Manufacturing Line Technician

Job Summary

The Manufacturing Specialist at Decatur Electronics reports to the Production Supervisor and plays a critical role in ensuring the efficient and high-quality production of radar measuring products for law enforcement and the public sector. As a Manufacturing Specialist, you will work closely with the Production Supervisor and collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet production targets, maintain quality standards, and uphold our commitment to excellence. You will be responsible for executing production tasks, monitoring processes, and contributing to process improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Execute Production Tasks:
    • Perform manufacturing tasks according to established procedures and production schedules.
    • Operate machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for radar measuring product assembly, testing, and quality checks.
    • Follow standard operating procedures to ensure consistent and accurate product manufacturing.
  2. Quality Control:
    • Conduct quality checks and inspections on radar measuring products at various stages of production.
    • Identify and report any product defects or deviations from quality standards.
    • Follow quality control procedures to maintain product integrity and meet customer expectations.
  3. Process Monitoring:
    • Monitor production processes, including equipment operation, material flow, and assembly lines, to ensure smooth operations.
    • Identify and address any process deviations or equipment malfunctions that may impact production efficiency or product quality.
    • Collaborate with the Production Supervisor and other team members to troubleshoot issues and implement corrective actions.
  4. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date production records, including production reports, quality control documentation, and equipment maintenance logs.
    • Prepare reports on production performance, including productivity, efficiency, and quality metrics.
    • Communicate production status, issues, and concerns to the Production Supervisor in a timely manner.
  5. Continuous Improvement:
    • Actively participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality within the radar measuring product manufacturing area.
    • Contribute ideas and suggestions for process optimization, waste reduction, and overall operational improvements.
    • Assist in the implementation of process improvement projects and provide support during the transition period.
  6. Health and Safety:
    • Adhere to all health and safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe work environment.
    • Report any safety concerns, incidents, or near misses to the Production Supervisor immediately.
    • Proactively contribute to maintaining a culture of safety and ensure compliance with all safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications & Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional technical certifications or vocational training in manufacturing or a related field is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in radar measuring product manufacturing or a similar industry.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, tools, and equipment used in radar measuring product assembly and testing.
  • Familiarity with quality control principles and practices.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions and procedures.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot production issues.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to health and safety regulations.

About the Position

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience to [email protected]. Please include “Manufacturing Line Technician – [Your Name]” in the subject line of the email.

About the Company

Decatur Electronics is a leading innovator in advanced technology solutions for traffic safety and enforcement. We are a dynamic organization with a strong track record of developing cutting-edge products and systems that help improve road safety globally. With our dedication to excellence and commitment to staying at the forefront of the industry, we have become a trusted partner for law enforcement agencies and transportation authorities.

For over 68 years, Decatur Electronics has been providing radar speed measuring products for a wide range of applications and uses. Decatur’s radar products incorporate cutting edge patented technology, operator friendly features and are engineered with the user in mind.