Careers

We are always on the lookout for fantastic individuals to join our organization.

ADVANCED Motion Controls is a growth oriented company that specializes in the design and manufacture of leading edge power electronics systems and motion control technologies. As an engineering, manufacturing, and sales organization we have employment opportunities that meet diverse personal and professional goals.  We have many positions that do not require a degree in engineering including our highly rated Customer Service department, Accounting, Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing and Administrative positions.  Every position contributes to our success and we are always looking to add excellent individuals to our team! Even if you don’t see your ideal placement listed as a job opening, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter so we know you’re out there. We make room for the right people! Send your resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

We are searching for an experienced electrical engineer to become a key, hands-on member of our product development and design team. The right candidate will design, implement, and support electronics hardware from schematic capture to production.

Required Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: 4+ years design experience with BSEE or 2+ years with higher graduate degree.
  • Experience with mixed signal design in industrial environments.
  • Experience with designing on board power supplies.
  • Experience with designing embedded circuits using microcontrollers and SPI, I2C serial interfaces.
  • Experience with simulation tools for mixed signal and basic power circuits.
  • Experience with multi-layer board level design and EMC practices.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident due to ITAR registration.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Required Education:

  • Minimum BS degree in Electrical Engineering.

Preferred:

  • Power electronics design.
  • Closed loop controls.
  • PCB layout.
  • Embedded programming.
  • FPGA programming.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Electrical Engineer”

ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLER/SOLDERER

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have excellent soldering skills.
  • Must have prior experience with PCB assembly.
  • Must have prior experience with Soldering thru-hole and SMT components.
  • Will be required to use IPC specifications.
  • Must be able to speak and read English.
  • Must be able to use a computer to read mechanical drawings and written instructions.
  • This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8a to 5pm. Overtime may be required including starting early, staying late, and or working Saturdays.
  • Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.  We are ITAR Registered.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Electronic Assembler/Solderer”

FIRMWARE ENGINEER

We are recruiting an experienced Firmware Engineer to be a key contributor within our Embedded Products Development Team.  This team develops state of the art embedded features and products associated with servo controls for motion systems and robotics applications.

Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and implement effective, robust, and sustainable code for projects targeting our embedded servo amplifier platform, while working within a multi-developer team construct.
  • Analyze customer requests while creating engineering requirements and specifications.
  • Provide functional analysis, estimate resource allocation and define interfaces for firmware modules.
  • Work with software developers to ensure inter-operability between host and embedded systems.
  • Create specifications and complete unit testing prior to release and customer evaluation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Work Experience:  4+ years with BS degree or 2+ years with MS degree developing embedded firmware in C/C++.
  • Experience with memory operations, serial peripherals (SPI, I2C, CAN), and interrupts.
  • Experience with low-level device driver design for microcontrollers in real-time environments.
  • Ability to read and follow electrical schematics.
  • Good communications skills.
  • We are ITAR Registered.  Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Education: 

  • BS or MS degree in electrical, computer engineering, or equivalent.

Preferred: 

  • Knowledge of 100baseT networking protocols (UDP and TCP/IP).
  • Experience with real time code development Texas Instruments and ARM processors.
  • Experience with Bootloader design.
  • Experience with serial encoders such as BISS, Endat 2.2, Tamagawa.
  • Experience with Functional Safety.
  • Ability to write desktop test utilities in C++/C# or scripting language (Perl/Python/TCL).
  • Knowledge of 100baseT networking protocols (UDP and TCP/IP).
  • Experience with motor control or electrical power conversion concepts.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Firmware Engineer”

MACHINE OPERATOR ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

Job Summary: 

  • Configure, operate and maintain various PCBA production equipment.
  • Focus on production throughput, schedule adherence and quality standards.
  • Record production data supporting Quality Assurance processes.
  • Willingness to train on new equipment / cross-train into other areas’ work centers.
  • Maintain clean work environment and follow all company policies and practices regarding preventative maintenance, safety, and material handling.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications / Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-years experience operating PCBA production equipment. (SMT, selective solder, wave solder, AOI, conformal coating, de-paneler, etc.)
  • Read and follow assembly prints, work instructions, drawings, procedures and specifications used in the manufacture of PCBs and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Experience using IPC-A-610 Class II and III Acceptability of Assemblies Standards.
  • Minimum education: High school degree.
  • This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8a to 5pm. Overtime may be required including starting early, staying late, and or working Saturdays.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Machine Operator Elec Assembly”

MANUFACTURING SUPERVISOR

Job Summary: 

Hands on opportunity within our operations team - responsible for the daily production of our products with a continuous improvement mindset by optimizing the development, training and management of AMC manufacturing personnel in our Camarillo based state of the art PCBA production facility. This position will ensure that lines are running efficiently while focusing on safety, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing practices. Direct responsibility for the labor content, quality, machine / line efficiency, schedule timeliness, safety and cleanliness of our production floor to ensure that company goals and objectives are met on a daily, monthly and annual basis. Performance will be measured by achievement of these objectives and goals.

Essential Duties

  • Direct daily supervision of Area leads and Manufacturing direct labor.
  • Manufacturing employee training and cross-trainin.
  • Manufacturing process improvements.
  • Hands on experience in lean applying lean manufacturing practices with proven results.
  • Optimized Utilization of Manufacturing resources (person / machine).
  • Maintain key metrics associated with responsibilities.
  • 6-S plan (includes maintenance).
  • Maintain / improve ERP work order routing standards (work center, flow, set-up /cycle times).
  • Ensure personnel are properly trained (safety and maintenance) on key processes and equipment.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Leads production lead meetings to direct daily work activities, including work center staffing and w.o. priorities in support of critical on-time delivery to customer request / AMC promise
  • Monitor / track production process metrics and acts to ensure they meet established standards
  • Reviews / manages maintenance schedules for equipment to optimize availability in line with MPS requirements while minimizing down time and loss of production
  • Establish and control conditions of production to satisfy quality and customer specifications as well, through analysis of procedures with industrial engineering, equipment and materials utilized and adherence to standards is established
  • Performs administrative functions and audits as required. Focuses on labor resources, equipment, process monitoring and performance, shipping and quality.
  • Monitors and evaluates employee performance. Provides coaching and feedback to develop / improve behavior and performance.
  • Hold employees accountable for the quality of the product they produce; coach and provide performance feedback to employees if applicable.
  • Identifies and manages effective Manufacturing Excellence Projects focused on expansion of yields, equipment utilization and overall productivity.
  • Manage resources within given areas of responsibility to ensure staffing and equipment readiness levels match business activity levels.
  • Promotes, maintains, and enforces safe and healthy working conditions for all employees in accordance with regulatory requirements and Company standards.
  • Assign work according to designated priorities in order to maintain scheduled completion dates and throughput targets.
  • Provide operational input and guidance to technical staff for new product development, process improvement and process capability.
  • Maintain a high standard of product quality in accordance with ISO and the company Quality Manual.
  • Identify and execute cost savings initiatives that directly impact our Cost of Goods Sold and daily operational expenses in alignment with business and operations goals.
  • Prepare daily production and equipment utilization reports (KPIs) and maintain appropriate records in support of continuous improvement efforts and deliverables                              

Required Education, Experience and Knowledge/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering / operations management or other related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in an ERP managed OEM / CM electromechanical manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer literacy in MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and ERP systems.
  • Strong knowledge of PCBA manufacturing processes (SMT, manual / automated soldering, etc. through final assembly and test).
  • Strong verbal, writing, interpersonal skills – ability to proactively engage dialogue and communication to reach resolutions with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Project management skills – develop plans, timelines / schedules to manage budgets, floor / work cell layouts, resource requirements, calculating ROI, etc.
  • Structured problem solving and countermeasure implementation.
  • Experience in reading engineering drawings to gain understanding of manufacturing process requirements such as job sequence, workflow, fixture requirements, cell layouts, etc.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo facility.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Manufacturing Supervisor”

OPERATIONS MANAGER

We are looking for an exceptional manager for purchasing, production, and materials with 5+ years of experience in electronics.  Knowledge of MRP/ERP required.  Past use of EPICOR is a plus.  This is a dream job for the right person!  We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and a great work environment.  

Primary Responsibilities.

  • Manage purchasing, production, and materials as well as supervise associated personnel.
  • Analyze and manage inventories to ensure timely order fulfillment, increase inventory turns and reduce obsolescence.
  • Identify, qualify, review, analyze and audit suppliers.
  • Coordinate engineering changes to ensure orderly and timely product introductions and revisions.
  • Oversee inventory control, including year-end physical inventory and cycle counting.
  • Select and negotiate with common carriers for inbound transportation.
  • Evaluate and implement information technology solutions.
  • Design and implement new or improved supply chain processes.
  • Train and develop department staff.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of electronics supply chain experience, including prior management.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills are a prerequisite to success, as collaboration inside and outside the company are key to this position.
  • Understand materials, production processes, quality control, costing, and other techniques for maximizing effective procurement, manufacture and distribution.
  • Education minimum: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems (EPICOR preferred).
  • Because we are required to comply with U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations, only U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents will be considered for this opportunity. 

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Operations Manager”

PCB DESIGNER

Job Summary:  

We are looking for a motivated and experienced circuit board designer to become an integral part of our product development team. The right candidate will create printed circuit board artwork working with electronics, embedded and hardware engineers, while contributing design expertise during implementation of ‘state of the art’ servo amplifiers which combine power circuitry, micro-processors and high-speed communications into challenging packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Create artwork and fabrication data for multi-layer printed circuit boards using Mentor Graphics EDA.
  • Work closely with Design Engineers to create effective PCBAs.
  • Add, maintain and validate the AMC parts database for engineering, includes new part add/updates, symbols and footprint.
  • Maintain PCB artwork for active design configurations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years CAD experience with design of high-speed digital PCBs including FPGA, DSP and microcontroller-based circuits.
  • This is a full-time role working out of our facility in Camarillo.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of PCB manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Understanding of electrical circuits, including components functionalities and parasitics.
  • PCB Design experience with analog and digital circuits in highly integrated electronics designs.
  • Collaboration with electronics and mechanical engineers in the implementation of new products.
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics EDA.

Required Education:

  • BS or AS degree in Engineering.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “PCB Designer”

TEST OPERATOR

Job Summary: 

Will be connecting multiple units to our electronic test equipment to run software tests.

Required:

  • Must be good at multi-tasking and must pay attention to details.
  • General computer skills.
  • Must be able to speak and read English- will be reading information/instructions on computer monitors.
  • Candidate will be walking and standing frequently/constantly.
  • Occasional heavy lifting to 30 lbs will be required.
  • We are ITAR (International Traffic In Arms Regulations) registered.   Any candidate we hire must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday (8a to 5p).  Overtime may be required, including starting early, staying late, and or working Saturdays.

Preferred:

  • Previous electronics test operator experience in an electronics manufacturing setting.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Test Operator”

ADVANCED MOTION CONTROLS

ADVANCED Motion Controls prohibits discrimination or harassment based on the following categories: race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law. ADVANCED Motion Controls is ITAR Registered (International Traffic In Arms Regulations). Any candidate we hire must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.