Employment

CUSTOMER MATERIAL RETURNS ADMINISTRATOR
Manage the CMR process to support responsive turnaround of CMR’s while maximizing revenue and margin.  Ensuring accurate information regarding CMR’s is provided to customers and internal teams.  Provide information and reports on return trends and process improvements.

Responsibilities:
The CMR Administrator is the main point of contact for the Rantec CMR process including; CMR assignments, hardware status tracking, documentation status tracking, quoting, PO processing, reporting and customer communication.  Attend and participate in meetings.  Identify and report on perceived risks, concerns and opportunities.  

Requirements:
Proficient in software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite and SalesForce, efficient multi-tasking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to manage time and projects effectively.   Must have sound judgment, work well under pressure with time sensitive deadlines, maintaining professionalism, tact and diplomacy in all aspects of executing requirements.

HS Diploma required, College degree recommended.  Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience managing dynamic processes in a time-sensitive environment.  Ideal candidate will have a proven track record with attention to detail, customer interface, engineering changes, tracking, billing and accounting with increasingly responsible experience in an administrative capacity in a marketing/sales or related 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.


BUSINESS MANAGER
Rantec is seeking a Contracts Customer Service Manager, managing a staff of Customer Service Officers, this position is responsible for integrity of our contracting with customers.  This involves:  Assuring that contractual documents accurately reflect our obligations, understanding Request for Proposal scope, understanding Rantec proposal scope, reconciling requirements to result in clear, concise and accurate contract requirements that are fully acceptable to the Rantec organization. Releasing contractual requirements to Rantec organization for execution; kick off meetings and coordination of questions / answers.  Managing Contract change of Scope opportunities; identifying changes of scope, coordinating review of new / changed documents, coordinating cost / schedule estimates, quoting the change of scope impact.  Managing the integration into the contract; coordinating the recurring quotation process in accordance with Management direction, support business development with preparation efforts on major proposals.  Communicating business matters with Rantec’s external customers; coordinating and hosting program team meetings/telecons and contract status telecons as necessary.  Communication with Field Sales personnel to support consistent message.  Travel: Less than 20% travel is anticipated.

Requirements:  College Degree or equivalent, DFAR knowledge and experience in electronics field, thrive while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and strong communication skills.  Proficient in software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook and knowledge of SalesForce CRM ideal. Engineering background a plus.


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.


ELECTRICAL ENGINEER INTERN
Gain valuable hands-on experience while being part of a team that fosters innovation, employee involvement, and customer satisfaction.  Assist engineers in fabricating and testing breadboards and prototypes units.  Perform basic AC and DC analysis of circuit design.  Review circuit board layouts for best routing and lowest noise interaction.  Measure loop stability using network analyzers.  Measure thermal and EMI performance.  Maintain documentation of test performed and unit configuration.  Perform specification compliance testing of units.

Requires knowledge of Ohm’s Law, oscilloscopes, DVM, network analyzers and spectrum analyzers.  Knowledge of switch mode power supplies, basic feedback loop theory, and basic AC and DC analysis.  Familiarity with PC software including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.  Experience: Junior or Senior level Cal Poly BSEE student with power electronics concentration, taken EE 410 and 411, minimum GPA of 3.0 highly desired, part-time work schedule, Monday through Friday, coordinated with school schedule.


MECHANICAL ENGINEER INTERN
Gain valuable hands-on experience while being part of a team that fosters innovation, employee involvement, and customer satisfaction.  Assist mechanical engineering product development activities including design, layout, packaging, testing, and evaluation of power supplies for operation in military, airborne, and industrial environments.

Packaging of power supplies according to customer specifications and documentation requirements.  Design and analyze mechanical structures.  Thermal, structural, and vibration analysis using classical and FEA techniques.  Environmental tests according to customer and/or documentation specifications.

CAD experience, SolidWorks preferred.  Thermal analysis and design.  Vibration/structural analysis.

Junior or Senior level Cal Poly Mechanical Engineering student, minimum GPA of 3.0 highly desired, part-time work schedule, Monday through Friday, coordinated with school schedule.


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 – POWER ELECTRONICS
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. Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on power electronics studies.


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.