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Product Engineer B - Santa Clara

Company: Yaskawa America, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Product Engineer
Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. This role is responsible for the delivery of high quality YAI developed products through performance and reliability testing and troubleshooting. Supporting the product development process between prototype design and manufacturing are key focuses in our Engineered Solutions Group. If you are a hardworking Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineer, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

The Product Engineer B, located in Santa Clara, provides high quality technical expertise to assist fellow YAI engineers and customers. The ideal candidate will display a driven attitude and capacity toward learning and mastering motion automation technology with engineering knowledge acquired learned at the university or through professional experience.

  • BS Degree with focus studies in mechanical, electrical or computer engineering, or equivalent related work experience.
  • Strong background in Mechatronics, Robotics, motion path-planning.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable in discrete automation solutions specifically in the Servo Motion Control area.
  • Software Expertise: Scripting languages such as Python/Lua, PLC Programming, Structure text (such as C, Basic, VB)
  • Experience with CAD, e.g. Solidworks.
  • Minimum three to five years of field experience or equivalent involving YAI, Inc. or competitor product lines, applications and projects. RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Product Engineering group engages in many activities which make the job interesting and non-repetitive. Some detailed job responsibilities include:
    • Support large OEM customers with applications development.
    • Support custom product: conceptual design, development, testing for large OEM customers.
    • Become well versed with all Servo, Motion Control, and Machine Control products and lab equipment.
    • Provide technical expertise to assist customers in the use of their application and industry processes of Yaskawa products and services to exceed customer needs.
    • Support application projects from concept to completion: Channel Partners/Distributors (VAR/ASC/MSC), OEM, End Users, System Integrators, Key Accounts.
    • Answer product and application questions from customers: Channel Partners/Distributors (VAR/ASC/MSC), Sales, OEM's, End Users, and System Integrators.
    • Perform and coordinate YAI, Inc. services S1-S5: (Product selection, hands-on assistance for equipment start-up, product and applications training, technical support).
    • Assist field service, technical support, and repair groups with the diagnosis and repair of electrical equipment at the customers' site.
    • Solve application installation problems over the telephone or by visiting the customer site.
    • Support product and application projects from other Yaskawa business divisions.
    • Research, document, and recommend solutions for product enhancements on quality control issues.
    • Assist engineering and development with testing of new products, options, and software.
    • Primary liaison between QC and customers on quality related issues.
    • Perform other duties as required.
      We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in entrepreneurial, fast moving and fast growing team of motion control experts, representing the world's largest and most successful motion solution provider.

      Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance programs offering a generous reimbursement for graduate courses and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs.

      ","EqualOpportunityEmployerDescription":"Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities","PayTransparencyPolicyStatement":"The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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