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

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

The Technical Sales role will strive to build, maintain and grow relationships with customers by working with them to understand their needs and the value we could provide. This individual will work closely with our engineering and project management teams to ensure that our solutions meet and exceed our customers expectaions. The individual in this high profile position will be an outstanding communicator with solid business acumen that can understand technical needs and translate those needs with internal and external partners.

  • Ability to build and develop trusting relationships with a portfolio of major clients
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of key customer needs and requirements
  • Play an integral part in generating new sales that will turn into long-lasting relationships
  • Analytical ability and great problem-solving skills to propose solutions that meet objectives and increase sales
  • Presentation skills and ability to convey product and company value
  • Work with customers to resolve issues and problems faced by customers while maintaining trust
  • Serve as the bridge of communication between customers and internal teams
  • Works alongside the Engineering team to create and improve customer requests and/or designs in order to build accurate and successful quotes
  • Ability to prepare costing for sales request process
Education – Experience: 
  • AS/BS in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of industry experience in engineering or technical sales
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Self-motivated and success driven
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Outstanding communication written and verbal
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications
  • Knowledge of medium to low voltage concepts and understanding of direct/alternating currents desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work with others as a team
  •  Ability to work in a fast paced, fun working environment
  • Willing and able to travel to customer sites and trade shows
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

Design specialty power transformers and related magnetic components up to SOMV A, 69 kV including rectifier duty transformers I OOkAdc. Perform overall transformer design calculations and detailed coil and insulation design.

  • Member of team designing high capacity power and distribution transformers (up to SOMY A, 69 kV to be used for rectifier loads up to I OOkAdc.) to IEEE and IEC specifications.
  • Design oil-filled and dry-type transformers and magnetics as needed.
  • Perform overall transformer design calculations and detailed coil and insulation design.
  • Perform cooling calculations and select cooling components and other major components and accessories as needed.
  • Create bills of materials.
  • Assist/support mechanical design done by the Mechanical Department including core design, core/coil construction, overall tank lay-out and clearances, cable routing, etc.
  • Provide technical support as needed to the Production and Test Departments in the shop
  • Provide test results, required tests in advance, and review final test data to evaluate designs.
  • Assist a department-wide effort to create engineering design guides and manuals.
  • Assist in developing standard tools, rules, and guides to improve efficiency and consistency in our designs.
  • Train others as required by your manager.
  • Utilize test data and production feedback to aid in cost reduction efforts and the development of tools and rules as mentioned above
  • Tasks as required by your supervisor
Education – Experience: 
  • BS in electrical engineering or Electro Mechanical Engineering and S years of experience as a Transformer Designer including work in oil-filled power transformer design)
  • Must have experience in oil-filled power transformers design, including High-current bus bar, Regulating and multi-tap transformers,
  • Winding construction and insulation system designs
  • Dry-type transformer experience is a plus
  • Rectifier duty and harmonics design experience is a plus

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Proficiency with MS Excel is required. Andersen short-circuit/leakage field software are a plus.
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

The Sr. Planner/Scheduler is responsible for coordinating day to day planning, scheduling, and supervising throughout the production process or cycle on the manufacturing floor, including the coordination of materials available for the production process.

  • Manage creation of and/or organize a production schedule on a daily basis while making sure that every output (level) is recorded appropriately and correctly.
  • Sets and finalizes project plans.
  • Work hand-in-hand with employees to make sure that all issues that are related to scheduling are properly handled and resolved.
  • Participate in vendor management so as to make sure that the company’s supply needs are adequately met in a timely manner.
  • Rectify and/or reconcile differences and inaccuracies that have to do with shipment and deliveries to customers.
  • Make sure schedules are given to employees in a timely fashion and that any distortions in the company’s schedule are accounted for always.
  • Ensure that every employee involved in the production process has a clear understanding of what is required to meet the order and needs of customers.
  • Maintain different reporting systems to make sure that all forms of documentation are accurate and also timely.
  • Allocate/set budgets according to sales orders and production capacity to meet on time delivery.
  • Plan material availability based on lead times.
  • Create, monitor, document and maintain production schedules and progress.
  • Focus on productivity.
  • Identify deficiencies in the manufacturing process.
  • Develop and apply Lean Manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture by creating, leading and communicating opportunities for quality, productivity, flow, and safety improvement.
  • Request support from design engineering and operations management to ensure successful project completion.
  • Develop work instructions for new products on the shop floor.
  • Allocate budgets appropriately to operations.
  • Conduct time studies to help set process standards.
Education – Experience: 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing. Operations engineering functions a plus.
  • Must have related experience in fields like supply chain, project management, or business management.
  • Must be proficient with software such as Microsoft Project and other MRP and ERP systems. Epicor is a plus.
  • Engineer tool/program knowledge a plus
  • Engineer degree a plus
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Must have excellent communication skills so as to be able to pass the necessary information to both customers, supervisors, and employees.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to relate respectfully, cordially, and freely with people (customers, employees, and vendors inclusive).
  • Must have excellent time-management ability.
  • Must have good leadership abilities.
  • Must be able to motivate other employees when needed.
  • Must exhibit a high level of flexibility and an ability to multi-task at all times.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must possess good reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must have the ability to work as a middle person amongst customers, employees and supervisors, and vendors.
  • Must possess at least a basic knowledge of supply chain activities.
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Comprehension and application of the ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems.
  • Ability to identify non-conforming outputs, diagnose root cause, and identify the need for corrective action pertaining to the production of NEPSI products.
  • Identify, measure, and analyze key performance metrics for NEPSl’s quality system processes.
  • Aggregate quality performance data and identify trends to management.
  • Generate non-conformance reports as needed.
  • Verify the effectiveness of any corrective action taken.
  • Perform audits on internal processes such as purchasing, manufacturing, customer support, and training.
  • Perform audits on external processes, such as supplier performance and customer feedback.
  • Document the inspection and testing of equipment prior to shipment and ensure the testing instruments and meters are in calibration.
  • Manage and implement routine quality audits, accurately maintaining the company records.
  • Assist Project Manager with prospective customer questions pertaining to NEPSI quality.
  • Assist Operations manager in the creation of processes, procedures, and inspection forms pertaining to quality.
Education – Experience:
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Required: 1-2 years prior experience in a related manufacturing industry; Prior experience with ISO 9001:2015 quality management systems.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints; Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certification.

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sedentary work

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Purchase products, materials, and services for NEPSI through Oracle.
  • Evaluate pricing and availability of raw materials for NEPSI projects.
  • Track raw materials while being mindful of lead times.
  • Collaborate with NEPSI and AMSC teammates to ensure proper inventory, accounting, and other
  • policies are being adhered to throughout a project’s active status.
  • Work with suppliers on quality, lead time, and service issues relating to any given project.
  • Assist in managing NEPSl’s relationships with vendors.
  • Monitor inventory of raw materials and generate orders in Oracle to refill stock, as needed.
  • Collaborate with vendors and internal NEPSI stakeholders to lower cost of products, materials, and services.
  • Periodically review existing supplier relationships to determine whether another supplier may offer a better price.
  • Assist with tasks pertaining to project management, as requested.
Education – Experience:
  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering; Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Required: One to three years of full-time experience in an office environment; Prior experience using Oracle.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Required: Ability to communicate effectively with outside entities, suppliers, and customers; Ability to get results and be goal oriented.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints. .

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sedentary work

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Plan, lay-out, assemble, and install components and assemblies within fabricated steel assemblies per shop drawings.
  • Assemble, modify, test, and adjust custom mechanical assemblies and apparatus applying knowledge of various assembly techniques and referring to shop drawings and instructions.
  • Measure out and mark dimensions and reference lines for installation of components.
  • Install components such as disconnect switches, ground switch, relays, vacuum switches, interlocks, windows, door-stays, locks, capacitors, fuses, reactors, CT’s, PT’s, CPT’s, ground bus, phase bus,
  • conductors, insulators, hardware, etc.
  • Read and understand blue prints, drawings, wiring diagrams, mechanical prints, assembly and
  • schematic drawings, and receive verbal instructions on work to be performed.
  • Ensure proper components are installed in appropriate sequence, per established methods,
  • instructions, and drawings,
  • Fasten, align, and mount parts, components, relays, using hand and power tools.
  • Examine parts/ components that are installed to verify they are free from damage and defects. Notify Production Manager if defects are found.
  • Route and terminate cables.
  • Operate basic hand tools, saws, punches, grinders, drills.
  • Clean up shop area of tools and work at the end of each shift.
  • Perform other work duties as assigned.
Education – Experience:
  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Required: Prior experience in manufacturing or product assembly or using hand held power tools.
  • Required: Ability to use hand held power tools; Ability to measure; Ability to use a computer.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Required: Ability to use hand held power tools; Ability to measure; Ability to use a computer.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints.

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Carrying
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Climbing
  • Reaching
  • Medium work
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Process payroll weekly using ADP.
  • Establish strong partnerships with functional and business leaders to develop and execute on long and shmt-term HR strategies that directly suppo1t the business.
  • Administer all employee benefit plans including health and welfare programs, dental plan, STD, LTD, AD&D, FMLA, leave programs, tuition reimbursement, and 40l(k) plan.
  • Further develop NEPSI onboarding program.
  • Coordinate benefits with insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  • Update employee changes to all necessary parties i.e., Payroll, vendors, HR staff, etc.
  • Coordinate company outings, luncheons, and special events.
  • Process and administer all employee life-cycle transactions, onboarding, status changes, and exiting documents.
  • Address and investigate employee grievances or other issues, escalating higher level issues to AMSC Global HR Manager when appropriate. Provide guidance to management on appropriate disciplinary action, when needed.
  • Process and maintain employee data updates through the HRIS systems (Oracle & ADP) and maintain system updates.
  • Conceptualize and administer training and development programs for employees.
  • Answer and resolve HR and payroll related inquiries and concerns from employees.
  • Create new employee files as needed and archive terminated employee files.
  • Manage the recruiting and new hire process for all new employees, including offer letter creation, pre­employment screening, reviewing new hire checklists, and ensuring compliance with the necessary documentation for payroll.
  • Conduct audits of payroll, benefits, or other HR programs. Ensure records are accurate and make compliance updates as needed.
  • Monitor PTO and attendance rep01ts monthly.
  • Assist with processing of te1minations including coordinating final checks or writing documentation and ensuring processes are followed.
  • Assist with the preparation for the performance review process.
  • Maintain and file documents into appropriate employee paper/digital files.
  • Complete employment verifications for current and previous employees.
  • Coordinate and complete exit interviews
  • Develop metrics that provide insight into labor utilization, recruitment, and training, and use the metrics to provide decision support as appropriate.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
Education – Experience:
  • BA in related field (relevant experience may be substituted)
  • 2-5 years related experience in an organizational HR group, preferably with a manufacturing company.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Must be an accurate, detail-oriented multitasker that can meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint )
  • Previous HRIS experience (SAP, Oracle, ADP), Oracle experience preferred.
  • Understanding of relevant benefits legislation such as ADA, FMLA, ERISA and Section 125.
  • Able to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Paints sheet and structural steel enclosures and assemblies.
  • Prepares and paints structural steel and sheet metal assemblies using approved procedures and
  • methods.
  • Applies paints and surface preparatory materials and undercoating materials (as required) to a variety of surfaces, and according to material safety data sheets and in compliance with hazardous waste
  • guidelines.
  • Determines appropriate color and paint type by reviewing shop drawings.
  • Operates lift to access underside of equipment.
  • Ensures proper lighting and ventilation within the paint booth.
  • Adjusts temperature of paint booth as required for quicker cure times.
  • Mix, stir, and prepare paint, resin, and cure as directed by work instructions and paint technical data sheets.
  • Adjust spray equipment (pressure, nozzle) to ensure even coverage and minimize drips and runs. Must paint in a methodical manner to ensure no missed areas or light coated areas.
  • Must wear proper personnel protective gear as instructed by MSDS. Complies with company safety
  • and environmental regulations.
  • Must understand and comply with NEPSI quality system requirements.
  • Assists with other tasks, such as welding assembly, as requested.

 

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

To perform this duty, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and preferences listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Education – Experience:

  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred: Associate degree or higher in graphic design.
  • Required: Prior spray paint experience; Prior experience using a forklift.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints.

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Carrying
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Climbing
  • Reaching
  • Medium work
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Humid Conditions
  • Hazardous Chemicals

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA
 Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities: 

Areas of counsel will include export compliance and commercial and government contract review 

Functions: 

  • Responsible for providing cradle-to-grave government and commercial contract negotiation 
  • Review of complex RFPs, RFQs and proposals 
  • Oversee policies and procedures for export compliance 
  • Interpret FAR clauses, government acquisition processes, internet-based procurement procedures and compliance with associated prime and subcontract agreements. 
  • Responsible for advice on global data privacy and export 
  • Must adhere to all policies and practices of AMSC ensuring the code of conduct and highest level of ethics are always maintained.
 Education – Experience: 
  • Law degree and membership in MA State Bar 
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as practicing commercial contracts attorney 
 Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs: 
  • Experience in contract drafting, reviewing and negotiating various types of commercial agreements (including RFQ/RFP) with customers, subcontractors, alliance partners and vendors in support of sales, business development, research and development, and procurement groups across the company. 
  • Government contracting experience with a working knowledge of FAR and DFAR clauses. 
  • Knowledge of commercial law, including UCC, contract law, and export law. 
  • Solid judgment and business acumen and understanding of business operations. 
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead as well as collaborate and function well in a team environment. 
  • Excellent judgment, strong organizational skills, and driven work ethic. 
  • Self-motivated and efficient, with ability to work independently and under pressure and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Some travel will be required. 

 AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V 

Westminster, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

A Project Administrator is sought for assisting in the program management support of domestic and foreign navy hardware manufacturing projects at AMSC’s Ayer and Westminster, Massachusetts facilities. With limited supervision, the successful candidate will develop and manage schedules, data submittals, and progress reports for the projects assigned to the individual.

Functions:

  • Manage the registration and filing of all project documentation sent to or received from our business partners.
  • Control the recording and tracking of all actions allocated to the program team during internal and external meetings.
  • Support the Business Development function in managing technical and project documentation including the development of data by other functions.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an accurate project data folder for the storage and management of specific project data in multiple formats.
  • With technical guidance, prepare required technical and schedule progress reports.
  • Assist in the definition and organization of required reviews such as Design Reviews, Test Plan and Management reviews as appropriate. Identify dates and objectives for each review and communicate clearly with customer. Prepare required reports and follow-up.
  • Develop and maintain a Change Management proc  ess for assigned project documentation, that dovetails with the business ECO process.
  • Communicate program status to company management via line management. Prepare updates and present at periodic management review meetings as assigned.

Education – Experience:

  • High School Diploma with 1-4 years’ experience in the field of technical (mechanical and/or electrical engineering) project administration/ coordination/ management OR BS Degree in a technical field.
  • Demonstrated experience in using MS Office tools including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Self-starter and independent working attributes are essential.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks.
  • Good group interaction skills.
  • Creativity and innovation skills required to solve new problems and to uncover new problems to solve.
  • Some domestic travel may be expected.
  • Clean US Driving License required
  • Must have or be able to obtain a US passport.
  • Security clearance is not required for this role, but the ability to obtain clearance in the future would be beneficial
  • Written and oral communications with marketing, applications, engineering, manufacturing, service, and department leaders to support the progress of project related actions.
  • US Citizen

 

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

AMSC has an opening for a Process Engineer for manufacturing of textured metal foils as substrates for high temperature superconductor wire. The successful candidate should have a strong background in thin film deposition processes including familiarity with reactive thin film deposition of exipatial layers, as well as manufacturing techniques of metal deformation and annealing as well as surface cleaning. Experience with the analysis and inspection of metal foils is desired. He/she will work in close collaboration with R&D scientists and must be able to effectively work on a number of simultaneous tasks within a fast paced environment. Previous experience in transferring an R&D process to a pilot manufacturing line is a definite plus.

Functions:

  • Process responsibilities for slitting, cleaning and annealing of metal foils in reel-to-reel equipment.
  • Interaction and troubleshooting with external vendors.
  • Increase process and equipment robustness, ongoing process improvements and failure analysis.
  • Development of Production Infrastructure including process documentation (WI, SOP, Material Specs), SPC tracking, preparation of reports documenting process status.
  • Support in commissioning of Pilot Line equipment and qualification of process on new equipment.
  • Training and supervision of technicians and operators. 
  • Operation and maintenance of cleaning station, furnaces, and inspection station

Education – Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Metallurgy, Materials Science or related field with minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in manufacturing environment.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

Techincal 

  • Knowledgeable in rolling metals or metal deformation techniques
  • Familiar with Reel to reel equipment
  • Foil/web handling experience
  • High Temperature heat treating experience
  • Thin film deposition (PVD) experience
  • Familiar with Reactive thin film deposition of epitaxial layers
  • Familiar with High vacuum systems

Operational 

  • Statistical Process control skills (SPC)
  • Failure analysis skills
  • Troubleshooting equipment
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft office
  • Ability to schedule work
  • Ability to coordinate resources and execute to plan
  • Purchase supplies, parts
  • Ability to write documentation (SOP, Work instructions etc)

 

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA or Richland, WA

This opening is available at either our Ayer, MA or Richland, WA offices.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

American Superconductor is seeking an experienced mechanical engineer for focused project work. The successful candidate will work with directly with an engineering-based team to develop advanced Stirling cycle coolers, engines, and their support systems. The successful candidate will have a strong background in mechanical design, thermal analysis, structural analysis, and designing high precision, tight-tolerance components. The engineer is expected to take responsibility for managing government sponsored research and development projects, including managing the production of prototype hardware and reporting activities. Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software is a definite plus.

Functions:

  • The candidate will be responsible for the design of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and support hardware for use in Stirling cycle hardware
  • The position calls for excellent communication skills, specifically the ability to write technical reports and presentations, as well as the ability to work within a team
  • The engineer will be responsible for various mechanically intricate subassemblies
  • Responsibility will continue through parts manufacture as well as system assembly and test

Education – Experience:

  • 5 years of demonstrated machine design experience
  • 5 years of experience using a solid modeler
  • The individual should work effectively in a multidisciplinary team consisting of scientists, engineers, and support personnel (machinist-technicians)
  • Strong knowledge of machine shop practices with the design of machined parts and welded fabrications
  • Design experience integrating most of the following: electromechanical components, seals, weldments, castings, and coatings

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks CAD system
  • Open minded engineer with broad multidisciplinary knowledge and interests
  • Experience in cryogenic and vacuum system design, including use of materials, welding and brazing preparations, and understanding of insulation and heat transfer principles is a plus

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the successful completion of projects and utilizing the planning department resources as needed.

  • Facilitate/Communicate witness test dates between the Test and Sales departments.
  • Review shipment details on packaging and documentation with the Shipping and Logistics group.
  • Close out meeting for technical and budget changes.
  • Review issues throughout the project, suggest future SOP’s, etc. and denote in final close out memo stating the issue(s) encountered attached to the project for future budgeting and history.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of multiple projects
  • Direct Kick-Off Meeting to confinn project scope, customer need-by dates, hi-level schedule and labor budget hours and revenue milestones.
  • Interface with core functions (Sales, Marketing, Planning & Manufacturing) to generate project specifications and confirm customer requirements and ability for business to meet both financial and schedule expectations at Sales Order inception:
    • Sales Budget Worksheet review
    • Confirm Engineering and production labor hours budget
    • Communicate discrepancies to the Sales and Finance departments
  • Interface to customers to coordinate and schedule concurrent development activities and report project status.
  • Review project plan from the planner:
    • Labor load conflicts (under/overload issues)
    • Materials lead time conflicts
  • Production Build Plan (sub-assembly detail):
    • Review start to finish dates
  •  Review Build Plan from operations, including sub-assembly details and start/finish dates to ensure alignment with customer commitment and revenue milestones.
  • Define key project requirements, including revenue milestones, and flow down to team members.
  • Will take leadership role in the compilation of project schedules, task, and project completion time estimates, specifications, test plans, equipment purchases, release of related documentation, revenue milestones and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist and recommend coordination for personnel resource usage in engineering and production in order to meet or beat dates and budgets weekly.
  • Monitor certification needs and ensure the Quality department is ahead of shipment needs.
  • Review Engineering due dates vs the percent of completion, identify conflicts, and resolve with Engineering.
  • Proactively define and suggest improvements to the design-engineering environment as well as areas unrelated to engineering.
  • Monitor Engineering progress weekly vs the percent of completion vs budget hours.
  • Communicate budget hours vs the percent of completion issues to production and Finance.
  • Meet with Finance to review job progress on both schedule and budget.
  • Facilitate and communicate production delivery of completed units to the Test department.
  • Facilitate materials to push and/or pull as needed.
  • Push usage of in-house inventory with Engineering.
Education – Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, including course work in oil-filled power transformer and rectifier manufacturing OR the equivalency of progressively responsible work experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in oil-filled power transformer and rectifier manufacturing/design.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs: 
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V
Westminster, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

The Test Engineering position is a “hands-on” role that will focus on component and system level testing of complex electronic, cryogenic, and vacuum equipment for use in military applications. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will bring a high level of initiative and energy, to the position and will work directing with the manufacturing, engineering, and quality groups in the organization. 

Functions:

  • Qualification/End of cycle testing for the components and systems mentioned above. 
  • Research, design, develop and test electronic equipment and systems at AMSC including; circuity components, analog and digital computing equipment, and control and test equipment. 
  • Execute Dynamic Testing including Random & Sine Vibration, Classical & SRS Shock, Acceleration 
  • Develop Instrumentation Testing including ICP & Charge mode Pressure Transducers, Oscilloscopes, Charge Amplifiers and Signal Conditioners, Constant Current Supplies, Digital and Analog Filters, Thermocouples, Humidity Probes and Pressure Sensors
  • Perform critical current of superconductor wire in cryogenic environments
  • Proficient in LabVIEW development 
  • Preparation of test equipment specifications, process study, research investigations, report preparation and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of assignments  
  • Develop and facilitate execution of validation test plans, address issues using sound engineering approaches
  • Gather, process and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes
  • Create wiring diagrams and schematics for custom SCADA systems

Education – Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and a minimum 5 years of engineering experience, electrical engineering preferred. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with proficiency in a testing environment with a complete understanding of component function and testing requirements. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with manufacturing processes, drawings and standards. Fully understands a system and its components. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in aerospace and defense. 
  • National Instruments Certification a plus
  • Proficient with Solidworks a plus

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Thorough working knowledge of the basic electrical principles such as Ohm’s Law and electrical power dissipation
  • Ability to design and build SCADA systems to measure current, voltage, temperature, and pressure
  • Ability to log, processes, and interpret collected data.
  • Knowledge of accuracy analyses, instrumentation calibration theory and tolerance stack-ups. . 
  • Independent unit testing, debugging, software/hardware integration.
  • U.S. Citizenship is a requirement
  • Proficiency with  MIL-SPECs a plus
  • Limited Travel (10%)
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

 

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

The Electrical Engineering Design Technician, under the direction of Project Design Engineers, will design electrical circuits for controls, power, and plumbing sections of rectifier units from the electrical point of view.

Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:

  • Design of electrical circuits/schematics for controls, power section and plumbing sections of large power conversion equipment.
  • Design electrical schematics is AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD software
  • Select/specify components and make bills of materials.
  • Work with the mechanical department for the definition of the lay-out of the electrical panels and electrical equipment (rectifier plus transformer).
  • Preparation of all the necessary documentation for the workshop and the purchasing department such as drawings and specifications for buying the components.
  • Preparation of the necessary documentation for the client.
  • Continuous improve including standardization of the products to increase the quality/price ratio, increase design efficiency and reduce delivery time.

Education – Experience:

  • Academic background in Electrical Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Trained to read and/or manipulate electrical schematics with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software.
  • Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Direct experience in electrical power and controls circuits design of large power supplies ( 1000 amps to 100,000 amps DC).
  • Foundation in electrical circuits and basic I-phase and 3-phase power system calculations. Experience and/or Coursework related to power electronics, power transformers, rectifiers, and related controls and accessories.
  • General computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc).

Any other training requirements/ comments:

  • AutoCAD Electrical training will be provided and paid by Neeltran.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

 

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Direct management of the Industrial regional global sales team
  • Develop and implement a channel strategy for AMSC products (AMSC, NEELTRAN, NEPSI) to support high growth and specific to major global geographic markets.
  • Determine internal sales support resource needs to support sales structure and growth plans.
  • Define sales commission models and other reward and recognition systems as necessary to respond to business objectives.
  • Determine future market opportunities as appropriate.
  • Oversee and create necessary sales tools, internal processes, metrics, and proposal process to insure a smart, results-driven sales environment, while assuring consistency with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Synthesize strategic information to actionable customer relationships or sales initiatives.
  • Function as a strategic partner with the executive team in assisting future product directions.  Provide strategic thinking regarding new initiatives.
  • Bring a confident leadership to the industrial sales team; set the tone of expectations of performance, measurement criteria and communicate overall vision and mission of the Company.
  • Create a sales function mindset that understands their value in bringing back proactive data points that are valuable to product and overall strategy direction.
  • Manage and grow a team of winning performers who understand the utility, wind, and industrial power quality industries and the delivery of distributed power.
  • Define and manage sales function that operates closely against MBO’s and is held accountable.
  • Sales initiatives across business units that provide synergy in AMSC presentation to the market.
  • Participate in the development of market definition, customer profiling, pricing models, and marketing plans
  • Provide leadership in determining necessary marketing programs and market presence to drive industry awareness of American Superconductor’s relevant products.
  • Travel is worldwide and is expected to be about 50%.

Education – Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline is required. MBA beneficial

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • It is critical that this individual has sold power electronics and industry knowledge as well as experience for industrial power industries
  • It is expected that individual’s overall experience will be a minimum of 7-10 years in this type of sales.
  • Deep understanding of energy industry including (Renewable, Utility, Industrial, Chemical, Mining, Oil and Gas, Hydrogen, Traction, and others)
  • Proven experience in new account creation versus existing account management is required.
  • Significant international sales experience working will be key also.
  • Significant experience and understanding of contract negotiations for large, complex power products including the ability to drive optimized contract terms for revenue accounting at a publicly traded corporation.
  • Proven ability to develop and lead successful product introductions into energy related industries.
  • Previous management experience defining and building sales infrastructure and teams is critical.  Selling an early pioneering technology strongly desired.
  • Management experience must display the ability to lead, coach and manage high performing sales teams.
  • Experience must display the ability to think outside the box and provide substantive thinking.
  • Sales track record must display an individual who meets and exceeds goals consistently.
  • Smart, critical thinker.  Able to provide substantive input for overall business planning.
  • Approaches their work with a level of intense energy and positive outlook.  Synthesizes information quickly for making important decisions.
  • Open and honest communicator.  Not a person who communicates what the audience wants to hear.  It is critical that this individual is practical in their expectations and drives the same thinking within their team and at the executive level.
  • Results-driven and can point to key accomplishments.
  • A problem solver; hands-on style; does what has to get done and is less worried about whose “job it is”. Active team player.
  • Communicates directly and openly.
  • Operates with high standard to meeting commitments and is honest about misses.
  • Collaborative style
  • Ability to excel in a matrix management environment
  • Technically astute.  Operates with a strong respect towards engineering and is astute to varying styles and personalities of disciplines outside of Sales.
  • Possesses uncompromising integrity.  Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a contract’s administrator or similar position
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V
Queensbury, NY

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Work within precise limits and standards of accuracy. 
  • Perform a variety of       duties which may change often and rate Information using measurable standards. 
  • Plan, lay­ out, fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal parts, products and equipment, utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic and non-metallic materials, machining and lay-out techniques, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Read and Interpret blueprints, sketches, or products specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabrication, assembling, and installing sheet metal products. 
  • Select gauge and type of sheet metal such as galvanized, stainless, or other in accordance with requirements.
  • Sets up and operates fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, to cut and bend materials. 
  • Trims, files, grinds, buffs, and smooth surfaces, using hand tools and portable power tools. 
  • Welds, solders, bolts, rivets, screws, clips, caulks, and bonds component parts to assemble products, using hand tools, power tools, and equipment. 
  • Layout and mark dimensions and reference lines on materials, using scribers, dividers, squares, and rulers, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and lay-out techniques to develop and trace patterns

Education – Experience:

  • Must have at least 1 year experience in sheet metal fabrication.
  • High school/ GED degree, and be able to perform basic math calculations, such as adding and subtracting fractions.
  • Lifting, bending, climbing ladders will be routine. Standing for long periods of time required.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Must have prior certification to AWS D1.1. by a 3rd party test agency
  • Lifting, bending, climbing ladders will be routine. 
  • Standing for long periods of time required
  • Must understand and comply with NEPSI quality system requirements. 

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
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V