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Immediate Job Openings at Applied Motion Products

Engineering Lab Technician

Posted January 4, 2019

Summary:

  • Provide technical support for design engineering, manufacturing, and product management teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support of engineering staff in the assembly, repairing, testing and modifying of prototype electronic controls.
  • Support of production staff by troubleshooting and repairing automated production testers and assisting with installation and qualification of new equipment and software.
  • Writing production test and rework procedures.
  • Evaluating production failures of standard products and evaluation of field failures. Preparing failure analysis reports for manufacturing - including recommendations for improvements in the product or the manufacturing process for future reliability. Also provide failure analysis for customers as requested.
  • Repair of complex electronic motor controls with standard electronic assembly tools.
  • Calibrate automated test equipment. Update calibration records in accordance with company ISO 9001 quality standards.
  • Specify and qualify new components as others become obsolete.
  • Use Perforce, MS SharePoint, MS Access and other databases to provide as appropriate: schematics, bills of material, etc. Previous experience with version control systems and SQL applications a plus.
  • Procure test for engineering and production needs.
  • Keep engineering lab in clean and organized condition. Restock supplies as needed.

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years as an electronic engineering lab tech.

Technical Skills:

  • Use of schematics and test equipment to trouble shoot electronic products to the component level.
  • Ability to install production test software on Windows workstations and provide details of installation or operational failures to the software development team.
  • Ability to read and understand component data sheets and knowledge of electronic concepts such as: Current Transfer Ratio, On State Resistance, Rise and Fall Times, Temperature vs Output current graphs, etc.
  • Solid experience with dual channel oscilloscopes and other typical lab equipment.
  • Ability to understand and use proprietary software to evaluate electronic motor controls.
  • Understanding of proprietary firmware and use of various software tools to program product ICs such as microcontrollers and DSP’s.
  • Good face to face communication skills with production, sales and engineering staff and with customers by email and phone.

Education:

  • Associate or higher degree (or equivalent) in electronics.

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA.

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


Design Engineer

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].


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].