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Assembler I - Day Shift

Company: Briggs and Stratton Corporation
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, a Lee's Summit employer, is searching for motivated team members who like working with hand tools to build machines in a fast-paced environment. 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.

* Minimum entry rate is $17.50: $18 after 90 days


* Start up to $19.25/hr depending on shift


* Opportunity to learn and qualify for more


* Days, 2nd, and Weekend Shifts available


* 3 or 4 day workweek schedule


* Weekly pay


* Retention, referral, and attendance bonuses


* Benefits at 32 days


* Generous 401k at 45 days



Walk-in Wednesdays at 1803 SW Jefferson Street in Lee's Summit, Missouri from 1-4pm

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, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world's largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton -, Vanguard -, Ferris -, Simplicity -, Snapper -, Billy Goat -, Allmand -, SimpliPhi -, Branco - and Victa - brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton 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.

Job Segment: Assembly, Entry Level, Manufacturing

Keywords: Briggs and Stratton Corporation, Lee's Summit , Assembler I - Day Shift, Other , Lees Summit, Missouri

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