PDS Tech is seeking a1st Shift Production Associate for an open position in Laurel, MD. Job Duties In compliance with standards and regulations and using a variety of hand, power and/or pneumatic tools, performs a variety of production work primarily of high complexity. This may include high-level mechanical and/or electrical assembly, testing, troubleshooting, or other miscellaneous tasks. Accurately and neatly completes related paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity levels. Sets up and maintains well-organized workstation so that work is performed in organized, sequential and timely manner. Receive parts from inventory, identify improper material, report problems to management, request replacement parts. Assumes new tasks with minimal training. Able and willing to complete all tasks on production floor at expected quality and productivity level. May provide guidance/training on new tasks/procedures/tools to other employees. Other tasks as assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical assemblies, e.g., resistance, ground, hi-pot failures, etc. Ability to understand drawings, ops sheets, and build sheets. Ability and willingness to complete any assignment at expected quality and productivity levels with minimal training. Team player Overtime may be required to meet production schedules. This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check. If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination. PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests. PDS Tech, Inc. is proud to bean Equal Opportunity Employer -Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran (EOE M/F/D/V) Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide.We offer a full range of benefits including: - Health insurance - Paid holidays - Weekly payroll - Immediate 401(k) eligibility - Completion bonuses - Training Please note availability of benefitsmay vary by position. PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$ We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses! Contact a recruiter for details.