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Saab Global
Installation in HQ


Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America
Closing date: 31 July 2024

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is growing! We are expanding our workforce in our new Cranston, RI manufacturing facility creating the next generation of Autonomous Undersea Vehicles and are seeking Assemblers to join our Manufacturing / Production team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work from work instructions, wire diagrams, and engineering drawings, and use hand and/or power tools as necessary to complete required assemblies.

  • Disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and production or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications.

  • Understand basic electro-mechanical assembly operations concepts and how they can be applied to resolve issues and meet the company objectives.

  • Understand basic ESD principles and safeguarding. Proper use of hand tools such as wire cutters, strippers & crimpers.

  • Identify tasks to resolve independently.

  • Be involved in process improvement and development.

Compensation Range: $21.45-$25.20

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 2+ years of related electromechanical assembly experience.

  • Experience may include advanced support skills and extensive knowledge of tools, software, and other technologies.

  • General electronic soldering skills and inspection requirements a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be self-mobile and able to stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as sitting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing, reaching during a normal workday.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motions (such as lifting or assembly of parts) including the use of handheld power tools.

  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Ability to work extended hours when required.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.