Kaman Corporation

  • Control Panel Team Lead

    Location : Location US-CA-Anaheim
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Distribution
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(3/13/2019 12:43 PM)
  • Overview



    Our Anaheim, CA branch is looking for a Team Lead in our control panel shop that has mastered their skills in electronic controls assembly, combined with leadership and mentoring abilities. 


    Kaman Automation, a platform 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

    • Comprehends complex electrical wiring drawings and works independently.
    • Understands the manufacturing arena , budgeted hours and urgency for beating the actual budgeted hours are essential. Meeting on time deliveries on every project.
    • Continuously looking for ways to improve the techniques of building cables/panels and improving their own methods and goals.
    • Works with the shop supervisor on new procedures and processes. Required to Train others in each work cell area.
    • Must have a thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical schematics and willing to work with engineers to complete projects to all specifications.
    • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, etc.) as well as Kaman Automation policies and procedures.
    • Fully Understands what a PLC, VFD, Circuit breakers etc. are and what their roles are in the control system Comprehends and knows the differences between NEMA ratings of enclosures
    • Proficient at recognizing and installing all types of wire labels and device tags
    • Comprehends all Electrical and Mechanical drawings in all work cell areas
    • Fabricates entire back plates, enclosures and wiring of control back panel and enclosure doors
    • Identifies any wiring or drawing errors and report back to team leader-engineer for corrections or additions
    • Recognizes the difference between stainless steel and painted steel as it pertains to the FAB area and the tools needed to work on these products.
    • Recognizes any potential issue at the start of any project to prevent cost overruns and delays
    • Mentors, trains and leads other team members



    • At least 5 years of experience  in electro-mechanical components.
    • Demonstrated proficient project skills and experience in the field of Master Panel builder.



    • Ability to train others in all other work areas
    • Cross trained and competent in working in each work area ( Cables, Panel, Wire prep, Mechanical)


    • High School or GED 



    Kaman Distribution Group, a division of Kaman Corporation, is comprised of three business platforms: 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 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent. #KAI #KDG


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