Control Panel Builder 1 - Franklin - job 677384

Kaman Distribution

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Franklin, Massachusetts

Employment type: Full-time


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Control Panel Builder to join our team. This exciting opportunity is responsible for the physical assembly, wiring and testing of control panels for industrial equipment. The Technician will fabricate controls to print, including layout and physical mounting of components to the back panel, wiring of all components, installation of control panel onto equipment, and testing to ensure proper operation. All duties must be performed in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

Kaman Automation
, a business unit of Kaman Distribution Group, is comprised of Minarik, Zeller, and G.C. Fabrication, is a leading provider of motion control, automation products, systems and solutions to original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants, and infrastructure facilities throughout North America. We are committed to helping our customers achieve high performance by providing quality and state-of-the-art products with the technical support to back them. Our people are the foundation of our success and we recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage is by investing in the development of our employees, driving innovation, and providing solutions for a better tomorrow.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and follow basic mechanical and electrical blue prints and manufacturing drawings

  • Read and identify colors on all wires; install wire labels and device tags, and recognize different wires for soldering

  • Use of standard and metric measuring system on a regular basis

  • Use basic hand tools, cutters, wire strippers, soldering iron and heat gun

  • Use of power tools for the FAB shop

  • Use of superior dexterity, mechanical skills, and eye-hand coordination

  • Utilize thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical schematics in daily tasks and projects

  • Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (ex. state laws, federal laws, ISO 9001, etc.), as well as Kaman Automation policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

  • 1-2 years of experience in the same or similar role

  • Industry experience in electro-mechanical wire and components

Skills and Abilities Essential to the Position:

  • Basic knowledge of common shop standards

  • Basic understanding of ISO documents

  • Understanding of budgeted hours with interest in learning how to improve and meet time posted

  • Ability to lower defects and keep them to a minimum

  • Mechanical aptitude, knowledge of basic electrical or controls

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions

Physical/ Environmental Demands:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Hold and work with tools/power tools, crimping tools during most of the work day

  • Use of hands and arms to touch, lift, reach, etc.

  • Lifting and/or exerting up to 30 lbs. of weight/force constantly; lifting and/or exerting up to 50 lbs. of weight/force occasionally

Benefits and Company Overview:

Our comprehensive compensation package and benefit program includes:

  • Your choice of medical insurance providers and plans, Dental insurance, and Flexible spending accounts

  • Company matching 401(k) with a great vesting schedule

  • Company paid Life (family) & STD insurances, Vacation, Holiday & Sick time

  • 100% tax-free tuition reimbursement

Kaman Distribution Group
is comprised of three business units: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design, and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis, and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 220 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent. #KDG #KFP #KIT #KAI

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