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Title   Department
Applications Engineer Customer Support Engineering
DevOps Engineer Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer Engineering
Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment Engineering
Senior Software Engineer Engineering
Cost Accountant Finance & Accounting
Senior Supply Chain Analyst Purchasing/Sourcing
Supply Chain Planner Purchasing/Sourcing

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!