Okuma America Corporation

Charlotte, NC

Job Details

Job Location:    Corporate Headquarters - Charlotte, NC
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    2 Year Degree
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Manufacturing


Job Description Summary
The Electrical assembly technician will be responsible for building Okuma designed options from component level on any Okuma built machine in order to meet customer requirements and specifications.

The identification of Essential Job Functions does not display an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the related work that may be assigned to this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
• Process wiring harnesses from engineering wiring tables and schematics and then use harnesses to build complete option interfaces
• Work through any problems that may be encountered during the assembly process
• Work with electrical engineering when problems/questions arise
• Box the assembly up and complete the transactions in ERP system; then the kits will either go to RDT or the warehouse group to ship
• Adheres to all company employment policies and safe practices
• Performs other duties as assigned and explores opportunities to add value


Associates Degree in Electronics or equivalent experience
2-5 yrs. experience in Manufacturing with a primary focus on electrical assembly or installation

Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multitask and manage a range of responsibilities and competing priorities while working under pressure to meet deadlines
Superb time management and organizational skills with the ability to meet regular and frequent deadlines

Strong electrical skills
Ability to read electrical schematics
Proficient use of hand tools and variety of electrical devices
Basic use of PC tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional listening skills
Exceptional ability to speak and write effectively in a business environment
Exceptional ability to ask necessary questions
Good Attitude, ability to work independently or with a team

Math & Reasoning:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and willingness to adapt to change and take initiative
Physical and Environmental Elements
Physical Demands:
Ability to sit continuously for approximately 1/4 of normal work shift, and stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms for at least 3/4 of the normal work shift
Ability to lift and carry, push, or pull up to 40 pounds
Ability to stoop, crouch and reach
Ability to talk or hear continuously
Ability to see clearly to do all work-related tasks (clear or corrected vision at 20 inches or less)
Finger dexterity is required frequently for over 3/4 of the normal work shift including operating a phone, computer/ electronic equipment, tools, a pallet jack, and a fork lift

Work Environment:
The majority of the position’s functions are performed in the Okuma warehouse/ showroom. The employee works in an open warehouse area where temperatures may be subject to outdoor conditions in terms of cold and heat. There is exposure to various tools and equipment as well as forklift operations and corresponding noise levels
A small portion of the position’s functions may be performed in the office environment with standard equipment and moderate noise levels (examples: computers, printers, fax, copiers, light traffic, and phone)

Special Requirements
Maintain annual OSHA safety certifications as required by job duties