Maintenance – Instrument Technician

Date Posted: May 10, 2021
Nippon Electric Glass
Shelby, NC
Category: Maintenance
Job Type: Full-Time

Nippon Electric Glass

Company Description

Nippon Electric Glass (NEG) is a worldwide leader in specialty glass products with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and the U.S. The company began in 1949 producing vacuum glass tubing for radios, and has now expanded to include glass products for the automotive and transportation, information technology and semi-conductors, medical care, lighting, displays, energy, social infrastructure and home appliances. The Shelby NC, Lexington NC and Chester SC facilities, which make-up Electric Glass Fibers America, a subsidiary of NEG, manufacture glass fiber products for a variety of applications employing over 900 people in the U.S.

Job Description

Nippon Electric Glass (NEG) is currently interviewing for full-time Maintenance– Instrument Technician at its fiber glass manufacturing facility in Shelby NC. If you are interested in working in a dynamic, growth oriented environment and being part of a successful, global manufacturing company, we invite you to join our team.

NEG offers competitive wages & excellent benefits including health care, dental plan,
life insurance, 401(k) savings plan with a match, (DCRP) Defined Contribution
Retirement Plan
, educational assistance, 10 paid holidays yearly, paid vacation (1 week) after 6 months of employment. (2 weeks) after 6 months and the start of the next calendar year.

Job Requirements:

2 year degree in Electronics / Instrumentation or equivalent certification training.

Industrial / Manufacturing experience preferred.


Responsible for trouble-shooting and diagnosing malfunctions in electronic components and equipment and repairing or replacing defective parts; installs equipment requiring highly technical electronic skills.

Job Duties:

  • Responds to work orders related to electrical or electronic problems.
  • Performs equipment installation and preventive maintenance on complex equipment.
  • Performs diagnostic trouble-shooting using wiring diagrams and schematic drawings.
  • Replaces or repairs worn or defective parts.
  • Use microprocessors, programmable controller, and computer boards.
  • Conducts diagnostic tests using very complex electronic test equipment.
  • Assists technicians in other crafts in trouble-shooting and problem solving.
  • Directs the work of craft trainees.
  • Always Follows job safety analysis.
  • Reports any unsafe conditions to supervision.
  • Performs each job duty correctly every time.
  • Performs other duties as directed by supervision.
  • ASC Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Robotics training for HSPC, GE F school.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer networking functions.

NEG-US prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a mandatory hair sample-drug/toxins screening, a Background Check, along with a complete pre-employment physical.


  • All employment offers are contingent on successfully passing an interview process, drug, background & and a complete physical.
  • NEG-US is an equal opportunity employer Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in the United States

How to Apply

Apply online on Indeed.