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:
Human Resources Department
FAX : 937-237-1995
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Shared Team responsibility for the implementation of Marketing efforts at AIDA-America, as well as the entire AIDA group through internal and contracted support. Responsibilities include creation and implementation of Marketing literature, digital communication including You Tube, LinkedIn etc., advertisements, graphics, presentation, illustration, etc. The candidate will also have responsibilities for photography and videography at AIDA and at customer sites, as well as maintenance and upgrades to the AIDA Global website, including optimization. Additional job functions include database management, trade show and customer Open House coordination, public relations, market research, and Marketing communications.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing/Graphic Design and at least two years' experience preferred or Associates Degree and at least 4 years of experience. Additional training or experience in Marketing/CRM practices a plus.
Two to four years of progressively increasing experience as noted above, preferably in the capital equipment industry.
Graphic experience with the necessary design applications including Adobe Creative Suite. Additional knowledge of PC applications, including Microsoft Office and database software.
Superior communication skills with all levels of management, associates, customers, and vendors.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills and exceptional attention to detail.
Must be well organized, with the ability to continually prioritize graphic design and Marketing projects.
Must be hard working, self-directed, self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision.
Inside Sales Support
Assist in all aspects of supporting the Customer Service Parts Manager with maintaining sales quotas, margins, spare parts, reports, and documentation to assure parts department achieves the annual budget.
Four-year business degree or Associates Degree with equivalent work experience.
Three or more years’ experience in the following:
Inside sales support.
General knowledge of integrated business information systems.
Responsible for electrical design/documentation and production unit support, as required on assigned projects. Through application of Engineering standards and the process of continuous improvement, the candidate will provide reliable, high quality, cost effective, and safe controls for stamping presses and auxiliary equipment. The candidate will develop, change and maintain accurate drawings and Bills of Material of parts and assemblies, as well as develop and maintain company Engineering drawing standards. Maintains close relationships with the production unit to promote effective communication and ensures designs meet specifications.
Two-year Engineering Associates degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
One to five years of experience designing analog and digital electrical controls in the machine tool industry, preferably for metal stamping presses.
Minimum 1-year experience and demonstrated proficiency with CAD software for preparation of electrical drawings (preferably AutoCAD Electrical).
Working knowledge of PLC's, such as Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, and Operator Interface Terminals (OITs).
Working knowledge of all electrical codes including NEC, NFPA79, UL, VDE, and CE.
Working knowledge of components used in the machine tool industry.
Installation Supervisor - Electrical
Supervise and direct Electrical Assemblers, riggers, subcontractors, and auxiliary equipment installers during the installation of complex knockdown presses. Prior to installation, the Installation Supervisor will be primarily involved in the manufacture and assembly of the machine at the Dayton facility. Familiarity with the machine during the production process will help ensure a smoother installation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent work experience.
Advanced knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems with an emphasis on electrical content.
Excellent communication skills with proven leadership abilities.
Seven to ten years of related, practical work experience. Two plus years of supervisory experience.
Supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in the installation of metal stamping presses and auxiliary equipment while also assuring that the project stays on schedule and under or at budget.
Knowledgeable about the operation and functionality of metal stamping controls and how they integrate with hydraulic and pneumatic systems, PLC programming and reading ladder logic diagrams.
Ability to set-up presses in a manner that assures that the machine meets AIDA-America accuracy standards.
Conduct customer training on the press and auxiliary equipment either at the press or in a classroom environment.
Ensure that the total experience for the customer is completely positive and that they are comfortable with the performance and precision of their new AIDA product (including peripheral equipment)
Work closely with the customer to assure the project is on schedule and that all responsible parties are meeting their deadlines.
Project Manager - After Market Solutions (AMS)
Lead and manage the execution of assigned equipment upgrade and retrofit. 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.
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Project Management, Business, or Engineering (or related field). Project Management Certification is a plus.
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 capital equipment rigging and installation requirements.
Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
General knowledge of planning, budget control, and pricing required for complete capital equipment upgrades, retrofits, and equipment relocations.
General knowledge of PC hardware and software skills used in preparing professional communications for customers. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project. Some understanding and use of AutoCAD is a plus.
Ability to read and comprehend mechanical and electrical drawings.
Good understanding and knowledge of press control systems.
Performs the electrical assembly of components to production machinery. This includes modifying existing customer products and building new products to customer specifications.
Associate’s degree from a trade school, community college or equivalent experience.
Three plus years 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.
Some ladder climbing.
Periodically required to work at heights of 15 to 20 feet for machine wiring, assembly or trouble shooting purposes.
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.
Occasional travel to customer sites for initial installation.
Ability to work effectively as part of a work team.
Good interpersonal and oral communications 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.
Associate Degree in a technical field or vocational degree with equivalent work experience.
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.