Lufkin Industries Moves to Claremore: New Manufacturing Campus Will Bring 70 New Jobs to the Region | News
Lufkin Industries, a global leader in the production of precision oilfield equipment, products and services, has announced the selection of a new manufacturing campus in Claremore, Oklahoma. Operating at 28 locations around the world, the new Claremore facility will serve as the headquarters in Oklahoma and the manufacturing center for the organization’s rod pumping systems. The company plans to create more than 70 highly skilled jobs in Claremore and surrounding areas and is actively recruiting for a variety of positions.
“The pro-business atmosphere, access to top talent, and strong support from city and county management have clearly made Claremore the perfect choice to house our new factory,” said Mike Paschal, vice president of manufacturing for Lufkin Industries. “We look forward to becoming a true community partner and continuing our mission of collaboration, operational excellence and value creation. “
Located in the Claremore Industrial Park, Lufkin recently acquired a 179,000 square foot facility and is in the process of starting formal operations. Lufkin Industries is currently recruiting for a variety of positions including CNC Machinists, CNC Machine Operators, Assembly Operators, Machining Technicians, Manufacturing Engineers and more. A full list of career opportunities and an application portal are available online at https://lufkin.com/careers/.
“Rogers County has a rich history in the oil and gas industry,” said Meggie Froman-Knight, executive director of the Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority. “We are delighted to see Lufkin Industries continue to build on this heritage. CIEDA remains committed to partnering with the organization to ensure its long-term success within our community and to contribute to its efforts to develop a strong talent pool.
To learn more about available employment opportunities, interested candidates are invited to a career fair scheduled for Thursday, January 13 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Northeast Tech Claremore Campus. In addition, representatives of the organization will be on site at 844, chemin Lowry on Friday, January 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. to answer questions and conduct interviews on site. Lufkin Industries offers its employees competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, job training, tuition reimbursement and an inclusive work environment.
Lufkin Industries has partnered closely with CIEDA and the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) to help meet the company’s workforce needs and qualified to participate in the Oklahoma Quality Jobs program. .
“Claremore is proudly home to a thriving manufacturing sector,” said Claremore Mayor Bill Flanagan. “The fact that global leaders, such as Lufkin Industries, continue to choose Claremore as the location for their facilities is a true testament to our city’s desire and commitment to help businesses realize their greatest potential. “
You will find more information about Lufkin Industries on the website www.lufkin.com.