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Title   Department
Applications Engineer
California
Engineering
Sr. Software Engineer - Embedded
California
Engineering
Systems Requirements Engineer
California
Engineering
Test and Verification Engineer
California
Engineering
Sourcing Engineer
California
Quality Assurance/Sourcing
Hardware Design Engineer
China
Engineering
Software Design Engineer
China
Engineering
Customer Support Engineer
New York
Customer Support Engineering
Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist
New York
Engineering
DevOps Engineer
New York
Engineering
Requirements Engineer
New York
Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer
New York
Engineering
Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment
New York
Engineering
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Engineering
Supply Chain Planner
New York
Manufacturing
Senior Sourcing Engineer
New York
Quality Assurance/Sourcing
Production Supervisor 2nd Shift
Puerto Rico
Manufacturing
Planner/Buyer
Puerto Rico
Material Department
Hardware Development Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Requirements Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Senior Software Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Test Technician
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Validation Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering

Applications Engineer

  • Location: California

Job Summary:

 

Provide the first level technical/application support for motor speed controller based vehicle systems.  Develop technical documentation and presentations for both pre and post-sales technical support, as required.  Travel to customer sites for technical and sales support.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

Qualifications:

·    B.S. or M.S degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering, or a related       discipline, plus 2 or more years related experience.

·    Experience in understanding usage and application of electronic systems

·    Familiarity with control systems is a plus

·     Must be able to demonstrate ability to understand and write software. Experience with C/C++ is preferred.

·     Ability to travel both domestically and internationally approximately 20%

·     Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practices.

·    Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills

·    Effective video-conference technical support for customers and sales staff

·    Must be self-motivated and manage time well

·    Accuracy and good organizational skills

·    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram or schedule form

·    Experience with Matlab/Simulink is a plus

 

Essential Functions:

1.     Assist customers with the application of Curtis motor control products that best meet their requirements, including product selection, software design, troubleshooting and production support both in the field and via telephone or other electronic means.

2.     Provide Product management and other appropriate groups within the company with data relative to market requirements, product shortcomings, competition, warranty problems and any other information obtained through customer contact.

3.     Configure and tune motor controllers.

4.     Design and write software for customer applications. Follow documentation and review processes that are required for safety-critical software.

5.     Participate in the development of Application Notes, Data Sheets, Product Manuals and other technical literature in coordination with the Technical Publications, Engineering and Product Management organizations.

6.     Coordinate the building, documentation and shipping of prototypes for customer evaluation.  Upon acceptance of prototypes, coordinate product releases of new models to production.

7.     Provide the Sales Department with technical assistance for customer visits either in the field or in the factory, as required.

8.     Cross train Customer Support Engineers in skills as needed in the performance of duties

9.     Generate based on customer request, evaluate and review for approval all technical ECN’s submitted for the product group.  Once approved, notify subsidiaries, sales personnel and, when needed, customers of ECN’s that effect the form, fit or functions of the controller being produced.

10.     Review all failure analysis completed by the Repair Department with customers to facilitate root cause analysis and to identify failure trends.

11.     Develop and present training programs to educate the sales force and/or customers on the proper selection and application of the company’s motor control products.

12.     Design, setup and run tests to validate design specifications and applications suitability.

13.     Apply current techniques and tools to improve cost, design time, reliability, durability, manufacturability, and stay abreast of new engineering techniques and tools.

14.     Follow corporate operating policies.

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If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Sr. Software Engineer - Embedded

  • Location: California

Do you want to design software for electric vehicles?

If so, and you enjoy working with a great, small team of engineers, we may have the job for you! We are looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to architect, design, code and debug real-time embedded firmware for electric motor controllers/inverters.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with motor control engineers to realize effective and efficient real-time software and control algorithms.
  • Follow software development cycles, including software requirements capture and verification of software to these requirements.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.
  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Debug systems from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Provide support to continuation engineering and other Curtis engineering teams.
  • Participate in software design, electrical schematic and project reviews.
  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Collaborate with Curtis engineering sites around the world.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5+ years of experience in embedded, real-time software.
  • Expert in real-time software programming using high level languages.
  • Expert user of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.
  • Experience with serial communication protocols using CAN, for example CANopen, J1939, UDS, etc.
  • Knowledge of real-time operating systems and task schedulers.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of control and feedback systems for power and motor control.
  • Knowledge of electronic circuits and implementation.
  • Experience with Model-based design (MBD).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Systems Requirements Engineer

  • Location: California

At Curtis Instruments, we’re looking for a Systems Requirements Engineer to maintain and improve requirements management tools and workflows critical to regulatory and safety requirements.  You will work alongside the project leader to ensure a clear view of traceability progress, completing system verification, and clarifying specifications as questions come up during development.

On the job, you will:

  • Analyze requirements with internal and external stakeholders, tracing their implementation throughout product development and integration
  • Assist design engineers and group leads in specifying features. Work with them to track impact of feature changes.
  • Support system FMEA process & develop DFMEA for recording potential failure modes and planed corrective actions.
  • Set up verification and validation testing
  • Assist in system level verification.
  • Guide problem resolution, tracking, and provide feedback on status to tracked problems
  • Apply solid technical understanding, critical reasoning and a structured approach to solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar domains.

Qualities you bring to the table should include:

  • An understanding of software and the software development lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of and interest in electrical circuits, software algorithms, and control theory.
  • Understanding of mechanical design.
  • Experience designing complex system requirements, ideally as it relates to motor/vehicle control, automotive applications, timing techniques, control algorithm design, simulation.
  • Awareness of good engineering practice and methodologies.
  • The ability to turn written communication and designs into quality group presentations.
  • Project & Time Management: Manage multiple priorities while maintaining a commitment to the tasks at hand.
  • Problem Solving: Able to identify problems, analyze varying courses of action to determine, recommend and negotiate optimal solutions and execute contingency plans
  • Complex Analysis/Synthesis: Able to process a large amount of information flow, identify multiple parameters, interdependencies and inconsistencies to provide both high level systems overview and deep subject matter expertise in electrical, software and mechanical sub-systems.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with transportation engineering, road safety
  • Experience working in a regulated or safety critical environment
  • Skilled in cross-functional team communication, scrum and agile techniques
  • Familiar with development process workflows with ALM tools
  • Ability to understand C, or C++
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Test and Verification Engineer

  • Location: California

At Curtis, our design engineers develop the next generation of motor controllers that lead the industry for material handling and golf carts. Our existing controller offerings have battery voltages ranging from 24V to 144V, and load currents from 50A to 1000A. Our team is growing as we increase the battery voltage levels up to 400V.

 

As a member of the electrical design team you will design, construct, program and run test equipment for use in electric vehicle system testing. Write and debug software for automated and semi-automated test equipment. Assist with wiring, circuitry and test equipment installation. Work within a small team to build testers, run tests, and generate data that the design groups will use to improve product function and reliability. 

 

This multi-faceted position requires keen observation and documentation skills, along with a desire to collaborate and improve. Other responsibilities include writing test procedures, analyzing results, designing data visualization, and helping to maintain verification matrices. In addition to creating new automated verification systems based on central architectures, you will be supporting and improving existing test systems. As testing needs evolve, flexibility is required to support new duties and responsibilities.

 

What you need:

 

  • BS in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in software development (C#, Labview preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in electronics design and debugging
  • Ability to interpret hardware design schematics
  • Ability to understand and create software control diagrams
  • Familiarity with various communications protocols, driver development, UX design
  • Understanding of verification criteria
  • Experience generating formal test reports
  • Experience testing software and hardware in embedded control system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and detail oriented
  • PC literate with extensive experience in MS Office and databases
  • Strong wiring, soldering, crimping, labeling practices

 

Essential Functions:

  • Develop test equipment and tests that are maintainable and expandable
  • Use and maintain verification test hardware
  • Perform verification tests, develop test cases, and complete test reports
  • Work to automate tests that need precision and repeatability
  • Design and debug electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies used in test systems
  • Assist in the improvement of formal procedures that are compliant with external regulatory requirements and execute verification in accordance with those procedures
  • Identify and estimate costs and tasks durations
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.
  • Work with the development team on the risk management process
  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during production.
  • All other duties as assigned.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Sourcing Engineer

  • Location: California

Job Summary:

Determine materials supply chains which provide the lowest total manufacturing cost, are logistically optimal, and which exploit our global economies of scale, but still allow local responsiveness of our separate manufacturing facilities and their local production purchasing departments.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in a technical discipline with preferable experience in the following areas:
    • Die Casting
    • Extrusion
    • Printed Circuit Bd. Manufacture
    • Plastic Injection Molding
    • Metal Stamping
  • Strong communication, analytical and presentation skills are a must.
  • Minimum 5 years experience participating in concurrent engineering teams.
  • Ability to travel both within the U.S. as well as outside the U.S.
  • Working knowledge of modern manufacturing principles including but not limited to:
    • Lean Manufacturing
    • Design for Manufacturability
    • Value Engineering/Value Analysis
    • Cost Reduction
  • Working knowledge of modern/global supply chain management processes
  • Good knowledge of business systems and procurement methods
  • PC literate with experience in MS Office and databases.
  • Exposure to working in an ISO-9001 or IATF-16949 environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with QA, design, and manufacturing in multiple global sites to develop suitable suppliers capable of consistent supply of compliant materials to Curtis specification.
  • Work along with engineering project teams and accept responsibility for supplier selection appropriate to manufacturing site.
  • Compile fabricated material costs during product development.  Ensure the correct costing is reflected in appropriate business systems.
  • Coordinate changes in material sources, tooling and fixtures for product transfer and new product releases in conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering and the manufacturing site concerned to permit local sourcing.
  • Ensure that all fabricated parts purchased comply with Curtis Master Engineering Specifications.
  • Identify and qualify alternate sources when required or support overall dual sourcing strategies.
  • Communicate to suppliers and assist them on meeting Curtis requirements on certification.  Work with existing suppliers to resolve problems using data compiled by local Purchasing and Quality staff.
  • Identify and realize cost reduction opportunities achieving yearly target set by VP of Quality Assurance
  • Guide all manufacturing facilities in our Global Sourcing activities to ensure our corporate fabricated part volume can be taken advantage of by local production/purchasing functions.
  • Provide timely communication on tooling requirements and take responsibility for compilation and required approvals of capital and other expenditures.
  • Process requests for samples from engineering and coordinate all P.O. activity associated to First Article Inspections.
  • Carry out formal vendor assessments per formalized Corporate Operating Procedures.
  • Provide feedback and analysis to Engineering on supplier issues and necessary Engineering changes.
  • Conduct Design for Manufacturability and Sourcing reviews on new product developments, and propose changes to designs to match the capabilities of the receiving manufacturing facility and their suppliers.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Hardware Design Engineer

  • Location: China

Hardware Design Engineer

Location: Suzhou, China

What you will do:

  • Hardware development for control systems for electric vehicles and control/display panels for industrial vehicles;
  • Interface and collaborate with software design, verification & validation engineering and testing engineering to ensure that the final design of a product completely meets the pre-defined requirement;
  • Sustain and upgrade existing products;
  • Verification and validation of components, method of testing and results analysis;

What you should have:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Automation;
  • At least 5 years of experience in circuit design;
  • Proficient in design of analog and digital circuit as well as design of SCM embedded systems;
  • Familiar with electric motor drives;
  • Capable of working independently, good communication skills, team player;
  • Good command of English language;

Quick Apply: recruit@curtisinst.com

http://www.curtisinstruments.com.cn/cn

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Software Design Engineer

  • Location: China

Software Design Engineer

Location: Suzhou, China

What you will do:

  • Software development for control systems for electric vehicles and control/display panels for industrial vehicles;
  • Interface and collaborate with hardware design, verification & validation engineering and testing engineering to ensure that the final design of a product completely meets the pre-defined requirement;
  • Sustain and upgrade of existing products;

What you should have:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Automation;
  • At least 5 years of experience in developing electronics products;
  • Proficient in embedded software development language (Assembly Language and C Language);
  • Familiar with software development in VC, VB and other high-level programming languages;
  • Experienced in design of analog and digital circuits as well as development of SCM embedded systems;
  • Experience in software development for electric motor driving systems, control/display panel products is preferred;
  • Capable of working independently, good communication skills, team player;
  • Good command of English language;

Quick Apply: recruit@curtisinst.com

www.curtisinstruments.com.cn/cn

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Customer Support Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Sales team. The Customer Support Engineer will evaluate customer requirements and recommend or assist in the implementation of Curtis products for customer’s design or development projects. Travel will be required 50% of the time. 

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for providing technical support to customers for all Curtis product lines.
  • Evaluate customer requirements and assist and guide customers in applying and installing Curtis products into customer hardware.
  • Provide technical information and guidance to customers, sales reps and distributors.
  • Write/edit application notes, installation guides, other technical notes, and literature to inform customers about products. 
  • Communicate with customers with respect to technical applications. 
  • Evaluate and report on customer response to product capabilities and limitations, evaluate and report on competitors’ products. 
  • Suggest and evaluate modifications or new products.
  • Assist in sales efforts. 
  • Evaluate and provide leads to sales managers, accompany on sales calls as required.
  •  Follow up on sales calls and phone leads. 
  • Represent company at technical conferences and tradeshows as required. 
  • Prepare applications and other reports as required.
  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances or problems. 
  • Abide by all company rules, policies and procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

What you'll need: 

 

Education

  • B.S. in electrical engineering
  • Course work/experience in computer programming
  • Course work in Electrical Machinery a plus

 

Experience

  • 1 to 3 years technical support experience
  • Automotive or vehicle industry experience helpful

 

Skills

  • Very good to expert interpersonal skills
  • Good written/oral communication skills.
  • Ability to do work with mechanical and electrical hand and power tools.
  • Computer literate with strong analytical and computational ability.
  • Excellent customer-focus

 

Capabilities

  • Ability to travel with short notice
  •  Up to 50% travel required

 

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

 

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Component Engineer/ Sourcing Specialist will perform Critical Component Reviews for all new products to determine costs, lead times etc. and ensure that parts are available at all phase gates of a project. 

 

What you'll do:

  • Attends all product team meetings, acts as a bridge between engineering and sourcing/purchasing.
  • Performs CCR’s (critical components reviews) for all MtK development projects at each project phase gate.
  • Quotes all new components, obtains cost estimates, lead times at all phase gates of a project: alpha, beta, pilot.
  • Based on lead times, works with purchasing to ensure that components are in place at the factory for beta, pilot and production ramp up.
  • Reviews all BOM’s for RoHS compliance/accuracy.
  • Places PO’s for Engineering samples, beta and occasionally pilot builds as well as FA samples at Curtis factories.
  • Monitors all manufacturers PCN’s (product change notices).
  • Identifies, monitors and tracks all EOL (end of life) components in MtK designs, and informsappropriate design team.
  • Generates new component specifications. Maintains current component specifications, generates ECN’s for component changes.
  • Researches and identifies potential sources for new components. Sets up meetings with suppliers, distributors, FAE’s etc.
  • Moves stock from various factory warehouses to MtK to support alpha and beta engineering builds.
  • Purchases components from local distributors to support alpha and beta engineering builds.
  • Administers contracts/generates PO’s for services such as Tech Street standards, Engineering maintenance/support services, MtK QA supply and yearly calibrations, etc.

 

What you'll need: 

Education

  • An Associate’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical technology or related fields, BSEE or BSET preferred. Supply chain management degree, certificate or training a plus.

Experience

At least two years of work experience in relevant fields.

  • Electronic component purchasing experience for an electronics manufacturer preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (INFOR-Syteline preferred), MS Office, etc.
  • Prior knowledge of various components electrical and mechanical characteristics.
  • Familiarity with electronic manufacturing material flow.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills, good communication, and interpersonal capabilities to work in a team and make a joint effort towards a common goal.
  • Familiarity with engineering and design practices and standards including ISO 9000.
  • Flexible, self-starter with high standards for quality with a hands-on, multi-tasking orientation.
  • Ability to bridge the gap between a problem and a potential solution
  • Ability to communicate clearly and understandable with different stakeholders in a technical project
  • Ability to abstract and summarize complex issues
  • Eager to learn and understand the product
  • Ability to understand and manage interpersonal aspects
  • Flexible and striving for success

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

DevOps Engineer

  • Location: New York

Join Curtis Instruments to redefine the possibilities of good product development by administrating and developing up our Application lifecycle Management and DevOps Tools.

We are looking for someone to serve the engineering teams by managing the product development support tools. These tools include Polarion, Jenkins, Subversion/Git, Phabricator, etc.

Our engineers are doing important work in the electronics, software, and mechanical development of motor controls for electric vehicles, and your contribution will go a long way in enabling great designs.

You will....

  • Setup, configure, and admin SW Tools used for engineering. This includes Polarion, Jenkins, Subversion, etc.
  • Keep track and maintain global software engineering tools licenses (Keil, IAR, Microsoft, Visual Paradigm, etc.)
  • Customize within the tools and develop plugins to enable advanced customization and functionality.
  • Collaborate with engineering group leaders, project leaders and system engineers applicable workflows and procedures.
  • Help engineers with software infrastructure projects (e.g., automated versioning, revision control, etc.).
  • Work with Global Software Engineering services on common tool practices with location specific customization where required.
  • Develop/script/program required supportive plugins/tools.
  • Collaboration with corporate IT regarding platform infrastructure.

You're likely to be successful if you bring to the table....

  • Significant experience working with engineering processes.
  • Strong process oriented mindset.
  • Good knowledge in software engineering processes.
  • On-the-job experience in Object-Oriented software development .
  • Service-oriented mentality (Engineering sites are the customers).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong communicator and facilitator.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Ideally Polarion, Jenkins and Subversion experience.
  • Able and willing to travel to other sites occasionally.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Requirements Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY., is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Requirements Engineer will analyze marketing information, stakeholder, and user needs to derive the functional and non-functional requirements to be met by the system’s design and consolidate these requirements into complete requirements and system specifications.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead various systems engineering activities that are essential for a successful launch of HMI products for vehicular market.
  • Collaborate with product engineers to refine system level requirements, and develop methodologies for numerical evaluation of requirements.
  • Collaborate with development teams and quickly understand the existing solution, capabilities, and architecture, as well as design choices and considerations
  • Systematically organize dependencies, interfaces and other cross-module artifacts
  • Derive and manage requirements for HMI systems and subsystems such as connectivity, camera, UI.
  • Help create architecture and design artifacts that describe complex solutions
  • Guide the development of test cases and test procedures that verify the requirements and assist in identifying test methods to achieve very high coverage.
  • Coordinate system integration with automated testing systems
  • Ensure end-to-end traceability of all artifacts including requirements, code and tests
  • Collaborate with the safety team to identify safety requirements, explore redundancy options, and tackle methods to ensure safety goals are met
  • Reviews and assesses development activities (e.g. user needs, development plans, design requirements, hardware and software architecture and design, verification and validation) to ensure that they comply with applicable procedures standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate specific task definitions, assignments and schedules for the design of Integrated HMI systems and subsystems consistent with product specifications and R&D guidelines.
  • Participate in failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work with project schedules, specifications, verbal and written instructions.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team.
  • Inform supervisor of unusual circumstances or problems and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

What you'll need:

Education

  • BS or MS in electrical engineering, computer science or related fields. Preferably advanced training in Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering (e.g. IREB certification)

Experience
At least five years of work experience in relevant fields.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate information from varied disciplines including Engineering, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs required. Relevant project experience preferred.
  • Automotive industry experience a plus.
  • Developed and managed systems and requirements documents; interface specifications, test specifications, dependency tracker, etc.
  • Working knowledge of standard systems engineering tools (Polarion, Git, MS-Project, etc.)
  • Prior knowledge about vehicular requirements, functional safety, path planning, and vehicle control are highly valued.
  • Familiarity with embedded systems, vehicular architecture, vehicular communication interfaces, or vehicular architectures.
  • Ability to read and evaluate C++ code, schematics and PCB layouts. Experience with various design and software tools.
  • Experience with interpreting industry safety standards such as ISO26262 a plus.
  • Fulfilled end-to-end traceability from top-level systems requirements, all the way to software source code, test cases, and test results
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Computer Engineer

  • Location: New York

Senior Computer Engineer

Curtis Instruments, Inc. – Mount Kisco, NY

Reports to Engineering Group Leader

The Senior Computer Engineer is responsible for analog, digital, software design/analysis and prototyping to meet project milestones in the development of Curtis’s instrumentation and display products.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Develop embedded software in a number of languages such as C, C++, C#, for microcomputer and embedded microcontrollers.
  • Specify, characterize and mathematically model solid state devices and systems with emphasis on efficient algorithm generation.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing of components to determine suitability for a specific application.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing for design verification as defined in the product specification and task description. Analyze data and identify potential and actual faults in design, manufacture and quality.
  • Use CAE tools to design and analyze circuit board schematics to specification and work closely with circuit board designers to develop PCB layouts that meet industry standard compliance requirements
  • Supervise the layout and construction of breadboards, prototypes, first generation products as well as laboratory and production equipment.
  • Prepare design and cost proposals on potential new programs.
  • Provide technical input to Design & Drafting so that appropriate documentation can be provided on a timely basis.
  • Design, or assist in designing production test equipment and fixtures.
  • Supervise the testing and qualification of pre-production and production prototypes.
  • Write engineering reports, test reports, procedures, progress reports, application notes.
  • Perform failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team. Act as Engineering Project Leader as assigned.
  • Provide technical support to less senior personnel and other operating departments as required.
  • Travel to vendor and customer sites to provide technical support when required.

 

What you need:

  • BSEE or BSCE with emphasis on digital circuit design, microcontrollers, embedded systems design, assembly or higher level programming language.
  • At least five years’ experience as a design engineer with project responsibility developing products for moderate to high volume production.
  • Emphasis on embedded system design, microcontroller applications, A/D converters.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in all phases of the product development process from early development through production and able to apply appropriate analytical and experimental techniques.
  • Strong C/C++, embedded programming skills and experience developing and debugging applications in embedded systems.
  • Experience developing low-level device drivers.
  • Knowledge of HMI tools/design, GUI tools/design, LCD technology (including touch), IoT and wireless communication a plus.
  • Familiar with CAE software packages for PCs or workstations.
  • Familiarity with engineering and design practices and standards including ISO 9000.

 

Must be legally authorized to work in the US, and not require sponsorship.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Test Engineering team.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop and formally validate electronics hardware and software for production testing of medium to high volume microprocessor based embedded systems manufactured in overseas plants.
  • Write and implement formal test plans for products to be tested.
  • Analyze test methods and process flows to optimize test coverage and cost, taking into account setup times, reliability, repeatability, handling, fixturing, etc.
  • Supervise the construction of test equipment, using additional resources when necessary.
  • Commission and validate test equipment in production facilities worldwide, travelling internationally when required (typically 2-3 wks./yr.).
  • Compile and publish proper and comprehensive documentation for all test equipment.
  • Train test operators and technicians.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to product development engineers and take responsibility for all aspects of production testing for those products under design. Attend and contribute to New Product Concurrent Engineering team meetings.
  • Remotely monitor test yields, investigate problem areas, and implement solutions.
  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances and perform other duties as may be assigned.

​​​What you need:

Education

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.

Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in an Electronics design role, preferably with experience in the use of PC based I/O and data acquisition systems.
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in software development using C, C++ or C#. Labview an advantage.
  • Experience in database design and manipulation an advantage

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis.

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Senior Software Engineer will design, develop and install software solutions; Support software QA and optimize I/O performance, analyze, monitor and improve efficiency and stability of the system, Interface with hardware design and development; requirements definition, testing and documentation of software systems, including embedded applications support.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, modify, implement, and support software components anywhere in the Software stack.
  • Develop software / firmware in C, C++, C# or other selected languages for Curtis products and / or applications, in accordance with applicable software development methodologies and release processes.
  • Develop and maintain embedded Linux systems including kernel, U-boot, and device drivers and API
  • Work with Yocto, board bring up for ARM based platforms, hardware/software integration, build cross-compiler toolchain, static code analysis tools, maintain build servers
  • Automate tasks with scripting languages such as Bash and Python
  • Utilize software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes and in-circuit debuggers in the software development process.
  • Work with GIT and SVN
  • Develop solutions with IoT, WiFi, BLE, I2C, SPI, PCIe, Ethernet
  • Experience developing low-level device drivers and API
  • Integrate / develop applications using GUI toolsets, such as Qt.
  • Read schematics and device data sheets
  • Debug and support existing software applications
  • Define, perform and supervise testing to ensure specifications are met. This typically includes module, integration, system and design verification tests. Analyze data and results to identify potential and actual faults in the design.
  • Assist in generating project proposals in response to Marketing requirements by estimating hardware & software requirements, engineering effort and cost.
  • Work from schedules, specifications, schematics, work orders, verbal and written instructions.
  • Specify and use a full range of electronic test equipment, computer hardware and software.
  • Provide technical input to Configuration management so that appropriate documentation can be provided on a timely basis.

What you need:

Education

  • MSCS, MSEE or MSCE with emphasis on embedded firmware development using high level programming languages.

Experience

At least eight years’ experience in firmware development for microcontroller / microprocessor systems or five in a senior role

  • Demonstrated experience with embedded systems design, RTOS and Linux, embedded C and C++.
  • Experience developing PC applications in C#, C++, Java or similar language. Experience with Qt a plus.
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques
  • Experience with advanced concepts of computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices.
  • Mobil app dev experience a plus

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Supply Chain Planner

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Operations team. This position is the pivot point between the customers forecasted and real demands, the materials supply chains and the production schedulers at our manufacturing facilities worldwide. It has particular responsibility for the release of the production forecast and the monitoring of its accuracy, and is the focal point for short-term changes in manufacturing demand.

What you'll do:

  • Prepare information on “Corporate Contracts” by electronics manufacturer for RFQ and eventual procurement commitment for the various manufacturing operations.

  • Generate “strategic corporate Purchase Orders” directly into the manufacturing databases for their respective production plans.

  • Run component pricing variances between the manufacturing sites.

  • Scrub new components for “health” to support design engineering efforts.

  • Scrub new “BOM’s” for indirect costs related to transportation / risk of manufacturing location / tariff costs.

  • Responsible for updating and publishing the Units Distribution Forecast weekly.

  • Maintain and publish the Supply Chain shipping Schedules between Curtis Sites and Vendors for rolling 18 Months.

  • Coordinate the various metrics for the Materials Department and propose action for improvements.

  • Perform a variety of inventory analyses to assist in managing the global inventory position

  • Maintain the engineering specification data within IHS for capturing PCN impact.

  • Validate BOM costs between sites and their respective Rank 1 suppliers.

  • Compile and e-mail the component forecasts to the vendors.

  • Co-ordinate the demand changes within the forecast associated with product transfers between facilities or new product introductions.

  • Gather, monitor and format customer supplied forecasts for uploading into ForecastPro, the corporate forecasting software.

  • Help update and maintain the corporate forecast in ForecastPro using customer forecast, customer order, sales history, sales and product management input.

  • Represent Manufacturing in Sales and Customer Services department and be the link between them and our Materials departments.

  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances or problems.  Abide by all company rules policies, and procedures.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

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What you'll need: 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Business Administration or a technical field.

Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in planning at a senior role

  • Detailed understanding of modern business systems

  • Familiar with modern manufacturing techniques and Supply Chain Management

  • Experience working in statistical techniques a definite plus

  • Strong attention to detail

Skills

  • Computer skills (Excel/Word) essential.  Access a plus.
  • Forecast Pro a plus

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Sourcing Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

The Senior Sourcing Engineer will pro-actively set up materials supply chains which provide lowest total cost of manufacture, which are logistically optimal, and which exploit our global economies of scale without losing the local responsiveness each of our manufacturing facilities and their own local production purchasing departments require.

This position is a corporate role with responsibilities extending beyond the local facilities and may require some international travel.

We are looking for someone who:

  • ·        Work with design, QA, Manufacturing Engineering to develop suitable suppliers capable of consistent supply of complaint materials to Curtis Instruments specifications, taking into account manufacturing locations needs and in accordance with corporate Sourcing guidelines.

    ·        Take part in the concurrent engineering teams and accept responsibility for supplier selection appropriate to manufacturing site.

    ·        Compile material costs during product development at MTK, PMC, and AG, including proposals for a specific application, Alpha, Beta, Prototype, until released into production.  Ensure that the correct costing is reflected in business systems (Engineering and live databases).

    ·        Develop forecast needs with purchasing based on engineering project milestone chart.  Create and maintain a chart of all materials needed for projects, including part specifications, drawings, second sources, lead times, critical path items by appropriate manufacturing site.  Let Purchasing know what was bought for each project. Feedback to Engineering time frames for material fulfillment.

    ·        Coordinate the changes in material sources, tooling and fixtures for product transfer and new product releases in conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering and the manufacturing site concerned to permit local sourcing.

    ·        Ensure that all materials purchased comply with Curtis Master Engineering Specifications.

    ·        Identify and qualify alternate sources when required.

    ·        Communicate to suppliers and assist them on meeting Curtis requirements on certification.  Work with existing suppliers to resolve problems using data compiled by local Purchasing and Quality staff.

    ·        Identify and realize cost reduction opportunities achieving yearly targets.

    ·        Guide all Manufacturing facilities in our Global Sourcing activities to ensure our corporate materials volume can be taken advantage of by local production/purchasing functions.

    ·        Provide timely communication on tooling requirements and take responsibility for compilation and required approvals of capital and other expenditures.

    ·        Provide AVL’s for Engineering to work with during the design phase of a product development.

    ·        Provide guidance on supplier capabilities during and after the design phase of product development.

    ·        Provide feedback and analysis to Engineering on supplier issues and necessary Engineering changes.

    ·        Co-ordinate all aspects of product transfers including materials sources.

    ·        Conduct Manufacturability and Sourcing reviews on new product developments, and propose changes to designs to match the capabilities of the receiving manufacturing facility and their suppliers

    ·        Conduct local/global Supplier Audits per corporate operating procedures.

    ·        Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances or problems. Abide by all company rules policies, and procedures.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

Education

  • 4 year Degree in a technical discipline

Skills

  • Excellent communication, analytical, and presentation skills.

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Good knowledge of business systems and other procurement methods.

  • Good working knowledge of all processes associated to Die Casting, Injection Molding, PCB Manufacture, Extrusions, Machining, Metal/Rubber Stamping, etc.     

  • Able to travel internationally

     

Experience

  •  ​Minimum 2 years’ Design experience preferred, using concurrent engineering teams
  • Good knowledge of modern manufacturing principles essential
  • Understanding of modern supply chain management.
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Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

  • Location: Puerto Rico

We're looking for a team leader and proactive Production Supervisor!

The Production Supervisor coordinates and supervises the activities of production workers engaged in the processing of electronic components and parts such as printed circuit boards (PCBs), assembly of parts or assemblies into end products, and machine operation.

The Production Supervisor is responsible for the overall performance of assigned work centers and the people therein in terms of safety, quality, efficiency, housekeeping and communications.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Ensures assigned jobs are completed on time.
  • Ensures product conforms to specifications and quality standards, and is built strictly per the Manufacturing Operating Procedures. Ensures that general industry workmanship standards and materials are correctly and consistently applied.
  • Ensures all work is carried out by trained, qualified and competent operators
  • Demonstrates methods and educates workers in sequence of processing tasks and operation and control of machines and equipment if necessary. Responsible for process integrity in areas of supervision.
  • Maintains time and production performance records on a bulleting board and discuss results with the production personnel. Prepares cost, yield, breakage, and maintenance reports, and any other reports requested by Management at the end of the shift.
  • Inventories and requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies for department activities. On MRO material, such as chemicals, epoxies, RTVs, etc… keeps track of inventory vs minimum needed to maintain a months worth. If minimum is reached, he informs management and follows up with next order.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department.
  • Responsible for the area's perfect housekeeping. Ensures required 5S principles are applied at all times.
  • Responsible for the safety of the workcenter and all personnel within it.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, and assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate, and educate workers to achieve work goals.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, (B.A.) in Industrial Engineering.

 

Prefered Experience:

  • Green Belt
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience 3 years
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Planner/Buyer

  • Location: Puerto Rico

We are looking for a highly motivated professional who is a fully bilingual, hands-on team player with analytical and problem solving abilities to fill the position of Planner/Buyer.

If you have the following competencies and experience, you may be just the person we are looking for.

The Planner/Buyer plans, originates, coordinate & tracks purchase orders for raw material or production orders to meet customer’s sales orders schedules. Assures orders are placed for timely delivery of material to meet production schedule.

Education and experience:

  • B. A. in Materials Management or Operations
  • 2 to 5 years in Material Management or Planning
  • Experience in project management


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/handicapped/veterans/female

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Hardware Development Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Hardware Development Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Hardware Development Engineer will provide engineering support of a product development & continuation team; and will independently design, prototype, test, troubleshoot electronic assemblies, components and circuits. You will be responsible for defining methods for assembly and test of electronic components and assemblies.   You will follow and document engineering procedures to meet the company’s defined development cycle. 

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and debug power electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.

  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.

  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.

  • Apply current techniques and tools to improve cost, design time, reliability, durability, and manufacturability.

  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.

  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.

  • Participate in electrical schematic, board layout and project reviews.

  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during any phase of development or production.

    We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus minimum 2 years’ experience in an electronics development role, preferably with experience in power electronics development and motor controllers.

  • Experience in analog or digital design of embedded controls and/or experience with switching or power electronic design.

  • Knowledge of thermal management and product life expectancy; 

  • Knowledge of: ESD principles and practices; PCB layout and schematic capture tools; circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practices.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work on a team

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

    If this sounds like you, please apply today!

     

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Requirements Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY., is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Requirements Engineer will analyze marketing information, stakeholder, and user needs to derive the functional and non-functional requirements to be met by the system’s design and consolidate these requirements into complete requirements and system specifications.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead various systems engineering activities that are essential for a successful launch of HMI products for vehicular market.
  • Collaborate with product engineers to refine system level requirements, and develop methodologies for numerical evaluation of requirements.
  • Collaborate with development teams and quickly understand the existing solution, capabilities, and architecture, as well as design choices and considerations
  • Systematically organize dependencies, interfaces and other cross-module artifacts
  • Derive and manage requirements for HMI systems and subsystems such as connectivity, camera, UI.
  • Help create architecture and design artifacts that describe complex solutions
  • Guide the development of test cases and test procedures that verify the requirements and assist in identifying test methods to achieve very high coverage.
  • Coordinate system integration with automated testing systems
  • Ensure end-to-end traceability of all artifacts including requirements, code and tests
  • Collaborate with the safety team to identify safety requirements, explore redundancy options, and tackle methods to ensure safety goals are met
  • Reviews and assesses development activities (e.g. user needs, development plans, design requirements, hardware and software architecture and design, verification and validation) to ensure that they comply with applicable procedures standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate specific task definitions, assignments and schedules for the design of Integrated HMI systems and subsystems consistent with product specifications and R&D guidelines.
  • Participate in failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work with project schedules, specifications, verbal and written instructions.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team.
  • Inform supervisor of unusual circumstances or problems and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

What you'll need:

Education

  • BS or MS in electrical engineering, computer science or related fields. Preferably advanced training in Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering (e.g. IREB certification)

Experience
At least five years of work experience in relevant fields.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate information from varied disciplines including Engineering, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs required. Relevant project experience preferred.
  • Automotive industry experience a plus.
  • Developed and managed systems and requirements documents; interface specifications, test specifications, dependency tracker, etc.
  • Working knowledge of standard systems engineering tools (Polarion, Git, MS-Project, etc.)
  • Prior knowledge about vehicular requirements, functional safety, path planning, and vehicle control are highly valued.
  • Familiarity with embedded systems, vehicular architecture, vehicular communication interfaces, or vehicular architectures.
  • Ability to read and evaluate C++ code, schematics and PCB layouts. Experience with various design and software tools.
  • Experience with interpreting industry safety standards such as ISO26262 a plus.
  • Fulfilled end-to-end traceability from top-level systems requirements, all the way to software source code, test cases, and test results
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: UKECrecruitment@curtisinst.com​​​​​​​. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Computer Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Senior Computer Engineer is responsible for digital, analog, software design/analysis of ARM based UX platforms.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, diagnose, and operate complex embedded systems, that include MPUs, Ethernet.
  • Wireless, power management circuitry, CAN, USB, I2C, I2S, A/D, PWM, flash, RAM, etc.
  • Use CAE tools to design and analyze circuit board schematics to specification and work closely with circuit board designers to develop PCB layouts that meet industry standard compliance requirements.
  • Generate specific task definitions, assignments and schedules for the design of electrical and electronic components and subsystems consistent with product specifications and R&D guidelines.
  • Supervise the layout and construction prototypes, first generation products as well as laboratory and production equipment. Coordinate prototype validation, Agency approvals (FCC, UL, CE).
  • Develop embedded software in a number of languages such as C, C++, Python, etc. for MCUs and MPUs on RTOS and Linux based systems.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing of components to determine suitability for a specific application, optimize solutions for cost efficiency.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing for design verification as defined in the product specification and task description. Analyze data and identify potential and actual faults in design, manufacture and quality. Integrate and configure AVTS, Jenkins, and similar automated tools.
  • Design, or assist in designing production test equipment and fixtures. Supervise the testing and qualification of pre-production and production prototypes.
  • Prepare design and cost proposals on new programs.
  • Work with project schedules, specifications, schematics, verbal and written instructions. Specify and use a full range of electronic test equipment, computer hardware and software.
  • Provide technical input to Configuration Management so that appropriate documentation can be provided on a timely basis.
  • Write engineering reports, test reports, procedures, progress reports, application notes.
  • Perform failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team. Act as Engineering Project Leader as assigned.
  • Train and provide technical guidance to technicians assigned to specific projects.
  • Provide technical support to less senior personnel and other operating departments as required, such as Sales, Customer support, Application Engineers, Customers.
  • Contribute in design reviews.
  • Travel to vender and customer sites to provide technical support when required.
  • Inform supervisor of unusual circumstances or problems and perform other related duties as assigned.

What you'll need:

Education

  • MSEE or MSCE with emphasis on digital circuit design, MCU and MPU, embedded systems design, high level programming languages.

Experience
At least five years’ experience as a senior design engineer with project responsibility developing products for moderate to high volume production.

  • Expertize in embedded circuitry design.
  • Knowledge of Design techniques for EMC / ESD
  • Strong C/C++/RTOS/Linux embedded programming skills and experience developing and debugging applications in embedded systems for ARM based microcontrollers and processors.
  • Experience with HMI tools/design, GUI integrated tools/design, capacitive touch LCD technology, IoT and wireless communication, camera interfaces, LCDs, Graphics accelerators
  • Demonstrated ability to work in all phases of the product development process from early development through production and able to apply appropriate analytical and experimental techniques.
  • Familiar with CAE software packages for PCs or workstations. Proficiency in schematic capture (Altium experience is a plus) and strong layout principles knowledge
  • Familiar with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: UKECrecruitment@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Senior Software Engineer independently designs, codes and debugs software for the real-time control applications. Works with motor control engineers to realise effective and efficient real-time control algorithms. Follows software development cycles including software requirements capture and verification of software to these requirements. Carries out unit testing of functions. Provides Engineering support of a product development and continuation team. Works with electronic design team to optimize logic and microprocessor circuit implementations. Follow and document engineering procedures.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Apply novel techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.
  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Debug systems from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Participate in software design, electrical schematic and project reviews.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years’ experience in embedded, real-time software.
  • Expert in real-time software programming using high level languages.
  • Expert user of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop designs to meet project costs, performance and schedules.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of control and feedback systems for power and motor control
  • Demonstrated knowledge of microprocessor circuits and implementation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software analysis, documentation and design of experiments.
  • Knowledge of good engineering practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring capabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • PC literate with experience in MS Office and databases.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Test Technician

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Test Technician for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

We are searching for a well-organized, reliable electronics technician to join our excellent company The opportunity is to offer Technician support of a product development and continuation team. This role will involve working closely with the hardware and software engineering teams, you will be responsible for assisting in the set-up of test benches and test jigs, maintenance and repair of electronic systems and devices. Modifications and upgrades to prototype hardware as well as extensive help in testing system performance, analyze and report on results

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

 

 Build/Assemble, Commission, Debug electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.

  • Design, setup and wire test environments and Jigs
  • Run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all tests and analysis.
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Estimate damage and calculate the cost of materials
  • Test system functionality and analyse data
  • Repair malfunctions in circuitry and other system structures
  • Read and comprehend complex manuals and diagrams
  • Update reports and maintain inventory
  • Collaborate with engineers and other professionals on technical tasks
  • Use various tools to build and repair systems (e.g. grinders)
  • Sourcing or fabricating replacement parts for electronic systems.
  • Use industry standard development systems to achieve traceability and cross referencing for V&V.
  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  •  Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems.
  • Assist with NPI team liaison with end of line test
  • All other duties as assigned. ​​​​​​

 

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent (preferably with bias towards power electronics).
  • 3 years’ hands-on experience in a production test and/or technician role
  • Experience of working with systems up to 350V DC (or above)
  • An intuitive and practical disposition
  • Familiarity working with various tools and equipment
  • MS Office and diagnostic software (e.g. PC-based)
  • Excellent physical condition and hand-eye coordination
  • An understanding of Safe practice (H&S)
  • Knowledge of analog or digital implementation of embedded controls and switching for power electronic operation.
  • Knowledge of switching power converters (preferably Motor drives and controls).
  • Knowledge of ESD/EMC principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of circuit analysis, and design of experiments.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for Electronics.
  • Willingness to learn and accept constructive feedback.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Validation Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Validation Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

This is a great opportunity to for someone who enjoys offering e Engineering support of a product development and continuation team. This is a newly created, cross-functionally visible position responsible to test, validate and qualify newly developed drives against engineering requirements, to achieve a high-quality and robust end product. This role will involve working closely with the hardware and software engineering teams, as well as project management and product/quality management. You will be responsible for following a New Product Integration Validation and Verification test plan, helping create validation test criteria/procedures, identifying, specifying and creating any necessary test environment, test and troubleshoot electronic assemblies, components and circuits (primarily for the power conversion sector - motor drives). Perform and document a full suite of tests (cross referencing the specification requirements) and independently determining compliance or not. Identifying and managing risks, making sound judgments about quality and the release of product or a change to an existing product.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

·       Commission, Debug electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.

·       Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.

·       Maintain records and documentation on all tests and analysis.

·       Use industry standard development systems to achieve traceability and cross referencing for V&V.

·       Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.

·       Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.

·       Be the key interface for overall system (HW/SW) for validation and alignment on test plan, priorities and execution.

·       Work with Engineering to improve checklist of verification and validation tests and to define criteria for entry into Validation phase. Identify and resolve validation blockers.

·       Drive closure of issues/findings.

·       Establish a disciplined reporting and communication dashboard of project risks & status with respect to quality and readiness for release.

·       Improve the scope and coverage of automated tests

·       Augment the validation lab and life test capability and process

·       Perform change validation before ECN/ECO release

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably with bias towards power electronics).

·       3 years hands-on experience in a production test and/or QA Validation role at system level (HW/SW)

·       Experience of working with systems up to (or above) 350V DC

·       An intuitive and practical disposition

·       An understanding of Safe practice (H&S)

·       Knowledge of analog or digital implementation of embedded controls and switching for power electronic operation.

·       Knowledge of switching power converters (preferably Motor drives and controls).

·       Knowledge and experience in QMS ISO 9001, TS 16949, or ISO 26262

·       Knowledge and experience in applicable product regulatory standards such as (EN1175, EN13849, UL 0583, and EN12895). 

·       Knowledge of ESD/EMC principles and practices.

·       Knowledge of circuit analysis, and design of experiments.

·       Effective verbal and written communication skills.

·       PC literate with experience in MS Office and databases (good and thorough documentation skills)

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If this sounds like you, please apply today!