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Advanced Manufacturing Trainer - Okuma Training Center

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

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Advanced Manufacturing Trainer - Okuma Training Center

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Position Summary::

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is seeking an Advanced Manufacturing Trainer with the primary focus of coordination, management, and instruction of Okuma North America related trainings. As instructor, you will develop and deliver Okuma focused training in the areas of electrical, mechanical, maintenance, and programming for Okuma products. This will require consistent and thorough collaboration and communication with Okuma North America to stay updated on not only training demands but technology and specification updates as well. Secondary responsibilities will include support and responsibilities with the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute and Manufacturing Skills Standards Council. These duties and responsibilities will all be in support of the Okuma North America partnership and their clients/customers, and the support of manufacturing and logistics programs and employer. Instruction duties in courses such as measurement, safety , quality, processes, and maintenance are required. This position will serve alongside RCCC’s Business Services Account Managers as a subject matter expert to industries in building relationships, training programs , and solutions to complex business challenges.

Required Education/Experience::

  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to area of assignment and four (4) years of progressive responsibility in area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities::

Knowledge of effective training and development practices and techniques and open to staying current with state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies. Ability to communicate effectively with business and industry representatives, students, faculty, staff and the general public and product content. Ability to work independently and effectively multi-task, including scheduling, classroom/lab instruction and presenting to a variety of audiences, indicating (in a classroom setting and peer environment) that he/she possesses the required body of knowledge in the area of instruction being taught. Ability to practice professionalism and discretion, confidentiality as required per College, State, and Federal guidelines and laws. Ability to travel within a three-county service delivery area, and occasionally out of state, to fulfill client/partner and student needs. Ability to work flexible hours and lift heavy objects, such as machine parts, as machine parts, as needed to maintain equipment, perform classroom demonstrations, etc.


Account Manager, Business Services - Con Ed

Work Hours::

Monday through Friday ( 8:00am to 5:00pm) and weekends and evenings as needed.

Posting Date::


Open Until Filled:


Duty and Responsibility::

Lead the Okuma Machine Tool Instructor Team

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Support all functions as assigned to the Okuma Machine Tool Academy.

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Okuma Machine Tool instruction at various locations, times, and topics depending on class scheduling

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Maintain completed and accurate record keeping required of any continuing education class.

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Collaborate and partnering with all Account Managers on the Business Services Team for various industry projects.

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Engage in marketing and recruitment of OMTA course offerings

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Instruct other industry type training as necessary upon request pending the existing set instructional scheduling.


Working at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Our 102-acre North Campus is conveniently located in the North Carolina Piedmont, just off Interstate Highway 85 in Rowan County, within an hour's drive of several major cities. RCCC's 24-acre South Campus is conveniently located in Cabarrus County at the junction of I-85, NC 73, and Trinity Church Road.

Modern classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, shops, and learning resources are available at all campus locations. A highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff stand ready to help students succeed as they are encounraged to learn in stimulating and innovative ways.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Continuing Education programs support the philosophy that learning is a lifelong activity. This division offers classes and short courses for professional development and community service courses of general interest at convenient times and locations.

Business and Industry Services' staff provide customized support for the community through the Small Business Center, New and Expanding Industry Training and Focused Industrial Training. The Small Business Center is designed to assist small business start-ups and to help existing businesses grow. The college's New and Expanding Industry Training office has earned national recognition for cooperative training efforts with area industries. Focused Industrial Training designs innovative educational programs for the service region's manufacturing sector.

An important function of the college is to provide educational programs on the pre-college level. Literacy Services offer adults the opportunity for meaningful social and occupational growth through Adult Basic Education (ABE), Human Resources Development (HRD), and the High School Equivalency Program (GED).


Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers you an exciting opportunity to become a part of a community of educators and leaders who open doors for learning and personal growth.   We are committed to our vision of building sustainable futures through the power of learning, and we do this through a team of committed employees.   If you are looking for a career that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding, come join Rowan-Cabarrus.

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