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Title   Department
QA Engineer
Bulgaria
Quality Assurance
Senior Systems Integration Engineer
California
Customer Support Engineering
Applications Engineer
California
Engineering
Senior Software Engineer
California
Engineering
Sr. Software Engineer - Embedded
California
Engineering
Sourcing Engineer
California
Quality Assurance/Sourcing
Hardware Design Engineer
China
Engineering
Software Design Engineer
China
Engineering
Sales Engineer - Key Accounting / New Business Development
Germany
Sales
Customer Support Engineer, Software Developer
Italy
Customer Support Engineering
Applications Engineer
New York
Customer Support Engineering
DevOps Engineer
New York
Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer
New York
Engineering
Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment
New York
Engineering
Senior Software Engineer
New York
Engineering
Cost Accountant
New York
Finance & Accounting
Senior Supply Chain Analyst
New York
Purchasing/Sourcing
Supply Chain Planner
New York
Purchasing/Sourcing
Production Supervisor - 2nd shift
Puerto Rico
Manufacturing
Senior Software Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Test Technician
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
CUSTOMER SUPPORT ENGINEER (Software)
United Kingdom
Engineering
Software Control Engineer
United Kingdom
Engineering

QA Engineer

  • Location: Bulgaria

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for execution of procedures and instructions according to the requirements of ISO 9001 standard and in compliance with all specifications.
  • Responsible for materials’ inspection and approval methods
  • Define critical process inspection stages.
  • Review, evaluate and analyze the overall results of the troubleshooting and corrective action reports on specific programs
  • Provide all QA interface for suppliers/customers quality issues
  • Maintain a closed loop of corrective actions related to suppliers’ rejections and customers’ complaints.
  • Provide of the statistical process control support to manufacturing processes and elsewhere, when necessary. Analyze the efficiency of the manufacturing processes and other areas as required.
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 Requirements:

  • University degree in  Engineering
  • At least 3 years working experience in a similar job
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • ERP system experience
  • Understanding of quality principles, tools and methodologies for quality issues solving (8D, 5Y, Ishikawa)
  • Knowledge of standard IPC-А-610
  • Experience with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and TS 16949 are an advantage
  • Communication skills and ability to make analyses
  • Team player

Deadline for applications February  11th , 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Your application will be treated with strict confidentiality. The personal information that you agree to share with us will be processed in accordance with the law on Protection of personal data and will be used only for the needs of the recruitment process.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Systems Integration Engineer

  • Location: California

We are looking for a Senior Systems Integration Engineer that will work with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to design the electrical drive train of their vehicles using Curtis motor control products. This includes product selection, system design, software design, tuning, and troubleshooting.

In this position, you integrate multiple electronic components to create a vehicle control system. You specify the software, electronic and mechanical interfaces. This hands-on role includes designing, implementing and testing application-specific software to meet regulatory requirements. Occasional travel to customer sites for technical and sales support is common.

Additionally, the Systems Integration Engineer tunes, calibrates and characterizes electrical machines. Specifically establishing and documenting the performance of these machines when used with Curtis motor controllers.

The Systems Integration Engineer at Curtis acts as a liaison between the customer, sales team, and engineering/development teams at Curtis. As such, this job offers variety, and the opportunity to work in multi-disciplinary teams.

What you will do:

  • Write detailed specifications, architecture and design documentation, as well as test plans and procedures.
  • Estimate resources and timing required to design and develop hardware and/or software needed to implement vehicle system designs.
  • Configure and tune motor controllers.
  • Design and write software for customer applications. Create documentation and review processes that are required for safety-critical software.
  • Set direction in creating and maintaining new standard vehicle configurations and software libraries.
  • Be a subject-matter expert for co-workers and customers, for standards and functional safety regulations of electric vehicles.
  • 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.
  • Provide the Sales Department with technical assistance for customer visits either in the field or in the factory, as required.
  • Mentor and train other engineers.
  • Organize and lead cross-functional and cross-company teams to design and implement vehicle systems from concept to production.
  • 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.
  • Recognize opportunities for improvements to processes and products.
  • Follow corporate operating policies.
  • Assist other departments
  • All other duties as assigned.

What do you need:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering, or a related discipline, plus 7 or more years related experience
  • Experience in understanding usage and application of electronic systems
  • Ability to create requirements documentation in written, verbal, diagram and schedule form
  • Significant Experience in application and/or design of control systems and/or control systems components
  • Must be able to architect, design, write, and maintain C/C++ code
  • 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
  • Must be self-motivated and manage time well. Project management experience is a plus
  • Accuracy and good organizational skills
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink is a plus
  • Familiarity with functional safety standards (EN13849 / ISO26262) is a plus
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

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.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: California

Do you want to design software for electric vehicles?

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to design, code and debug PC software tools for customers, applications engineers, and development engineers for Curtis embedded controller products. These software tools support flash download, product configuration/setup and other product development needs in a Windows environment. We are looking for a motivated individual with a collaborative, team-first attitude. You should have strong engineering fundamentals but derive satisfaction from mentorship and elevating team members.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect, Design, and Code Windows based tools to support new product development and sustaining projects.
  • Design, set up and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Develop and apply novel techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality.
  • Work within or lead a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Lead or Participate in software design, and project reviews.
  • Prepare of development specifications.
  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during production.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What will help you be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5-10 years of experience with .NET
  • Expert in C#, .NET, and OOP
  • Well versed in Git Administration
  • Understanding of Linux Operating Systems
  • Demonstrated ability to develop designs to meet project schedules and requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software analysis, documentation, and design of experiments
  • Extensive experience with WPF or Windows Forms

Preferred Qualifications - Experience with:

  • Unit Test
  • Agile / SCRUM
  • Serial communication over RS232 and CAN
  • Embedded SW Development including C, C++, I2C, SPI
  • Web frameworks (Angular Preferred)
  • Polarion, Jira, or similar
  • SQL Server
  • Azure SAAS products
  • GitHub
  • ANTLR
  • Jenkins
  • Basic understanding of DevOps
  • Docker
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!

Sourcing Engineer

  • Location: California

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? If you have any experience with custom tooled parts either from a design or purchasing prospective, we want to speak with you! 

We are looking for a Sourcing Engineer at our premier engineering facility in the San Francisco Bay Area - Livermore, CA who will be an integral part of the Product Development Team, able to work independently, but coordinate and communicate with global cross functional colleagues to ensure stable material supply chain for new product introductions plus changes to existing designs, where quality is maximized at the best cost.

What you will need:

  • 4 year degree in a technical discipline with preferable experience in Custom Tooled Part Design, Fabrication, or Procurement specific to 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:
    • Design for Manufacturability
    • Value Engineering/Value Analysis
    • Cost Reduction
    • Lean Manufacturing
  • 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.
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What you will do:

  • 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 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.
  • Provide feedback and analysis to Engineering on supplier issues and necessary Engineering changes.
  • Carry out formal vendor assessments per formalized Corporate Operating Procedures.
  • 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!

Sales Engineer - Key Accounting / New Business Development

  • Location: Germany

Do you want to work in the industrial vehicle industry and strengthen our competence in the emerging markets of electrification and hybridization? Our Sales & Support office in Paderborn serves the territory of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and offers exposure to a broad variety of applications in the exciting environment of electric mobility and industrial drive systems.

We are looking for a Sales Engineer to support customers and prospects especially in the pre-sales phase of inquiries and new projects that require in-depth product knowledge and market intelligence in the area of HMI and motor speed controllers.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with customer engineers and purchasers as well as our own product support teams to create project specific proposals for electric vehicles and industrial drives.
  • Business development by analyzing market trends and legislation changes.
  • Risk assessment of potential business cases.
  • Commercial project management, participation in (international) project reviews.
  • On-site customer visits

What you need:

  • BSc EE degree or equivalent in Mechatronics or Vehicle Engineering
  • Experience in working with electrical and electronic systems and the associated tool environment
  • Knowledge of serial communication links (LIN, CAN bus)
  • Knowledge of standards and regulations in the industrial vehicle and mobile machinery market
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both German and English
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of any size
  • Driving license, class B

What we offer:

  • Training and longterm development of your position
  • Interesting and challenging tasks inhouse and at customers
  • International work environment
  • Attractive salary and employee benefits
  • Company car also for private use

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

2-5 years professional experience in one or more of the above areas is mandatory.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Customer Support Engineer, Software Developer

  • Location: Italy

 

Curtis Instruments Srl currently has an opportunity for a Customer Support Engineer – Software developer to join our team in Milan. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of an experienced team, where your contribution will be an essential part of developing the application software management and development.

Responsibilities

·       Responsible for the development of software and software control methodology for the next generation of platform products.

·       Develop and update Software Control work practices in line with industrial standards.

·       Develop applications code using relevant languages and API’s to enable customers to successfully implement Curtis control systems.

·       Be responsible for the co-ordination and progress of software design for one or more projects, as assigned.

·       Liaise with Curtis departments on all matters relating to software control and safety design for assigned projects.

·       Carryout software V modelling processes & black box testing.

·       Provide technical support to sales activities.

·       Provide consultancy for customers in assessing or assisting in the definition of software specifications with respect to V modelling input.

·       Provide site assistance with commissioning and final project sign off.

Skills / Qualifications

·       Engineering degree or Technical High school diploma.

·       Experience with machine/motor control and battery powered vehicles is highly beneficial.

·       A self-motivated individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·       Italian native speaker, English must be advanced level

·       V modelling, Matlab, Simulink and Bitbucket or equivalent software management tools.

·       CANbus experience, DS301 and J1939 protocols beneficial.

·       C, C++ application coding.

This position is located in our Milan office.  We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Applications Engineer

  • Location: New York

If you are looking for a position that combines your electrical, mechanical and programming knowledge in a customer-facing role in the electric vehicle environment, we may have just the job for you!  This is a flexible work from home position, but commutable distance to our office is required.

Our Application Engineers are involved in evaluating customer requirements, and recommending or assisting in the implementation of Curtis products for customer design or development projects. You will provide technical support to OEM’s, dealers, distributors and end-users of Curtis products both in-house and at the customers site. You will collaborate and participate with QA, Manufacturing, Engineering and Customer Service to provide a solution or resolution for customer application issues.

What you will do:

  • Provide hands-on 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’s hardware.
  • Provide technical information and guidance to customers, sales reps and distributors.
  • Write/edit application notes, installation guides, 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 for new products.
  • Assist in sales efforts. Evaluate and provide leads to sales staff, accompanying on sales calls as required. Follow up on sales calls and phone leads. Represent company at technical conferences and tradeshows as required.
  • Ability to deal with regular interruptions and shifting customer priorities
  • Prepare application notes and other reports as required

What you bring:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Coursework/experience in computer programming (C preferred)
  • Computer literate with strong analytical and computational ability
  • Knowledge of electrical machinery a plus (forklifts, golf carts, power wheelchairs, etc.)
  • Ability to work with mechanical and electrical hand and power tools
  • CAD experience and ability to read wiring diagrams, electrical schematics
  • Hands-on automotive or vehicle repair experience helpful
  • 1 to 3 years' technical support experience
  • Excellent customer-focused approach with good follow-up skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel on short notice within the Americas, up to 50%, to serve client needs

 

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!

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.

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Computer Engineer

  • Location: New York

 

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

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office up to two times a week, or as needed.

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.

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

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

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Test Engineering team.  Due to the nature of this position working on test equipment, this is a mostly in-office position, with flexibility to work from home when work flow allows.

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:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.
  • Minimum 3 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!!

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a software position, but also enjoy working with electronics?  This position may be for you!  

This Senior Software Engineer position is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, and 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.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office up to two times a week, or as needed.

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:

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

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Cost Accountant

  • Location: New York

If you have experience working as a Cost Accountant in a manufacturing environment with engineering projects experience, we are looking for you!  This position is a corporate role with responsibilities extending beyond the local facilities and may require some international travel.

This position reports to the Corporate Controller and works out of our Corporate Office, located in Mount Kisco, NY.  This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office up to two times a week, or as needed.

As a corporate role, the Cost Accountant provides cost accounting functions for all of North America, while supporting all other cost accountants at the other sites.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

Domestic Operations (NY, CA and PR):

  • Responsible for all cost accounting functions in North America.
  • Responsible for the review, maintenance and accuracy of all Standard Costs and Engineering Projects.
  • Compute actual labor and overhead rates.
  • Perform all standard costs rolls.
  • Prepare monthly journals relating to COGS.
  • Responsible for the accurate valuation of inventory and Engineering projects and their reconciliation to the General Ledger.
  • Review of project proposals and set up Engineering Projects.
  • Audit the Labor system to ensure that time is recorded correctly to work centers and projects.
  • Audit the accuracy of cycle counts, investigate variances and determine the internal controls.
  • Review and analyze daily transaction reports including Future PPV reports.
  • Review the accuracy of the inventory reserves
  • Monitor warranty costs and warranty reserves.
  • Prepare budgeted COGS based on production forecast and analyze budget vs. actual variances.

Domestic Reporting:

  • Issue monthly Manufacturing Reports with explanations on Gross Margin, manufacturing variances, overhead rates, inventory turns etc.
  • Issue monthly Engineering Projects reports comparing actual to date costs to budgeted amounts.
  • Provide a quarterly consolidated report of COGS to the CFO.
  • Issue Labor and burden rates used to compute Transfer Prices annually.
  • Have formal discussions with Operations regarding the quarterly results of all manufacturing sites.
  • Provide the external auditors with financial reports and analysis to satisfy their audit requests.
  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances of problems. Abide by all company rules, policies and procedures. 

International Operations/Reporting:

  • Coordinate and assist the Cost Accountants and Finance Managers at the other Curtis subsidiaries to ensure the financial results of the day to day manufacturing transactions and Engineering Jobs are recorded correctly in the financial ledgers.
  • Review the global manufacturing budgets.
  • Review the accuracy of labor and overhead rates.
  • Review, analyze and coordinate the issuance of Monthly Manufacturing Reports.
  • Prepare and issue monthly consolidated inventory by location.
  • Review the accuracy and adequacy of the inventory reserves
  • Familiar with foreign currencies and their impact on inventory valuation and variances.
  • Review and analyze the impact of product transfers between manufacturing sites.
  • Review of project proposals and set up Engineering Projects.
  • Monitor global warranty reserves.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, with a minimum of five years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment with multiple sites.
  • Experience in Standard Cost Systems
  • Experience in Engineering projects
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel & Access
  • Hands on knowledge of ERP and accounting systems
  • Data entry, computer skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues from multiple levels in the Company
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to apply US GAAP and Cost Accounting Standards

 

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

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Supply Chain Analyst

  • Location: New York

The Senior Supply Chain Analyst is critical for driving all predicted demand throughout all Curtis locations for proper alignment of Supply Chain. You will be the liaison with cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our products. You will also be responsible for creation of the monthly and quarterly global forecast and the integration of the output from this forecast into the Sales and Operation Plan (S&OP) working closely with Product Management, Sales, Supply Chain, Operations and the Finance team.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office up to three times a week, or as needed.

What you'll do:

  • Create and maintain the global sales forecast.

  • Supply Finance with the budget forecast and inter-company forecast, including cost of goods sold on a quarterly basis.

  • Collaborate to analyze forecast variances, understand and mitigate variance drivers, identify opportunities to improve operation efficiencies, and deliver successfully against high organizational standards.

  • Load the forecast into the business System. Monitor, identify and correct problem with the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) in all sites.

  • Publish the Vendor Component Forecasts for all Curtis manufacturing facilities.

  • Coordinate the demand changes associated with product transfers between facilities or new product introductions.

  • Manage forecasting metrics at the aggregate and SKU level for all business teams.  Educate key stakeholders on the value and importance of performance and leverage historical performance and bias to drive future forecasts.

  • Identify the root cause of historical forecast error and apply key learnings to future forecasts to improve overall inventory health (reduction in shortages and excess inventory). 

  • As a business system super user lend support, process reviews and training to users as needed.

  • As an integral part of the Business Intelligence team, support users worldwide in the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports.

  • Responsible for creating, maintaining and distributing the transfer prices.  Transfer prices are used by the Curtis subsidiaries to trade between themselves.

  • Support operations by monitoring and updating the Cycle Count setting at all facilities that use cycle counting.

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

What you'll bring:

  • A B.S. degree in Business Administration, Data Science or Advanced Analytics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science and Engineering, Supply Chain, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Certification from leading Supply Chain Professional Organization (IBF, CSCMP, APICS, ISM) recommended.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain procedures and demand planning techniques

  • Familiarity with an ERP system and forecasting tools

  • Confident and articulate to deal with internal and external customers

Preferred experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience purchasing/sourcing electrical components, both active and passive
  • Knowledge of Component Supply Chain (active & passive parts) and the integrated circuit fabrication process
  • Basic knowledge of electrical components
  • Understanding of both Product Life Cycle process and Component Life Cycle process

Skills

  • Computer skills (Excel/Word/Access) essential.
  • SQL a plus.
  • Cognos Impromptu BI reports 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!

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Supply Chain Planner

  • Location: New York

This critical position is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, and is a needed addition to our Operations team. This position is the pivot point between the customers forecasted and real demands, 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.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office up to two times a week, or as needed.

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

What you'll need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain, Business Administration or a technical field.
  • 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 computer skills (Excel), and Access a plus
  • Bonus points for Forecast Pro experience
  • Strong 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!!

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Production Supervisor - 2nd shift

  • Location: Puerto Rico

We are looking for an team leader, proactive and a compromise Production Supervisor for a Second Shift!

The Production Supervisor oversee our production operations. You’ll guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflows. In a fast paced environment like production, the supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process. They must be competent and comprehend complex operations. You should be able to optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing the costs. The goal is to ensure that production processes deliver products of maximum quality in a profitable manner.

Responsibilities

  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Oversee and coach employees
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Submit reports on performance and progress
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards

Skills

  • 5 years of Experience
  • Advanced skills in MS Office
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering, major in Industrial Engineering
  • Preferred - Green Belt'

 

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!

CUSTOMER SUPPORT ENGINEER (Software)

  • Location: United Kingdom

REPORTING TO:    Technical Manager

Responsibilities Specific:

  1. Development of Vehicle Control Language (VCL) software.
  2. Development of C+ and graphics software for Instrumentation products.
  3. Development of Vehicle Systems and Instrumentation product specifications.
  4. Provision of software maintenance and software updates.
  5. Technical evaluation of system products.
  6. Commissioning of vehicles at customer locations within the UK and Europe.

Responsibilities General:

  1. To understand the operation, specification and application of all company products.
  2. To provide product training for internal staff and customers.
  3. Provide technical appraisals on competitive products.
  4. To take responsibility and ownership of tasks ensuring that work is completed on time and in accordance with the targets and quality standards set by management.
  5. To be cost effective in all areas of activity and to provide properly completed expense forms.
  6. To participate in and encourage team working throughout the company.

It is expected that this position be fulfilled with integrity in a manner to the credit of the individual and the Company.  Standards of dress must be maintained.  Also the prohibition of smoking in the Company must be strictly observed. ​​​​​​​

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Software Control Engineer

  • Location: United Kingdom

Job description

Overview / Responsibilities

Curtis Instruments UK currently has an opportunity for a Software Control Engineer to join our team in Northampton. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of an experienced team, where your contribution will be an essential part of developing the application software management and development.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of software and software control methodology for the next generation of platform products.
  • Develop and update Software Control work practices in line with industrial standards.
  • Develop applications code using relevant languages and API’s to enable customers to successfully implement Curtis control systems.
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination and progress of software design for one or more projects, as assigned.
  • Liaise with Curtis development centres and other departments on all matters relating to software control and safety design for assigned projects.
  • Undertake software V modelling processes & black box testing.
  • Provide technical support to sales activities.
  • Provide consultancy for customers in assessing or assisting in the definition of software specifications with respect to V modelling input.
  • Provide site assistance with commissioning and final project sign off.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering degree (minimum).
  • Experience with machine/motor control and battery powered vehicles is highly beneficial.
  • A self-motivated individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • V modelling, Matlab, Simulink and Bitbucket or equivalent software management tools.
  • CANbus experience, DS301 and J1939 protocols beneficial
  • C, C++ programming.

Future Role Development:

This position provides full exposure to the Curtis global organization whereby the candidate will be able to demonstrate their capabilities to a wide audience. From this exposure the candidate can develop the boundaries of the role and also be in contention for wider participation of global activities and promotional opportunities.

Company Overview

Curtis UK, established in 1974, is the largest European sales and service subsidiary of Curtis Instruments Inc. From our large purpose built facility in central Northampton, we provide advanced control system technology for electric and hybrid vehicles and off-road equipment of all types used in many different areas of industry.

Corporate Principles

The 10-Points are the operating principles which guide our daily work & relationships with our colleagues, our customers, our suppliers, and our community.

  1. Our people are our most important resource.
  2. Our customers are the source of our well-being: every person in the company is responsible for exceeding customer expectations.
  3. Our products must embody the best technology that is available, while meeting the needs of our markets.
  4. We strive to design and manufacture only one level of quality - the highest.
  5. Each person in the company is responsible for its progress, and each person must share in its success.
  6. As a global company, we recognize that strength comes from the diversity of our culture.
  7. We believe in a work environment which encourages and permits each person a sense of his/her own worth.
  8. Relations with colleagues, with customers, and with vendors must be conducted with integrity and fairness.
  9. Creativity in our engineering and in all aspects of our activities is the most essential ingredient of our progress.
  10. Curtis companies are citizens of the larger community and we have a responsibility to contribute to its well-being and progress

Employment Type

Full-time

If this sounds like you, please apply today!