Employment

FACILITIES SUPERVISOR
We are seeking a Facilities Supervisor to supervise all activity supporting the availability of production equipment and facility infrastructure.  The position is responsible for the planning, coordination, and direction of all equipment and facility installations, maintenance, and repair activities performed in-house or by subcontracted trades and services.  It includes supervision of a team of Maintenance Technicians.  Other activities include:
 
Ensure performance of tasks identified in the Preventive Maintenance database, perform all maintenance and repair activities according to safety instructions, including personal protective equipment as directed, and comply with requirements for the safe use and storage of hazardous materials, ensure Lockout/Tagout operations are followed as required for personal, employee, and subcontractor safety, manage maintenance tools, work areas, spares and facility supplies; manage maintenance shop.  Prepare and monitor budgeted activities for equipment and facility maintenance; identify long-term objectives for repairs and improvements.  Provide oversight of janitorial service contract.
 
Req:  High School graduate or equivalent technical or vocational training, ability to effectively supervise Maintenance Technicians, working knowledge of general equipment and facility maintenance, including but not limited to building construction, electrical wiring, plumbing, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, critical visual observation skills, ability to recognize and logically troubleshoot problems, project planning ability to manage facility improvements and installations, computer skills using Microsoft Office products and email. Physical Req:  Ability to work in a fast paced situation while managing multiple priorities, able to climb ladders, able to lift up to 50 pounds periodically, work with a factory environment, including moderate noise and chemical odors and able to move between sitting, standing and walking.


ACCOUNTANT (Entry level)
An entry level accounting position with additional finance responsibilities.  Duties:  Maintain accruals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, month-end journal entries, general ledger entries and adjustments, develop templates using Excel spreadsheets.  Other tasks may include:  Prepare financial budgets and other pertinent financial data, assists department heads in preparation of operating budgets, analyzes comparisons between budgeted and actual performance for review, prepares cost estimates of company products or services and establishes cost standards, including basis descriptions. 
 
Req:  B.S. Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, proficient in Microsoft Office, ability to understand and analyze financial statements, must possess adept math skills and knowledge of accounting principles and practices, have ability to analyze figures, excellent verbal and written skills, must be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently.


PRODUCT SUPPORT ENGINEER - CELL LEADER
Lead a product assembly cell to achieve product realization through the development and application of Lean Tools.  Provide leadership in developing and meeting schedules and On-Time Delivery goals.  Provide product support engineering to assigned programs.  Tasks include document and material review and dispositioning; provide direct support to manufacturing team; develop and maintain work instructions as needed; interface with design development; support the smooth transition from design to production.  Responsible for designing and documenting lowest cost method of manufacturing to meet DTUPC and sustaining product margin targets.

BS degree in Industrial Technology or related field required.  2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.  Sound reasoning skills in risk assessment and regarding acceptance/rejection of material.  Strong leadership capability; experience in supervising production personnel.  Strong working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methods.  Knowledge in electrical and mechanical assembly requirements highly desirable.


TEST ENGINEER SR
Perform duties relating to procedures and equipment utilized by the production test department for testing custom power supplies. Provide direction for the successful completion of development test programs.  Develop processes and test procedures to ensure compliance with contractual specifications and test requirements.  Develop and maintain test capability on ATE and for low voltage power supplies, execute test automation through LabView and other hardware and software tools.  Design and develop automated testing strategies and build automated testing frameworks for Production Test, including Environmental Stress Screening of product assemblies, design and develop test fixtures, test scripts and test documentation. Create and maintain documentation for custom test equipment. Manage multiple test projects simultaneously, including oversight of Test Technicians and other Test Engineers. Maintain involvement in the product design process to identify test issues and to ensure appropriate test methods are developed for meeting end user requirements and assist Test personnel in the troubleshooting of test equipment and units under test. B.S. Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering preferred  Minimum of 5 years directly related experience.  Thorough knowledge of standard business software (Microsoft Office suite, Access, etc.) Knowledge of Microsoft VisualStudio.net and C/C++ desirable.   

Thorough knowledge of National Instruments LabView software required.


MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Design the layout and packaging of power supplies for operation in military, aviation and industrial environments according to customer specifications and Rantec design standards. Design and develop packaging to withstand shock, vibration, temperature and humidity as specified. Provide complete mechanical design to enable manufacturing. Design tooling and fixturing to support assembly and test operations. BSME preferred, experience with Solidworks and skills in thermal, vibration and structural analysis


PRODUCTION TESTER/TECHNICIAN - ELECTRONICS

Rantec Power Systems Inc. is seeking a Production Tester to perform technical functions including set-up and testing a variety of power supplies and power conversion equipment to ensure products meet specifications. Production Testers set-up and operate test chambers and a variety of test equipment and automated test systems including multimeters, oscilloscopes, frequency generator and automatic test equipment. Perform bench testing and automatic testing of power supplies using test equipment in accordance with Acceptance Test Procedures to verify power supply performance and reliability. Record power supply test performance, passing and failure data, complete failure reports and maintain test logbooks.

Must be able to read, interpret and follow work instructions, assembly drawings and Acceptance Test Procedures. Related work experience desired. Electronics training including technical trade school or military technical school is a plus. Additional academic work in mathematics or electronics desired. 1-2 years applicable experience in testing electronic devices or working in an electronics manufacturing environment.


GENERAL MANAGER

Reporting to the President & CEO of RPS Holdings, the General Manager will have full P&L accountability for a $30 million stand-alone division with approximately 110 employees, a staff of seven Director and Manager level leaders will report directly to this position, including Operations, Engineering, Business Development, Quality Assurance, Human Resources and Finance.

Qualified candidates will have a track record of success as a General Manager, Business Unit Manager, or well-rounded Engineering Leader in an aerospace and defense company that designs and produces high reliability electronic products with complex technical requirements. The new General Manager must possess the business and financial acumen to be credible in business planning and P&L discussions as well as the technical background to be competent in product development, design, and engineering initiatives.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field is required. MBA or other pertinent advanced degree highly preferred.
• 10+ years of experience with an aerospace & defense manufacturer of custom, high value engineered products.
• 5+ years of successful P&L management experience running at least a $15M+, 50+ employee organizations.
• 5+ years of engineering and/or product development experience.
• Proven record of hiring, developing and building successful teams.
• Proven track record of driving successful change management at a senior level.


ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
Perform task level assignments including design/development, analysis, and manufacturing support of power supplies and related test equipment for commercial, military and industrial applications.  Be part of a power supply product design and development team.  Produce original electrical designs, and upgrade existing designs for power supplies and power conversion equipment to conform to customer specifications and Rantec design standards.  Bid and proposal activity, test procedure generation, production/customer support, product performance and compliance testing.  Schedule and budget generation and maintenance.  Occasional travel.

BSEE with 5 to 7 years directly related experience .Thorough knowledge of technical matters such as, but not limited to:  Power switching techniques, control systems, thermal analysis, component modeling, packaging and altitude considerations, network simulation, reliability topics related to power conversion, environmental affects on electronic systems, magnetics design, EMI emissions, susceptibility and radiation.


POWER SUPPLY DESIGN ENGINEER (Senior Engineer)
Project engineering responsibilities include proposal activities, design, and development.  Provides technical oversight and leadership to the Engineering Department including design oversight, design reviews, project planning and product development.  Proposal Activities; Heads up proposal technical activities, Provide technical write ups for proposals, provides or concurs with design concepts, provides or concurs with estimated performance, Evaluates or concurs with compliance of design against requirement, Identifies or reviews risks and opportunities, Supports Marketing as required on technical issues and willing to travel.

Design Activity; perform detailed design activities on assigned programs, responsible for program planning and execution on assigned programs, provides technical guidance and leadership to the Engineering staff, present at Design Reviews, provide technical assessment of development programs, provides assessment and feedback at design reviews.  Thorough knowledge of: Power conversion techniques for switch mode power supplies, magnetics design, EMI filter design, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461, SPICE analysis and hand calculations. Planning; responsible for project planning and execution on assigned projects, provide guidance and oversight as assigned to Engineering staff , provide input and present at the annual planning conference.  Product Development; provide technical guidance to Engineering to support product development and provide leadership and direction on product improvements.

Education and experience:  BSEE degree minimum, MSEE desirable, 15+ years applicable engineering experience with strong analytical abilities, hands-on power supply design experience, including but not limited to:  Switch mode power conversion, Magnetics design, EMI filter design, compliance to MIL-STD-704 & MIL-STD-461, and experience in front of customers.  Ability to understand and provide technical direction to electrical and mechanical engineering activities.


ENGINEER ASSOCIATE – TECHNICIAN
Support senior design engineers in a range of assignments including design/development, analysis, and manufacturing support of power supplies and power conversion equipment. Support Production of new electrical designs for power supplies and power conversion equipment to conform to customer specifications and Rantec standards.  Support product improvement through the analysis of existing products and the incorporation of design improvements.  Incorporate product changes originating from changes in customer specifications, changes in components or manufacturing requirements, and to address obsolescence issues.  Support development of testing protocols for design and prototype validation as well as final product acceptance testing.  Perform AC and DC analysis of circuit design, measure loop stability, thermal and EMI performance, and specification compliance testing of power supplies.


EXPERIENCED ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLERS
Individuals with experience in electronic assembly are needed to perform assembly of circuit boards and power supply systems. Tasks include prepping of components, assembling and soldering components onto circuit boards, staking, masking, and some mechanical assembly and operation of process equipment. Assemblers work with small hand tools such as soldering iron, electric drivers, torque tools, wire strippers, cutters, tweezers, and use measuring devices such as spacers and calipers.

We are seeking experienced assemblers who are qualified in solder skills or who demonstrate an ability to become qualified, and are able to read and interpret engineering drawings, assembly instructions, and component values.

 

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.