Production Specialist

Headquarters - Piedmont, SD
GenPro Advanced Technologies is engaged in manufacturing LED lighting and control products for the general lighting market. The Production Specialist will work with a skilled team of manufacturing professionals to produce state-of-the-art LED lighting and control products. This requires a meticulous individual who can read and follow detailed instructions, handle delicate electronic components, visually inspect those components for correct placement, and assemble them with precise accuracy.

Reporting Relationship:    Senior Mechanical Engineer

Pay Range:    $15.00 – $18.00 Per Hour *Based on Experience

Essential Job Functions:

  • Read and understand assembly instructions for electronic products

  • Review Bill of Material and identify material shortages

  • Identify hardware and tooling required for product assembly

  • Unbox and prepare material for assembly

  • Assemble electronic components on Sheet Metal Aluminum/Steel parts

  • Wire LED boards to power supplies and neatly bundle wires

  • Package electronic components and label boxes

  • Wrap pallets of packaged products and stage freight loads for pickup

  • Move material and packaged products within the warehouse using pallet jacks / forklift

  • Ensures work areas and manufacturing floors are clean and well maintain through teamwork

  • Always maintain assembly stations clean and safe

  • Promotes & follows all safe work practices

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Abilities:

  • Physically able to lift and move objects 10-50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable working on your feet for long periods of time
  • Frequent movements of neck to look up, down & side to side
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, lift or stretch
  • Repetitive use of wrists, hands, fingers

  • Manual dexterity to present company products and features

  • Strong “eye-hand” coordination

  • Read and comprehend English instruction manuals

    Other Characteristics:

    • Strong technical skills
    • Must be dependable
    • Good verbal communication skills
    • Excellent listening skills
    • High level of integrity and work ethic
    • Ability to work independently
    • Excellent team player
    • Positive attitude

      Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:

      • Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus

      • Experience with electronics preferred

      • Working knowledge of manufacturing concepts and methodology is a plus

      • Sheet Metal processing – Drilling, Tapping, Sanding, Grinding

      • Knowledge of industrial hardware – Screws, Nuts, Rivets, Wire Ties, etc.

      • Experience with workshop tools – Power Drills, Rivet Guns, Screw drivers, Wrenches, Alan Keys

      • Basic knowledge of electricity – positive/negative terminals, AC/DC power, electric insulation

      • Packaging skills – Taping and strapping boxes, wrapping pallets, labeling packages

      Working Conditions:

      • Work environment can be loud during the operations of machines
      • Standing/walking on cement floor for long periods


      • High School Diploma or equivalent


      Applicants being considered for hire must pass a background check and drug test before beginning work. Refusal to submit to a background check or drug testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration. 

      The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Temporary positions do not qualify for benefits at this time. 

      GenPro Energy Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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