Machine Operator II

Req ID:  30302
Date:  May 26, 2024

Eugene, OR, US, 97402

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  North Coast

At North Coast, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.

Our Leaders are focused on building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.


What you will do:

·         Efficiently operate machines, direct support staff for safe/efficient production after training period

·         Create a work order schedule to prioritize orders; meet all ship date requirements

·         Process material efficiently, safely, and accurately

·         Become proficient with AutoCAD tools and enclosure design software. (Minimum CAD requirement: Ability to quickly measure, move, add lines, identify, and move zero points within 1 month)

·         Debur metal using hand tools to meet finished product standards, inspect and package orders for shipment

·         QC parts to ensure compliance with drawings (utilize basic measuring tools, such as calipers)

·         Utilize lean manufacturing methods, with focus on 6S for the department

·         Warehouse related tasks, order pulling, staging, packaging, shipping

·         Process work orders efficiently using the ERP system. (basic warehouse functions)

·         Adequately complete other duties as assigned

·         Operate other modification equipment as the department expands their line of Value Added services


What you will bring:

·         High level of attention to detail with Outstanding organizational skill

·         Ability to quickly learn and use Steinhauer Machine Software and controls

·         Excellent oral & written communication skills

·         Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

·         Customer focused work ethic

·         Manufacturing or warehouse experience

·         CNC experience (Vocational/School training acceptable)

·         Experience working with metal.

·         2D CAD software experience or ability to read print dimension/tolerance call outs within a month of hire

·         Operator level experience with manufacturing software

·         Ability to schedule and adapt to changes in evolving environment under time sensitive conditions

·         Ability to self direct under limited supervision

·         Ability to meet work schedule


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

·         Repetitive lifting and pulling of heavy objects (50+ lbs.)

·         Use of Steinhauer machine, forklifts, and stock pickers

·         Warehouse environment, Requires regular and reliable on-site attendance.

·         Usual 40-hour work-week Monday through Friday however based on business needs evening and weekend hour may occasionally be required



Why work for North Coast?   Own your expertise and your future.  Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers, and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.

North Coast Electric, a family-owned business since 1913, became part of the Sonepar USA family in 2019. We have locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Arizona. As a full line electrical distributor, we supply a wide range of electrical equipment to the electrical contractor, factory automation, industrial MRO, and commercial & institutional markets.

Our Competitive Benefits? 

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long term and Short term disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide. For more information, visit

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email

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Nearest Major Market: Eugene