Careers

At AMSC, we aim to create a work atmosphere that fosters success for our employees, our customers and our corporation. Our employees benefit from working with world-class engineers, technicians and scientists, as well as other experienced professionals. With operations throughout Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, we have a diverse, yet cohesive staff with tremendous global experience and passion.

Each day, we are driven by our company mission: We listen, we partner and we innovate to make smarter, cleaner energy profitable. And we are inspired by our vision: To power the world with smarter, cleaner … better energy. While we are committed to realizing our mission and vision, AMSC also prides itself on having a fun and satisfying work environment that fosters creativity and success. Click here to gain an understanding of the kind of employees we are seeking as we grow the company.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V.

Careers at AMSC

Milford, CT

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities: 

Functions:

            Accounts Payable:

  • Enter and process accounts payable invoices in the ERP and ensure approvals are obtained and there is a match between receiver, supplier purchase order and supplier invoice within terms. 
  • Ensure all invoices are coded to correct GL account.
  • Manage routine supplier questions and escalate appropriately.
  • Provide AP suggestions/solutions to supervisor.
  • Reconcile vendor statements.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Invoice customer shipments utilizing the ERP and perform all related tasks with accuracy.
  • Ensure match between customer purchase order, bill of lading documents, and invoices.
  • Work in conjunction with Customer Service and Sales Support to ensure customer invoices are accurately processed, as needed.
  • AR Collections.
  • Generate and distribute customer invoices and supporting documents utilizing system tools.
  • Work closely with account collections and customer invoice questions and escalate appropriately with good judgement.
  • Execute daily customer account cash application in ERP.

General Accounting Responsibilities

  • Balance and reconcile accounts, prepare reports, collect, and maintain detailed records.
  • Review, monitor, and update information in accounting systems, perform analyses and verify data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide accounting support during the financial close process through general ledger account reconciliation and the preparation of financial schedules.
  • Participate in department projects and perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Support budget analysis, job costing analysis, and fixed asset accounting with documentation and proper invoice coding
  • Perform customer credit reviews and recommended limits.
  • Serve as resource to other departments such as customer service, materials and planning, shipping and receiving, and outside agencies to provide information and assist with resolution of potential issues.
  • Provide insightful details surrounding slow customer payment accounts in an organized manner.

Education – Experience:

  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance is preferred.
  • 1-4 years of related experience in Accounting/Finance and use of accounting programs; basic knowledge of manufacturing and services environment a plus.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Working experience with ERP systems; Epicor is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Basic accounting knowledge in a manufacturing and service environment.
  • Strong SOP understanding of accounting process including Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Development of electrical control systems for wind turbines
  • Implementation of the software on PLC
  • Coordination of work packages in development projects with internal team members and external cooperation partners
  • Design and verification of hardware- and software systems
  • Test and commissioning in-house and at customer sites
  • Preparation of technical specifications and documentations in coordination with external partners
  • Providing customer trainings

Education – Experience:

  • Technical education in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, Mechatronics or Computer Science
  • Experience with PLC programming using C / C++ / structured text

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Open personality with good communication skills
  • Customer orientation and interest for other cultures
  • Good English knowledge
  • Willingness for traveling worldwide

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Under the direction of engineering or project managers conceptualize and implement the overall design of new systems and circuit boards.  With minimal supervision, design and debug systems.  
  • Create design validation, HALT testing, and production testing requirements
  • Lead design verification and validation process
  • Development of power electronics, IGBT gate drivers and interfaces, and associated components
  • Analog and Digital circuit design and development, implementation with VHDL/FPGA logic as appropriate
  • Circuit simulation and worst case analysis
  • Design and selection of magnetic components
  • Make modifications or improvements to existing and special projects
  • Conduct and manage all necessary investigative work pertinent to designs
  • Provide task completion time estimates
  • Maintain project design documentation
  • Specify, participate, and oversee development of circuit board factory test fixtures and testing protocols
  • Provide input to the performance reviews of engineering assistants, designers, and entry level and mid level engineers
  • May be involved manufacturing floor support of existing products
  • Report on compliance to project schedules
  • Generate specifications, test plans, equipment purchases, release related documentation, and other duties as assigned
  • Has authority to choose best methods to design, build and test prototypes without guidance from supervisor or lead project engineer.
  • Has authority to make changes to both released and unreleased drawings.
  • Has authority to propose capital equipment purchases to supervisor. 
  • Has authority to recommend product vendor sources for equipment or material to Purchasing Department.
  • Has authority to create and change functional and test specifications.
  • Has authority to assign project related tasks to engineering assistants, designers and entry level design engineers as directed by project manager.
  • Has authority to obtain material from internal stock room and obtain material from outside vendors through purchase requisitions up to limit set by supervisor and with approval signature of supervisor or project manager.
  • Follow company purchase authorization procedures.

Education – Experience:

  • B.S degree in Engineering.
  • 7 or more years in engineering.  No previous experience required with Ph.D. degree.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Proficient design skills.
  • Guide and counsel entry level engineers.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks.
  • Good group interaction skills.
  • Basic knowledge of technologies.
  • Ability to accurately estimate time required to complete tasks.
  • Altium/OrCAD/Matlab Simulink/MathCAD
  • Written and oral communications with marketing, applications, engineering, manufacturing, and service groups to define and modify product specifications.  
  • Written and oral presentation of project schedule and status to engineering or project managers on, at least, a monthly basis.  
  • Written and oral communication with customers or potential customers at the level and frequency determined by engineering or project managers

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Queensbury, NY

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Supports the General Manager on all financial aspects of the business unit including monthly operational reviews.
  • Ensures all revenue is recorded accurately and documented in accordance with company policies.
  • Manages and mentors Accounting Manager
  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  • Reviews monthly balance sheets, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Prepares/Reviews Monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations and financial analysis.
  • Primary contract for external auditors regarding quarterly and annual audit for business unit.
  • Responsible for monthly closing process, within four business days of month-end. 
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures, recommending changes.
  • Provides weekly cash forecast and updates financial forecasts against budget on monthly basis.
  • Prepare annual budget, capital expenditure, operating costs and present it to the senior management for approval.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related requests as needed.
  • Assist with the Implementation of Oracle
  • Maintains compliance following internal controls established by the Company under SOX 404.

Education – Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance, required.
  • At least eight to ten years’ experience in variety of accounting /financial management positions.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Hands-on, and flexible attitude. 
  • Proficient with Oracle E-Business Suite application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of GAAP financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Exceptional analytical ability.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

The successful candidate will work as part of an equipment engineering group maintaining and upgrading HTS production equipment used in the manufacturing of superconducting products. The types of equipment are as follows: in-line furnaces, PVD thin film deposition equipment, gas control and handling equipment, wire or tape transfer equipment and material cleaning equipment. Knowledge of vacuum systems and related vacuum components is required.

Functions:

  • The position requires a strong background and experience in troubleshooting and maintaining electromechanical systems with strengths in various vacuum pumping system, component wiring, and a wide range of vacuum sensors.
  • Knowledge of machine assembly, vacuum, component level troubleshooting and wiring required.
  • Day to day activities of this position include preventive maintenance, unplanned maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment issues.
  • Long term projects include equipment upgrades and implementation of TQM on the manufacturing floor.

Education – Experience:

  • AS degree in Electronics and/or 10 – 15 years of demonstrated relevant manufacturing experience.
  • Strong knowledge of vacuum roughing pumps, blowers, turbo pumps, cryogenic vacuum pumps and vacuum sensors used in manufacturing and production equipment is a must
  • Industrial experience in the following areas: Metal forming, heat treat, wire or tape transfer and coating equipment.
  • Must have experience in procuring, troubleshooting and maintaining equipment in a manufacturing facility.
  • Experience in troubleshooting PVD Equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced with Quality control systems including TPM.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of quality improvement techniques applied in a production / manufacturing environment.
  • Self-starter and independent working attributes are essential.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Office software, including Excel, Word and MS Project.
  • Must be a team player!
  • Proficient at vacuum leak checking
  • Continuous improvement.
  • FMEA.
  • Knowledge of Pfeiffer and Telemark vacuum pumps is a plus.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities: 

Functions: 

  • Review and approve test plans for power-electronic based systems; prepare product and equipment for test; execute test plans; gather, compile and summarize data; generate test reports/results
  • Troubleshoot and repair product as required.
  • Construct test equipment according to specified requirements.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair production test equipment.
  • Provide recommendations and documentation to product designers on design improvement.
  • Train engineers, field service technicians and new hires on product test, operation of test equipment, and testing safety.
  • Direct outside subcontractors as required.
  • Meet production goals.
  • Make decisions regarding safety and quality.
  • Take lead in Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) activities with Manufacturing and Engineering.
  • Direct manufacturing personnel regarding product quality issues.
  • Recommend tools, test equipment and safety supplies and initiate requisition for purchase.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education – Experience:

  • 2-year Associate Degree in Electronics or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of hands-on experience in the manufacturing or R&D environments.  

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair PCB circuits, small-scale electrical systems and large-scale electrical systems using fundamental concepts.
  • Knowledge of the control and operation of IGBT- and Thyristor-based power-electronic power system products.
  • Demonstrated understanding of test methods for product test using currents up to the 5,000A range and voltages up to the 100,000V range.
  • Demonstrated awareness of electrical hazards, usage of PPE and safety procedures.
  • Able to work independently and provide solid decision making.
  • Skill in use of manufacturing and electronic test equipment.
  • Computer literate in word-processing, spread-sheet and presentation-preparation programs
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Able to lift 75 pounds or exert 75 pounds of force on a regular basis.
  • Tasks often involve long periods of standing.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

The Oracle Business Analyst – Supply Chain will support the business through analysis and design, trouble-shooting system issues, documenting business requirements and technical specifications, identifying technology solutions, performing system testing, and providing configuration and end-user support of supply chain management, inventory, MRP, WIP, Manufacturing, Order Management and Shipping. 

Functions:

  • Ensure ITGC SoX controls are operating effectively by proactively eliminating potential deficiencies – apply technology and triggers to enhance compliance
  • Engage with primarily Operational business stakeholders to gather/analyze requirements and map them to solutions that leverage the ERP application.
  • Develop end-to-end business process flow diagrams for all related business processes.
  • Work with the team to analyze, diagnose and resolve unpredictable and varied problems using diverse methods and tools.
  • Develop and conduct test cases, end-to-end testing, and functional/regression testing.
  • Document company-specific user instructions and conduct end-user training.
  • Facilitate requirements workshops, documenting detailed functional, technical, reporting & data requirements.
  • Provide support to Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering teams, and act as the primary point of contact for Super User / Business Admin support. 
  • Write business requirement documents for reports, interfaces, data conversions and application extensions.

Education – Experience:

  • 10-12 years of Oracle eBusiness Suite functional and technical exposure from Supply Chain, Inventory and Manufacturing perspective.
  • 12-14 years of Techno/Functional experience in Oracle Financial and Manufacturing Modules. Oracle Supply Chain Management Applications (MRP, Work in Process, Purchasing, Inventory, iProcurement, iSupplier, Project Manufacturing and Order to Cash (Order Management and Shipping). Multi-site MRP Planning knowledge is a must have for this job.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Oracle Agile is a plus. Need to be able to act as liaison between Business Users and Offshore Developers from PLM point of view discussion
  • Specializes in the development of Oracle software solutions utilizing expertise in requirements definition, business analysis, design, systems integration, and implementation.
  • Self-motivated, result-oriented with strong analytical skills. Good at problem solving and with good communication skills.
  • Functional – 75% and Technical – 25%
  • Must have worked on Oracle Apps Support projects in the past.
  • Experience in developing, testing, implementing and supporting integrated solutions in various Oracle financial applications.
  • Good SQL & PL/SQL & Oracle development experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle Forms and Reports development including XML Publisher.
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work with a Global Users group and ready to travel overseas.
  • Experience pulling data from the database.
  • Ability to identify functionality gaps and develop solutions for them.
  • Working on large projects / programs (covering many regions / many business areas).
  • Working experience in performance optimization.
  • US Citizen

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA or Pewaukee, WI

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

AMSC is committed to developing products to power the world with smarter, cleaner, better energy.  Our products utilize the power of data analytics and Internet of Things to continuously monitor, predict, and improve product performance. In this career opportunity you will contribute to product development and security integration aimed at making our products more resilient to cyber threats.   Through a combined skill set in software development and systems integration you will work to advance AMSC product features and security to meet the demands of today’s cyber security standards.

Functions:

  • Analyze and translate industry security standards into feature requirements and system-level designs of software architectures and modules for embedded control platforms and interface tools.
  • Lead software design and development of security features integration into AMSC embedded control platforms and interface tools.
  • Document security compliance and interface directly with sales team to correlate to customer requirements.
  • Practice established software methodologies and principles focusing on reusability, maintainability, and minimized complexity.
  • Follow structured software development process and integrate process improvements for secure development.
  • Review designs and code developed by peers.

Education – Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • 7 years of experience in embedded software development
  • Experience with C, C++, and other relevant programming languages
  • Experience developing software in real-time embedded environments, use of debuggers, emulators, and related instrumentation.
  • Experience with structured design process capturing requirements, design, test, and traceability of software modules.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux OS including build, configuration, deployment, and user space application development.
  • Knowledge of networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP.
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and other groups for complete design solution.
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in design solutions and problem solving.
  • Ability to accurately estimate time required to complete software tasks and projects.

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of security standards IEC 62443, NIST 800, NERC CIP, or other comparable.
  • Experience with Single sign-on (SSO) authentication schemes.
  • Experience with design and implementation of security features such as authentication, role-based access, operating and vulnerability monitoring, logging, and malware protection on an embedded system.
  • Experience with industrial communication protocols such as Modbus, DNP3, and IEC-61850.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Enters and maintains accurate and timely verification of US payroll. Coordinates with the Human Resources Department regarding personnel information and pay policies. Responds to inquiries from employees regarding payment of wages and taxes. Coordinates and prepares all items for payroll and timekeeping audits. This role will be up to 24 hours a week.

Functions:

     Payroll Processing:

  •  Process bi-weekly payroll for employees using ADP WorkforceNow and Oracle time keeping software. Review timesheets for accuracy and policy compliance.
  • Enter new hires, terminations and employee changes into the ADP payroll system. Input and audit payroll transactions, employee tax information; reconcile employee data and deduction changes.
  • Calculate and prepare bi-weekly payroll reports using both ADP.  Prepare ad-hoc reports for business units, human resources and accounting needs.
  • Assist employees on all payroll and tax related issues.  Participate in providing direction and information to employees regarding system, reporting and policy changes.
  • Process wage verifications for external agencies and garnishment requests.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.  Review payroll and tax changes and provide recommendations to management to ensure company compliance.
    Audits and Controls:
  • Develop and maintain payroll and time keeping controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley 404.
  • Prepare and coordinate information and requests for internal and external audits including:
  • 401k audit for completion of Form 5500
  • Worker’s compensation audit and compliance
  • Internal payroll and time keeping audit
  • External audits and reviews
  • Other duties as assigned
Education – Experience:
  • Associate’s degree or higher in a related field, such as finance, accounting or payroll administration preferred, or equivalent experience. Previous experience using ADP is required.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Must be an accurate, detail-oriented problem-solver that has the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle confidential data. Must be able to work independently.
  • This position requires a basic knowledge of the following: W-2’s, external audits, benefits (including Employee Stock Plans), 3rd party sick pay, taxable fringe benefits, and HRIS link to payroll.
  • The position requires a highly conscientious individual with a high energy and maturity level and the ability to handle information in a sensitive, confidential and professional manner is essential.
  • Possesses the appropriate level of technical/functional expertise and knowledge. Utilizes technology-based tools and processes effectively.
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V