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Explore job opportunities for Bird: search and apply online today. The following links list RF engineering job opportunities and benefits currently available Solon, OH, Angola, NY and Reston, VA. Click on a link to view more information about RF engineering job opportunities and benefits. Attach a resume representing your skills, knowledge and experience.

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Engineering Intern- Angola, NY    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 05/26/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-583A

Role Objective
 

The electrical engineering intern will assist engineering staff and department while providing an educational learning experience to the qualified person. The experience will benefit the company and intern while maintaining cost-effective solutions to our everyday engineering challenges. The intern will assist with tasks related to NPI projects, SD projects, DTO projects, and provide technical assistance for QIS implementation.



General Functions
Engineering work under the supervision of a member of the Angola engineering group, who will serve as a mentor. Primary responsibilities of the Engineering Intern will be to work with the Angola engineering team assisting with technical tasks required to complete new product developments, product design improvements, and special R&D assignments.







Specific Responsibilities:



- Perform functional tests on electronic products



-Assist with development of special RF filters and circuits



- Assist with test/debug and documentation of new products



- Assist with engineering design verifications and product validations



- Will assist with circuit and system design and debug



- Will work on project tasks which include embedded programming











Knowledge/Skills/Competencies
The best candidate will ...

- have an Electrical Engineering aptitude with understanding of electrical circuits and embedded controllers

- be enrolled in a BS program in electrical or software engineering

- have familiarity with electrical test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, meters, instrumentation)

- have a basic competence with one or more programming languages (C/C++, Python, etc)

- possess the ability to use CAD tools such as AutoCAD, Solid Edge

 

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Competencies:

- Familiarity with RF test equipment and instrumentation (VNZ Spectrum Analyzer)

- Familiarity with computer operating systems such as Windows Linux, Android (preferably),Electrical and RF aptitude preferred however, we will look at Software Engineering discipline if applicable.

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY EMPLOYER
Bird Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

 



Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
May-Sept 2017

Work Hours
40 hrs/week during summer

Information Technologies

Marketing and Communications

Operations

Supply Chain Manager- Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 05/26/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-580S

Role Objective
This position is responsible for all aspects of supply chain management for Bird manufacturing facilities. This position controls purchasing of materials and services, materials planning, production scheduling, inventory levels, kitting of materials for orders, packaging, receiving and shipping. On time delivery to promise and request dates, lead times, inventory turns and the dollar value of inventory are key measures for this position. Timely and efficient arrival of raw materials is key to meeting the on time delivery goals. The Supply Chain Manager controls materials and production schedules to successfully balance production requirements, inventory turnover and purchase prices. Plant working capital is optimized through inventory control. This position also coordinates material supply and sourcing with other Bird sites as required

General Functions

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the execution of the Sales and Operations Planning process, as well as total supply chain management.



•  Manage raw material, WIP and finished goods inventories within turn objectives and dollar levels.
• Manage BOM, routing, and other system related data for the facility in coordination with Engineering.
•  Coordinate physical inventory and cycle count program to achieve site and business goals.



•   Drive optimization of  the  MRP (Procure for, plan, finite schedule all mfg. assets)



•   Lead the Sales and Operations Planning process.



•   Manage the production scheduling process with continuous improvements toward gained efficiencies.



•    Develop and maintain scheduling policies.



•    Develop effective vendor relations in support of strategic and budgeted purchasing & material control goals



•    Oversee planning of raw material purchases/requirements.



•    Oversee negotiation of price reductions.



•     Improve/Develop management systems for monitoring vendor performance.



•     Participate in forecast review meetings and utilize information for capacity analysis.



•     Ensure that accurate information regarding order lead times and delivery dates is communicated to the commercial teams (primarily customer service)



•     In addition to frequent verbal reports, submit weekly and monthly written reports to document and communicate the status of the department to upper   management and manufacturing floor.



•   Initiate/Participate in self-development and training of others.



•   Exhibit/initiate safety awareness and safe work practices.



•    Abide by company policies and procedures at appropriate level.



•   Perform other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business.
•   Effectively lead and manage a team of 6-8 direct reports with additional indirect.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

Must have a bachelors degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain Management. American Production and Inventory Control Society certification (CPIM) and/or MBA a plus. Five or more years of progressively responsible supply chain management experience in materials/production scheduling and purchasing in a manufacturing environment. Experience working in an ISO and regulated environment. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills at all organizational levels. Prior experience in team building and motivational skills is required. Candidates must have strong organizational and decision-making skills. Experience in utilizing MRP (computerized manufacturing systems), in inventory control and forecasting required. Must be self-motivated and be able to make independent decisions. Must have experience supervising a team of supply chain related functions (scheduling, purchasing, kitting, packaging, shipping and receiving.)
 
Bird Technologies offers a competitive wage/benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and gainsharing bonus.

EEO/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY EMPLOYER

Bird Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Test Engineer- Solon, OH    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 05/24/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-581S

Role Objective
Provide a link between production and engineering. Provide technical support to test technicians and assemblers. Deliver customized, high-quality, low-volume/high mix production test solutions to ensure products meet specifications.

General Functions

1.             Develop and maintain test methods, procedures, fixtures and systems.

2.             Develop and maintain test automation software.

3.             Provide technical support to production operations, sales, customer service and quality.

4.             Participate in New Product Development projects.

5.            Provide training to Test Technicians on Test software, methods and troublehooting techniques.

5.             Assist with test process and equipment problem resolution.

6.             Assist with investigations into product returns and customer-related issues.

7.             Ensure test stations have required equipment.

8.             Ensure test yields meet business objectives by working with ME/QE/DE as necessary.

9.             Other duties as required.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Five + years’ experience supporting production testing (RF products experience is a plus) including troubleshooting and maintenance of test equiment. Experienced in the use of RF test and measurement equipment (signal/function generator, spectrum analyzer, power meter, network analyzer, etc.)  Experience writing production test procedures.  Software development experience, preferably within the Visual Studio  and Labview environments.  GPIB, RS-232, Ethernet and USB programming experience a plus.  Database experience, especially MS SQL, is a plus.  Good analytical and decision making skills.  

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Quality Assurance

Sales

Application Engineer- Reston, VA    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 02/20/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-573X

Role Objective
Application and Customer support for OATS products with a focus on (X-COM) Key accounts

General Functions
Provide technical product support for customers and other company functions.

               

1.   Recommend product solutions, both for new and existing products through the establishment of a thorough   understanding of customer applications and the capabilities of X-COM equipment.

2.  Proactively seek new applications for products, especially with key customers.

3.  Develop specifications for new or custom products for customer applications. 

4.  Serve as a technical resource on new product development teams.  Support alpha and beta testing of new products. 

5.  Travel to customer sites for product demonstrations, training, and to assist customers in using X-COM equipment.

6.  Develop applications related literature for new and existing products.  Publish technical articles dealing with specific issues.  Prepare and deliver presentations at conferences.

7.  Provide technically oriented training seminars for X-COM and BTG personnel, customers and representatives as required.

8.   Resolve problems with products and applications for customers using whatever means necessary.  Travel may be necessary in these instances.

9.   Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the markets served by X-COM and BTG, through trade publications and seminars and through the development of relationships with customers involved in these markets.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies
Engineering degree required, preferably in electrical engineering with training in RF technology.  Significant experience in radio frequency technology.  Experience working with RF signal digital capture, recording and playback system highly desirable. Knowledge of Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar applications and technical solutions. Thorough knowledge of the company’s products.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Good presentation skills.  Good problem solving skills.  Knowledge of the use of general purpose test equipment.

 Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance level. 

Desired Skills/Knowledge: 

Programming skills including Mat Lab

Experience With RSA OEMs; Keysight, Tek & R&S

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length
Full Time

Work Hours

Applications Engineer-EMEA Sales (Europe)    View Details    |    Apply Now

Posted: 04/28/2017
Job Number: 17-BTG-579 I

Role Objective
This position is responsible for the direct interaction with the customer about product related matters, but with a technical orientation. The Applications Engineer works with the customer to specify an existing product that will meet the customers need or develop a description for a new or customer product to satisfy specific requirements when necessary. Applications Engineer must be capable of resolving technical problems for customers and be willing to "go into the field" or the laboratory to conduct testing, collects data, or resolves problems. Applications Engineer will be called upon to provide technical training to customers or company personnel, either at Bird facilities or at customer locations. In addition, Applications Engineer will develop application notes and other technical literature on a regular basis. Up to one third of the individuals time may be spent in travel.

General Functions

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 1. Recommend product solutions, both for new and existing products through the establishment of a thorough understanding of customer applications.

    2. Pro-actively seeks new applications for products, especially with key customers.

    3. Develop specifications for new or custom products for customer applications as required.

    4. Serve on new product development teams as a technical resource.

    5. Travel to customer sites for product  specification purposes will often be required.

    6. Develop applications related literature for new and existing products. Publish technical articles dealing with specific issues.

    7. Provide product demonstrations for customers and agents as required.

    8. Resolve problems with products and applications for for customers using whatever means necessary. Follow through beginning with problem identification and full resolution. Travel may be necessary in these instances.

    9. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the markets served by BT, through trade publications and seminars and through the development of relationships with customers involved in these markets.




Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

 

Formal education in electronics.  Significant experience in radio frequency technology. Semiconductor tool and process knowledge helpful. Thorough knowledge of company’s products.   Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Good presentation skills.  Good problem solving skills.  Knowledge of the use of general purpose test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and power meters.





EEO/AA/M/F/VET/DISABILITY EMPLOYER

Bird Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Will accept a trainee?
No

Job Length

Work Hours

Technical Applications