Careers

Be part of the SCI team!

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Looking for a great career with competitive pay and benefits?

Sputtering Components is an industry-leading company with a professional yet comfortable work environment. Our current openings include the following:  

R & D Engineer

Service Manager

Representative/Distributor

 

R & D Engineer

Date Posted

July 27, 2017

Position Description

The R & D Engineer (Engineer 1) will assist in the development and characterization of current and future SCI technology. He/she will be responsible for assisting in experiments documenting, interpreting and presenting results. The Engineer 1 will have responsibility for the maintenance of current and future deposition equipment. He/she will be required to work in several areas as the business needs change. This position will report to the Director of Engineering.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Become an expert on all existing and new SCI products.
  • Assist in the development of new SCI products.
  • Provide support to other SCI departments as needed

Primary Objectives

  • Assist in the operation, troubleshooting and repair of all SCI coating equipment.
  • Assist in the maintenance of all test chambers and measurement equipment.
  • Participate in planning and execution of daily experiments as assigned.
  • Conduct designed experiments to improve present and new product quality as assigned.
  • Process experimental data and report results.
  • Assist in answering technical questions for customers when assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fundamental understanding of SPC principles.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks to meet the company’s objectives.

Work Environment

This position will be in an office setting and a medium scale manufacturing facility.

Job Location

Owatonna, MN USA

Physical Demands

This position will require working at a desk or standing in the shop floor environment for many hours.

To Apply

Please send an employment application and resume to

Julie Magdefrau, Human Resource Manager  
5625 Brisa Street, Suite B, Livermore, CA 94550
925-606-7241
email: JMagdefrau@sputteringcomponents.com

 

Service Manager

Date Posted

June 21, 2017

Position Description 

The Service Manager is responsible for developing and implementing service policies, procedures, and practices that provide a best-in-class customer experience for customers using SCI products.

Primary Objectives

  • Be the main focal point for worldwide service
  • Lead customers and reps through disciplined problem analysis and problem solving to resolve complaints
  • Create and deploy product training education to customers and reps by video, in person, or via techs

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop and implement service policies and procedures
  • Define and communicate service standards
  • Review, assess, implement, and manage service contracts
  • Oversee the achievement and maintenance of agreed service levels and performance standards
  • Plan, prioritize and delegate or perform service  tasks
  • Ensure the necessary resources and tools are available for quality service delivery
  • Review customer complaints, track and drive closure on customer complaint resolution
  • Handle complex and escalated service issues
  • Monitor accuracy of reporting and database information
  • Analyze relevant data to determine customer service performance, create and drive improvement initiatives to improve quality of service, productivity and profitability

Job Requirements

  • 4-year engineering degree
  • Customer service experience preferred with vacuum equipment
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a related industry
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Expert product knowledge
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across multiple products and sites
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentations skills
  • Must be able to travel up to 25%

Work Environment

Office setting and medium scale manufacturing facility.

Job Location

Owatonna, MN USA.

Physical Demands

This position may require workign at a desk or standing in a shop floor environment for many hours. 

To Apply

Please send an employment application and resume to

Julie Magdefrau, Human Resource Manager  
5625 Brisa Street, Suite B, Livermore, CA 94550
925-606-7241
email: JMagdefrau@sputteringcomponents.com

 

Representative or Distributor for SCI Products

Opportunity

Sputtering Components, Inc., a world leader in rotatable cathode and components sales, has announced plans to expand their sales network in the following territories:

  • Central America
  • South Africa
  • UK/Ireland
  • Singapore/Malaysia/Thailand/Indonesia
  • East Coast, United States
  • West Coast, United States

Description

As a representative or distributor of SCI products, you will:
  • Represent industry-leading products
  • Develop new customer accounts through disciplined prospecting
  • Maintain customer relationships within the assigned territory
  • Receive best-in-class sales and technical support
  • Receive a competitive compensation package
  • Obtain comprehensive training on all SCI products

Additional key accountabilities: Distributor

  • Provide service on all SCI products within the territory
  • Maintain an inventory of stocked spare parts
  • Manage transportation and import issues on all sold products
  • Perform consultative-based sales meetings

To Apply or for More Information

Contact Sputtering Components at sales@sputteringcomponents.com. Please indicate the territory you are interested in.