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Immediate Job Openings at Applied Motion Products

Application Engineering Manager

Posted March 19, 2018

Summary:

  • Ensure AMP customers get the support they need to implement our products successfully
  • Accountable to help the sales teams make sales wins at key customers
  • Supervise field and factory based application engineers
  • Primary customer and prospect contact for technical product information and application support - this is both a hands-on and a management role
  • Establishes, reports, and maintains application engineering matrics

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages application engineering team, including workload balancing, training, and recruiting new engineers
  • Provide technical support for all AMP products, with a deep focus on servo products, fieldbus communications, motors, and drives via 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 and external sales personnel on AMP products
  • Provide troubleshooting and qualification help to customers using AMP products
  • Provide pre and post-sale technical follow-up to key accounts
  • Provide input to Engineering and Product Management on product improvements to existing products and new product design

Technical Skills:

  • 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.
  • Ability to bring up, troubleshoot and program AMP products highly desired
  • Mechanics and machine operations over a wide variety of industries
  • 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

Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of related experience in working with automation
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of engineers
  • 2+ years in a customer facing role

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering
  • Focus on mechanical systems and/or mechatronics preferred

Travel:

  • Up to 20% as needed to customers, suppliers, and/or factory

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA

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


Application Engineer - Linear Products

Posted December 21, 2017

Summary:

  • Primary customer and prospect contact for technical product information and support.
  • Specialist in linear applications
  • Accountable to help the sales team make sales wins at key customers

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for AMP products, with a deep focus on linear products, 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 using AMP products
  • 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:

  • 5+ years of related experience in working with linear applications

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to install, troubleshoot and program AMP products
  • Working knowledge of linear mechanisms including slides, ball screws and leadscrews.
  • Must understand and be able to apply sizing, rating, and selection principles to be able to provide customer solutions
  • 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
  • Focus on mechanical systems and/or mechatronics preferred

Travel:

  • Up to 20% as needed to customers, suppliers, and/or factory

Location:

  • This position is located in Watsonville, CA 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.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of statistics as applied to process characterization.
  • Thorough understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing plus methods and equipment for mechanical inspection.
  • Understanding of electromechanical inspection including methods and equipment.
  • R&R qualifications of test equipment.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering with electromechanical emphasis.

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].