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Title   Department
QA Engineer
Bulgaria
Quality Assurance
Embedded Software Engineer
California
Engineering
Failure Analysis (FA) Technician/Technologist
California
Engineering
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
California
Engineering
Senior Project Leader
California
Engineering
Staff Electrical Engineer
California
Engineering
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
Director - FP&A and Strategic Finance
New York
Finance
Senior International Accountant
New York
Finance & Accounting
Director of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP)
New York
Manufacturing
Senior Production Supervisor
Puerto Rico
Manufacturing
Senior Production Supervisor - 1st Shift
Puerto Rico
Manufacturing
Functional Safety Manager
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Senior Software Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Software Engineer
UK Engineering Center
Engineering
Systems Requirements Engineer
UK Engineering Center
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.
  • Provide

 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

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!

Embedded Software Engineer

  • Location: California

Curtis Instruments, a Kohler Co., is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join our team to further our product development in the electric vehicle industry.  You will work with a small, talented team of engineers who are passionate about this continually growing industry.  

In this role, you will code and debug real-time embedded firmware for our new generation of electric motor controllers/inverters.    If you enjoy working in a HW/SW lab environment, this may be the job for you.

This position is located in our R&D technical center in Livermore, CA.   The software group works four days in the office, with flexibility as needed.
 

What you’ll do:

  • Write effective and efficient real-time software.  
  • Work within a small, highly skilled design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Follow software development cycles, including software requirements capture and verification of software to these requirements.
  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Debug systems.
  • Provide support to continuation engineering and other Curtis engineering teams.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.
  • Collaborate with Curtis engineering sites around the world.
  • Work on a wide variety of vehicles we support, including golf cars, forklifts, small on-road cars, electric ride-on lawnmowers, etc.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree with industry experience or closely related academic or personal projects in embedded, real-time software.  
  • User of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with serial communication protocols using CAN, for example CANopen, J1939, UDS, etc.
  • Knowledge of control and feedback systems for power and motor control.
  • Knowledge of real-time operating systems and task schedulers.
  • Knowledge of electronic circuits and implementation.
  • Experience with Unified Modeling Language (UML), C++, unit testing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

What you get:

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • 401k with 5% company contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave (for moms and dads)
  • 10 annual holidays
  • Flexible work environment

 

The target salary range for this position is $100,00 to $130,000.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Failure Analysis (FA) Technician/Technologist

  • Location: California

Curtis Instruments, a Kohler Co., designs motor speed controllers for a wide variety of electric vehicles, and we're looking for a Failure Analysis Technician to join our team.  If you took apart your toys when you were a child to see how they worked, this may be the job for you!   A successful candidate will be someone that enjoys working with their hands in a lab environment.

You will perform analysis on the design and performance of circuits and components, and review manufacturing assembly issues for our motor speed control products. You will test and disassemble devices that are suspected of failures, and troubleshooting faults down to the component level.

This position is a mostly in-office position, with limited flexibility to work from home due to the lab equipment needed to be successful. This position is located in our premier R&D engineering facility in the San Francisco Bay Area - Livermore, CA.

What you will do:

  • Specify and perform configuration changes and maintenance for electric vehicle test beds used for engineering failure analysis and testing of products. Specify maintenance procedures, and document test platforms with schematics and drawing documentation.
  • Acquire, interpret and prepare experimental data for presentation.
  • Design, build and carry out laboratory testing and experiments to prove or disprove clearly stated hypotheses. Participate in this entire process from concept through reporting.
  • Provide design details where lacking and recommend modifications to designs and manufacturing process as required.
  • Compile and maintain data taken from test operations. Maintain records and documentation using company computer networks. Write a root cause analysis report when necessary.
  • Apply a high level of analog and digital electronic circuit theory knowledge, principles of electronic circuits and fundamentals of electronic testing procedures.
  • Design, program and operate computer based data acquisition equipment.
  • Operate electronic test equipment including oscilloscopes, multi-meters, signal generators, power supplies and digital device programmers.
  • Perform analysis and debug embedded microprocessor based electronic systems. Familiarity with use of emulators, logic analyzers and software debugging tools a plus.

What you need to be successful:

  • Minimum two-year technical degree or equivalent experience and training in a related discipline. Minimum of 5 years industry experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams and be able to recognize the components on a circuit assembly.
  • Proper and extensive use of power supplies, Multi-meters, oscilloscopes, curve tracers.
  • Ability to hand solder, remove and replace surface mount and through-hole components
  • Familiarity with hand tools and mechanical disassembly of electronic hardware
  • Familiarity with electronic fabrication and manufacturing processes
  • Good record keeping, communications, and writing skills, Microsoft Office Suite familiarity
  • Understand function of bipolar transistors, Field Effect transistors, Op Amps, Logic ICs and embedded microprocessor technologies.
  • Software familiarity is a plus
  • Experience in consumer/industrial electronic repair on component level is a plus
  • Some experience in photographic techniques is a plus
  • ERP database experience, such as Syteline, SAP or Oracle.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

What you get:

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • 401k with 5% company contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave (for moms and dads)
  • 10 annual holidays
  • Flexible work environment

Pay Range: $50.00/hr - $60.00/hr

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: California

Curtis Instruments, a Kohler Co., is looking to add an experienced Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to our team at our Livermore, CA R&D facility. If you have experience providing core expertise for strategic project initiatives, design for manufacturability reviews, and advanced production quality planning of new products, we are looking for you!

This role is strategic, rather than operational, and involves planning/coordination of multi-functional staff to ensure manufacturing facilities in all geographic regions have the capacity, equipment, processes and expertise to successfully manufacture new and existing products in medium to high volumes to automotive-standard levels of quality.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office a minimum of two times a week, or as needed. In addition, occasional travel to international manufacturing sites is expected.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure best manufacturing practices, processes and equipment are consistently specified and optimally employed throughout all Curtis manufacturing organizations.
  • Participate in New Product Development teams and provide detailed manufacturability reviews for new products tailored to the competences of the target manufacturing location.
  • Represent remote manufacturing facilities as the single point of contact in the design facility.
  • Carry out formal and timely manufacturability (DFM/DFT) reviews on all new products along with documenting the product assembly process.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering

Skills

  • Demonstrated experience implementing/deploying new processes into manufacturing.
  • Industry knowledge of quality processes, SPC, Black Belt, Lean Manufacturing (6S)/
  • Strong Project Management and organizational skills, and the drive to take full responsibility for projects and problems in cross functional groups.
  • Strong ability to communicate at all levels within the organization, including to overseas employees speaking English as a second language, accommodating cultural differences and sensitivities.
  • Excellent computer skills

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a modern electronics manufacturing environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of PCB assembly manufacturing concepts, techniques and equipment.
  • Leading and implementing process improvement measures via new process and/or equipment technologies, from identification phase through to serial production validation.
  • Prior experience of production launch coordination a plus.

Pay range: $90,000 - $150,000

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Project Leader

  • Location: California

Curtis Instruments, a Kohler Co., is looking to add a Sr. Project Leader to our team to design motor speed controllers for a wide variety of vehicle types.  The main objective of this position is to drive product development forward through prototype development and verification management. You will work with an interdisciplinary team of talented engineers to accomplish this goal.  You will plan, schedule and execute all phases of product development from design through production release.  This is a technical position, we are not looking for a Program Manager.

This position is located in our premier engineering facility in Livermore, CA, and is a needed addition to our Engineering team. 

Once you are up to speed on Curtis' processes, this position will be a hybrid role requiring at least two times a week in the office, with flexibility as needed.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Plan, organize, lead, and track the design and release of motor, system control and support products.
  • Interface directly with customers, sales and product management to define and develop products.
  • Estimate cost and schedule for work to be performed, and ensure that work is completed within the estimated cost and schedule.
  • Conduct status and design reviews on a regular basis and provide project status reports to management.
  • Supervise the efforts of the design engineer(s) assigned to the project.
  • Guide the project through all phases of the corporate PDS.
  • Maintain records and documentation using laboratory notebooks and internal computer networks.
  • Work with group leads and staff engineers to write the engineering specifications.
  • Improve the project development process.
  • Assist test engineering in the initial specification of equipment and procedures for production testing.
  • Assist manufacturing and test in the resolution of design related problems that arise during production.

What you need:

  • BS technical degree and 8+ years experience.
  • 3+ years project leadership experience with power electronic and embedded control products.
  • Demonstrated understanding of electronics, software development, mechanical design, and manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated project planning, leading, organizing and tracking skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practice.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Accuracy and good organizational skills.

What you get:

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • 401k with 5% company contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave (for moms and dads)
  • 10 annual holidays
  • Flexible work environment

Our target salary range is $110,000 - $170,000.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Staff Electrical Engineer

  • Location: California

Join our team to further development in the electric vehicle industry.  We are seeking a Staff Electrical Engineer that will help develop our future generations of motor controller products and mentor our junior engineers.  You will conduct research and design for multiple product development and continuation teams.  This is an opportunity to work with our embedded software design teams to optimize control logic and microprocessor circuit implementations.   

This is mostly an in-office position, the team is working four times a week in office, with flexibility.

What you'll do:

  • Independently design, prototype, test and debug motor controllers.
  • Design and debug electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.
  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Develop and apply new techniques, circuits and tests for product design.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.
  • Develop new and apply existing techniques and tools to improve cost, design time, reliability, durability, and manufacturability.
  • Work within a design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.

What you need:

  • BSEE degree or equivalent, and 10 plus years experience in a relevant technical discipline; advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience with design of high current motor controllers or equivalent technologies.
  • Proven track record of designs with best practices around ESD and emissions.
  • Proven passion for hands-on activities, detailed design of experiments and verification skills.
  • Ability to work independently or with others on significant and unique issues vital to the company’s success.
  • Proven mentorship skills and effective cross-functional handshakes with great organization skills.
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop novel designs to meet project costs, performance and schedules.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCB layout and schematic capture tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

What you get:

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • 401k with 5% company contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave (for moms and dads)
  • 10 annual holidays
  • Flexible work environment

The target salary range for this position is $120K to $185K, depending on experience.

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!

Director - FP&A and Strategic Finance

  • Location: New York

We are seeking a Director, FP&A, and Strategic Finance to lead financial analysis and reporting, strategic decision modeling, forecasting, monthly and ongoing business results reviews, processes and system solutions, and corporate compliance. This newly created position is important for Curtis’ ongoing profitable growth. Particular focus will be required for business partnering cross-functionally with the leadership team and strategic investment opportunities as we continue to accelerate our growth. This role will take point in developing and building out the team to drive data-driven decision-making further. This position must maintain the highest level of integrity and candor at all levels of the business to gain buy-in from our sites worldwide.

 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:

  • Effectively communicate financial performance utilizing the standard tools and templates for appropriate product line and market segmentation, P&Ls, units/orders/sales and margin reporting, manufacturing spending and metrics, operating expenses, and headcount.
  • Enhancement of KPI and management metrics, reports, and dashboards to succinctly enable leaders to understand their business, key drivers, and impacts to accelerate.
  • Enhance and develop models to evaluate business opportunities (new product development, market entry, M&A, R&D, sales, manufacturing, quality, supply chain/procurement) to drive data-driven decision-making.
  • Guide and educate colleagues on effectively communicating financial performance.
  • Lead and develop team. Share development across businesses with analysts to improve analysis.
  • Evaluate and support implementing new systems and applications to strengthen and enhance reporting, analysis, and strategic decision-making.
  • Coordinate the cadence of the monthly forecasting process and the strategic, financial, and capital plans. Collaborate with cross-functions to maximize results and achieve win-win.
  • Support the creation of executive communications and presentations.
  • Financial advisor to Curtis’ President, GM, and VP of Finance.

 What you need:

  • 7 – 10 years of relevant experience in finance, management consulting, investment banking, or private equity (including FP&A and project management experience).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Superior business partnering skills, including building senior-level relationships, trust, and getting things done. Being a trusted facilitator between product, business and finance.
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills, solid business judgment, and excellent communication skills.
  • Financial modeling skills, getting market research, understanding trends, developing insights, and combining these into sound high-impact strategic opportunities.
  • Ability to communicate to all organizational levels in a financial and managerial capacity.
  • A proactive self-starter with supervisory experience and a curious mindset.
  • Keen attention to detail with utmost ethical and business integrity.
  • Knowledge of OneStream is helpful.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the year.

 What you get:

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave (for Moms and Dads)
  • Ten annual holidays
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible work environment

 

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

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior International Accountant

  • Location: New York

We are seeking a Senior International Accountant to join our consolidations team partnering globally for the monthly close process, accounting support for international subsidiaries, actions to improve business performance, coordinate audit requests and audits, and special projects. This position is important to Curtis’ ongoing profitable global growth. Particular focus will be on business partnering internationally, providing guidance to subsidiaries, and influencing non-direct reports. This role will work in the consolidation process and help drive data-driven decision-making. This position must maintain the highest level of integrity and candor at all levels of the business to gain buy-in from our sites worldwide.

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:

 

  • Support the Monthly Financial Close Process. This includes: assisting in the close process (elimination entries, statutory vs. management reporting, etc.), using our ERP (Syteline) and Consolidations (OneStream) applications, working to meet the close schedule, participating in close meetings, Super User for OneStream, and assist in data submission to Group.
  • Accounting Support for International Subsidiaries. This includes: Providing guidance/training on US GAAP and corporate accounting policies, assisting in financial performance reviews of subsidiaries, assisting statutory reporting, audits, and board meetings, and periodically visiting locations to audit and ensure compliance.
  • Assist with actions to improve business performance at subsidiaries. This includes: actions to improve working capital metrics, actions to improve close and accounting processes, leading local teams in creating/implementing controls and policies for statutory requirements, and training financial staff.
  • Perform analysis of financial data from subsidiary companies, including a review of variances in the balance sheet and income statement.
  • Assist with Capital requests for subsidiaries; and in monthly reporting of capital expenditures and depreciation expense.
  • Support audit requests (internal/external).
  • Assist with statutory audits at subsidiary companies.

What you'll need:

 

  1. 3-5 years of relevant experience in finance and accounting (International experience required).
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance | CPA required.
  3. MBA or Master’s degree preferred.
  4. Superior ability to collaborate with colleagues around the world, including understanding and respecting differences in working cultural styles, language, etc.
  5. Problem-solving, analytical skills, solid business judgment, and excellent communication skills.
  6. Keen attention to detail with utmost ethical and business integrity.
  7. Ability to communicate to all organizational levels in a financial and managerial capacity.
  8. A proactive self-starter with a curious mindset is a must.
  9. Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the year.

What you'll get:

 

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave (for Moms and Dads)
  • Ten annual holidays
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible work environment

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Director of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP)

  • Location: New York

The Director of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) is a key leadership position, reporting directly to the VP and General Manager, Curtis. This position will require an experienced /SIOP leader able to facilitate and drive results in a fast paced and demanding growth environment, leveraging strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

This role will be challenged to implement a fit for purpose SIOP process for Curtis to improve customer satisfaction, profitability, inventory turns, lead times and working capital. The core functions of the position include strategic and tactical decision-making processes related to balancing demand and supply; aligning volume and mix with capacity and capability; and integrating financial and operating plans within strategic objectives to deliver improved operating and financial results.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into our Mount Kisco, New York office up to two times a week, or as needed.

What you'll do:

  • This position is responsible for developing a fit for purpose SIOP strategy and execution;
  • Prepare data and material for monthly SIOP meetings that will facilitate decisions around production planning, equipment, labor and all other resources needed to support demand over the SIOP planning horizon. Coordinate and facilitate the monthly SIOP meetings to achieve the demand plan consensus including strategic, product, sales, and marketing activities as well as supply plan balance and constraints/gaps.
  • Leads cross functional teams in relation to international inventory related matters, including Transportation, Operations, Inventory, and Planning;
  • Responsible for capacity modeling processes, as well as establishing governance regarding adjustments to forecasting and order backlog, and assumptions that revise capacity;
  • Manage the aggregation of the demand plan process, producing a rolling 12-18 month estimate of unconstrained future demand in units.
  • Assist in the documentation of assumptions incorporated in the demand and supply plan and validate past assumptions.
  • Develop support metrics, tools and reporting that will enable Manufacturing plants and Procurement teams to achieve these service level and inventory targets.
  • Track performance metrics and analysis to identify both opportunities and potential issues within SIOP processes and reporting as well as those across departments; provide insights and recommendations to help improve results.
  • Work closely with Procurement, Manufacturing, and Logistics; Distribution to evaluate the demand/production plan against inventory, capacity and external factors and to create mitigation actions if needed.
  • Identify significant business risks and escalate to the appropriate leadership teams.
  • Ensure efficient communication across functional teams for any trends, drivers, and takeaways in a clear and concise manner.

What you need:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or Logistics. MBA or Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Supply Chain (experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Inventory Planning in an environment of both manufactured and highly engineered).
  • Knowledge and experience in MRP and ERP systems inventory control, materials requirements planning, item master, demand planning, and advanced supply chain planning and analytics preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Supply Chain network design, planning, and optimization
  • 8+ years of leading cross-functional S&OP/S&OE events
  • 8+ years of inventory management, planning, forecasting and transportation, DC Operations
  • 8+ years of Merchandise Planning Management, Demand Planning and Supply Chain Forecasting
  • 5+ years of senior leadership experience with proven ability to hire, mentor and train large cross-functional teams
  • People management experience including strong interpersonal and leadership skills: meeting facilitation, skill sharing and training, organization, conflict management, change agent, manage relationships.

Preferred Qualification:

 

  • MBA or Master's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain
  • Experience designing supply chain models
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodologies
  • APICS Certification preferred.

What you get:

 

  • Generous medical and dental plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave (for Moms and Dads)
  • Ten annual holidays
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible work environment
  • Flexible work environment

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

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Production Supervisor

  • Location: Puerto Rico

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree with Master Degree in Industrial Management, BSEE or BSIE, preferred; or a combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five years experience in a similar position.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Production Supervisor - 1st Shift

  • Location: Puerto Rico

 

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education

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

Experience

Minimum of five years experience in a similar position.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Functional Safety Manager

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

The Functional Safety Manager is a critical Curtis Corporate role. You will provide in-depth knowledge of all relevant safety standards pertaining to all Curtis products. The Functional Safety Manager will be responsible for defining technical requirements to global Curtis development teams, thus ensuring all products developed are compliant with the markets for which they are intended.

As new markets open up to Curtis products the Functional Safety Manager will be responsible for carrying out a ‘gap analysis’ to show how well existing Curtis products can serve these markets and what, if any, additional technical features need to be incorporated in order to ensure compliance.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office three times a week, or as needed.  Our UK Engineering Center is located in North East England.

What you'll do:

  • Carry out internal compliance audits to provide assurance of conformity.
  • Manage, and update all safety related aspects to ISO26262, the creation of safety processes, concepts and strategies the for complete product lifecycle.
  • Be familiar with EN1175, EN280, EN13849, EN12895, ISO26262, IEC61508.
  • Analyze Functional Safety Requirements to develop Technical Safety Concept and Technical Safety Requirements, in collaboration with global engineering teams.
  • Create the Hazard and Risk Analysis (HARA), DFMEA, fault tree analyses and leads safety analyses for FMEDA and FTA.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and 10 plus years experience in product design and functional safety compliance.
  • A well-established understanding of the current standards governing the electrification market for both industrial, on road, agriculture and construction industries.
  • A proven record of driving product compliance to international standards by defining requirements for product development.
  • Experience of using requirements capture tools.
  • Excellent understanding of functional safety and ISO26262
  • Some understanding of Motor controllers, DCDC converters, Chargers and Battery Management Systems.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for leading hybrid projects; designing, developing and installing software solutions; Testing and documentation of software systems, including embedded applications support.  Engineers working on our hybrid engine projects,  will be developing hybrid control algorithms to work with internal combustion engines, including cranking, generation and boost. 

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office three times a week, or as needed. Our UK Engineering Center is located in North East England.

What you'll do:

  • Independently design, code and debug embedded software for real-time control applications.

  • Work closely with diesel engine manufactures to integrte Curtis motor controllers onto diesel engines.

  • Lead hybrid projects to ensure hybrid requirement functions are captured, developed and validated. 
  • Work with motor control engineers to realize effective and efficient real-time control applications. 

  • Follow software development cycles including software requirements capture and verification of software to those requirements.

  • Carry out unit testing of functions.

  • Engineering support of product development and continuation team.

  • Work with electronic design team to optimize logic and microprocessor circuit implementations.  Follow and document engineering procedures.

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

  • Mentor software engineers.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree plus 5 years experience in embedded, real-time software

  • An expert in real-time software programming, using high level languages including C++

  • Good working experience in Matlab/Simulink, including real time algorithmic development

  • Expert user of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.

  • Knowledge of Simulink and experience of auto-code generation preferred.

  • Familiarity with model based algorithmic development.

  • 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!

Software Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Curtis Software Engineers are responsible for designing, developing and installing software solutions.  You will work with hardware design and development, requirements definition, testing and documentation of software systems, including embedded applications support.  Engineers working on our hybrid engine projects will be developing hybrid control algorithms to work with internal combustion engines, including cranking, generation and boost. 

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office three times a week, or as needed. Our UK Engineering Center is located in North East England.

What you'll do:

  • Independently design, code and debug embedded software for real-time control applications.

  • Work closely with diesel engine manufactures to integrte Curtis motor controllers onto diesel engines.

  • Lead hybrid projects to ensure hybrid requirement functions are captured, developed and validated. 
  • Work with motor control engineers to realize effective and efficient real-time control applications. 

  • Follow software development cycles including software requirements capture and verification of software to those requirements.

  • Carry out unit testing of functions.

  • Engineering support of product development and continuation team.

  • Work with electronic design team to optimize logic and microprocessor circuit implementations.  Follow and document engineering procedures.

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

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree plus 3 years experience in embedded, real-time software

  • Proficient in real-time software programming, using high level languages including C++

  • Good working experience in Matlab/Simulink, including real time algorithmic development

  • Proficient user of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.

  • Knowledge of Simulink and experience of auto-code generation preferred.

  • Familiarity with model based algorithmic development.

  • 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!

Systems Requirements Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Curtis is seeking a Systems Requirements Engineer in our UK Engineering center to analyze market information, and stakeholder and user needs.  This information will be used to derive functional and non-functional requirements to be met by the system’s design and consolidate these requirements into complete requirements and system specifications.

This is a hybrid position, requiring flexibility to go into the office three times a week, or as needed.  Our UK Engineering Center is located in North East England.

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

  • Bachelors or Masters 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.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!