Employment at AIDA-America Career and Employment Opportunities

Employment at AIDA-America

AIDA-America Corp. is the North American manufacturing headquarters for AIDA Engineering Ltd., one of the largest stamping press manufacturers in the world with over $730 million in global sales. Employment opportunities and open positions are posted below. Please use the link below to send an email or fax your resume to:

AIDA-America Corp.
Human Resources Department
FAX : 937-237-1995

Email responses to:
dsnyder@aida-america.com

PROJECT MANAGER - AMS (AFTER MARKET SERVICES)

Lead and manage the execution of assigned equipment upgrades and retrofits. Coordinate the efforts of all departments and outside suppliers involved in fulfilling the order to ensure on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. Assist with inside sales activities. Assist in achieving department profit goals.

EDUCATION
Bachelor Degree (or higher) in Project Management, Business, or Engineering (or related field). Project Management Certification is a plus.

EXPERIENCE/REQURIEMENTS
Four to five years of project management, electrical engineering, or sales experience in the metal stamping or capital equipment industry.

In-depth knowledge of industry applications and requirements involving capital equipment. Experience regarding presses, feed lines, tooling, die change equipment, electrical controls, and conveying equipment is a plus.

General knowledge of capital equipment rigging and installation requirements.

Ability to travel 20% of the time.

General knowledge of planning, budget control, and pricing required for complete capital equipment upgrades, retrofits, and equipment relocations.

Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

Ability to read and comprehend mechanical and electrical drawings.

Good understanding and knowledge of general metalforming press design.

APPLICATION ENGINEER/SENIOR PRODUCT ENGINEER

Assures that assigned products meet market needs and strategic business plans. You will be responsible for identifying potential for creating new product opportunities and existing product upgrades and modifications to assure continued market leadership. This includes companies to explore future technology and market opportunities. Responsible for supporting the Sales effort thru product training, competitive analysis, providing technical seminars and articles, as well as support on sales calls and at technical meetings.

EDUCATION
Bachelors degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience. An MBA preferred but not required.

EXPERIENCE/REQURIEMENTS
Minimum ten years' experience with stamping press products and customers

In depth knowledge of metalforming press design, features and benefits

In depth knowledge of Product Management

General knowledge of market research including market analysis and competitive evaluation to lead the product development team

In depth knowledge of Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics and installation of press systems

General knowledge of costing structures, pricing strategies, product planning market analysis and competitive evaluation

In depth knowledge of Windows-based word processing, data base, project spreadsheet and presentation applications

Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Ability to travel 35%

MECHANICAL ASSEMBLER

Perform the assembly and disassembly of production machinery. Includes modifying existing customer products and building new products to customer specifications.

EDUCATION
Associate's degree from a trade school, community college, or equivalent experience.

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS
Five plus years of capital equipment experience.

Ability and knowledge to use hand and power tools, able to use large assembly drawings, familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Thorough understanding of assembly processes to include pneumatics, hydraulics, and basic electrical assembly, torque setting equipment, alignment levels, and lasers.

Basic understanding of manufacturing equipment to include lathes, mills, surface grinders, polishers, and welding equipment. Should have above average experience with use of fork trucks and overhead cranes.

Must be able to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to the floor and lift up to 60 pounds without difficulty. Some ladder climbing.

Visual acuity for reading machine dial gauges, electrical diagrams, blueprints, and precision measuring instruments. Auditory acuity to monitor machine sound changes in order to diagnose and remedy equipment problems.

Ability to consider alternatives and make decisions.

ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLER

Perform the electrical assembly of components to production machinery. This includes modifying existing customer products and building new products to customer specifications.

EDUCATION
Associate's degree from a trade school, community college, or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS
Five plus years of capital equipment experience.

Extensive knowledge of electrical components, schematics, and symbols.

Ability to use electrical testing and diagnostic equipment, along with all hand tools and power tools associated with electrical assembly.

Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to the floor and lift up to 60 pounds, without difficulty.

Visual acuity for reading machine dial gauges, electrical diagrams, blueprints, and precision measuring instruments is important. Auditory acuity to monitor machine sound changes in order to diagnose and remedy equipment problems.

Subject to frequent overtime requirements, changes in job duties and assignments (often without much notice), constant or frequent deadline pressures. Capability of using shop floor computer terminals and data recording.

Occasional travel to customer sites for initial installation. Good interpersonal and oral communication skills.

CUSTOMER SERVICE ENGINEER

Candidate is responsible to assist in installation and repair of equipment. Traveling required. Instruct customers on proper maintenance and repairs, perform inspections and prepare documentation, follow manufacturers' specification, and communicate and provide feedback to management to improve customer and associate satisfaction.

EDUCATION
Associate Degree in a technical field or vocational degree with equivalent work experience.

REQUIREMENTS
One to six years' experience in metal forming equipment installation and repair, mechanical drive maintenance and repair, electrical wiring and controls diagnosis and repair. General knowledge of material feeding and production line systems, rigging and millwright skills.

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