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Title   Department
Customer Support Engineer Customer Support Engineering
Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist Engineering
DevOps Engineer Engineering
Requirements Engineer Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer Engineering
Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment Engineering
Senior Software Engineer Engineering
Supply Chain Planner Manufacturing
Senior Sourcing Engineer Quality Assurance/Sourcing

Customer Support Engineer

  • Location: New York

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

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

What you'll do:

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

 

What you'll need: 

 

Education

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

 

Experience

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

 

Skills

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

 

Capabilities

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

 

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

 

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist

  • Location: New York

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

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

 

What you'll do:

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

 

What you'll need: 

Education

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

Experience

At least two years of work experience in relevant fields.

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

Skills

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

DevOps Engineer

  • Location: New York

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

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

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

You will....

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

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Requirements Engineer

  • Location: New York

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

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

What you’ll do:

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

 

What you'll need:

Education

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

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

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Computer Engineer

  • Location: New York

Senior Computer Engineer

Curtis Instruments, Inc. – Mount Kisco, NY

Reports to Engineering Group Leader

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

 

What you’ll do:

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

 

What you need:

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

 

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment

  • Location: New York

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

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

What you’ll do:

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

​​​What you need:

Education

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

Experience

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

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: New York

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

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

What you’ll do:

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

What you need:

Education

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

Experience

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

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Supply Chain Planner

  • Location: New York

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

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

What you'll do:

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

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

  • Run component pricing variances between the manufacturing sites.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What you'll need: 

Education

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

Experience

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

  • Detailed understanding of modern business systems

  • Familiar with modern manufacturing techniques and Supply Chain Management

  • Experience working in statistical techniques a definite plus

  • Strong attention to detail

Skills

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

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Sourcing Engineer

  • Location: New York

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

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

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

We are looking for someone who:

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ·        Identify and qualify alternate sources when required.

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

    ·        Identify and realize cost reduction opportunities achieving yearly targets.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Desired Skills and Experience

Education

  • 4 year Degree in a technical discipline

Skills

  • Excellent communication, analytical, and presentation skills.

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Good knowledge of business systems and other procurement methods.

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

  • Able to travel internationally

     

Experience

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!