A Career at AMADA WELD TECH

Located in sunny Southern California, AMADA WELD TECH – a member of the Amada Group – is building on a successful 60+ year heritage of providing market leading products to manufacturing firms worldwide. We offer a stable but exciting work climate with opportunity for growth and advancement. We expect initiative, commitment and competence from our employees – all in the ‘Spirit of Innovation.’

For more information about the jobs posted below please contact Cynthia Morales, Director of Human Resources at [email protected] Remember to include the title of the position about which you are inquiring.

We currently have the following openings:

Full Time Positions

Senior Systems Software Engineer

Responsibilities

Conceptual and detailed software design, coding, and testing of:

  • Pre-sale conceptual design, schedule, and cost estimation of software for semi-automated and fully automated industrial processing workstations
  • Software integrating system operation, motion control, laser programming and control, machine vision (Cognex, Keyence), data collection and analysis, file management, human machine interfaces (HMI) and networking capabilities using graphical user interfaces (GUI) with real time implementation
  • Structured, re-useable low-level motion control system code for Delta-Tau, Aerotech, and ACS motion systems implementing control system and I/O functions
  • DLLs for selected software-controllable systems components such as: data acquisition and controls, motion controllers, visions systems, lasers, data collection and report generators
  • Manufacturing floor automation connectivity software including LAN, database, and other standard interfaces and protocols
  • PLC code for Allen Bradley, Omron, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Sick and Pilz PLCs
  • Provide support for system acceptance testing conducted by project managers
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time

Project Engineering

  • Work in a team environment with other engineers, production, QA, test, materials control, contract management, and sales personnel
  • Support and develop new software under direction of management
  • Prepare requirements document based on interview with customer and hardware engineers
  • Prepare interface and functionality documentation for software modules
  • Develop project plans and schedules for software development work
  • Report on progress, demonstrations, and changes
  • Provide detailed documentation for engineering release

Software Development Management

  • Analyze and recommend improvements to our present software development and design control methodology

Education & Experience

  • Four year degree in computer science, engineering, physics, or related discipline
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Seven years+ experience in designing custom motion control and HMI software
  • Three years+ experience in designing custom machine vision applications
  • Attention to detail and being flexible to handle multiple tasks independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while performing task accurately
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in all areas of responsibility
  • Punctual and dependable attendance
  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission

Requirements

  • Completely knowledgeable in software design tools and environments including: .NET, Visual C++, C#, Windows, networking
  • Current experience in C# is required. Strong fundamental background in software engineering is a MUST!
  • Design for long term support and modification
  • Object-oriented design and analysis
  • Professional software design and documentation control methodology
  • Ability to travel occasionally

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Shipping Clerk

Summary

The Shipping Clerk will report to the Shipping Supervisor and will support all shipping activities within the department. The candidate must have a strong work ethic, good communication skills, and be comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This is a full-time position with 8-10 hour shifts Monday through Friday and weekends based on the company’s workload.

Essential Duties

  • Packing and crating product per specification and in a manner to mitigate shipping damage and representative of our Quality Policy
  • Bills of Lading, Airway Bills, SLI’s, SED’s, Commercial Invoices, Performa Invoices and other documents as required for all orders shipping on the current day and three to five working days in advance
  • AES Filing
  • INCOTERMS – Must be familiar with export terminology such as EXWORKS, DDP, DDU, CIF
  • Export Compliance verification, reporting and records keeping
  • Review future Orders/Projects for shipping and delivery instructions
  • Coordinate obtaining weights and dimensions for quotations and determine appropriate shipping methods
  • Prepare, document, and maintain records, for all freight quotations
  • Assist and coordinate with customer service on orders shipping status
  • Initiate and follow up freight claims as required
  • Process all same day orders as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment
  • Pick, pack, seal, prepare shipping labels & apply proper postage for outgoing customer shipments as necessary
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience as a clerk handling shipping documents in the shipping department

Requirements & Other Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3-4 years experience as a clerk handling shipping documents in the shipping department
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to provide a positive work atmosphere while seeking ways to improve efficiencies
  • Able to lift 60 lbs
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Internet Explorer, Windows operating system, & advance computer applications
  • Ability to safely use warehouse equipment
  • Must have a valid California Driver License
  • Computer interfacing skills on shipping module (Fed Ex, UPS), ERP, business packages (word, excel, etc)
  • Ten key entry and typing skills
  • Skills to count product quantity by applying pre-established unit of measure
  • High level of comprehension (read and understand  customer requirements, CS instructions, finance instructions, etc)
  • Packaging fundamental know-how+
  • Must be familiar with complying with NAFTA Regulations, INCOTERMS, and other procedures common with exporting materials
  • Attention to detail and being flexible to handle multiple tasks independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while performing task accurately
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in all areas of responsibility
  • Punctual and dependable attendance
  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission
  • Forklift Certification is a plus

Applications Technician

Summary

Process customer supplied samples and recommend appropriate equipment for their applications.  Provide technical support to customers and other departments.  Reports to Applications Lab Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate customer’s applications (contact customers and/or Sales Managers & Reps to obtain the necessary information needed to complete the applications in a timely manner)
  • Complete welding, marking, cutting, etc. of the application and write detailed report of findings to include recommendation of suitable equipment for the customer to use for their application
  • Provide phone and email support to customers and other departments
  • Occasional travel to customer sites for support visits
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • 2-3 years manufacturing experience
  • 2 year Technical College Degree preferred
  • Microsoft Office required
  • Salesforce.com experience is a plus

Other Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and being flexible to handle multiple tasks independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with tools
  • Understand the welding process
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Aptitude with Technology and mechanically inclined
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while performing task accurately
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in all areas of responsibility
  • Punctual and dependable attendance
  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission

English Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Stand and walk – 1/3
  • Sit – 2/3+
  • Reach with hands and arms – 2/3+
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel – 2/3+
  • Talk or hear – 2/3+
  • Carry, push or pull – 1/3
  • Lift up to 30 lbs. -1/3
  • Bend – 2/3

Requirements

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills and ability to multiplex tasks without supervision
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work with micro size applications
  • Experience in phone and personal communication with customers a plus
  • Positive attitude towards satisfying customer requirements

EOE, M/F, D/V

Field Service Engineer

Overview

The Field Service Engineer is responsible for installing and servicing resistance welding, laser welders, laser markers and systems equipment; handling customer inquiries related to applications or processes development using our products. Travel to support these tasks will be worldwide.

 

Responsibilities

  • Installing, aligning and servicing lasers, resistance welders and workstations with PLCs and motion control hardware and software
  • Making changes to PLC and motion control programs
  • Training customers in the use and maintenance of our products
  • Answering telephone inquiries regarding product operation, maintenance and applications
  • Writing field visit and customer inquiry reports
  • Work with customers and other visitors on applications development in-house
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned by the management of AMADA WELD TECH from time to time

Education/Experience

• Excellent customer interface, verbal, and written communications skills
• Good practical electrical and mechanical troubleshooting knowledge
• Logical analysis of technical problems, ability to understand problem as described by customer
• Proficient PC computer skills including Microsoft Office products
• Lift and carry 50 pounds
• Significant travel by air and car (in excess of 75% of the time)
• Coordinate work and appointments with headquarters. Take care of our customers.

Requirements

  • 4 year degree in engineering, materials, physics, chemistry or related discipline
  • Experience in maintenance of industrial control equipment; preferred
  • Exceptionally computer literate
  • Computer programming experience; experience in industrial control equipment preferred
  • Experience in customer service or field engineering is a plus
  • Experience in motion control to include M and G codes; preferred
  • Ability to learn and read ladder logic
  • Experience in training customers in the use of capital equipment; preferred
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally on short notice
  • Valid US Passport required

Desirable:

  • Manufacturing, laser, materials processing and/or resistance welding background or experience
  • Ability to read, write and speak Japanese

EOE, M/F, D/V