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Position Title Process Engineer #1351

Salary Range $60k to $75k

Relocation Yes

Fee % 25%

Location Chicago IL North Suburbs


Company is a leading supplier of plastic films, nonwovens and laminates for personal care, packaging and specialty markets. Their products include components for disposable baby diapers, adult incontinent products, feminine hygiene pads, tissue and towel overwrap, food packaging, landscaping fabric, and protective films for technology components.

They are well positioned for growth with extensive R&D capabilities, a global customer base and manufacturing plants throughout the world.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Process Engineer will ensure process control and implement improvements in the operations processes. This person will coordinate the commercialization of new products, processes, and innovations within the plant. Effective interaction with customers, Product Development Engineers, suppliers, and fellow employees will be key to success. Will lead the continuous improvement (variability & cost reduction) initiatives of the site. Will perform other duties as required to promote overall plant effectiveness.

DUTIES:

1. Individual Leadership: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide individuals or groups and to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity or product;
Evaluate situations and identify existing problems or opportunities. Gather and analyze the facts needed to determine the critical issues relative to problems and
the most likely causes of and possible solutions to them.

2. Continuous Improvement: Will lead the continuous improvement (variability & cost reduction) initiatives of the site.

3. Decision-Making.

4. Customer Focus: Anticipate customer needs; give high priority to customer satisfaction.

5. Statistical Knowledge and Application.

6. Measure and Audit:


TOOLS/EQUIPMENT USED:
1. Division standard computer software and hardware.
2. Process monitoring equipment and data collection



Competitors (Sources):





Bottom Line

1. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other Technical Degree.
2. Engineering experience in a Manufacturing environment.
3. Experience with film technology (cast / blown)
4. Experience with resin rheology
5. Lean Six Sigma experience.
6. Some Web Handling experience.



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Position Title Structural Engineer #1329

Salary Range Up to $70k (no wiggle room)

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Columbus OH


STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS (PE)

Company has a long history with experience solving air pollution control problems for a large variety of industrial sources, including furnaces, boilers, incinerators, kilns and dryers.

The Associates will design equipment, structures, and foundations for all company products and systems including air pollution control and pressure processing systems. Specific duties include review the work of designers, CAD Technicians and subcontractors and check drawings for accuracy, work with subcontract engineering and design firms, layout proposed systems, using customer drawings and survey data, travel to job sites to provide technical advice and gather design information, and help evaluate, test, and improve Company products.

The job requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering, a professional engineering (PE) license, three years of relevant experience in structural design, thorough knowledge of structural design using structural steel, plate and sheet steel and concrete foundations, and working knowledge of AutoCAD and STAAD structural design software.

The Company offers a competitive salary and benefits program including: medical, dental & vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), paid time off (PTO) and paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan with Company match, paid disability and life insurances, and educational assistance.



Competitors (Sources):




Bottom Line

1. Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering.
2. Professional engineering (PE) license.
3. 3 + years of relevant experience in structural design (equipment, structures, foundations) using structural steel, plate and sheet steel and concrete foundations.
4. Experience with AutoCAD and STAAD structural design software.
5. Local, regional (within about 300 miles), or a very strong reason for the move.




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Position Title Electrical Engineer #1331

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Columbus OH


ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Company has a long history solving air pollution control problems for a large variety of industrial sources, including furnaces, boilers, incinerators, kilns and dryers.

The Associate will analyze and design electrical controls and power subsystems for air pollution control and pressure processing systems, producing schematic and interconnection wiring diagrams, developing layouts for control panels and conduits, sizing wires and conduits, and specifying materials. The job also includes reviewing the work of designers and CAD Technicians, working with subcontract engineering and design firms and traveling to job sites to provide technical advice and gather design information.

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, two years of relevant experience in electrical controls and power subsystem design, working knowledge of electrical design, preferably in system controls and power distribution and AutoCAD programming.

The Company offers a competitive salary and benefits program including: medical, dental, & vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), paid time off (PTO) and paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan with Company match, paid disability and life insurances, and educational assistance.



Competitors (Sources):




Bottom Line

1. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
2. 1 to 5 years (not more total) relevant experience in electrical controls and power subsystem design.
3. Experience in electrical design, preferably in system controls and power distribution and AutoCAD programming.
4. Local, regional (within about 300 miles), or strong reason for the move.


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Position Title Mechanical Engineer #1332

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Columbus OH


MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Company has a long history solving air pollution control problems for a large variety of industrial sources, including furnaces, boilers, incinerators, kilns and dryers.

The Associate will analyze and design mechanical and piping subsystems for air pollution control and pressure processing systems, sizing and specifying pumps, compressors, valves and other process equipment. Duties include reviewing the work of designers, working with subcontract engineering and design firms, and traveling to job sites to provide technical advice and gather design information.

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, two years of relevant experience in piping system design, working knowledge of pumps and valves, ASME code, and AutoCAD programming.

The Company offers a competitive salary and benefits program including: medical, dental, & vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), paid time off (PTO) and paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan with Company match, paid disability and life insurances, and educational assistance.



Competitors (Sources):




Bottom Line

1. Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
2. 1 to 5 (not more total) years of relevant experience in piping system design.
3. Experience with pumps and valves, ASME code, and AutoCAD programming.



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Position Title Purchasing Engineer #1330

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Columbus OH


PURCHASING ENGINEER

Company is a medium size company with annual sales of about $50 million. They have a nationwide team of about 400 Associates.

They operate eight manufacturing plants and more than 30 sales engineering offices throughout the United States. The Company has five operating subsidiaries and each has been active for decades.

The Associate will purchase engineered equipment for customer jobs and equipment and materials for the Company’s manufacturing operations. This includes processing requests for quotations; analyzing material needs; negotiating price, delivery & terms; and monitoring quality of vendors.

The job requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or the like, prior purchasing experience in an engineering or construction company, proficiency at using computers, and excellent communication and negotiation skills.

The Company offers a competitive salary and benefits program including: medical, dental, & vision care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), paid time off (PTO), and paid Holidays, 401(k) Plan with Company match, paid disability and life insurances, and educational assistance.



Competitors (Sources):




Bottom Line

1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Mechanical Engineering).
2. Prior purchasing experience in an engineering or construction company.
3. Proficiency at using computers, and excellent communication and negotiation skills.
4. 1 to 5 years (not more total) work experience.


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Position Title Power Controls Engineer #1229

Salary Range $75k to $90k

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Portsmouth NH

This position is responsible for the design of protective relay and communication equipment and systems used in transmission and distribution of electrical power for high, medium, and low voltage electrical systems. In some cases, this includes protection, installation, and validation of these systems.

Major Responsibilities:
• Project management responsibilities including: overseeing contractors, purchasing, installing, making payments, and project start-up
• Familiar with ISO, NPCC and other power utility coordination organizations and conducts research and preparation of design drawings and specifications
• Responsible for the selection, specification, and application of protection and communication of systems used in the electrical utility Transmission and Distribution Substations and auxiliary electrical equipment
• Responsible for the design of one line diagrams, loop diagrams and approval of manufacturing equipment drawings for the industrial and utility industry
• Responsible for site-work including data, testing, start-up, and installation supervision
• May include installation of these systems and required calculations for the operation of specialty CAD software, power industry calculations, ARC Flash and Doble test equipment.
• Computer programming of RTU, SCADA, PLC and other equipment unique to the utility industry.
• Work will include Utility, Industrial and other type of industries such as municipal industries
• General administration such as paperwork, copying, printing, faxing, and using a computer
Minimum Requirements:
a) Education –BSEE is preferred. An equivalent degree and/or experience may be substituted.
b) Experience –5 plus years Electrical Engineering experience in the power utility industry is preferred. PE license is beneficial.



Possible Experience and Skill Levels:
(One person may not have done it all.)
T&D Substations

• Design and modifications of distribution substations and underground/overhead circuits
• Proficient in the analytical methods used for load flow, network faults, system dynamics, transients and relay coordination.
• Operated or designed transmission lines and substations from 4kV through 345kV.
• Power system equipment and their operation, including high-voltage circuit breakers (gas and vacuum), metal-clad switchgear, power transformers, instrument systems, rotating machinery, communications systems, transmission systems and distribution systems.
• Design and construction of electric utility power distribution projects.
• Single phase and three phase pole line extensions, underground 13.8kV distribution systems
• Coordinated tray and conduit system design, cable sizing, and routing
• Wiring in electric utility substations including relaying, communications, grounding, indication, and control.
• Field surveys and operations on substation equipment
• Customer line loading, feeder loading, voltage discrepancies, harmonics problems, electrical interference, and infrared studies.



Programming RTU/SCADA

• Integration of SCADA and DAS systems into Electric Utilities and Transportation Agencies
• Hydro-Electric, Nuclear and fossil fuel power generation facilities, SCADA, fiber optic relay control and communications systems
• Designed, installed, programmed, tested and troubleshot various SCADA systems utilizing an array of protocols (such as DNP 3.0, Modbus, SEL, etc.) and communications systems
• Various load management systems including power line carrier, Ethernet, fiber optic, and telephone systems.
• Programming and communicating with utility specific IED from different manufacturers, Siemens, SEL, ABB, GE, Etc



Equipment Design
(Protective relay panels, communication panels, Transfer trip equipment, Breaker panels, etc)

• Protective relays and control systems for generators, transmission and distribution systems.
• Short circuit analysis, breaker and fuse coordination and substation battery loading calculations
• Short circuit studies, relay system analyses, substation and feeder relay system deriving relay settings selection and design, with device coordination and settings preparation.
• Electrical design and AutoCAD drafting of instrument and power systems.
• Preparation of relay and metering one-line diagrams; current and voltage diagrams; protective relaying and circuit breaker schematics; control and relay panel front views, materials lists and wiring diagrams.
• Development of control schematics and connection drawings with IED equipment.
• Applied complex analytical methods such as transient analysis and dynamic analysis to the design and analysis of protective relay systems


Testing and Startup/Operations


• Use of testing equipment to determine equipment failure analysis, high-speed fault recorder data interpretation, sequence of events reconstruction and protective relay system response evaluation
• Short circuit analysis, protective device coordination, load flow analysis and.
• Preventive maintenance programs, testing procedures, startup plans, and emergency switching requirements.
• Operated and calibrated all types of electronic test equipment, relays, cable, commissioned switchgear and substations, large power transformers and rotating equipment.
• Familiar with NETA certified testing equipment performing inspection, testing, repairs and troubleshooting on electrical equipment and systems ranging from 480V to 345KV.
• Performed and analyzed most acceptance and maintenance testing applications
• Used equipment to include relay calibration, power factor, phase, and high potential testing
• Troubleshooting of failed control circuits, investigations of faulted equipment and system recovery on tripped generating stations.
• Performed inspection, testing, repairs and fault investigation on high and low voltage systems (345kV to 120V), relays and components, power transformers and circuit breakers, substation equipment.


Background – Typical



Time working with investor-owned electric utilities

Served as lead electrical engineer and engineering manager on power projects for municipal, state, and rural electric agencies, mass transportation agencies, and military agencies

Electrical Operations for a large municipal utility

Operations engineer for an Engineering and Field Services Company

Operating, engineering, and design time working with an engineering company or a utility associated with distribution substations.

Experience working different facets of the Utility and Telecommunications industry including overhead and outside plant (OSP) design and construction, underground construction, revenue and information metering, engineering, energy services, substation operation and design, communications, electric generation and customer service.

Experience as a tester in the Electric Utility and Relay Testing industry

Engineer in the operations or substation department of a Utility company




Competition:




Bottom Line

1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar.
2. 5 + years Electrical Engineering experience in the power utility industry.
3. Experience in Project management including: overseeing contractors, purchasing, installing, making payments, and project start-up.
4. Experience in one of the typical backgrounds listed above; lead electrical engineer on power projects for municipal, state, and rural electric agencies, mass transportation agencies, military agencies, utility, or engineering and field services company.

5. PE is a plus.


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Position Title Senior Controls Engineer #1286

Salary Range $70k to $85k

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Albuquerque NM


Senior Controls Engineer - Albuquerque, N. Mexico Office

Company has an immediate opening for a Sr. Controls Engineer to provide PLC and SCADA programming and controls engineering support in a team environment. They are looking for a leader with a strong working knowledge of process hardware, instrumentation and software.



1) Their immediate needs stress Allen-Bradley PLC-5 programming in industrial automation applications. Must possess excellent program documentation, implementation, startup and support skills.

2) Other projects include control systems integration for clients in industries such as food and beverage, water/wastewater, bio-medical or semiconductors.

3) The successful candidate will possess good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of co-workers, management, clients and vendors.


Company is uniquely structured to provide an experienced group of individuals to staff the needs of their clients. They often are postured to be an extension of their client's staff with the common goal of providing a complete project on time and within budget. They have a staff of over 150 engineers, designers and support staff in offices throughout the U.S. which enables them to serve the needs of clients with state-of-the-art technology.

They offer attractive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental coverage, a Section 125 Cafeteria plan, disability coverage, paid vacation/holidays, tuition reimbursement, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and a 401k/profit sharing plan.

Requirements

Bachelors in Engineering, BSEE is preferred.
5+ years of experience is required including:
Programming, testing and startup of complete Allen-Bradley PLC-5 programs for process control.
SCADA programming (i.e. FactoryLink, Cimplicity, Wonderware, Intellution).
C++, VB, SQL skills are a plus, strong Excel skills are required.
Instrumentation and controls design with AutoCad is a plus.
Electrical Power design is an additional plus.


Competition:




Bottom Line

1. Bachelors in Engineering (BSEE is preferred).
2. 5+ years experience in programming, testing and startup of complete Allen-Bradley PLC-5 programs for process control.
3. 5+ years SCADA programming (i.e. FactoryLink, Cimplicity, Wonderware, Intellution).

4. C++, VB, SQL skills are a plus.
5. Instrumentation and controls design with AutoCad is a plus.
6. Electrical Power design is an additional plus.


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Position Title Senior Engineering Specialist - Stress Engineering #1248

Salary Range Depends on experience

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Mobile AL


Company is engaged in the design, engineering and analysis of aircraft interiors, interior systems, and cargo systems. The Sr. Engineering Specialist - Payloads will apply extensive knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural compliance within assigned engineering project teams.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving complex engineering problems, developing analysis methods and processes, and determining program objectives and requirements.
• Compile and translate contract requirements into work tasks.
• Plan, organize and prioritize work contents based on project deliverables.
• Perform detailed stress analysis of cabin or cargo components, by classical hand analysis as well as Finite Element methods, to support the structural design efforts of new and modified components from the conceptual phase to development and certification.
• Generate stress substantiation reports.
• Develop or review structural qualification plans in accordance with standards and regulatory requirements.
• Review and approve vendor drawings, stress reports, and test reports when delegated.
• Coordinate with design engineers, team lead, suppliers and technical management personnel to assure that the design meets or exceeds the project deliverables and complies with the regulatory requirements.
• Coordinate stress activities between company and the respective suppliers.
• Participate in regularly scheduled design reviews, and is responsible to present stress findings and challenge design solutions.
• Develop research plans and participate in industry committees at company’s request. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of Structural Mechanics in order to recommend innovations to improve the quality, performance, cost of the company product.
• Compile and generate progress reports to convey deliverable objectives.
• Provide guidance to junior level stress engineers with regards to analysis methods, process or tools.
• Demonstrate a strong work ethic and sense of urgency for completing work assignments.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION GUIDELINES:

• Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Advanced engineering degree preferred.
• Position requires in-depth knowledge of Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Aircraft Structural Analysis.
• Minimum of 15 years in aircraft stress analysis, and experience in Cabin and Cargo preferred.
• Experience in static (FE and free-body) and transient analysis, with working knowledge of fatigue and damage tolerance.
• DER/DOA AR or demonstrated ability to approve Stress work required.
• Good leadership skills.
• Able to utilize Nastran, Patran, MathCad, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project PC tools.
• Ability to be self directed and work in diverse teams.
• Ability to lead and/or mentor team members.
• Ability to write reports, specifications, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Excellent Communication & Organization skills needed, along with the ability to coordinate meetings.


Keywords:

Competitors (Sources): This person could come from an aircraft manufacturer or supplier.

Cabin and Cargo Engineering Stress Specialist Candidate

OEM
1. Boeing
2. Gulfstream
3. Cessna Aircraft
4. Hawker Beechcraft
5. Falcon Jet
6. Bombardier
7. Embraer

Airlines
1. American
2. Delta
3. Continental
4. MidWest Express
5. Frontier

Cabin Suppliers
1. HeathTecna
2. C&D Composites
3. B/E Aerospace
4. Goodrich
5. Driessen
6. Jamco
7. DeCrane

Cargo Suppliers
1. Telair
2. Goodrich
3. Ancra
4. AAR
5. Global Aerospace Tecnology


Modification Centers
1. Associate Air
2. Jet Aviation
3. MidCoast Aviation
4. Arinc
5. Duncan Aviation
6. International Jet Interiors



Bottom Line

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Advanced Engineering Degree preferred.
2. 15 + years in aircraft stress analysis with solid experience in Cabin and Cargo and experience leading a team of engineers.
3. Experience in static (FE and free-body) and transient analysis, with working knowledge of fatigue and damage tolerance.
4. Experience approving Stress work.
5. Able to utilize Nastran, Patran, MathCad, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project PC tools.


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Position Title Project Manager #1352

Salary Range Open

Relocation No

Fee % 20%

Location West Springfield MA


Strong environmental firm with a national presence. Office of 30-mix of environmental management (soils and groundwater), indoor air, asbestos, lead, and training.
Small group (6) allows exposure to all levels of work from initial assessments to soil and groundwater remediation, risk assessments, and site closure. All team players, produce a high standard of work and well respected by the DEP.

Candidate will work alongside Division Manager to successfully manage all aspects of project responsibilities. Job responsibilities include field work, document preparation and review, site data and regulatory interpretation, applied knowledge of the MCP (Massachusetts Contingency Plan).

BS in Geology, Engineering or Hydrogeology required with 4+ years of environmental consulting experience in MA. Candidate must be a self-motivated individual with a proven track record in environmental assessment and remediation. Position requires a detail-oriented professional who enjoys working in a team environment and who is also proficient working unsupervised. Candidate will have due diligence, environmental/subsurface assessment and remediation skills. Working knowledge of the MCP is a necessity. Excellent writing skills and extensive experience with New England geology and hydrology.

Candidate should be proficient in the following areas: Managing technical and administrative aspects of a large number of multidisciplinary assessments and compliance projects; client and regulatory interface; contract and budget management; risk assessments; and applied knowledge of remediation systems. 40 HR OSHA certified, Supervisor Training, CPR and First Aid certified Professional certification a plus Basic understanding of Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) regulations and the underground storage tank program. Excellent writing skills and some experience with MCP policy and reporting guidelines. Candidates should have background with New England geology and subsurface conditions. Candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas; monitoring well installation, site surveying, litho logic descriptions, groundwater and soil collection, and UST removal supervisor experience. Candidate must be a self-starter and self-motivated. Position requires a detail-oriented professional who enjoys working in a team environment and also works proficiently unsupervised. Candidate should also be an innovative problem solver.





Competitors (Sources):





Bottom Line

1. BS in Geology, Engineering or Hydrogeology.
2. 4+ years of environmental consulting experience in MA.
3. Experience with MCP (Massachusetts Contingency Plan).
4. Local with contacts and ability to bring business in.



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Position Title QA Engineer II #1308

Salary Range Depends on qualifications (around $65k)

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Bolton Mass


Position Purpose

Execute the analysis, inspection, design, test and/or integration required to assure quality on the assigned products, software and systems consistent with internal and external customer requirements and business standards of quality and integrity. Improve product and system quality during the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of products. Assess develop, implement and support quality systems that ensure products meet or exceed customers expectations.

Major Responsibilities

1. Provide quality support to ensure product is –manufactured in accordance with customer, regulatory, and company quality requirements.
2. Develops, applies, and maintains quality standards for processing materials in accordance with company and contractual requirements.
3. Conducts quality assurance tests and measurements; performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of, and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.
4. Assist in a development and deployment of a tolerance defect system in QC.
5. Recommend corrective action or improvements to satisfy customers.
6. Ensure rapid processing and evaluation of all returned products to provide customers with accurate information on repairs/reworks and root cause analysis of customer complaints.
7. Implement an in-process inspection system to analyze tolerance defects.
8. Provide program QA support to manufacturing, engineering and operations.
9. Assist in the development of a paperless system.
10. Monitor and assist departments in maintaining ISO 9001-2001.
11. Monitor business metrics and recommend ideas for continual process improvement.
12. Improve use of data for a more effective Certified Supplier Program.
13. Participate in MRB, ECO, and drawing review/signoff.
14. Participate in the Purchase Order Review process for quality planning to extract the quality requirements to establish Program QA plan.
15. Conduct supplier evaluations and surveys and report on results.
16. Performs product and process validations.
17. Participate in Material Review Board activities

Specific Outputs

1. Achieve 99.5% quality rating and support an on-time delivery of +95%.
2. Develop and implement procedures to reduce costs and cycle times.
3. Analyze manufacturing processes and develop strategies to improve overall productivity and quality.
4. Implement control procedures for effective execution of overall quality system.
5. Improve receiving and in-process inspections.
6. Identify and perform root cause analysis of high scrap operations and improve yield and eliminate waste.
7. Monitor cost of quality and make cost reduction recommendations.
8. Check flow of product related data, testing, and calibrating equipment.

Primary Internal Interfaces Primary External Interfaces

Engineering Customers
Sales/Marketing Suppliers
Manufacturing
Finance
Inspection

Educational and Professional Credentials

Minimum 4 year technical degree or ASQC certified with 8 years RF Microwave practical experience in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent work experience.


Preferred B.S. Engineering, ASQC certified and 10+ years RF Microwave practical experience in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent work experience.

Experience Types of Positions Industry or Business #Years

Minimum Quality Assurance Manufacturing/ 5 yrs
Engineer ISO-9001:2000

Preferred Quality Assurance Manufacturing 8 yrs
Engineer ISO-9001:2000/AS9100

Other Qualifications

1. Understanding of TQM philosophy and principles.
2. Strong analytical problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution skills.
3. Knowledge of the quality management systems governing product development, manufacturing, depot repair and test disciplines.
4. Experience with SPC, data and requirements for problem solving and corrective action analysis.
5. Strong communication and presentation skills.
6. Proactive and exhibit initiative with minimal supervision.
7. Must be detail, deadline, and results orientated.
8. Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) or Certified Quality Engineer (CQE).
9. Refined organizational and time management skills
10. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical theory.
11. Familiar with printed circuit boards and connector and cable assembly techniques.
12. Knowledge of the associated industrial standards for printed circuit boards and cable and wiring harness assemblies.
13. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a broad cross-section of personnel.
14. Able to work well in a team environment.
15. Excellent PC skills, working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
16. Good numeric and analytical skills.
17. Working knowledge of minitab software for data collection and problem solving.

18. Be proficient in the specification and use of of standard test and measuring equipment.
19. Understanding of engineering drawings and specification, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD+T).



Competitors:

BAE
Raytheon
Northrop Grumman
Lockheed Martin
L-3



Bottom Line

1. B.S. Engineering.
2. ASQC certified.
3. 8+ years RF Microwave practical experience in a manufacturing environment.
4. Experience in Manufacturing / ISO-9001:2000.
5. US Citizen.



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Position Title Senior Antenna Systems Engineer #1309

Salary Range Depends on qualifications (around $115k to $120k)

Relocation Yes

Fee % 20%

Location Bolton Mass


Position Purpose

Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and guidance to the engineering staff to ensure total quality of all engineering efforts. Assist in meeting divisional goals, revenue projections and customer expectations. Responsible for the redesign of existing product and designing and developing new antenna/sensor systems using new and unique concepts to respond to customer and marketplace needs. Review customer specifications and develop internal technical budgets and flow down specifications for subassemblies.


Major Responsibilities

1. Manage the design from concept to prototype build out and testing.
2. Provide design of antenna/sensor systems to meet customer’s specifications. Provide assistance and support to others in the phases of the design effort.
3. Assist in the preparation of proposals including design concepts, costing, writing sections and making presentations to management and customers.
4. Assist in the design of new products to meet anticipated customer requirements or to add new products by providing appropriate design and using state-of-the-art techniques.
5. Assist Marketing with making sales calls to potential customers to provide technical support.
6. Provide support to Manufacturing to answer questions or resolve technical issues related to the manufacture of the product.
7. Provide input on strategic planning leadership by setting strategies and priorities based upon anticipated and application of business priorities, industry trends and emerging technologies.

Specific Outputs

1. Designs for products that are competitive cost effective and meet the needs of customers and the marketplace.
2. Proposals that are well written organized, readable, technically proficient and competitive.
3. Programs that are completed on time and within budget with quality products that meet the customer needs.
4. New designs and state-of-the-art approaches that keep the Company competitive and on the leading edge of the antenna systems markets.
5. Resolutions to technical manufacturing problems that are responsive, cost-effective and enable the production of quality products that meet the specifications of the customer.
6. Written and oral technical presentations that are technically proficient, professional and effective.

Primary Internal Interfaces Primary External Interfaces

Marketing Customers
Manufacturing Vendors
Sales
Test
Finance
Engineering

Educational and Professional Credentials

Minimum:
• BS EE with 15 years experience in antenna and subsystem design and analysis.
• Ability to complete communication system designs and derive antenna system requirements from link budgets.
• Design reflector or phased array antenna systems from requirements.
• Some supervisory or mentoring experience.
• US Citizenship and ability to obtain security clearance.

Preferred:
• MS EE or equivalent work experience.
• Experience with communications systems and radar systems.
• Current active DOD security clearance.

Experience Types of Positions Industry or Business #Years

Minimum Antenna Systems Antenna Manufacturer 5 yrs
Engineer

Preferred Sr Antenna Systems Antenna Manufacturer 10 yrs
Engineer for DOD customers

Other Qualifications

1. Able to conceptualize technical applications and provide designs and solutions to problems from those concepts.
2. Ability to manage change and take active leadership in timely decision-making.
3. Experience with test equipment for antennas.
4. Project engineering experience.
5. Experience preparing proposals including the technical portions and the costing.
6. Good technical analytical skills and math skills.
7. Computer proficient in word processing, computer models and engineering design applications.
8. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
9. Good interpersonal skills.



Competitors:

BAE
Raytheon
Northrop Grumman
Lockheed Martin
L-3



Bottom Line

1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
2. 15 + years experience in antenna and subsystem design and analysis.
3. Some supervisory or mentoring experience.
4. US Citizenship and ability to obtain security clearance.
5. Experience with communications systems and radar systems & DOD type projects.

6. Current active DOD security clearance is a plus.
7. MS EE is a plus.



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Position Title Test Technician II #1357

Salary Range Depends on qualifications (around $55k midpoint)

Relocation No (may help a little with a short move so can look regionally)

Fee % 20%

Location Bolton Mass


Position Purpose

Test, tune and troubleshoot microwave frequency antennas using network analyzers and antenna measurement equipment; engage in indoor and outdoor antenna testing, measurement and tuning for spec. compliance.

Major Responsibilities

1. Work from assembly drawings, schematics, interconnect diagrams, wiring diagrams, written and verbal instructions, test procedures, layouts or defined plans as well as conduct a variety of tests including manufacturing verification, engineering tests, operational tests and fault isolation to component level.
2. Record test data and performs routine analyses to check applicability and completeness of data. Analyses results, prepares reports of findings and discusses implications of results with supervisor or design originator.
3. Contributes to redesign and modification of lab test equipment. Recommends modification to established test procedures and techniques to improve efficiency of test operations.
4. May perform test designs for Engineering.
5. Maintain a clean and orderly work area in concert with Lean 5S guidelines.
6. Provide input into the continual product and/or process improvement.
7. Practice safety guidelines in accordance with SAS and OSHA regulations.
8. Facilitate work teams for process improvements and problem solving.
9. Perform other duties as necessary.
10. Competent operator of roof top and slant antenna test ranges to provide antenna pattern testing.
11. Competent in testing of antenna feed structures.
12. Capable of TCDL RFE testing.


Specific Outputs

1. Exceed first pass yield by 95%.
2. Ensure customer delivery requirements are achieved.
3. Participate in proactive efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
4. Comply with company policies, practices and procedures.
5. Handle changing deadlines and priorities.
6. Support ISO 9000-2000, lean manufacturing.
7. Assist in the paperless work environment.
8. Efficient in compiling electronic test verification data.



Competitors:

BAE
Raytheon
Northrop Grumman
Lockheed Martin
L-3


We are looking for a Senior antenna range technician. All candidates will need to have extensive experience in range testing of microwave antennas and be familiar with setting up microwave range facilities for complex acceptance testing to customer specifications. Candidates need to be us citizens and have or capable of obtaining a US government secret security clearance.


Bottom Line

1. Two year technical degree or military RF/Radar schooling.
2. 5 + years in range testing of microwave antennas.
3. Familiar with setting up microwave range facilities for complex acceptance testing to customer specifications.
4. Experience with RF VNA and scalar network analyzer.
5. Located regionally (around 300 miles).
6. US Citizen.




Todd Kmiec
Todd Kmiec & Associates
todd@toddkmiec.com
919-883-7560

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