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Assembler - Day Shift

Company: Briggs and Stratton Corporation
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

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 immediate openings for full time Assemblers to support our operations. Work Hours: 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday. Overtime is required at various times during the year and is usually worked on Fridays. Starting rate of pay is $16.00/hour with opportunity to test and qualify for $17.00/hour 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 bonuses. Position Description Performs entry level repetitive bench or line assembly operations to produce products and/or components according to specifications. Job Responsibilities * Reads and follows blueprints, routers, specifications and other instructions in order to build and assemble parts and equipment in an accurate and timely fashion. * Under the direction and guidance of a lead or supervisor, performs entry level work on an assembly line as a team member and completes various tasks as different models of product move along line. Refers questions to lead or supervisor. * Bolts, clips, screws, or otherwise fastens parts together in relationship to each other in accordance with the process manual and work order instructions. * Maintains department standards for efficiency, productivity, and quality. * Follows all established safety procedures including wearing required PPE and maintaining 5S standards. * Performs other duties as assigned. 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, 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. Job Segment: Assembly, Manufacturing, Entry Level

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