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Production Associate

  2019-11-05     HDT Expeditionary Systems     Huntsville,AL  

JOB FUNCTIONS: RF Machine Operators; Air Beam Shelter Integration and Fabrication; Assemblers; Sewers


  • Assembling shelter products, parts, and accessories
  • Fabrication, construction, modification, and testing of air beam structures
  • Fabricating and assembling tubing by performing repetitive bench or line fabrication and assembly operations to produce products such as shelter frame struts and subassemblies
  • Assists with the integration, re-work, and repair of fabric structures (i.e. bonding, cutting, etc.); as well as fabrication, assembling, construction, and packaging
  • Unrolls and lays out material along calibrated scale on cutting table or measures material with ruler and cuts material into lengths
  • Spreads fabrics or goods on cutting table in single or multiple layers prior to cutting
  • Positions parts being assembled by following blueprints, written and oral instruction
  • Fastens parts together with threaded keepers or other fasteners
  • Inserts parts in transport bags or bins in accordance with order requirements and assembly instructions
  • Operates machines such as arbor presses, drill presses or riveting machines to perform drilling, force fitting or fastening operations on an assembly line
  • Observes parts, subassemblies and proper operation of the equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Operates all types of sewing machines with single and/or double needle
  • Cleans and oils equipment as required by the maintenance procedures
  • Assists with the receipt, distribution, and procurement of materials
  • Performs other activities, responsibilities, and related duties as required



  • 1 - 3 years of industry experience preferred
  • Ability to interpret visual aids and perform simple shop math
  • Use of various hand tools, electrical and pneumatic tooling including, but not limited to: screwdrivers, mallets, wrenches, DC screw guns, pneumatic drills, and pneumatic rivet guns
  • Ability to perform intricate assemblies using various fasteners including screws, nut, bolts, rivets, adhesives, etc.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand English
  • Ability to work from verbal, written or diagram form instructions


  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • In lieu of diploma, relevant work experience demonstrating the required job skills and abilities needed to successfully perform the job


  • Standing 100% of time.
  • Occasional bending, squatting, and reaching
  • Lifting requirements: majority of product lines typically up to 25-65 lbs.
  • Frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials

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