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Title   Department
Hardware Engineer
California
Engineering
Senior Electrical Engineer (PCB/Analog/Altium)
California
Engineering
Senior Product Engineer
California
Engineering
Sr. Software Engineer (Embedded)
California
Engineering
Systems Requirements Engineer
California
Engineering
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
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
Accounts Payable Supervisor
New York
Finance & Accounting
Senior International Accountant
New York
Finance & Accounting
Senior Automation Engineer
Puerto Rico
Engineering
Senior Production Supervisor 2nd Shift
Puerto Rico
Manufacturing
Planner/Buyer
Puerto Rico
Material Department
Senior Software Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Validation Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering

Hardware 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 own the circuit design of a new product. You will work closely with the project lead and the control, software and mechanical engineers from design kick-off until product release. If you get excited about researching and developing new things, aren’t daunted by solving design challenges and enjoy directly impacting current and future products daily, then our team might be your next career step.

What you need:

1. BSEE, plus 2-5 years of industry experience.

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

3. Knowledge of ESD principles and practices.

4. Knowledge of PCB layout and schematic capture tools.

5. Knowledge of good engineering practices.

6. Effective verbal and written communication skills

 

What you will do:

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

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

3. Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.  This includes maintaining relevant procedures and documents in Polarion and other databases.

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

And more......

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Electrical Engineer (PCB/Analog/Altium)

  • Location: California

We're looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer who enjoys doing their own PCB layout to join our team. At Curtis, we design both in conventional SMD and thick copper boards for power conversion. We also use lots of insulated metal substrate boards.

Most of your work will be collaborating with the electrical design and mechanical engineers, as you make new company products together.

What you will do:

  • Design, setup, and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Develop and apply new techniques, circuits and tests for product design. Work within a design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Apply current techniques and tools to improve cost, design time, reliability, durability, and manufacturability.
  • Independently design dense double-sided or four-layer printed circuit assemblies.
  • Create and maintain libraries in Altium.
  • Incorporate Engineering Change Orders.
  • Thorough application of mixed technologies PCB, surface-mount and through-hole.
  • Prepare fabrication and assembly drawings and manage bill of materials.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.

What you should have:

  • BSEE degree or equivalent, plus 5 years of experience in a relevant technical discipline.
  • Fluency in Altium- library, layout, schematics, revcontrol.
  • Experience with PADS is a plus.
  • SolidWorks knowledge would be a plus, but not preferred.
  • Experience with design of high current motor controllers or equivalent technologies is a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.
  • Thorough understanding of PCB fabrication processes, tolerances, IPC standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESD principles and practices.
  • PC literate with experience in MS Office (Access, Excel and Word).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Accuracy and good organizational skills.

 

Please note: we will only be considering local candidates for this role.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Product Engineer

  • Location: California

Responsibilities


Design electronic components and select and qualify components into new electronic products.  Validate the circuit design and test corner cases before production to ensure product reliability using knowledge of Micro-Cap/Spice to simulate circuits for design verification. Use experience with schematic capture and PCB Layout to select the electronic components and placement for the designed circuit. Use knowledge of MOSFETs, JFETS, Diodes, and VLSI technologies to design reliable electronic products and to perform detailed analysis and calculations required in design phase of the electronic product development. May work remotely from home.


Requirements
* Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field;
* 2 years of experience as Senior Engineer, Engineer II, or related occupation;
* Experience with schematic capture and PCB Layout;
* Knowledge of Micro-Cap/Spice to simulate circuits for design verification;
* Knowledge of MOSFETs, JFETS, Diodes, and VLSI technologies; and
* May work remotely from home.


Worksite: 235 East Airway Blvd., Livermore, CA 94551


Qualified applicants mail resumes only to Curtis Instruments, Inc., Attn. HR/SPE, 235 East Airway Blvd., Livermore, CA 94551

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Sr. Software Engineer (Embedded)

  • Location: California

Do you want to design software for electric vehicles?

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to architect, design, code and debug real-time embedded software/firmware for electric motor speed controllers.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Apply current techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality of our motor speed controllers.
  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure designs meet specifications.
  • Dubug systems from prototypes.
  • Participate in project reviews.

What you need:

  • BSCS, BSCE, BSEE degree or equivalent; 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • Modern Software knowledge, including Objective Oriented Programming
  • Experience with serial communication protocols such as CAN
  • In-depth experience working with oscilloscopes, emulators, logic analyzers, and embedded debugging tools/techniques
  • Experience in real-time embedded programming using high-level languages, C++ required
  • In-depth knowledge of real-time operating systems, task schedulers, and standard libraries
  • Knowledge of control and feedback systems (strongly preferred)
  • Experience with Source Code versioning tools, i.e. GIT
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!

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!!

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!

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

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: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

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!

Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Location: New York

If you enjoy providing hands- on supervision and performing accounting responsibilites orders in a manufacturing environment, then this may be the perfect role for you!!

The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for planning, evaluating and ensuring the proper and timely processing of invoices and payments; for providing hands-on supervision of the accounts payable department and performing accounting responsibilities.

Principal Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise A/P team and ensure that the departmental policies and procedures are followed to maintain internal controls.
  • Process invoices (matching, input, disbursements, data entry etc.) in an accurate timely manner.
  • Review weekly check, wires and ACH runs and assemble vendor invoices that are scheduled for disbursement for second review.
  • Distribute incoming vendor invoices to the proper individuals
  • Review and processing of expense reports
  • Review and resolve any price/quantity discrepancies on invoices
  • Provide various departments with the proper documentation to charge back our subsidiaries
  • Review Accounts Payable and Voucher Payable aging reports on weekly basis and resolve older items.
  • Review all open items (invoices, unmatched receivers) and resolve in a timely manner
  • Submit 6-week cash disbursement forecasts weekly
  • Review outstanding check listing and resolve older items
  • Verify account codes for all non PO vouchers as well as proper accounting period and obtain appropriate approvals
  • Respond timely to vendor and internal inquires
  • Coordinate and resolve all internal and external Accounts Payable problems timely
  • Provide coverage for other A/P members, which includes performing weekly wires and prepayments to foreign vendors and ensuring timely and accurate application of these prepayments to invoices when received.
  •  Perform month end closings, monthly reports and reconciliations for A/P
  • Perform manual journal entries when necessary
  • Perform all related account analysis including vendor deposits and clearing accounts
  • Ensures proper recordkeeping of purchases for use in tax preparation and periodic audits
  • Ensures employer identification numbers or social security numbers have been collected from all vendors required to prepare 1099s
  • Complete monthly inter-company A/P reconciliations and assist with AP confirmations
  • Communicate monthly with A/R team and subsidiary to perform intercompany offsets
  • Communicate with the Purchasing Department in US and Puerto Rico regarding purchase orders, receivers, and price variances
  • Communicate with and assist other A/P team members to ensure that invoices and disbursements are processed correctly and timely.
  • Communicate and assist Curtis locations regarding Syteline problems and procedural issues
  • Communicate and respond to audit questions as they relate to accounts payable
  • Be point of contact for the Accounts Payable Department and communicate issues to Assistant Controller timely
  • Update all scripts and procedures relating to the Accounts Payable department
  • Assist management with special projects as requested, such as account analysis
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Inform manager of all unusual circumstances and problems timely
  • Abide by all company rules, policies, and procedures

Knowledge and Competency Requirements

Education

Accounting Degree

Experience

  • Five (5) years Accounting experience, preferably in a high volume accounts payable environment

  • Supervisory experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills  (word, excel, access)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Well-organized

  • Customer service oriented; with strong problem-solving capabilities, when working with vendors and internal customers

  • Strong understanding of debits and credits, accruals and material in transit

  •  Experience working with foreign currencies preferred

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We look forward to hearing from you.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior International Accountant

  • Location: New York

Do you possess strong US GAAP knowledge and international accounting experience? Then this may be the perfect job for you!

Curtis Instruments, Inc. is looing for a Senior International Accountant is to participate in preparation of consolidated financial statements and footnotes, issued on a timely basis; to review financial statements prepared by local accountants validating compliance with US GAAP; perform internal audit functions; and assist in all high level accounting projects required due to the external reporting requirements. 

What you'll do:

  • Support monthly and quarterly reporting & closing process.
  • Travel to various entities/locations on a rotational basis to review the reporting packages & financial statements prepared by local accountants, validating compliance with US GAAP and to meet with external accountants to obtain sign-offs.
  • Perform analysis of financial data from international entities, including review of balance sheet and income statement variance analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly financial consolidation at corporate office.
  • Prepare financial statement footnotes for the consolidated company and as needed for Puerto Rico.
  • Support internal audits at various operations on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly account analysis.
  • Assist in debt compliance and other reporting requirements.
  • Review accounting processes and procedures to improve controls and increase productivity. Incorporate and update procedures in an accounting manual.
  • Provide accounting support for liquid investments held by the Company. 

Knowledge and Competency Requirements

Education

  • CPA
  • BBA in Accounting

 

Experience

  • 2-4 Years “Big 4” Public Accounting Preferred
  • 3-5 Years in Corporate Accounting of a multinational company

 

Skills

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Stong understanding of internal controls
  • Strong skills with Excel and ability to work with large data sets
  • Experience with ERP systems – general ledger and other financial applications
  • Experience with corporate consolidations and reporting software - Oracle HFM, OneStream, Hyperion, etc.
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Ability to represent corporate interests with external auditors and local management at foreign subsidiaries

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Senior Automation Engineer

  • Location: Puerto Rico

A team leader of the Curtis Automation Group.  Will be in charge for defining, designing, and executing automation related projects throughout Curtis Corporation sites.  The Sr. Automation Engineer will also ensure resources continuation development to maintain and support activities.  Responsible for trouble shooting/automation issues to improve manufacturing performance.

  • Manages the timely completion of open automation and controls projects.
  • Fully integrates, stand along automated cells or complete automated assembly lines.  This includes, but not limited, to development of ROI and project justification documentation requirements.  Review, understand, and explain customer specs and prints.
  • Evaluates automated and information technology systems, and develops strategies to optimize and ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansion, replacement, or upgrade.  Identify and implement process/equipment improvements and manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Leads in installing and placing new equipment into operations.  Develops solutions for automation problems. Oversees investigations of automation anomalies to prevent recurrence
  • Responsible for maintaining control systems and instrumentation used in automated cells or lines.
  • Responsible for programming robots codes, PLC’s, HMI’s, SCADA and Vision based
  • Comply with all facets of the department safety program including the elimination of any safety hazard.  Ensures any/all related job safety analysis (JSA’s) requirements are defined and approved through EHS personnel.
  • Complies/exceeds all Validation/Verification documentation requirements prior to the release of any equipment to manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Develops and supports CA (Corrective Actions) associated with automation related investigations & deviations 
  • Make sure that field devices, instrumentation systems, communication networks and interfaces are working properly
  • Build up and instigate advanced testing methodologies and makes use of a combination of testing techniques

BS in automation, mechanical or electrical engineering or related field. Master’s degree in Automation Engineering preferable

High level PLC, Robots, HMI’s, SCADA and Vision programming.

Supplementary courses in databases, statistics and robotics

Licensed Engineer preferably

Knowledge in validation, design control and procedures documentation

Minimun of 7 years of experience with communication protocols

Hands on experience in robots and conveyor assembly lines

Hands on experience with communication protocols

Project Management and mechanical design capacity

Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Production Supervisor 2nd Shift

  • Location: Puerto Rico

We are looking for a highly motivated professional and leader who is a fully bilingual and hands-on team player. 

The Senior Production Supervisor supervises, and coordinates activities of the Production Department in certain shift related to processing materials and manufacturing products. Resolve operational and manufacturing problems to prevent production delays.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, on a weekly basis, production schedules with a 3-4 week horizon. Analyzes and prioritizes work in process flow based on model types, and quantities, to be able to build the final product and fill the customer delivery dates in order to plan department operations for the manufacturing shift assigned.
  • Plans production operations.
  • Establishes priorities and sequences for manufacturing products to assure production schedules are met.
  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays as needed.
  • Reports and analyzes machines and equipment performance to ensure specific operational goals and optimum utilization are met.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Analyzes manufacturing capacities and production schedules to facilitate decision-making.
  • Approves or arranges approval for expenditures.
  • Plans utilization of production personnel to improve efficiency of operations in company.
  • Implements operations systems to achieve effective work loads and work flow.
  • Constantly achieve 5S total expectation and promote it through his subordinates.
  • Prepare and maintain the annual budget for Production department, which includes hiring for new personnel, overtime estimates per production department, and capital equipment among others.
  • Justifies hiring. Makes performance evaluation of subordinate supervisors. Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state employment laws and regulations. Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Human Resources or General Manager.

Education

· Bachelor Degree with Master Degree in Industrial Management, BSEE or BSIE, preferred; or a combination of education and experience.

Experience

Minimum of five years experience in a similar position.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Planner/Buyer

  • Location: Puerto Rico

Requirements:

  • B. A. in Materials Management required or Industrial Management. Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience of procurement in an electronic manufacturing environment is a must, with at least 2 years negotiating pricing and terms for production parts for commodities assigned in a direct purchasing role, analyzing quotations, obtaining materials from suppliers and JIT scheduling deliveries.
  • Significant experience in dealing with electronic and machined parts is a must, mechanical components such as aluminum or cooper castings and moldings are highly desirable.
  • Responsible for the purchasing and maintenance of required company materials and sub-contract services for production, components needed for subcontracts and class C parts: (resistors, plastics, metallic, etc.).
  • Coordinate releases to blanket purchase orders or transfer Orders between locations and provide documents to other departments or facilities.Prepare documents for inter-company materials and determine cost effective transportation method.Meet established purchasing goals for Cost Reduction Program.
  • Preparing & implementing production planning/scheduling for the manufacturing of subassemblies and finished goods.
  • Preparing & processing inventory adjustment transactions for scrap or obsolete raw material.
  • Understanding of modern (lean) manufacturing methods and supply chain management.
  • Absolute and experienced knowledge of MRP process system.Project Management experience desirable.
  • Fully bilingual (English & Spanish), computer literate; very organized; Team player.
  • Experienced in a Windows PC environment.
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!

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!