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Daktronics Electronic Assembly Machine Operator in Redwood Falls, Minnesota


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

The selected individual’s responsibility will be to operate computer-controlled equipment (i.e. automated soldering equipment, component insertion equipment, conformal coating equipment) and general assembly duties with the location of assembly duties dependent upon the priorities.

  • Machine operator with daily-weekly operator maintenance responsibilities of automated equipment.

  • Complete all training necessary to become fully qualified.

  • Ensure that all duties are performed in a safe manner. Wear proper personal protective equipment to conform to the established safety standards of the tasks as prescribed or directed.

  • Communicate hazards associated with the equipment to those working near the machines that may be filling a support role and ensure they too wear proper personal protective equipment.

  • Strive to achieve and improve established throughput, quality, and productivity goals.

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Work with supervisors and engineers to improve procedures, processes, and training methods.

  • Follow leader direction to perform to high standard within all Daktronics performance dimensions.

  • Remain flexible to work outside the department if necessary.

  • Must be able to handle and manipulate small parts.

  • Regularly and reliably work the scheduled hours. Ability to work overtime when workload requires.

  • Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work area in accordance with Daktronics Safety Policy and OSHA standards. Items may include the following: safety glasses, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, electrostatic discharge wear, and others as determined necessary by Daktronics Safety Department.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Past work experience will be evaluated for potential placement.

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to train and effectively apply this training in a fast-paced production environment.

  • Ability to operate a computer required. Effective keyboard skills preferred.

  • Ability to learn quickly.

  • Ability to successfully participate as a member of a team.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Regularly and reliably work the scheduled hours. Ability to work overtime when workload requires.

  • Physical requirements include the ability to:

  • Work in an environment with these types of smells: paint, solvent, and solder.

  • Frequently lift 35 lbs. Occasionally to frequently lift 45 lbs., in some work areas.

  • Stand for the full shift with planned breaks. The duration of standing between breaks varies from 2-3 ½ hours depending on work area.

  • Work from heights, including working from ladders and platforms.

  • Reach in all directions (up, down, side-to-side, and diagonal reaching), including some awkward reaching to insert components in difficult to reach sections of the product.

  • Maintain steady hand/eye coordination.

  • Identify wire and paint colors.

  • Read fine print.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

  • A post offer pre-employment job function analysis will be required to test for essential job functions.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, pleaseclick here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) .

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Job ID2021-4285

LocationRedwood Falls, Minnesota

Type Full Time

Shift Night