Senior Production Operator

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
Due to the nature of work, US citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Production Operator. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation?s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Performs project tasks/assignments of a more complex nature ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables
Reading and interpreting basic schematics and drawings
Follows methods, techniques, and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, & cable harnessing on subassemblies and units
Integrates sub-assemblies into final hardware
Performs final assembly of small systems
Performs basic electrical tests
Performs more complex rework and refurbishment of hardware and systems
May count and sort various product items, placing labels on packages, put manuals into binders, and form or break down boxes for the final product
May conduct manufacturing inspections on processing line in accordance to quality specifications
May be involved in packing, movement and protection of finished product
May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions
Performs general fabrication and marking
Operates less complex equipment
Performs basic loading and configuring of customer/standard software on customer device
Performs basic inspection per documentation
Accurately completes process paperwork and entering data into the applicable work order management system
Performs mixing of solvents and paints per specification
Supports continuous improvement activities and participates in problem solving activities
Maintains a clean and orderly work area
Supports safety/housekeeping standards
Contacts are primarily within immediate work unit and direct supervisor
Normally follows established procedures on routine work with limited supervision, requires detailed instructions only on new assignments

Clear manufacturing process skills
Clear knowledge of polarity and inspection criteria
Clear knowledge of Bills of Material (BOM)
Clear knowledge of applicable work order tracking Management systems
Clear communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work in team environment
Clear computer skills
Clear knowledge of measuring equipment and math
Ability to use various computer software applications to analyze and manage data
Ability to interpret basic documents, work instruction, and schematics
Ability to exhibit adaptability/flexibility
Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds
Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
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