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 70+ 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

Project Engineer

SUMMARY

The Systems Department of AMADA WELD TECH INC. provides integrated systems to our customers using the Define-Design-Deliver philosophy. These systems include a broad range of advanced technologies integrated into a machine or workstation to provide precise robust manufacturing solutions for customers.

Project Engineer will complete detail work on semi-custom manufacturing systems and act as project leader for a project team.  As project leader, the Project Engineer will coordinate activities of the project design team and personnel, and also be the point contact for communication with the customer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pre-sale conceptual design, schedule and cost estimation of semi-automated industrial laser processing workstations
  • Conceptual design includes: mechanical layout of workstation, motion control components, and tooling; and with assistance from others, block diagram of electronic controls; flowchart of overall man-machine interaction and machine functions. Cost estimation includes estimation of NRE, RE and materials.
  • Project schedule development using critical path method covering all tasks from PO to shipment including those for which other are responsible for performing.
  • Post-booking activities include: detailed design and documentation for custom portions of specific projects, re-using existing hardware and software subassemblies as much as possible to minimize engineering content of complete delivered system
  • Detailed design of tooling, fixtures, layout of motion stages and other peripherals
  • Project management role from purchase order to shipment. Project management includes: setting and meeting project parameters such as cost, schedule, performance, and deliverables
  • Prepare and conduct design review with customer, engineering and operations
  • Coordinate acceptance test requirements, sample materials, laser application, machine readiness, customer visit schedule, and lab resources for acceptance tests. Manage acceptance test and handle all exceptions necessary to secure customer sign-off
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four year degree in computer science, engineering, physics, or related discipline
  • Three years+ experience in designing custom full stack desktop applications.
  • Experience in designing custom machine vision applications
  • Two years+ experience in a leadership role.
  • 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.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Four year degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience designing or specifying motion control components, tooling, fixtures, and other peripherals, as found in industrial automation systems preferred
  • 1+ years of experience in the design and validation of precision motion systems, motion control equipment, and motion stage integration preferred
  • Technical expertise in at least one of the following areas is preferred
  • Precision mechanical motion stages
  • Machine controls and automation integration
  • Industrial laser applications in automation applications
  • Communicate well orally and in writing with customers and others with whom he/she works with within and outside the Engineering department
  • Experience with design and documentation tools including Solidworks, Visio, Excel, WORD
  • Ability to travel occasionally (2 weeks per quarter)

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Automation Engineering Manager

SUMMARY

The Systems Department of AMADA WELD TECH INC. provides integrated systems to our customers using the Define-Design-Deliver philosophy. These systems include a broad range of advanced technologies integrated into a machine or workstation to provide precise robust manufacturing solutions for customers.

The Automation Engineering Manager for the Systems Department is responsible for managing the software and electrical engineering engineers. The Automation Engineering Manager will have a proven background in leading engineers in electrical, automation, and software development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Engineering:

  • The Automation Engineering Manager is the technical lead for the Systems Software and Electrical Engineering Groups. The manager has an expectation to handle portions of the Systems Software Groups programming needs for customer order specific features and development projects as well as electrical engineering support and troubleshooting
  • The Automation Engineering Manager will be engineering controls for integrated system operation of motion and IO control, laser programming, machine vision, data collection and analysis, file management, dll creation, PLC code, human machine interfaces (HMI), production floor automation connectivity suites, and networking capabilities using graphical user interfaces (GUI) with real time implementation
  • Ability to understand UL, CE, and NFPA standards as applicable to Systems integrations and contract orders
  • Maintain and improve procedures for the release of electrical drawings for manufacture and assembly and the software release protocols
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the company from time to time

Project Engineering:

  • Work in and foster a team environment with other engineers, production, QA, test, materials control, contract management, and sales personnel
  • Prepare detailed engineering release documents and compliance documents
  • Develop and report on project and schedules for the Automation group of the Systems department.

Managing:

  • Lead the engineering team to develop innovative solutions
  • Create clear expectations of best practices when planning, engineering, and implementing projects
  • Set performance goals and provide regular feedback via informal and scheduled reviews
  • Facilitate meetings to effectively inform management and the team of project status

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position will lead three to eight direct reports with procedures providing guidance for twenty to thirty employees

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four year degree in computer science, engineering, physics, or related discipline
  • Three years+ experience in designing custom full stack desktop applications
  • Experience in designing custom machine vision applications
  • Two years+ experience in a leadership role
  • 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
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission

REQUIREMENTS

  • Technical lead level experience in C# is required.
  • Strong fundamental background in software engineering is required
  • Knowledgeable in software design tools and environments including: .NET, Visual C++, C#, Windows, and networking
  • Ability to understand and create electrical and pneumatic models and drawings
  • Strong communication skills; this role will be communicating daily with internal and external customers
  • Ability to travel occasionally

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Buyer

SUMMARY

This position requires a Buyer with a can-do attitude and excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and follow through; and the ability to research and solve problems for internal and external customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Procurement of all requirements including catalog components, fabricated items made to our drawings and specifications, OEM items, and MRO requirements at the discretion of the purchasing supervisor.
  • Negotiation and management of assigned commodities in support of our MPS, and forecast usage as approved by the Supply Chain Manager or Purchasing Supervisor.
  • Compliance with all ISO and J-Sox policies and procedures.
  • Document support – maintaining vendor and purchase order files.
  • Achieve inventory and cost targets for all assigned commodities.
  • Support for new product development procurement activities including supplier sourcing and qualification.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3 years’ purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment of rapidly changing priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, and Outlook)

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seeks additional responsibility and a willingness to do more than the minimum
  • 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.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Embedded Linux Software Engineer

Summary

As an Embedded Linux Software Engineer, you will be responsible for full life cycle product development on selected projects.

Duties

Conceptual and detailed software design:

  • Develop software architectural and design for embedded systems
  • Prepare technical documents including software requirements, interface control documents, flow charts, technical reports, and design specifications in a clear and concise manner.

Software Coding:

  • Design, code, debug, and modify embedded software for SoC implementations
  • Design for real-time embedded systems

Project and Departmental Duties:

  • Work with product managers and engineers to define software requirements for new products
  • Report on progress, demonstrations, changes
  • Provide detailed documentation for engineering release
  • Develop, organize, and maintain software module library
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time

Requirements:

  • Proficient in python, C, and C-derivative languages, algorithms, data structures, design patterns, multi-threading, real-time operating systems, performance analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in designing for deterministic real-time behavior
  • Professional software design and documentation methodology
  • S. in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 0-3 years relevant experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to travel occasionally to visit customers and ascertain design requirements

Other Knowledge/Skills

  • RTOS, Zynq, embedded Linux, Yocto, MQTT, RESTapi

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Applications Engineer

Summary

Evaluate customer supplied samples and recommend appropriate equipment for their applications.  Provide technical support to customers and other departments following the ISO 9001 quality management system.

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 (May require reviewing equipment specifications personally or with the Product Engineer).
  • Provide phone and email support to customers and other departments (Provide technical support to all Sales Manager’s, Reps and other departments, to ensure quality customer service).
  • Travel to customer facilities. (Provide training classes, installation and set-up of equipment, or carry out process development).
  • Give presentations on process fundamentals, use and application of equipment, sizing of equipment for applications, DOE’s, etc.
  • Easily absorb technical knowledge and ability to memorize the technical performance specifications of the product line.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience & Other Qualifications

  • 2-3 years manufacturing experience.
  • 4 year Technical College Degree preferred.
  • Microsoft Office required.
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in all areas of responsibility.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

Requirements

  • 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 (May require reviewing equipment specifications personally or with the Product Engineer).
  • Provide phone and email support to customers and other departments (Provide technical support to all Sales Manager’s, Reps and other departments, to ensure quality customer service).
  • Travel to customer facilities. (Provide training classes, installation and set-up of equipment, or carry out process development).
  • Give presentations on process fundamentals, use and application of equipment, sizing of equipment for applications, DOE’s, etc.
  • Easily absorb technical knowledge and ability to memorize the technical performance specifications of the product line.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Area Sales Manager, Mid Atlantic

Area Sales Manager, Mid Atlantic

The Area Sales Manager, Mid Atlantic, will represent the company to key players in the industry and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective client expansion strategy. The goal is to drive sustainable growth while forging strong relationships with clients.

Responsibilities

Oversee and take an active role in the following from a direct account management role:

  • Develop clear, specific, action-oriented account plans to develop and maintain new accounts.
  • Develop customer presentations and participate in customer meetings.
  • Consistently achieve targeted sales quota.
  • Develop a project pipeline by meeting with prospects and clients to determine upcoming opportunities.
  • Define prospects, schedule appointments, and close sales.
  • Navigate multiple steps in the sales process with decision makers, demonstrating the ability to influence high-level decision makers.
  • Create proposals, and handle negotiation process.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of company products, industry trends and technical developments.
  • Effectively position our product & service solutions against the competition.
  • Accurately assess and analyze customer needs and identify solutions.
  • Maintain accurate information and activity tracking in the Company’s CRM, Salesforce.com.
  • Maintain and establish long-term, ongoing relationships, and close sales.
  • Other duties or special projects as requested.

Travel

  • Extensive regional travel is required, quarterly trips to company HQ.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or equivalent technical degree.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in sales and account management, and technical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of Medical device, Automotive, Aerospace and/or Electronic manufacturing preferred.

Other Qualifications

  • Technical background – preferably with experience with laser and/or resistance welding equipment.
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive relationships within the Company’s own departments and throughout our valued Customer organizations.
  • Effectively prioritize multiple tasks and manage time efficiently.
  • High degree of business management acumen.
  • Effective verbal (phone and face-to-face) and written communication skills.
  • Efficient user with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work under pressure and still be effective.
  • Self-Starter with demonstrated desire to go the extra mile.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None required.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Electro-Mechanical Assembler

Electro-Mechanical Assembler

The Electro Mechanical Assembler is primary responsible for fitting and assembling electromechanical equipment and machines.

Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble mechanical or electronic components and subassemblies: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Perform electro mechanical assembly using small hand tools, soldering irons and crimpers.
  • Performs housekeeping and clean up duties upon completion of assigned tasks.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time.

Education & Experience

  • Two years’ experience as an assembler of electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  •  J-STD-001 Certification preferred.
  •  Knowledge of IPC soldering and crimping standards a plus.
  • Two years experience as an assembler.

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours.
  • Good dexterity and skill in use of hand tools.
  • Good visual perception and ability to distinguish between colors.
  • Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates. fully in carrying out its mission.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

IT Business Analyst

Summary

The IT Business Analyst will be responsible for working to increase the benefit achieved through the investment in JDE and other applications.

Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.

  • Support company-wide projects related to the JDE applications, including but not limited to developing and maintain reports and interfaces, project migrations and provide functional and technical support.
  • Develop functional and technical requirements, specifications and end user documentation for finance, sales, operations, engineering, LSD and BM.
  • Effectively communicate, work with and liaison between internal JDE clients (management, staff and end users).
  • Company-wide Jsox compliance which includes
    • Set-up proper companywide business systems controls/security (including separation of duties) to enforce policies and procedures.
    • Analyzes and documents relevant business control systems.
  • JDE integration and G/L posting from other subsystems (e.g. work orders, inventories, product costing, A/P, A/R, etc.).
  • Assist with Finance data conversions (master, open activity and historical data) items (G/L, A//P, A/R, Costing and others).
  • In-depth knowledge of the JDE database structures and how the application uses the database.
  • Experience with integrating data with applications outside JDE.
  • Troubleshoot issues identified by users.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to support communications with both technical and non-technical professionals.
  • Passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Education, Experience & Other Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of Business Analysis domain configuring JD Edwards including G/L, A/P, A/R, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Finance or a related field.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years Integrating data with applications outside JDE.
  • Attention to detail and being flexible to handle multiple tasks independently.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • 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.

Skills

  • Ability to understand the user’s requirements and communicate them in an appropriate manner to development processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required.  Excellent analysis and system design capabilities required.
  • Must be result-oriented, team oriented, client /business oriented and quality-oriented.
  • Passionate about technology and willingness to continually improve skill set.
  • Good people skills.  One who is service oriented and works well under pressure.
  • Accessible to be on-call beyond normal business hours and on weekends.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Systems Assembly Technician

Summary

The Systems Assembly Technician is primarily responsible for assembling, testing and troubleshooting both semi-automated and fully automated manufacturing equipment.

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.

  • Assemble, test and troubleshoot semi-automated and fully automated manufacturing equipment consisting of electronic components and mechanical assemblies using electrical schematics and test equipment following the ISO 9001 quality management system,
  • Proficiency at interpreting schematic and wiring diagrams
  • Knowledgeable of electronic hardware like terminal blocks, connectors, panel components, switches, controls, indicators, panel meters and test equipment
  • Proficient at using engineering drawings and schematics to assemble a variety of precision electrical and mechanical assemblies as well as the final level build of manufacturing machines
  • Adept at building prototype assemblies with limited input from design Engineers
  • Highly skilled at performing mechanical and electrical setup of automated manufacturing equipment
  • Highly skilled at troubleshooting  electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Must be experienced at providing advanced manufacturability inputs to reduce product cost and increase product reliability
  • Knowledgeable of PC computer software & PC hardware troubleshooting
  • Performs housekeeping and clean up duties upon completion of assigned tasks
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Company from time to time

Education & Experience

  • 2-4 year electronics technical degree or equivalent trade school certificate and experience
  • Assembled and tested industrial equipment of electronic and mechanical nature
  • Performed troubleshooting of electro-mechanical assemblies and machines using test equipment
  • Performed troubleshooting the printed circuit board level
  • Assisted  Electronics Engineers in augmentation of wiring  schematics and electrical designs
  • Experience with motion control equipment and precision motion stages, vacuum pumps, ovens and industrial gases is a plus
  • Experience working with Lasers and/or Laser Systems a plus
  • 5 years minimum experience building and testing advanced industrial equipment

Other Requirements

  • Must have good communication skills and ability to read and follow instructions written in English
  • Must be able to pass a 30 question Basic Electronics Aptitude test with a 90% or better score
  • Must be able to demonstrate Crimping skills during hands on Crimp test
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to interpret Electrical Schematics during job interview test
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to operate a basic Multi Meter during job interview test
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble mechanical or electronic components and subassemblies: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 15 pounds
  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours
  • Attention to detail and being flexible to handle multiple tasks independently.
  • 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.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Senior Systems Software Engineer

Summary

The Senior Systems Software Engineer will have a proven background in automation control and software development.

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

Senior Systems Engineer

Summary:

The Senior Systems Engineer will have a proven background in automation control and systems development and design. The Senior Systems Engineer is an experienced mechanical engineering designer with a proven record of delivering robust automation systems to customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-sale conceptual design, schedule, and cost estimation of semi-automated industrial processing workstations
  • Detailed design of tooling, fixtures, layout of motion control components and other peripherals, electromechanical packaging
  • Conduct acceptance testing leading to customer sign-off on selected projects Project management role for selected projects from purchase order to shipment. Assume primary responsibility for successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Oversee construction and maintenance of design file and user documentation for complete system
  • Prepare engineering input for product release and support by other departments
  • Pre-booking conceptual design includes: mechanical layout of workstation, motion control components, and tooling; and with assistance from others, block diagram of electronic controls; flowchart of overall man-machine interaction and machine functions. Cost estimation includes estimation of NRE, RE, and direct material for custom portions; discussion with Production manager for estimation of assembly and test labor for custom portions.
  • Project schedule development using critical path method exemplar covering all tasks from PO to shipment including those for which others are responsible for performing. Represent the company in a professional manner to the customers, vendors, and other people and organizations outside the company.
  • Post-booking activities include: detailed design and documentation for custom portions of specific projects, re-using existing hardware and software subassemblies as much as possible to minimize engineering content of complete delivered system; provide written, testable specifications for new hardware and software components and assemblies, suitable for purchasing, production test, QA, and re-use in a commercial custom equipment environment. Provide consistent documentation package based on exemplar for design file, user manual, post-sale support, and transfer to standard product development team.
  • Coordinate acceptance test requirements, sample materials, laser application, machine readiness, customer visit schedule, and lab resources for acceptance tests. Manage acceptance test and handle all exceptions necessary to secure customer sign-off.
  • Project management includes establishment of the project team and reporting structure; setting and meeting customer’s and company’s expectations for main project parameters (cost, schedule, performance, and deliverables) from proposal to completion of acceptance testing; periodic communication of status of project expectations and potential changes in scope through reporting structure; coordinate activities of all participants in a matrixed environment as necessary to meet project commitments.
  • Specify design verification test requirements, and conduct, review and approve the results of such tests.
  • Prepare and conduct audience-appropriate design reviews to customer, engineering and management personnel
  • Provide technical supervision to designers and assembly technicians assigned to project.

Project Engineering:

  • Work in a team environment with other engineers, production, QA, test, materials control, contract management, and sales personnel
  • Further day to day coordination with Production Manager, Applications Manager, Systems Engineering Services support engineers, and Sales Manager as needed in Project Management role
  • Current-business-driven work cycles: Pre-booking: one week turnaround on concept sketches and estimation. Post-booking: PO to shipment typically 12 weeks
  • Design and documentation tools include SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Visio, MS Office Suite plus Project.
  • Engineering, documentation, machine shop, assembly, test, and applications lab resources are matrixed over multiple projects.
  • Will be responsible for concurrent projects
  • Report on progress, demonstrations, and changes
  • Provide detailed documentation for engineering release

Education, Experience & Other Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in Engineering
  • Three years+ experience in designing or specifying tooling, fixtures, layout of motion control components and other peripherals, electromechanical packaging as found in industrial automation systems (preferred software tool, Solidworks)
  • 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.
  • Understands AMADA WELD TECH INC.’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

Requirements:

  • Formal project management training and experience
  • Communicate well orally and in writing with customers and others with whom he/she works with within and outside the Engineering department.
  • Able to prepare and deliver professional technical and educational presentations Work experience using SolidWorks, machine tools, and mechanical metrology equipment
  • Practical experience with professional engineering design and document control methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to design for long term support and modification
  • Ability to travel occasionally (2 weeks per quarter)

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