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Immediate Job Openings at Applied Motion Products

Supply Chain Business Manager (SBM)

Posted August 13, 2018

Summary:

  • Supply Chain Management, including the planning and purchasing of production material, components and finished products to minimize costs and maximize profitability with customer satisfaction.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning and purchasing of production material and components.
  • Supplier management (including capabilities, costs, capacity, quality and on-time delivery) to minimize total costs, while maximizing profitability.
  • Minimize on hand inventory while balancing the manufacturing demand requirements to help insure customer satisfaction with on-time delivery of quality products.
  • Understand the BOM structure of products to be able to propose/implement plans for optimum inventory planning.

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of Supply Chain experience including: purchasing, contract negotiations, material planning and inventory management.

Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems such as Macola and SAP.
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management: purchasing, and planning methodologies, supplier management, contract negotiations, inventory management (including cycle count), etc., to optimize inventory and overall customer satisfaction.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in supply chain management, business or finance.

Certification/Training:

  • ISM CPSM and/or APICS CSCP/CPIM or equivalent is desirable.

Other Job-Related Requirements:

  • Occasional travel to suppliers to review capabilities, capacity, conduct negotiations and resolve supply chain issues, may be required.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA. Some travel to suppliers or factory may be required.

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


Application Engineer

Posted August 13, 2018

Summary:

  • Primary customer and prospect contact for technical product information and support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for AMP products via phone and email.
  • Provide primary technical marketing and sales input to Engineering on product improvements to existing and new product designs.
  • Provide product recommendations to customers based on application requirements and motor/drive sizing calculations.
  • Provide training to distributors on AMP products.
  • Provide troubleshooting help to customers using AMP products.
  • Provide pre and post-sale technical follow-up to key accounts.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2+ years of related experience in a technical environment.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to install, troubleshoot and program AMP products
  • Working knowledge of mechanics and machine operations over a wide variety of industries.
  • 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:

  • BSEE or BSME preferred.
  • Associates degree in a technical field accepted.

Other Job-Related Requirements:

  • Positions at Watsonville Headquarters and in-field offices.

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


Quality Engineer

Posted October 16, 2017

Summary:

  • Review RMAs (Returned Material Authorizations), analyze returns and disposition as appropriate.
  • Maintain the RMA log.
  • Generate and follow through on Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARS).
  • Generate and follow through on any internal corrective actions to resolve quality issues within our assembly or test process.
  • Work with all stakeholders from suppliers through internal organization such as engineering, manufacturing, and purchasing to ensure the success and continued improvement of our product quality.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Resolve customer complaints regarding defects in shipped products.
  • Resolve defects in incoming material with suppliers.
  • Ensure incoming inspection is adequate to ensure overall quality of supplier provided material meets our needs.
  • Ensure in-process and outgoing inspection is adequate to ensure that our shipped product quality meets our customer needs.
  • Ensure our products meet specific regulatory standards such as UL or other agency standards as required. This includes hazardous location, medical or other special quality requirements.
  • Manage and support quality audits conducted by external organizations, either customers or regulatory agencies.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years in a quality engineering role.
  • Experience with quality management systems (QMS) such as ISO9001 or others.
  • Experience with relational databases and tool such as SQL and MS Access.
  • Experience with power electronic products containing embedded FW.
  • Experience with Motion Control Products, motors, and drives.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to read electrical wiring diagrams and schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings.
  • Thorough understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing plus methods and equipment for mechanical inspection.
  • Understanding of electromechanical inspection including methods and equipment.
  • Experience with electrical test tools like oscilloscope, DVM and automated test systems.
  • Experience with SQL and/or MS Access.
  • Ability to document new processes and train operators.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot and analyze failures in complex systems.
  • R&R qualifications of test equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of statistics as applied to process characterization.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering or electrotechnical systems.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA. Some travel to suppliers or factory may be required.

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