours a day

  • Walking, lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We offer a very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and a business culture which rewards good performance. The Company offers a full range of employee benefits.

/Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment./

DRS Technologies is 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. #KS #NPS