Production Specialist

Alertus Technologies is a rapidly growing US company seeking individuals who take pride in facilitating the production of emergency notification solutions.  Successful candidates will be a member of a talented team working on large scale, real-time projects within the higher education, K-12, government, military, healthcare, corporate and industrial markets.

The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of electronics, manufacturing, and troubleshooting methodologies, and have the ability to make efficient decisions.  The Production Specialist will possess a detailed understanding of the environment to enable them to engage across, and work within the core performance teams at Alertus Technologies.

We are seeking an individual to work onsite in our Beltsville, MD office as a member of the Client Services team to facilitate the Alertus production process from order acceptance through system deployment.  This role is responsible for driving and managing the production stage of the client services process ensuring notification solutions designed to meet customer-unique requirements during the sales cycle are effectively produced.  Candidates must demonstrate skill competency in a production environment and utilizing technologies, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, work effectively in a fluid, high-communication, delivery-focused environment, and possess a background of demonstrated technical responsibilities.

Job Summary

  • Produce and ship all Alertus hardware
  • Work with the Sales and implementation team to assist customer operations
  • Manage all build of materials for each product controlling/reducing manufacturing costs 
  • Manage and maintain bench stock to ensure timely flow of production queue
  • Troubleshoot and repair broken equipment 
  • Communicate with all vendors regarding ordering and product status in order to maintain strong business relationships and keep pricing to a minimum
  • Negotiate contract manufacturer terms and conditions for improved cost efficiency
  • Import/Export all Shipments to/from Alertus Technologies
  • Manage the Production team to ensure all customers receive their orders in a timely manner
  • Use general power tools to produce Alertus Equipment
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Associates or Bachelor degree 
  • Experience in manufacturing small electronics
  • Ability to drive projects to completion in challenging circumstances 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; including written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated and able to work under general direction
  • Ability to work the required hours to meet deadlines and ensure quality
  • Ability to communicate with all vendors regarding ordering and product status in order to maintain strong business relationships 
  • Experience with FedEx/ UPS Domestic and International shipping
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair damaged circuit boards using a multimeter 
  • Intermediate Soldering skills
  • Ability to use power tools

General wiring skills 

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