Production Trainer at Motorola

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Elgin, Illinois

Job Description:

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

A fast-paced, dynamic environment manufacturing world-class communications equipment and solutions for public safety customers around the world.

Job Description

In this role you will:

  • Create the documentation for each process and workstation in a given manufacturing department.

  • Responsible for coordinating and training employees and contract associates on all manufacturing processes in the department.

  • Maintain training and validation records in all processes ensuring a flexible workforce.

  • Assist New Product Introduction with training and documentation of Standard Work Instructions prior to transitioning to production.

  • Perform and review time studies on processes to reduce cycle time and improve cost.

  • Investigate and root cause workmanship quality issues.

  • Write and post operator alerts.

Additionally you:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs consistently.

  • Must be able to work with light fabrication equipment.

  • Must be willing to be flexible and cross-trained between various positions and sometimes shifts in the operation based on business needs. Provide backup support as necessary.

  • Must learn, adopt and train all lean principles including kaizens, autonomous maintenance, 5S, and waste reduction.

  • Need the ability to identify a problem and find resolution.


  • Excellent computer skills using the Windows Office and Google Office suites.

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years experience training and creating documentation in a manufacturing assembly environment preferred.

  • Flexibility to work a different shift for short periods to facilitate training curriculum preferred.

  • Knowledge of lean principles including kaizens, autonomous maintenance, 5S, and waste reduction is a plus.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management needed.

Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Manufacturing environment

Travel Requirements


Relocation Provided


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Referral Payment Plan


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.