OKC VeloCity | New jobs headed to Oklahoma City

New jobs headed to Oklahoma City

By Laura Nance / Lifestyle / January 5, 2021

Make no mistake, companies looking to relocate or expand know the value of Oklahoma City’s workforce. Read on for information about new jobs coming in 2021.

Amazon plans to open a new fulfillment center in 2021, creating over 500 new full-time jobs.

North Star Scientific (NSS) Corporation, a Hawaii-based company is expanding to Oklahoma City and beginning operations this month with five employees.  Once fully operational NSS will ramp up to 40 jobs. NSS designs, develops and qualifies state of the art electronic systems for Department of Defense applications.

San Diego-based company Kratos increased the size of its Oklahoma City operation by 50 percent in 2020 using more than 150,000 square feet at the Will Rogers Business Park. In addition the company recently secured a contract worth about $37.8 million to provide Valkyrie aircraft to the U.S. Air Force as part of its Skyborg program.

Corporate headquarters and engineering operations for Skydweller Aero Inc. are coming to Oklahoma City and Ardmore in 2021. Skydweller plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024. Skydweller produces renewably powered aircraft for defense and commercial industries.

Costco Wholesale Corporation is bringing a new back office operation to Oklahoma City. The company expects to add 1,044 new jobs over the next three years. The company expects to employ 500 people as they begin operations and expect to exceed 1,000 by their third year of operation.

This article originally appeared on The Better Life blog.


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