Production Technician II


Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Company:  9050-Olympus Controls

Olympus Controls ( is a fast-paced Automation Company that offers a dynamic environment with competitive salary and health benefits for the right type of highly motivated individuals. 


We currently have an opportunity for a Production Technician II to join our growing company. This is an intermediate position that will keep you busy producing everything from electromechanical subassemblies to full systems using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications. Candidates who show initiative, help improve our processes, and meet schedules will have opportunities to advance.


This job requires excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, and a professional and courteous personality. The preferred candidate will have a sense of ownership, thrive on cross-functional teams, demonstrate leadership, exhibit sound working knowledge of IPC 620 principles, and have an aptitude for working with more complex electromechanical assemblies and systems. The Production Technician II may have an expertise in the electrical, controls, or mechanical fields, and may serve as lead for a small or medium team of technicians for specific projects.


General Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Read, interpret, and follow basic blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematics, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble electromechanical equipment and products
  • Perform mechanical quality checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Upload component firmware according to written instructions 
  • Clearly document any approved as-built changes/maintain redlines
  • Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and switch projects midstream, as needed
  • Maintain accurate accounting of components during assembly while maintaining order, safety, and cleanliness
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products as instructed
  • Participate in the development of work instructions, which may include writing simple work instructions, cut sheets, or assembly notes
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Assume a leadership role in continuous improvement and 5S activities and audits as assigned
  • Effectively collaborate with engineering on first article builds to establish order of assembly, layout, workflow, need for special tooling, or facilities requirements
  • Effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams to coordinate work, communicate project status, and report assembly or materials issues
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting for electromechanical assemblies (motors, cables, electrical panels, mechanical assemblies)
  • Identify the need for, and assist in, the development of tools/jigs to facilitate assembly processes 
  • Operate and maintain test fixtures, devices, and test cables 
  • Train other team members on assembly processes and technical skills
  • Perform field service, as needed
  • Proficiently navigate 3D CAD/e-drawings as an aid to assembly 
  • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned
    • This may include, but is not limited to, product packaging, kitting materials, warehouse cleanup activities, etc.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks and sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Regularly possess manual dexterity to put parts or pieces together quickly and accurately

Candidates must also be able to perform the Duties/Responsibilities for at least one of the following focus areas:

Electrical Focus Duties/Responsibilities: 


  • Consistently meet IPC 620 assembly workmanship standards for cable and electrical assemblies, including but not limited to, soldering, crimping, and splicing wires down to 30 AWG
  • Proficient in layout, routing, and terminating wires for UL 508A electrical panels 
  • Possess a good working knowledge of, and work proficiently with, 24V safety circuits (e-stops, light curtains, status lights, sensors)
  • Perform system cold checks and more complex troubleshooting according to wiring or line diagram using a voltmeter 
  • Perform system hot checks 


Controls Focus Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Proficient with programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Proficient with configuring devices, setting network IP addresses
  • Upload and program systems with customer-provided software
  • Complex systems testing and troubleshooting


Mechanical Focus Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Safely and proficiently use a wide range of measurement tools 
  • Safely use machine shop power tools (benchtop grinder, sanders, band saw, press)
  • Perform basic sheet metal fabrication (use of brake, shear, notching)
  • Use punch and die to modify electrical enclosures
  • Safely set up, calibrate, and operate the cold saw to perform end cuts on extruded aluminum
  • Safely set up, calibrate, operate manual mill, CNC, and/or lathe; understand tolerance levels and cutting speeds
  • Interpret pneumatic diagrams to layout, route, and troubleshoot pneumatic systems 
  • Demonstrate proficiency and use of correct assembly methods for assemblies requiring transition/press fits (including bearings, bushings, dowel pins, etc.)  
  • Implement packaging plans for fully crated systems
  • Understand geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)




  • IPC 620 training or certification is highly preferred
  • UL508 training or certification is highly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail with an ability to perform work accurately and efficiently
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, with a team player spirit
  • Maintain Olympus Controls’ values, ethics, and commitment to quality 
  • Highly proficient with computer navigation and utilization, primarily Microsoft Office
  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Technical school and/or 3-6 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred (motion control system experience is a plus)




An emerging provider of next generation technology solutions, Applied Industrial Technologies has a growing automation footprint and expanding offering of motion control, machine vision, robotic and IIoT technologies, plus related value-added industrial expertise.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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