Staff Mechanical Engineer - San Diego, CA

Seeking a Staff Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of medical device experience and PLM and CRM systems experience to work at a global medical technology company in Sorrento Valley, CA.

The position is a technical leadership position, responsible for leading mechanical engineering activities to develop and commercialize disposable infusion sets and related components.  This individual will have responsibility for working cross-functionally to understand end-user requirements and mapping them to design specifications and developing an efficient architecture, ensuring a detailed and well-tested design. This position's responsibilities include defining, clarifying, and documenting requirements; performing (or ensuring the team performs) the necessary design analysis and tradeoffs; designing the disposable layout and defining sub-components, recognizing when interface impacts might occur and taking early action to avoid problems. Interfacing with our SAP and CAD PLM systems to manage projects in our design control environment.

Responsibilities include decomposing system level requirements to disposable design definition, conducting robust design and analysis, problem solving/ failure analysis, disposable layout and component design, design verification and validation test activities and collaboration/coordination with other cross functional teams (quality, manufacturing, regulatory, marketing, etc.) to realize the systems functionality and performance and eventual product release.

The Staff Engineer will be expected to interpret requirements and rationalize the design choices with the multi-disciplinary team, leverage quantitative approaches and knowledge of both mechanical design and manufacturing considerations, design, assemble and evaluate prototype models in order to assess technical feasibility of various solutions. Ability to work in a “hands on” manner to develop engineering prototypes, work cross functionally with internal / external customers and external suppliers, qualify and make design and engineering decisions critical to success.

Requirements:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (MS/PhD preferred)

•    5 years of post-educational professional experience 

•    Experience using PLM and CRM systems

•    Extensive experience solving problems and well versed in critical thinking

•    Systems and requirements engineering experience

•    Strong leadership and team building skills

•    Excellent written & verbal communication skills

•    Ability to challenge the status quo development efficiency while maintaining a robust design and design standards.

•    Self-directed with the ability to learn and adapt quickly to multiple and competing requests. 

•    Strong organizational, influencing and coordination skills.

•    Demonstrated customer focus, and track record of releasing products.

•    Must be comfortable making practical assumptions with engineering justifications, where needed.

•    Ability to work independently.

•    Ability to work under pressure and time constraints.

•    Effective interpersonal and collaborative skills.

Desired / Not Required:

•    5+ years of post-educational experience in Medical Device Design

•    Experience with design best practices, including advanced tolerance design, and design for reliability.

•    Design for Six Sigma, Design for Manufacturability training / experience

•    Experience with injection molded plastics and design of high-volume disposables.

•    Experience as mechanical lead in the development of medical disposable devices

•    Proficiency with basic statistical techniques including familiarity with analysis of variance (ANOVA) and design of experiment (DOE) methodologies.

•    Expertise in common risk management techniques (FMEA, FTA, ETA).

•    Experience in modeling, simulations and sensitivity analyses.

•    Experience in development using cross-functional teams ideally in a healthcare, medical technology or life sciences area.

•    Working knowledge of regulatory standards applicable to design of medical devices, including FDA QSR 21 CFR 820, ISO 13845, ISO 14971 and IEC 60601 and collateral standards

Planning Manager - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Planning Manager who will coordinate, administer, and maintain manufacturing material support systems for personnel engaged in the manufacturing of products.

We are looking for a strong candidate that can administer our Product and Engineering Division’s inventory, oversee the purchase order process, develop and maintain our costing and pricing system, and maintain all reporting mechanisms to provide division management visibility, and administer company policies and AS9100 quality system requirements.  They will manage direct reports to ensure incoming inventory meets monthly production needs and reconcile costs with Finance to support monthly and year-end closure of revenue recognition and inventory counts.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide purchasing support to both commercial and government programs in the division.

  • Initiate, implement, and maintain the division inventory and purchasing processes.

  • Establish, develop, and maintain inventory necessary for on-time monthly production for the monthly costs and revenue targets for materials.

  • Supporting program execution for engineering development and product operations.

  • Review, coach and increase productivity and capabilities in purchasing and inventory staff in the Division.

  • Establish and maintain a reporting system to show PO/inventory material status, such as, Costpoint daily costs tracking.

  • Lead in inventory control, audit support and reporting if requested.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA in related discipline

  • 2+ years of relevant inventory experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Proficient with typical MS Office programs including MS Office including MS Excel and Word

  • ERP system experience required, Costpoint Deltek strongly preferred

  • 1+ years supervisory experience required

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work successfully and calmly in a challenging, in a high paced environment

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required

Senior Program Manager - Carlsbad, CA

Seeking a Senior Program Manager with 10+ years medical device and engineering program management experience to join our leading business unit & highly innovative team and help bring our next gen product to market.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the cross functional team for complex technical projects from concept to commercialization;

  • Coordinate activities/tasks and resources across all departments including R&D, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and Operations;

  • Develop, track and report on program plan, detailed project schedule, change control requests, and program deliverables;

  • Provides comprehensive tracking and monitoring for project team using project management expertise and tools;

  • Monitor compliance to medical device design control and product development process for all aspects of program;

  • Manage project risks, develop mitigation plans and resolve problems impacting project completion, proactively resolving project issues and escalating to management when necessary;

  • Work with product management and senior management to define project scope and justification for new projects and features, and work with functional management for resource planning and requirements;

  • Monitor and report project team activities against project plan to identify deviations from planned timing, budget and/or scope;

  • Use appropriate communication tools to ensure that all project customers are informed of project status;

  • Negotiate with stakeholders to ensure positive response and agreement, striving for win-win situations;

  • Facilitate risk management of projects and escalation/mitigation of significant deviations;

  • Facilitate project team meetings with agendas, minutes and action items; and

  • Assure that extended team project support activities of functional teams are aligned with the project plan.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, physics, software, etc.);

  • 10+ years of relevant experience;

  • Experience working in a hardware and software medical device regulated environment;

  • Experience working in a matrix organization;

  • Ability to establish relationships quickly with a broad range of constituents. Must possess a collaborative style to work effectively throughout the organization;

  • Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment toward goals and objectives;

  • Ability to influence actions and opinions of others in a desired direction, to exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives;

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills;

  • PMP certification preferred but not required;

  • Experience with team collaboration tools and project management fundamentals;

  • Ability to problem solve and pay attention to details;

  • Excellent analytical skills; and

  • Must be proficient in MS Office Applications, MS Project and MS Visio.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Senior Software Engineer or Senior Staff Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer with 5-15 years of experience for a Senior or Senior Staff Software Engineer role with a fast growing defense contractor in Torrance, CA.  This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer as you will work with a VP for the next 6 months and determine where your expertise lies and be placed in the division that best challenges and motivates you.  U.S. citizen/green card holder required.

Responsibilities:  The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for software architecture, software design, development and testing for a wide variety of technological domains.  The successful candidate will provide technical leadership for a team of software engineers to meet technology development goals and customer requirements.

Will have opportunities to work collaboratively with team members for software design, development, testing and prepare documentation for variety of projects including short assignments dealing with technology feasibility demonstration to longer duration projects involving the development of complex systems to meet customer requirements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Systems Engineering. Had portfolio of a wide variety of domain specific software design, development and testing experience.

  • Proficient with programming languages such as C, C++, ADA (nice to have), software design tools and methodologies, software design patterns.

  • RTOS, Embedded Systems, Linux and Avionics a plus.

  • Hands-on experience coding and debugging on embedded hardware platform.

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required to obtain security clearance.

*This position can be hired as a Senior Software Engineer or Senior Staff Software Engineer

Structural Design Engineer - Huntington Beach, CA

Seeking a Structural Design Engineer with 5-10 years experience in product design and manufacturing.

Responsibilities:

Prepare technical drawings, engineering calculations, design guidelines and specifications, estimate projects, enter product orders, perform structural calculations and engineering design work, and release projects to manufacturing for fabrication. Assist manufacturing, sales and customer service. Conduct occasional project site visits, new product development, and product testing.

  • Assist with estimating of projects from start to finish (from doing take-offs to running structural analysis, getting outside quotes, hardware, freight and installation quotes).

  • Engineering of structural racking and structural components.

  • Design new products and custom parts, Participate in new product development and engineering initiatives.

  • Assist with manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support and troubleshooting, manuals development, documentation creation, and testing activities for rack systems to ensure compliance with design specifications, codes, and/or customer requirements.

  • Prepare bill of materials and specifications for projects, products, materials, and/or equipment.

  • Support project design and production efforts to ensure projects are completed on time and within established budget.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts for design to market speed, lean product development, value engineering, and innovative designs.

  • Visit job sites for measurements, inspections, installer walk-thru’s, and to assist with sales calls.

  • Perform other miscellaneous engineering duties as required and assigned by management.

Requirements:

  • BSc. degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering or closely related field of study from an accredited college/university. Professional Engineer (PE) strongly desired.

  • 5+ years of engineering experience in product design and manufacturing.

  • Experience successfully working and interacting with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other stakeholders at multi-levels of responsibility in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong system analysis, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Innovative, self-motivated, and well organized

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaboration skills in a team environment are required

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, provide excellent attention to detail, and be willing and able to learn new technologies, quickly.

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as part of a team

  • Familiar with FEA, and other structural analysis and design software

  • Efficient in AutoCAD and able to turn full project drawing sets over to cities for approval and permits. Includes cover sheets, plan views, elevation views, detail sheets, and bill of materials.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Inventor, Revit, RISA, SAP2000, or Visual Analysis is preferred

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Project and Design Engineer - Huntington Beach, CA

Seeking a Project and Design Engineer with 3+ years experience in product design in a manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities:

Prepare technical drawings, engineering calculations, design guidelines and specifications, estimate projects, enter product orders, perform structural calculations and engineering design work, and release projects to manufacturing for fabrication. Assist manufacturing, sales and customer service. Conduct occasional project site visits, new product development, and product testing.

  • Assist with estimating of projects from start to finish (from doing take-offs to running structural analysis, getting outside quotes, hardware, freight and installation quotes).

  • Engineering of structural racking and structural components.

  • Design new products and custom parts, Participate in new product development and engineering initiatives.

  • Assist with manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support and troubleshooting, manuals development, documentation creation, and testing activities for rack systems to ensure compliance with design specifications, codes, and/or customer requirements.

  • Prepare bill of materials and specifications for projects, products, materials, and/or equipment.

  • Support project design and production efforts to ensure projects are completed on time and within established budget.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts for design to market speed, lean product development, value engineering, and innovative designs.

  • Visit job sites for measurements, inspections, installer walk-thru’s, and to assist with sales calls.

  • Perform other miscellaneous engineering duties as required and assigned by management.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or closely related field. Professional Engineer (PE) strongly desired.

  • 3+ years of engineering experience in product design and manufacturing.

  • Experience successfully working and interacting with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other stakeholders at multi-levels of responsibility in a manufacturing environment.

  • Familiar with FEA, and other structural analysis and design software

  • Efficient in AutoCAD and able to turn full project drawing sets over to cities for approval and permits. Includes cover sheets, plan views, elevation views, detail sheets, and bill of materials.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Inventor, Revit, RISA, SAP2000, or Visual Analysis is preferred

  • Strong system analysis, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Innovative, self-motivated, and well organized

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaboration skills in a team environment are required

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, provide excellent attention to detail, and be willing and able to learn new technologies, quickly.

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as part of a team

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder.

Systems/Sr. Systems Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a highly skilled Systems/Sr. Systems Engineer (Sensors) who has a proven track record of successful contribution to designs, developments, prototyping, testing, and problem solving with sensors/systems and should be eager to work on a very dynamic, fast-paced research and development team. 

The Systems Engineer will join our Applied Technologies Group and work on highly innovative projects for the government and will be responsible for system level design for radar sensors and systems. 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience in system level design for radar sensors/systems

  • Strong experience in simulation, selection, modification, integration, and test of sensor systems including radars or EOIR systems (algorithm, software, or hardware)

  • Experience in link/power analyses, establishing architecture, system design and requirement verification for sensors/systems

  • 3-5 years’ of experience in systems engineering and platform-level integration of flightworthy systems

  • Prefer someone knowledgeable in aerospace environmental requirements compliance, test/qualification, and transition to manufacturing

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a technically diverse Software Engineer with 3-5 years+ software design experience in C/C++ in a Windows & Linux environment to work in our highly innovative, fast paced R&D environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Application software and graphical user interface development for a wide variety of engineering/scientific applications such as radar, sensors data fusion/analysis, terrain analysis, anomaly detection.

  • Responsibilities include research, innovative software design and implementation of reusable software and rapid prototyping.

  • Preparation of technical documentation for hardware, software, and firmware.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • 3-5 years+ software design experience, preferably in a fast paced R&D facility.

  • Well versed in C/C++ & Python (a plus) in both Windows & Linux environments

  • Versatile background in coding with exposure to other tools such as:

  • Eclipse, version control systems Qt, Visual Studio, debuggers, databases on Linux and Windows platforms as well as design, development and unit/system level testing for software based on libraries such as OpenCV, R, CUDA, BOOST, WorldWind, GIS, Java, Perl, and Python programming.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

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Senior Financial Analyst/EVMS Lead - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Financial Analyst - EVMS Lead to join our Financial Planning & Analysis organization and manage our Earned Value Management System. As an EVMS Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating the day to day management of our Earned Value Management System and support project personnel with planning, budgeting, and analysis of costs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide EVM leadership and support to our JARVIS III contract. Provide EVM and scheduling guidance to the respective Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).

  • Manage the EVMS cost system (Deltek Cobra) and maintain the Integrated Master Schedule using MS Project.

  • Develop and maintain program/project integrated cost and schedule analysis to include project analysis of critical paths and identification of discrepancies and issues.

  • Provide cost and risk analysis for program change requests.

  • Coordinate with Proposal/Pricing team to schedule programs while in the proposal phase

  • Lead initial cost and schedule baseline development exercises to include establishment of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in Microsoft Project and the cost baseline in Cobra.

  • Conduct schedule risk analysis.

  • Work with Program Management to establish program resource requirements.

  • Lead monthly schedule status updates and monthly updates of the estimate to complete (ETC).

  • Perform analysis of historical trending and burn rates in development of the ETC.

  • Partner with other finance teams to ensure timeliness and accuracy of actual cost data reported by the PPM team.

  • Conduct analysis of program cost performance, to include assessment of resource availability and costs against scheduled milestones and customer deliverables.

  • Lead monthly Variance Analysis Reviews with Program Management, other stakeholders, identifying root cause for cost and schedule variances.

  • Maintain the EVM System Description that will be shared and used across the PPM team.

  • Provide continual focus on lessons learned, establishing best practices to ensure PPM team is providing greatest value to our program stakeholders.

  • Communicate program status, cost/schedule trends and program corrective actions to the executive level.

  • Provide support to cost/schedule/technical meetings.

Required:

  • Bachelors or higher in business, accounting or similar field

  • EVMS team leadership experience (preferred but not required)

  • 5-10 years EVMS cost/schedule experience

  • Core Competencies:

  • Experience in cost and schedule analysis/forecasting and risk assessment

  • Familiarity working with Department of Defense EVMS contracts

  • Excellent Earned Value Management (EVM) knowledge

  • Excellent Proficiency with MS Project and Deltek Cobra

  • Experience with EVM cost and risk analysis and critical path schedule analysis

  • Experience in working in a team environment

  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and written.

  • Detail oriented and ability to prioritize multiple tasks with tight deadlines.

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • AACE EVP and/or PSP Certification (preferred but not required)

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

Sr. Avionics Applications Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Avionics Sr. Application Engineer with a strong electronics troubleshooting background and who will provide engineering support of our avionics products by utilizing his/her troubleshooting skills to resolve issues that arise during the product life cycle. The engineer will have excellent communication skills, a team-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to development teams to trouble shoot functional avionics units during development, qualification, integration, and ground/flight-testing of these products, including collection of avionics data during testing.

  • Performs troubleshooting of avionics products on an integration rig or aircraft on-site

  • Work closely with engineers and customers to coordinate issues and resolve moderately complex hardware and software interface problems

  • Assist in creation of documentation, process engineering change proposals (ECPs) and resolve technical issues associated with customer returns

  • Provide on-site training to customers for usage of our products as needed

  • Track all customer reported issues and manage closure to all issues

  • Provide technical information to customers to resolve any reported issue

Requirements:

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics or a related discipline

  • 5-7 years+ advanced troubleshooting skills on PCB/electronic systems (avionics a plus)

  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems

  • Demonstrates thorough working knowledge of electrical systems and their interfaces (aircraft systems a plus)

  • Demonstrates strong working knowledge of data acquisition methods (aircraft a plus)

  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office, including desired familiarity with Cadence, Creo, AutoCAD and MS Visio (a plus)

  • Demonstrates ability to use embedded operating systems such as Linux and RTOS such as Green Hills Integrity (a plus)

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must be detail-oriented and work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required

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Avionics Field Application Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Avionics Field Application Engineer with a strong electrical engineering background who and electronics troubleshooting skills who will provide onsite developmental support for avionics systems by utilizing their advanced troubleshooting skills on all aircraft systems and their avionics interfaces. He/She will have excellent communication skills, a team-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation. Travel is only 1-5% of time in U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide onsite developmental support for avionics systems

  • Generates customer specific engineering communications such as notification documents

  • Performs troubleshooting of advanced avionics issues on an integration rig or aircraft on-site

  • Supports customer ground test efforts such as system integration and qualification testing as well as flight test efforts, including collection of avionics data during testing

  • Assists in creation of aircraft interconnect documentation from existing design documentation or through discovery to confirm

  • Work closely with engineers and customers to coordinate issues and resolve moderately complex hardware and software interface problems

  • Provide on-site training to customers for usage of our products as needed

  • Track all customer reported issues and manage closure to all issues

  • Provide technical information to customers to resolve any reported issue

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, or Physics

  • 3-5 years+ advanced troubleshooting skills on electronics (avionics a plus)

  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems

  • Working knowledge of all electronics systems and their interfaces (avionics a plus)

  • Working knowledge of data acquisition methods (aircraft a plus)

  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office, including desired familiarity with Cadence, Creo, AutoCAD and MS Visio (a plus)

  • Demonstrates ability to use embedded operating systems such as Linux and RTOS such as Green Hills Integrity (a plus)

  • Ability to understand detailed product information

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and customer service

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

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Avionics Applications Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Avionics Application Engineer with a strong electrical engineering background and has 3 years+ of electronic/mechanical hardware & software troubleshooting skills, plus familiarity with avionics and aircraft systems who can provide engineering support of our avionics products by utilizing his/her troubleshooting skills to resolve issues that arise during the product life cycle. He/She will have excellent communication skills, a team-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to development teams to trouble shoot functional avionics units during development, qualification, integration, and ground/flight-testing of these products, including collection of avionics data during testing.

  • Assist in troubleshooting of avionics products on an integration rig or aircraft on-site

  • Assist in resolving hardware and software interface problems

  • Assist in creation of documentation and resolve technical issues associated with customer returns

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics or a related discipline

  • 3 years+ of electronic/mechanical hardware and software troubleshooting skills

  • Familiarity with aircraft systems and their avionics interfaces

  • Familiarity with aircraft data acquisition methods

  • Excellent communication skills to speak with our customers (over the phone)

  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office, including desired familiarity with Cadence, Creo, AutoCAD and MS Visio (a plus)

  • Ability to work effectively in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

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Application Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking an Application Engineer with an electrical engineering background and strong electronic/mechanical hardware troubleshooting skills who will provide engineering support of a variety of products and programs by utilizing his/her troubleshooting skills to resolve issues that arise during all phases of the product life cycle. He/She will have excellent communication skills, a team-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to development teams to trouble shoot systems during development, qualification, integration, and testing of these products, including collection of data during testing

  • Assist in troubleshooting of products on an integration rig or customer facility

  • Assist in resolving hardware and software interface problems

  • Assist business development staff by providing technical insight and support with new and existing customers

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics or a related discipline

  • 3 years+ demonstrated electronic/mechanical hardware and software troubleshooting skills

  • Strong printed circuit board work experience

  • Excellent people skills to communicate with customers (over the phone)

  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office, including desired familiarity with Cadence, Creo, AutoCAD and MS Visio a plus

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment

  • Avionics background and experience a plus

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

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Materials & Logistics Manager - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Materials & Logistics Manager with experience in ERP/MRP systems in a manufacturing environment AND has some management experience to work in a fast-paced, highly innovative company.  The Materials & Logistics Manager will follow input of customer orders, manage front-end processes (planning, receiving, stocking, managing inventory, kitting) that ultimately result in the issuance of kits to the manufacturing floor. After manufacturing has been completed, will manage finished goods processes including storage, packaging, and shipment per customer dates and requirements. Also responsible for the management of Government Property.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and supervises the Materials Management team.

  • Overall responsibility for managing and maintaining inventory accuracy.

  • Controls inventory levels and ensures availability of material.

  • Provides inventory status reports to senior management.

  • Implements and manages periodic inventory measurements such as cycle counting and end-of-year inventories.

  • Works with Purchasing to execute common buys across programs and long-term agreements with key suppliers.

  • Works with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Purchasing to identify and qualify new suppliers.

  • Collaborates with other managers to determine supply needs.

  • Oversees the utilization of Deltek Cost Point for Materials Requirements Planning (MRP).

  • Participates in ongoing supplier selection process in coordination with QA, Contracts, and individual Operating Divisions.

  • Negotiates lay-in inventory opportunities with suppliers.

  • Coordinates kit release schedules with Manufacturing.

  • Manages production planning and scheduling for on-time delivery.

  • Oversees management of shortages and other issues that are affecting.

  • Works with Purchasing and Planning to establish manage standard material costs and lead times in Deltek Cost Point.

  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders.

  • Identifies and implements min/max and just-in-time (JIT) stocking when practicable.

  • Manages packaging and shipping per customer requirements.

  • Participates with obsolescence management.

  • Responsible for management of Contract Acquired Property (CAP) and Government Furnished Property (GFP).

  • Manages and maintains controlled areas as appropriate for storing parts and materials.

  • Ensures that adequate resources are provided for the materials management team.

Required:

  • BS/BA in related discipline.

  • 5 years of hands-on experience with ERP/MRP (preferably Deltek Cost Point) systems in a manufacturing organization.

  • 5 years managing materials/logistics teams in a manufacturing organization.

  • Ability to effectively manage, coordinate, and communicate with a diverse work force and employees of all levels.

  • Experience in training employees in an effective manner.

  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours when required

  • Effective user of MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook (experience with Project is preferred).

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical.

  • Effective problem solving ability.

  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.

Applications Systems Analyst - Irvine, CA

Seeking an Applications Systems Analyst with experience in applications or help desk support and Kronos experience for a global medical technology company in Irvine.

Responsibilities:

Assist internal customers with system issues by clearly communicating technical solutions in a user friendly and professional manner. Duties include advanced troubleshooting, prioritizing, and completing assigned tickets in a timely manner, as well as escalating complex issue to other IT teams.

  • Assigns bugs to Product Owners to prioritize and escalate to the development team.

  • Engages with end‐users to validate updates, train, support, and obtain feedback.

  • Collaborates with Scrum teams and Product Owners to meet project deadlines.

  • Facilitates deployments and test procedures in QA and production environments.

  • Provides technical assistance; writes and maintains user documentation and training users.

  • Prepares technical support by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Serves as subject matter expert (SME) for business-critical applications; identifies and troubleshoots issues in a timely manner.

  • Collaborates with Agile Scrum development teams to learn, identify, and resolve production applications.

  • Provides valuable feedback to Agile Scrum Product Owners regarding application improvements.

  • Monitors and follow-ups with Agile Scrum Product Owners on status of backlog items.

  • Cross-trains various support levels on applications and business workflows.

  • Tests and de-bugs applications.

  • Assists with populating scorecards and cost per ticket.

  • Monitors ITSM ticket queue for IT Support and applications teams to ensure problems are handled efficiently and effectively.

  • Escalates tickets to other teams as required and documents all troubleshooting steps and pertinent information.

  • Provides management reports on IT Support and applications operations and issues.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in applications or helpdesk support.

  • Previous Kronos experience required.

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and applicable technical information.

  • Ability to communicate project needs, problems, and statuses through routine meetings. 

Manufacturing Technician I - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Manufacturing Technician I to support production of avionics-grade military equipment in the company's AS-9100 production line. This individual will support Production with assembly and test procedures to assemble products and test these products prior to shipment to customers.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Production with Soldering and general assembly

  • Assist the test team with the assembly of various test assets

  • Perform ATPs as necessary

  • Assemble prototype units

  • Produce necessary documentation to support the engineers and manufacturing team

  • Acquire and maintain Solder Certification per J-STD-001

  • Adhere to POC AS9100 / ISO 9001 quality procedures and processes

Requirements:

  • Prefer a minimum of an Associate degree in science/engineering with 1-3 years of experience in a technical or related manufacturing environment

  • Proficient Soldering skills and preferably IPC certified

  • Capable of following assembly drawings to perform mechanical system integration

  • Capable of following Test Procedures

  • Highly developed planning and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • US Citizenship, must be willing to and able to obtain Security Clearance

FPGA Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a FPGA Engineer who will be involved in creating cutting edge products and architect and code firmware for military radio frequency systems, sensor systems, avionics, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions.  U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding of software applications/firmware to be embedded in electronic hardware and execution of firmware-hardware and software-firmware integration.

  • Development and documentation of detailed FPGA firmware specifications based on features, capabilities, and requirements of the user/customer.

  • Analysis and resolution of complex system-level software-firmware-hardware integration issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in direct hands-on developing firmware for FPGAs/SoCs (preferable Xilinx FPGA Ultrascale families) within the past 7 years – preferred

  • Experience coding in VHDL, C, C++, and other object-oriented languages

  • U.S. citizenship is required for DOD security clearance.

Electronics Assembler III - Torrance, CA

Seeking a skilled Electronics Assembler III who has advanced electronics and mechanical manufacturing experience and will be proficient in soldering, mechanical assembly, and epoxy potting. The successful candidate will be responsible for assembly of an advanced electro-mechanical product to AS9100 standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Solder electronic components

  • Develop procedures for manufacturing production products

  • Perform prototype assembly per drawings and specifications.

  • Perform production assembly, testing, and inspection.

  • Perform board level programming and testing using automated test fixtures.

  • Maintain material inventory with proper paperwork and electronic records per established AS9100 procedures.

  • Perform kitting of production projects.

  • Work with Purchasing and Quality Assurance groups in ensuring timely and quality work product.

  • Work with local suppliers and vendors both remotely and on-site to coordinate orders and validate workmanship and part conformance.

  • Provide training in soldering best practices for other employees as required.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Electronics with 5-7 years of experience or vocational training with 7-9 years of experience

  • 5-7 years in high-tech manufacturing/production environment

  • Experience with printed circuit board assembly and testing, electrical harness production, ESD control, and handling optical components are a plus.

  • Good soldering skills (SMT, through-hole, and harnessing).

  • Good understanding of soldering work standards (IPC-A-610/J-STD-001).

  • Understanding of inventory control in an electronics production environment.

  • Must be capable of following assembly procedures and drawings to perform mechanical system integration, as well as follow test procedures to perform functional testing.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent technical report writing skills

  • Ability to commit and work under deadlines

  • Must be able to work in a challenging and engaging work environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, accountability, and professional development.

  • Current IPC-A-610 or J-STD-001 certification is a plus

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Desired: Supervisory experience

System Integration Engineer - Chatsworth, CA

Seeking a highly technical System Integration Engineer who will oversee the integration of electro-mechanical and optical systems.  The individual will provide systems engineering support to program teams and facilitate compliance of design and manufacturing with capability requirements through all phases of the project, from initial concept design through systems analysis/engineering, planning, execution and testing. The candidate will be responsible for interfacing between the design team and the production team and will ensure that the product meets or exceeds the user and quality requirements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform mathematical analysis of optical tracking system performance.

  • Support new product development and ongoing programs.

  • Review customer requirement documents, interface with customers to validate understanding of requirements and support technical proposal activities. 

  • Communicate design requirements to Engineering group.

  • Work closely with Chief Systems Architect and program team to define system concept, develop system performance models and flow down system requirements to sub-systems; manage and document system configurations.

  • Develop and complete system specifications, test procedures, technical reports and analysis and oversee all transitions into production.   

  • Update proprietary Argus software.

  • Develop and execute system electrical and software test plans for product releases.

Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Math, Computer Science or related field with 5 years related experience.

  • Experience in design optimization using matrices, coordinate transformations, algebra, and solid geometry modeling. Applied mathematical experience and technical skills are necessary for this position.

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++, Python, or MATLAB.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

  • Ability to handle priorities, write proposals, technical reports, define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and meet internal deliverables, schedules and deadlines. 

  • Excellent reasoning, communication and interpersonal skills to interact with multiple departments and customers. 

  • Experience in the application and adaptation of Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products to meet government system requirements. 

  • U.S. Citizenship required. Candidate must be able to obtain security clearance. 

  • Domestic and international travel (engineer will support periodic field-testing at customer sites). 

Preferred/Not Required:

  • Prior experience working on government military program contracts preferred. 

  • Experience in servo control methods, electro optical system performance modeling, design and testing; as well as procuring, integrating and analyzing visible and infrared focal planes or detectors. 

  • Strong skills in mathematical algorithm design with experience in the use of design tools such as MATLAB, Scilab or similar and able to perform complex mathematical and engineering calculation is desirable.

  • Knowledge of Image Systems’ TrackEye software; fiber optics; cameras and lenses; and designing and planning architecture for network communications systems, including familiarity with video interfacing systems, 4K video projector systems, TACLANE Encryptors, and other communication devices are ideal, but training is provided.

Sr. Embedded Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer with strong C/C++ programming skills to execute complete embedded software development lifecycle for our Mission Systems division. U.S. Citizen/green card holder is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing, coding, testing, and debugging embedded application software.

  • Write software requirements, document a software design, participate in software peer code reviews.

  • Take ownership of a software module to completion.

  • Author software documentation.

  • Access third party, open source software and legacy software (experience in rehosting legacy software is a plus).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field. Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • Strong and Solid programming experience in C and/or C++.

  • 5+ year of experience in development of application software for embedded systems.

  • Hands-on experience coding and debugging on embedded hardware platform.

  • Experience with software configuration management tools.

  • Experience with software control and status structures as well as message handling techniques.

  • Hands-on experience in DO-178 for safety-critical software a plus.

  • Programming on a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS).

  • Experience in ADA a plus.

  • Complete software design life-cycle experience a plus.

  • Experience with OpenGL a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal & written.

  • Efficiently multi-task and commit to working under deadlines.

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required.