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Immediate Job Openings at Applied Motion Products

Current Open Positions:


Application Engineer

Posted October 14, 2019

Summary:

  • Primary customer and prospect contact for technical product information and application support
  • Help the sales team make wins at key customers and opportunities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for Applied Motion Products, with a deep focus on motors and drives, via on site visits, web, phone and email support.
  • Provide product recommendations to customers based on application requirements and motor/drive sizing calculations.
  • Provide training to in-house sales personnel, distributors and manufacturers reps on AMP products.
  • Provide troubleshooting and qualification help to customers.
  • Provide pre and post-sale technical follow-up to key accounts.
  • Provide technical marketing and sales input to Engineering on product improvements to existing products and new product designs.

Work Experience:

  • 1+ Related experience in working in a technical environment.
  • Motion control and/or PLC programming experience preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to install, troubleshoot and program
  • Working knowledge of industrial PLCs and other controllers, mechanics and machine operations over a wide variety of industries
  • Working knowledge of fieldbus communications such as EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, Modbus, etc.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • General experience or knowledge of electronics, electrical systems, mechanics and general industry knowledge in the markets that we serve and where our products are applied

Education:

  • BSME or BSEE

Other Requirements:

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA.

To apply for this position send your resume to [email protected].

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Design Engineer - Software

Posted January 4, 2019

Summary:

  • Become a key member of a fast growing, innovative motion control engineering team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Customize embedded firmware and Windows based GUI’s to gain entrance to new industries and applications.
  • Support more experienced team members with analysis, lab testing and validation.
  • Visit customers to understand requirements of new sales opportunities
  • Support application engineering with deeper technical knowledge and ability to pinpoint problem sources and devise solutions

Work Experience:

  • 1 year industry experience or completion of suitable college level projects

Technical Skills:

  • Coding and debugging firmware in embedded C.
  • Creating or modifying Windows GUIs in Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Familiarity with schematic entry using CAD tools such as Altium Designer
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Good face to face communication and written skills
  • Bonus points for experience with version control tools such as Perforce
  • Bonus points for experience with SQL and MS Access

Education:

  • BS in electrical or computer engineering

Other Requirements:

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA.

To apply for this position send your resume to [email protected].

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Design Engineer - Hardware

Posted April 12, 2019

Summary:

  • Become a key member of a fast growing, innovative motion control engineering team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design new or upgraded existing electronic hardware for new applications.
  • Customize embedded firmware to improve device performance and gain entrance to new industries and applications.
  • Support more experienced team members with analysis, lab testing and validation.
  • Visit customers to understand requirements of new sales opportunities
  • Support application engineering with deeper technical knowledge and ability to pinpoint problem sources and devise solutions

Work Experience:

  • 1 year industry experience or completion of suitable college level projects

Technical Skills:

  • Coding and debugging firmware in embedded C.
  • Fluency with schematic entry and PCB layout using CAD tools such as Altium Designer
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Good face to face communication and written skills
  • Bonus points for experience with version control tools such as Perforce
  • Bonus points for experience with SQL and MS Access

Education:

  • BS in electrical or computer engineering

Other Requirements:

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA.

To apply for this position send your resume to [email protected].

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