Automation/Robotics Engineer - Riverside, CA

Seeking an Automation/Robotics Engineer with 5 years of experience and system integration experience to join our dynamic, hands-on engineering team that supports some of the largest medical device manufacturers in the U.S. We are becoming their preferred automation and robotics systems integrator. You will be joining an evolving team, with focus on customer needs and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

·         Support the Automation Specialists (AS) sales team in developing the scope of a project

·         Work hand in hand with the Engineering team on various automation projects

·         Provide the necessary support to the project manager to create project timelines and critical paths

·         Responsibilities within robotics projects as well as engineering and internal projects will include but not limited to leading or being part of the team that:

o   Develops and documents User Requirement Specifications

o   Perform Reach studies

o   Risk Assessments

o   Feasibility Studies

o   Cycle time calculations

o   Speed calculation in collaborative robot applications

o   DFMEA and PFMEA

o   Simulations, Schematics and 3D modeling

o   Implementation and Deployment

o   Design pick and place solutions and proof of concepts

o   Design turn-key solutions for automating manufacturing cells

 

Requirements:

·         B.S. Degree in Engineering (will consider someone with no engineering degree, but with strong automation/robotics experience)

·         5+ years related experience

·         Proven track record of hands-on experience leading or being an integral part of robotic and automation projects.

·         Experience in the selection, programming and implementation of robotics, Vision System and industrial automation solutions

·         Experience in documentation and Risk assessments and good working knowledge of applicable standards (RIA TR R15.306-2016, ISO/TS 15066, ISO 10218-1:2011, etc…)

·         Solid understanding and hands on experience of integrating multiple systems.

·         Hands-on experience in developing proof of concept designs

·         3D Modeling, simulation and reach study experience

·         Excellent communication skills & team player

·         Strong leadership characteristics

·         Good technical skills and problem-solving techniques

·         Fast learner and a good teacher

·         Excellent technical writing skills

Nice to Have:

·         Customer facing experience

·         Project management skills

·         Validation experience

·         Solid understanding of mechanical design principles

·         Controls engineering and PLC programming

Controls Engineer I/II - Riverside, CA

Seeking a Controls Engineer I/II with system integration experience to join our dynamic engineering team.  fun, hands-on and never says no to a challenge. You will be joining an evolving team, with focus on customer needs and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Work hand in hand with the Engineering team on various projects

  • Provide the necessary support to the project manager to create project timelines and critical paths

  • Responsibilities within engineering customer projects and internal projects will include, but not limited to leading, being part of the team or being the one who:

  • Develops proposals and presentations for customers

  • Qualify, prioritize and assess feasibility of projects

  • Designs proof of concepts

  • Design, select components and document complete electrical layouts of systems and panels

  • Evaluate, recommend and explore new tools, products and software to improve the skillset of the engineering team.

  • Documentation of PLC and HMI programs as we well as schematics and revision control.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and modify PLC programs

  • Provide technical assistance to customers and sales team

  • Contribute to the development of the engineering process

Requirements:

  • BS / MS Engineering or related four-year Degree with focus on electrical or controls

  • 3+ years engineering experience

  • Proven track record of hands-on experience designing and implementing control systems.

  • Experienced in electrical design

  • Experience with advance automation control systems

  • Experience in designing and upgrading automated equipment

  • Product knowledge of controls and automation devices as well as software

  • Strong PLC and HMI programming skills

  • Ability to design and trouble shoot electrical systems

  • Extensive experience for creating electrical schematics

  • Design experience and component selection in accordance to applicable standards (ex. UL508A)

  • Solid understanding and hands on experience of integrating multiple systems.

  • Hands-on experience in developing proof of concept designs

  • Industrial electrical hands-on experience and troubleshooting of 24VDC up to 480V 3phase systems.

  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and modify the following: PLC failures, device failures, Robotics systems components, Control Network components, HMI components, Motor Controls and starters, VFD’s and standard electrical components

  • Strong reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to Interpret and modify mechanical/electrical drawings and P&ID's

  • Good communicator, gets along well with others

  • Leadership ability

  • Good technical skills and problem-solving techniques

  • Fast learner and a good teacher

  • Excellent technical writing skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience with industrial robotics

  • Customer facing experience

  • Project management skills

  • Validation experience

  • Experience with a wide range of conveying and sortations systems

  • Understanding of mechanical design principles and systems

Sr. Embedded Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Sr. Software Engineer who will design, develop and test real time, embedded software for RTOS based products with a focus on creation of a visual user interface for systems software or end-user.

The Sr. Software Engineer will use application programming interfaces (API) like OpenGL to build 3-D engines and rendering systems for 2-D and 3-D visuals and provide sound technical performance and guidance on a variety of areas including software architecture, software design/development, testing, integration, and documentation.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software or Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline. Master’s degree preferred.

  • A portfolio with a wide variety of domain specific software design, development and testing experience.

  • Experience in application programming interfaces (API) like OpenGL to build 3-D engines and rendering systems for 2-D and 3-D visuals

  • 5 + years of experience in an engineering design role.

  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance.

Desired:

  • Proficient in C, C++, RTOS, multithreading, software design tools and methodologies, and software design patterns.

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

  • Experience with software configuration management tools.

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

  • Knowledge of Cockpit Display Systems, ARINC 661, and graphical language such as SCADE.

  • Experience with Green Hills Integrity, Linux or other real-time or embedded operating systems.

  • Good verbal/writing communication skills

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Systems Safety Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Systems Safety Engineer to act as a safety subject matter expert for military avionics processor systems, radio frequency sensor systems, control systems, and/or other innovative technological solutions.  U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility will be as the Safety Engineer for avionics and other embedded product lines.

  • Secondary responsibility will be as an Avionics Systems Engineer.

  • Responsible for performing safety analyses, including PSSA/SSA, FHA, FMECA, FTA, etc. and use these analyses to influence the architectures and designs of the systems under consideration.

  • Review the engineering team's outputs (e.g. requirements, procedures, ECOs, etc.) with a critical eye toward safety impacts

  • Become the company’s focal for safety-critical designs

  • Provide support to the lead Systems Engineer with requirements management and verification

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or other related engineering field required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.

  • 3+ years of recent experience in safety-critical design in a field such as space, nuclear, Class 3 medical device design or commercial aviation (Highly Desired)

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus; successful FAA STC or TSO certification (preferred)

  • Experience with ARP4761 or ARP4754 Safety Assessments for hardware or software (preferred)

  • Experience with ITEM Software (preferred)

  • Efficiently multi-task and commit to working under deadlines

  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance

Sr. Staff Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Staff Software Engineer (Computer Graphics) who will design, develop and test real-time, embedded software for RTOS based products with a focus on visual user interface for systems software.

Responsibilities:

Design, develop and test real-time, embedded software for embedded RTOS based products with a focus on the creation of a visual user interface for systems software and/or end-user

Experience in application programming interfaces (API) like OpenGL to build 3-D engines and rendering systems for 2-D and 3-D visuals

Participate in architectural design, data paths implementation, test and documentation

Prototype ARINC 661 widgets and behavior logics using SCADE models and C code

Develop display system using SCADE ARINC 661 tool suite

Integrate a test environment for certified testing of ARINC 661 widgets

Assist the team in documentation, and in the creation of certification data packages

Provide clear status and workload to customer and management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 7 years of experience in an engineering design role

  • Applied knowledge of C/C++ language

  • Knowledge of OpenGL

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and a proven team player

  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Green Hills Integrity, Linux or other real-time or embedded operating systems is a plus

  • Advanced degree in Software, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

  • Experience with SoC and/or FPGA design

  • Advanced technical writing, editing, and presentation skills

  • Knowledge in Cockpit Display Systems (CDS)

  • Knowledge in ARINC 661 standards

  • Knowledge of SCADE Displays and/or relevant graphical languages

  • Knowledge of Open CL and OpenCV

Systems Engineering Team Lead (Avionics) - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Systems Engineering Team Leader (avionics) who will be responsible for providing technical leadership and includes all aspects of the program and ensures all requirements are defined and met. Additionally, this position will assist in the following areas: act as the primary technical interface to the customer and customer engineering organization, be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, and other deliverables, and oversee all engineering activities, including concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing for the Avionics programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategic and tactical direction for the Avionics Programs, including architecture, design, implementation, and full hardware/ software development life cycle.

  • Hire, develop and manage a team that will work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to derive requirements, architect, design, implement and test hardware/software systems using Integrity, Linux, VxWorks, and other operating systems. In addition to assisting with hardware design the team will also define and develop the OS BSP/drivers and middleware.

  • Lead/mentor team in completing their assignments, and coordinate assignments with other project team members.

  • Provide and support technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Systems Engineering, EE or related (Masters preferred)

  • Hardware, software, and mechanical systems experience

  • Must have architecture, design, implementation, and full hardware/software development life cycle

  • Strong background/experience in avionics development

  • Experience leading organizations through change and embracing new ways of working while delivering outstanding business results

  • Some engineering team lead experience

  • Candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Sr. Optical Design Engineer/Optical Design Engineer - Torrance

Seeking a Sr. Optical or Optical Design Engineer with hands-on experience in optical design, optomechanics, and optical components and setups along with an emphasis on practical optical design (Zemax), optical engineering, and optical system integration of novel optoelectronic and optical components and systems to join our dynamic team and support our government projects. The engineer will work on the latest in cutting edge technologies in 2D displays, fiber optics, testing, and prototyping small electro-optical devices and systems.  U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop prototype systems by using practical optical designs, state-of-the-art optoelectronic technologies and solutions, with opportunity for managing on-going and future projects by collaborating with colleagues, consultants, and contractors.

  • Contributing innovative ideas and assisting in writing proposals involving the development of optical devices and systems for the Defense industry.

Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD in Optics, Holography, Optoelectronics, Optomechanics, Applied Physics or other related engineering disciplines.

  • 2-5 years of experience in multidisciplinary research and development.

  • Superior hands-on and practical optical design (Zemax) at the optical system level

  • Experience with heads-up-displays (HUD) and/or head-mounted-displays (HMD) is desired, but not required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a team and goal-oriented approach, an interdisciplinary outlook and strong self-motivation.

  • This position can be hired as an Optical Design Engineer or Senior Optical Design Engineer.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Chatsworth, CA

Seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer II to design and plan electro-mechanical and optical systems.  The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer II will work closely with the Chief Mechanical Design Engineer and a cross functional engineering team for all mechanical design engineering development and test activities and will work on some of the most advanced improvements with optical tracking devices on a worldwide basis.

Responsibilities:

•                     Develop and maintain the continuous improvement of department’s technical standards, design guidelines, practices and procedures and responsible for communication and explanation of same

•                     Ensure the work products developed by the department comply with engineering practices, procedures and standards

•                     Organize and control project assignments to meet customer deadlines and delivery of product, budget compliance, and quality of output

•                     Evaluates costs associated with each project including materials, costs of labor, and time expended

•                     Create new designs and design improvements of our product line to ensure products can be manufactured and profitable while ensuring that the product meets or exceeds our customer’s contract and quality requirements

•                     Support new business pursuits, product development and ongoing programs as well as interface with customers to validate understanding of the requirements and support technical proposal activities

•                     Participate in the transition from engineering into production, and liaise closely with production and assembly teams

•                     Research and analyze customer specifications and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, technical budget, verification matrixes and requirements of the designs

•                     Implement system development from design through prototype completion by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components; managing and documenting system configurations; developing specifications, supporting system integration

•                     Utilize modern best-practice design methods including finite element analysis, resonance analysis and stress analysis

•                     Research and test manufacturing and assembly methods

•                     Research and test new and innovative materials and processes

•                     Research outsourced products and services and make decisions as to whether to use in-house manufacturing or outsourcing

•                     Integrate and adapt Commercial-Off-the Shelf (COTS) products into the system configuration to meet government system requirements or to achieve production cost goals

•                     Assist drafters in developing the manufacturing drawings, bills of materials and release documentation

•                     Responsible for creating test procedures to measure and qualify the accuracy/performance of the mechanical design

•                     Assure system and product quality by designing verification methods; testing the finished product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes

•                     Work within the framework of large Government contracts

•                     Write technical reports; prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

Requirements:

The candidate must have proven experience in the following:

•                     Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering - MSME preferred

•                     5 years of related experience - 10 years preferred

•                     Working knowledge of Military standards and compliance rules and regulations mandated under the following quality and governmental standards: ISO 9000 & ITAR

•                     Demonstrated ability and experience working with product development engineering teams and mentoring other engineers

•                     Ability to design of both large and small high precision mechanical and opto-electro-mechanical products

•                     Ability to lead product design through all phases of projects, from initial concept design through systems analysis/engineering, planning and execution, reviewing financial cost and ensuring company stays within budget and timelines

•                     Ability to design and manufacture both large and small welded structures and castings

•                     Develop the structural design of the product, using expertise with SolidWorks            

•                     Possess strong written and verbal business communication, excellent problem solving and organizational skills

•                     U.S. citizenship required to obtain a security clearance

•                     Open to travel as position may require domestic and international travel

Systems Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Systems Engineer who will have ownership of the design and proper knowledge of and adherence to requirements and specifications.  He/She will perform hands-on system design, development, and validation that will require an understanding of a broad range of disciplines. The successful candidate will have the creativity, passion, and drive to take concepts on paper and deliver unique, reliable, and quality products.

Responsibilities: Design of avionics electronics or firmware/software systems. Detailed system specifications from higher-level system specifications and user/customer requirements. End-to-end hardware/software development (planning, designing, implementation, prototyping, and testing/benchmarking) on on-going programs and projects. Optimization of system performance with respect to size, weight and power (SWAP). Serve as technical lead and coordinate activities with other team members. Adhere to fast-paced program schedules to ensure timely execution and delivery. Provide technical write-ups to support detailed documentations, bids, and proposals.

Experience: 

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

  • 2+ years hands-on experience in development of electronic devices, subsystems, hardware/software, or system integrations for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems from prototypes to low-rate initial production (LRIP) ready systems.

  •  Experience generating detailed system specifications and managing specification trade-offs for developmental programs, and seamlessly transitioning between multiple design and testing assignments occurring simultaneously to ensure timely execution and delivery. Lead, contribute to, and coordinate collaborative efforts with multi-disciplinary project team members.

  • Familiar with design, testing, evaluation, documentation, and certification for MIL-STD such as MIL-SPEC-704, MIL-STD-461, MIL-SPEC-810.

    Use of electrical design tests.

  • Perform hands-on system architecture development, software development, hardware design, mechanical simulation and design, system integration, test and qualification, or trouble-shooting, as well as technical leadership within the organization in accordance with project team objectives, requirements, and schedules.

  •  Hands-on hardware-software integration and packaging to meet performance, environmental and human factors requirements.

  • Hands-on experience in design of experiment (DOE), testing, evaluation, documentation, and certification for MIL-STDs.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – and experience in technical writing to produce documentation. 

  • U.S. citizen required to obtain security clearance

Sr. Software Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Corporate Operations Department in Torrance, CA for a unique opportunity to work alongside our VP and will train with them and be put into a division you are well suited for after a 6 month period.  The Software Engineer will have strong C programming skills and have a background in Avionics.  This person is an excellent communicator and U.S. citizen or green card holder for clearance purposed.

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.

  • 3-15 years in C programming and software design, development and test

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

  • Embedded systems – RTOS – Linux

  • Avionics background

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

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

Systems Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a hands-on Systems Engineer with a background as an electrical or software engineer who will help architect a new system and needs to know reliability, D0-178 & DO-254 and will be responsible for design, requirements, development and test. This position will assist in the following areas: technical interface to the customer and customer engineering organization, be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, and other deliverables, concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the full hardware/ software development life cycle: architecture, design, implementation, and test

  • Work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to derive/maintain requirements hardware/software systems using

  • Accountable for timely execution and successful delivery of new products, ensuring technical specifications meet customer needs/requirements.

  • Lead development and of all pertinent systems documentation, such as CIDS, SDD, SRD, VCRM, HW-SW-ICD, etc.

  • Hands-on involvement in hardware, software, and systems integration and test of avionics processor technology

  • Traceability and maintenance of systems documentation in DOORS

  • Lead/mentor systems team and coordinate assignments with other project team members

  • Compose technical proposals and write specifications.

  • Provide support as technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups. Work with customers and direct team to solve field problems and participate in field testing.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Master’s Degree in EE or equivalent preferred)

  • 3+ years of hardware, software, and mechanical experience

  • 2+ years of avionics development experience

  • Familiarity in designing system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms desired. Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus; successful program FAA certification or government certifiability is a plus

  • Familiarity with DOORS.

  • Candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Efficient ability to multi-task and commitments to work under deadlines.

  • Must be of high integrity with mature management and organizational skills who consistently builds effective relationships.

  • Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

  • U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.

  • Integrity, Linux, VxWorks, and other operating systems, including OS BSP/drivers and middleware a plus.

Senior Systems Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a hands-on Senior Systems Engineer with a background as an electrical or software engineer who will help architect a new system and needs to know reliability, D0-178 & DO-254 and will be responsible for design, requirements, development and test. The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership and ensuring the technical integrity of the Mission Systems division’s programs. This includes all aspects of the program and ensures all requirements are defined and met. Additionally, this position will assist in the following areas: technical interface to the customer and customer engineering organization, be responsible for the technical elements of SOWs, proposals, and other deliverables, concept formulation, preliminary design, detailed design, system modification, hardware/software development, and system testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a leader within the full hardware/ software development life cycle: architecture, design, implementation, and test

  • Work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to derive/maintain requirements hardware/software systems using

  • Integrity, Linux, VxWorks, and other operating systems, including OS BSP/drivers and middleware a plus.

  • Accountable for timely execution and successful delivery of new products, ensuring technical specifications meet customer needs/requirements.

  • Lead development and of all pertinent systems documentation, such as CIDS, SDD, SRD, VCRM, HW-SW-ICD, etc.

  • Hands-on involvement in hardware, software, and systems integration and test of avionics processor technology

  • Traceability and maintenance of systems documentation in DOORS

  • Lead/mentor systems team and coordinate assignments with other project team members

  • Compose technical proposals and write specifications.

  • Provide support as technical liaison between customers, engineering, and other non-engineering functional groups. Work with customers and direct team to solve field problems and participate in field testing.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Master’s Degree in EE or equivalent preferred)

  • 3+ years of hardware, software, and mechanical experience

  • 2+ years of avionics development experience

  • Familiarity in designing system software for PPC, ARM and x86 based platforms desired. Familiarity with hardware design, block diagrams and schematics

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus; successful program FAA certification or government certifiability is a plus

  • Familiarity with DOORS.

  • Candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Efficient ability to multi-task and commitments to work under deadlines.

  • Must be of high integrity with mature management and organizational skills who consistently builds effective relationships.

  • Possess an open, honest and collaborative style.

  • U.S. citizenship is required to obtain security clearance.

Operations Manager - Camarillo, CA

Seeking an Operations Manager who will lead a manufacturing team in achieving quality, cost, delivery and employee safety goals.  Facilitate problem solving and corrective action for production issues.  Control in-process inventory to achieve production requirements with minimum impact on inventory levels.  Direct application of capital and people resources to maximize operating efficiency. This role will report directly to the Plant Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the performance indicators for the Aerospace products in the Camarillo plant to ensure that safety, capacity, quality, productivity and manufacturing costs are competitively maintained and improved through the Continuous Improvement Framework.

  • Analyze short and long-term manufacturing requirements and capabilities of facilities.

  • Drive change through improved organizational capability, providing leadership in recruiting, goal alignment, employee development, performance management and communication.

  • Ensure motivation and retention of a high-performance management team and workforce.

  • Assure policies, procedures, and other documentation are established to provide for consistent and professional operation of all organizational functions.

  • Develop budgets and resource plans, and monitor performance, to achieve product delivery and financial requirements.

  • Support Environmental Health and Safety in the deployment of MESH to support a Zero Incident Culture.

  • Ensure required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system and financial reporting requirements.

  • Co-ordinate manufacturing schedules and priorities within the production plan to satisfy customer requirements.

  • Control in-process inventory to achieve production requirements with minimum impact on inventory levels.

  • Direct application of capital and people resources to maximize operating efficiency.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • 5 years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

  • 3 years of experience in a leadership position with direct reports

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Proven capability to lead change in a team environment

  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

Preferred:

  • BA/BS in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or Lean Manufacturing; MBA preferred

  • 7 years of experience in Manufacturing, Quality or MFG Engineering is preferred

  • Experienced in management of aerospace development programs

  • Project Management Institute accreditation (PMP) preferred

  • Experience in Risk Management

  • Broad knowledge of the Aerospace industry

Production Supervisor 2nd Shift - Fullerton, CA

Seeking a Production Supervisor (2nd Shift) to supervise manufacturing on the 2nd shift in a CNC machine shop environment.  This position is located at our manufacturing plant in Fullerton, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises assigned manufacturing departments on the 2nd shift;

  • Supports department manager in meeting the departmental goals & objectives;

  • Directs assigned areas in the manufacturing, processing, or support areas to meet customer quality, output and on-time delivery;

  • Prepares daily production reports and attends department daily production meeting at Daily Management board;

  • Setting, in concurrence with the department manager, the daily production and quality goals and ensures that these goals are achieved for the assigned areas;

  • Completes timekeeping requirements for assigned hourly employees on a daily basis;

  • Schedules employee shifts, approves overtime, vacations and other personnel administrative requests with manager approval;

  • Ensures employees are taking all breaks and lunches within the required time period;

  • Analysis and planning of short and long-term department requirements;

  • Interfaces with other departments to ensure short and long term goals and deadlines are accomplished;

  • Walks shop floor to ensure all employees are maintaining productivity standards;

  • Employee relations: promoting team work, coaching and counseling employees;

  • Ensures employees are in compliance with all company policies and procedures

  • Coaches employees in their continuous improvement efforts.

Requirements:

•       Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Institution (in engineering preferred, but not required)

•        1 + of supervisory experience in manufacturing OR 6+ months of experience working in an  manufacturing facility;

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs;

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

•       U.S. CItizen/Green Card holder required.

Preferred Qualifications:

•       Experience with the manufacturing of precision machined metal components;

•       Experience in a machine shop; automotive or aviation industry;

•       Experience with TPS/ Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing principles and programs;

•       Experience in the aerospace industry.

Production Supervisor - Riverside, CA

Seeking a Production Supervisor who will supervise a staff of hourly personnel, leading and managing the day-to-day manufacturing operations. This position will work 2nd shift: 4 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. and is typically 10-11 hours per day.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and controls a work group to meet production schedules.     

  • Maintains safe working conditions, safe work practices and good housekeeping in area of responsibility.     

  • Improves methods and processes to improve productivity, reduce costs and improve quality.     

  • Trains, develops, instructs, motivates employees to achieve maximum efficiency.        

  • Understands all applicable company policies, standards and procedures and communicates to ensure compliance by all employees in area of responsibility.      

  • Recognizes and disciplines employees according to established procedures.      

  • Understands bottlenecks that limit production and take necessary corrective action.      

  • Insures flow of materials to meet production needs       

  • Ensures proper equipment and tools for workforce to complete tasks.  

Requirements:

  • 2 or 4 year degree (preferred, but not required)

  • 5+ years increasing responsibility in a production environment

  • Initiative and competence to anticipate and respond to issues along with the ability to identify and implement changes as needed

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, personal accountability and a strong sense of urgency

  • Training and supervisory experience a must

  • Strong ability to communicate to multiple levels and functions

  • Ability to work independently

  • Experience in Schematics, Blue Print reading, and AutoCAD introduction

  • Strong mentorship

  • Has led multi-functional projects

  • Has led teams in structured and stressful environment and ever-changing environment

  • Strong ownership of outcomes (high responsibility)

  • Proactive versus reactive approach

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

Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQAE) will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities including participation in the design lifecycle of software, design reviews, test witnessing, software problem reporting and audits. The SQAE interacts and works with the software engineering team to ensure compliance to contractual requirements and standards. SQAE supports compliance to AS9100, CMMI ML 3, D0-178 and D0-254 (firmware). The ideal candidate will have strong attention, high adherence to schedule, good communication skills, problem solving ability, can multitask and delegate responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in software design process (Spiral and Waterfall models) making recommendations for product changes and improvements

  • Generate program specific Software Quality Assurance plans, checklists, and reports

  • Support the development and improvement of software quality processes in support of AS9100, CMMI vl. 3 ML3

  • Support the development and improvement of software quality processes in support of AS9100 and CMMI vl. 3 ML3

  • Support the development and improvement of software quality processes in support of D0-178, DAL Level B, and potentially Level A

  • Participate in Functional Configuration Audit (FCA), Stages of Involvement (SOI} and compliance audits for AS9100, CMMI, D0-178, and D0-254

  • Review program specific software related documents such as Software Development Plan, Software Requirements Specifications, Software Design Documents, test plans and procedures                 -

  • Validate functional requirements in peer reviews of software code using IMB DOORS and Rational Team Concert (RTC}

  • Participate in software code peer reviews

  • Witness software testing. Write Software QA test reports related to qualification testing

  • Manage software problem reporting system, including verification of software solutions to closure

  • System administrator for software tools such as RTC and DOORs

  • Manage build and baseline release of software

  • Make presentations to customer(s) on topics related to Software Quality Assurance

  • Design, collect, manage and report SQA metrics

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in CS, CIS, MIS, Mathematics, or Engineering.

  • ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) certification (preferred, but not required). If not certified, will be required to do so upon hire.

  • 7+ years of Software Quality Assurance or related experiences

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tool, and processes.

  • Experience working with the following compliance requirements:

  • CMMI - Maturity Level 3

  • AS9100 - Quality Management System

  • AS9115 - Quality Management Systems - Deliverable Software

  • D0 - 1 78 - Software Consideration for Airborne Systems

  • Direct experience with DAL Level B minimum, Level A preferred

  • D0-254 - Hardware Consideration for Airborne (firmware)

  • Administrator or user experience using Rational Team Concerts and DOORs

  • Familiarity with Unix or Linux based system is a plus

  • Understanding of coding languages

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Ability to utilize multiple word-processing and database applications including MS Office applications.

  • U.S. citizenship required

Sr. Scientist III - Lake County, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic leader on one or more synthetic API isolation and final purification steps including but not limited to: crystallization, polymorph control, drying, and particle size distribution control.  Influences the approach to unit operation design and commercial control strategy implementation.

  • Leads technology transfer of small molecule chemical process from lab and pilot scale to production manufacturing facility.

  • Influences the development of control strategy to ensure commercial process robustness and product quality at one or more sites globally.

  • Has developed a strong understanding of commercial manufacturing facility equipment such as reactors, centrifuges, filters dryers and auxiliary piping and utilities.

  • Conceptualizes and implements novel approaches using combinations of engineering and scientific principles.

  • Utilizes knowledge of engineering, literature, and experience to guide decisions for complex situations

  • Must have an in-depth understanding of the cause/effect relationship to use for improvements to multiple processes and products.

  • Independently designs and coordinates experiments to test hypotheses related to project outcomes; extracts the full relevance of scientific observations.

  • Applies extensive, advanced scientific knowledge to multidisciplinary projects.

  • Assures experimental quality through sound experimental design and provides advice on experimental design. Successfully designs and executes major studies.

  • Implements new technical alternatives for research from literature review, industry knowledge, and development experience.

  • Familiar with lab environment and safety practices; assumes higher roles of responsibility in department or division (e.g., Dept./Div. Representative).

  • Applies advanced technical writing skills to produce technical reports and regulatory filings.

  • Anticipates, recognizes, and resolves problems. Shows understanding of the issues relevant to the broad organization and business.

Desired Skills:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering or related field with minimum 12 years of experience

  • MS in Chemical Engineering or related field with minimum 10 years of experience

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering or related field with minimum 5 years of experience 

  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.

  • Publish research in peer-reviewed journals and present work at scientific conferences.

  • Proactively seek out new information in the literature and incorporate this into individual project(s) as well as the overall program.

  • Seize opportunities to pursue project relevant leads that are in line with the group’s strategy.

  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab.

  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable. May mentor/supervise a team of one or more and guide and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals.

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

Sr. Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Franklin Lakes, NJ

Seeking a Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist with Regulatory Affairs experience in the device/diagnostic, biologic and/or pharmaceutical industry, working knowledge with medical device and pharmaceutical regulations, product classifications, and applicable device or drug registration requirements AND software, electromechanical and/or digital health medical devices experience for our Franklin Lakes, NJ location.

Summary: In Medical Pharmaceutical Systems-Self Administration Injection Systems, we develop novel and complex drug delivery solutions to allow patients to inject medications themselves. This position, as a Senior Regulatory Subject Matter Expert, will develop and execute regulatory strategies to support stand-alone and combination device constituents in development, prepare compliant master regulatory documents for global compliance, and will lead RA in customer facing for strategic accounts. Join us in our mission to advance the world of health. This group develops drug delivery solutions which will advance smart technology digital health. i.e. this person will work with the apps that send alerts to your smart phone if your blood level drops, etc...

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Staff RA specialist will be working in Medical Pharmaceutical Systems-Self Administration Injection Systems, primarily the Wearable Injection Platform. 

  • Represent regulatory function in complex product development teams and projects by identifying, interpreting relevant regulatory requirements and provide actionable regulatory guidance throughout the product development cycle

  • Establish and implement regulatory strategies to support cross-functional stand-alone and combination device development for smart devices and digital health solutions for US, EU and other global markets

  • Establish close partnership with pharmaceutical customers and develop understanding of customer’s regulatory strategies to ensure proper support (throughout drug product approval process) is provided and while protecting interest. 

  • Collect, analyze the registration requirements for similar products, and apply the synthesized regulatory intelligence to assist the business decision making process

  • Review/approve Drug and Device Master Files (DMF and MAF) for compliance with relevant regulations for submission to US FDA, Health Canada and Australia and coordinate appropriate input/help from various functions (R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Medical etc.) in a timely manner

  • Review/approve labeling, promotional and advertising materials to ensure regulatory compliance, as assigned

  • Reviews clinical, human factor study protocols and reports to assure collection of appropriate data for regulatory submissions and regulatory compliance

  • Identify ways to improve the efficiency of current work process and execute them.

  • Keep appraised of the changing regulatory environment and keep the relevant team and supervisors informed about the potential impacts

  • Support the Pharm Systems US and WW RA team as needed

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree required with life science or engineering background preferred

  • Must have experience with software, electromechanical and/or digital health medical devices.

  • 5 + years of Regulatory Affairs experience in the device/diagnostic, biologic and/or pharmaceutical industry

  • 3 years of working knowledge with medical device and pharmaceutical regulations, product classifications, and applicable device or drug registration requirements for US/EU

  • Current knowledge of U.S. medical device regulatory requirements and Quality System Regulations (QSR) required

  • Experience working with 510(k), CE Marking, Master Files and eCTD preferred

  • Experience working with regulators

  • Customer centric mindset (internal and external)

  • Ability to network, managing diverse relationships

  • Ability to effectively cope with change and ambiguity

  • Regulatory certification (RAC) in medical device and/or drug regulations is a plus

  • Combination Product regulation understanding is a plus

  • Fluent in English; French speaking is a plus

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

Associate Scientist/Scientist - San Francisco, CA

We are looking for an Associate Scientist / Scientist with experience in cell culture, tissue processing, flow cytometry, as well as standard molecular biology and biochemical techniques. Above all, we are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative individual with a passion for oncology research, who enjoys working in a fast-paced and highly dynamic working environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and expand PDX bank and cell line collection

  • Test novel drugs with a combination of in vitro and in vivo assays

  • Perform daily FACS-based analysis of PDX tumors

  • Perform cell-based or biochemical assays on a tight schedule

  • Maintain flow cytometers

  • Analyze and report data regularly at group meetings

Required:

  • BS degree and relevant experience in a research setting.

  • Technical expertise in cell and molecular biology and/or cancer biology

  • Experience with mouse models of cancer, including PDX (Patient Derived Xenograft) models preferred

  • Excellent laboratory, record keeping, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to plan, execute, and troubleshoot experiments.

  • Ability to manage more than one project at any given time and to work successfully in a cross-functional and highly collaborative team environment

  • Exceptional communication, both speech and writing, to a variety of audience types

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FlowJo and GraphPad Prism

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required

Sr. Scientist I - ADC Discovery/Assay Development - South San Francisco, CA

We are expanding our oncology hub on the West Coast, with three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies and seeking a Sr. Scientist I – ADC Discovery/Assay Development with experience in small molecule and ADC screening and development. The candidate will drive discovery work to understand small molecule potency and how it relates to ADCs. Responsibilities will include generation and review of small molecule cytotoxicity and mechanistic data, coupled with analysis of subsequent ADC data to identify ideal characteristics for ADC warheads.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to understand potency and mechanism of action of novel small molecules used as warheads on antibody drug conjugates

  • Work cooperatively with multidisciplinary team to present results and guide strategy

  • Support small molecule (low/medium throughput) screening efforts by independently performing assays to evaluate potency of compounds with diverse mechanisms of action

  • Develop biochemical assays to measure compound activity

  • Plan and execute in vitro targeted drug combination studies

  • Identify trends between ADCs and corresponding small molecules

  • May include cell imaging and ADC internalization and trafficking studies

  • Proactively seek out and incorporate novel ideas in line with the group’s strategy to better characterize our antibody targets, toxins and ADCs

  • Draft IND and patent documents and occasionally present at scientific conferences and symposiums

Requirements:

  • Ph.D in a relevant area, or MS or equivalent education with 8+ of experience, or BS or equivalent education with 10+ years of experience.

  • Experience in small molecule screening, (prefer in ADCs), is required.

  • Highly motivated, goal oriented and independent scientist with proven technical expertise in small molecule screening (cell and biochemical assay formats).

  • Prior experience with ADCs and working knowledge of bio-conjugation chemistry a plus.

  • Experience with cell imaging systems and flow-cytometry a plus.

  • Proven management skills with track record of direct reports or guiding and teaching scientific staff.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven track record of working effectively in a dynamic, collaborative, team-oriented setting.

  • U.S. Citizen/Green card holder.