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

Senior Applications Engineer 

Mechanical Design Engineer I

Representative/Distributor

Senior Applications Engineer

Date Posted

December 11, 2017

Job Location

Owatonna, MN USA

Position Description

The Senior Applications Engineer is responsible for ensuring customers receive the technical information and support which enables them to buy, effectively install and integrate, and use SCI products.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide support to engineering on complex production projects
  • Respond directly to customer requests for specific  or new information not currently available about SCI products
  • Define, develop, and implement the required interfaces to OEM or customer electrical control systems
  • Deliver product training at SCI, Reps, OEMs, and SCI’s customers locations
  • Provide technical service and sales support at customer sites
  • Participate in the development of new products and applications
  • Additional technical projects as assigned

Primary Objectives

  • Subject matter expert on SCI products
  • Act as a liaison between customers and engineering to ensure customer needs are defined and the correct SCI products are defined and offered.
  • Provide product support at OEM, customer, and rep sites –integration, installation, training, and service
  • Resolve post installation product issues occurring at customer sites
  • Promote SCI products

Job Requirements

  • 4-year engineering degree
  • 5+ years’ work experience working directly with rotary magnetron cathodes, processes, and applications
  • Knowledge of electrical controls systems and interfaces for industrial vacuum technologies
  • Knowledge of PLC communication protocols a plus
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across products and sites
  • Best in class written, verbal, and presentations skills
  • Must be able to travel up to 40%

Work Environment

Office setting and medium scale manufacturing facility

Physical Demands

This position will require working on a computer at a desk and occasionally working  in a shop floor environment for many hours.

Additional information

Candidates for this positon must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibly at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship for this positon is not available at this time. 

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

 

Mechanical Design Engineer I

Date Posted

September 27, 2017

Job Location

Owatonna, MN USA

Position Description

The Mechanical Design Engineer I is responsible for applying knowledge of engineering principles to design and detail products. The Mechanical Design Engineer I reports to the Design Team Manager and will work closely with other design and engineering staff in carrying out the design goals of the company. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity is expected.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Works with customers, Application Engineers, and Electro-Mechanical Engineer with regard to specifications and approval of  customized equipment designs
  • Generates designs and drawings of customized products and equipment
  • Tests and resolves mechanical and fabrication problems associated with product design
  • Researches purchased parts specific to product or customer applications
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing
  • Prepares cost estimations of purchased and manufactured parts
  • Other duties as assigned

Primary Objectives

Prepare designs and drawings that meet customer requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering with drafting experience.
  • Experience in sputtering cathode and/or vacuum coating technology (preferred but not required )
  • Knowledge of a CAD program, SolidWorks (preferred)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work in a “team” environment
  • Experience in manufacturing industry (preferred)
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures of drafting, including weld symbols and basic knowledge of geometric tolerancing.
  • Able to read, understand and mark up electrical drawings (not required but useful) 

Work Environment

Office

Physical Demands

This position will require working on a computer at a desk and occasionally working  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.


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