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Careers

Espey is expanding and is looking for key senior people to join our team. Experience in an ISO 9001 environment would be a plus. Work hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. Espey is a quality oriented, innovative, and profitable manufacturer of custom magnetic components and power supplies for both military and industrial applications. Espey is located in historic, picturesque Saratoga Springs, New York. We are about 30 minutes from the State capital in Albany, and about three hours from New York City, Boston and Montreal.

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Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.
233 Ballston Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4755
Telephone: (518) 245-4400 Fax: 518-245-4425

Purchasing Planner

Espey is seeking a Purchasing Planner to join our team to assist in material estimating and potentially do some amount of procurement and expediting. The Purchasing Planner will be responsible for seeking material estimates for proposals Espey is quoting to our customer base. Will be responsible for reviewing the material and/or subcontracts required, find a suitable supplier that meets the requirements of the contract being bid, develop a Basis of Estimate (BOM) if a supplier cannot be obtained in the timeframe required and rolling up a finished cost that is ready for review and submittal.

Associates degree or 1+ year of related experience is required. Knowledge of Electronics or Electrical Manufacturing field is preferred.

**Must be US Citizen**
EOE

Large Magnetics Assembly III

The successful candidate must accurately build transformers and other assemblies to prints, drawings, work instructions, travelers or other method of instruction with supervision. Must verify usable condition of all tools; ensure equipment calibration is valid prior to use, and use calibrated measuring devices to check dimensions to confirm assembly meets drawings and prints. Must setup and assemble cores and/or steel lamination and insulating separators into wound coils using banding, stacking, interleaving, and other techniques as required. Must prepare wire connections by forming, sanding, scraping, tinning, insulating and/or other methods for connection to terminals or other points of contact and also prepare surfaces using silicones or other surface treatments, as indicated by documentation. Utilize solder irons, torches, epoxies, and/or tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, pliers, clamps, etc.) to form and make connections, fasten metal objects together, and assemble parts to form units or subassembly parts, or mounts subassemblies on panel or in cabinet. Clean and inspect terminal connections for flaws and correct as needed. Assemble wires to terminals, lugs, and/or terminal boards utilizing crimping tools and other tools as needed. Must assemble or dis-assemble electronic components, mechanical components, subassemblies, and/or systems and make mechanical adjustments to work, including unit rework, repair or modifications.

 

**Must be US Citizen**  EOE

 

CNC Programmer/Operator

Must have experience with operating CNC milling machines, selecting and setting up tools (end mills, drills, taps and other tools). Must be able to plan, program, set up and operate multiple machines. Ideal candidate has ability to apply interpretations into programming, set up and operation of CNC machines. Familiarity with set up and operation of various machinery including Haas VF4-SS, Feature-Cam, and G and M code programming. Formal training a plus. Candidate will be able to set up and operate the following machine tools: CNC Milling machines, drills, lathes, milling machines, saws and shears, while working from blueprints or verbal orders with a minimum amount of supervision. Experience with a CMM and Calypso CAM Software a plus. High School diploma or equivalent required.

**Must be US Citizen**

EOE

Buyer

Espey is searching for a Junior level Buyer for our team. The Buyer coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization. Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with request for quotations through delivery, including analyzing preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is required. Works closely with team members or management and outside vendors to decide lowest costs, ensuring quality and compliance with company and government specifications and regulations. Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and possess excellent computer skills.

**Must be US Citizen** EOE

Stock Clerk

The Stock Clerk will effectively manage daily inventory control.  Responsibilities include: Pulling necessary material out of stock by following each verbal or printed request, pick list, material transfer, etc. using the FIFO (First In First Out) method; properly maintaining paperwork for shortages and the transfer or issuance of stock material; ensuring materials are stored in an orderly and accessible manner and keeping similar parts in the same area within the stockroom; counting material using a scale to verify amount and match it to the printed request or verbal instruction; bag and tag the material to ensure proper labeling; deliver material to the proper department and obtain necessary signatures; assist in counting of physical inventory. Will be responsible for entering information from various paperwork sources into a database system to generate the appropriate corresponding transaction. Will also use a database system to research discrepancies, answer questions regarding materials, and route incoming material to the correct location (stock bin or production department).

**Must be US citizen**  EOE

Potter

Will be required to position module or transformer case under outlet of tank containing encapsulation fluid. Moves controls to force preset amount of fluid through opening in module or transformer case.   Will place components on rack, dip rack in encapsulating fluid and hand rack on drying frame or in oven to harden sealing compound. Must weigh out quantities of powered or liquid dyes and chemicals, following formula sheet.  EOE

**Must be US Citizen**

Send resumes and salary requirements to Espey Mfg.& Electronics Corp., Attn: Human Resources, 233 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or email to hr@espey.com.

Quality Control Inspector

The successful candidate will inspect assemblies, subassemblies and components to validate compliance with specifications, drawings, blueprints, production details and governing inspection procedures and manuals. Must have a minimum of 2 years QC inspection experience with electrical and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies, circuit card assemblies and miscellaneous parts. Candidate should be competent using calipers, height gauges, thread gauges and basic electrical meters.

Working knowledge of AS 9100, ISO 9001 and mechanical calibration preferred.

**Must be US Citizen**  EOE

Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Must have knowledge and experience in shipping and receiving. Responsibilities include verifying incoming shipments, reviewing packing slips, and counting material (hand and scale counts). Will interact with freight carriers regularly, as well as pack all outbound products and conduct all necessary shipping entries. Detailed data entry. Must be able to accurately transfer information from packing slips to receipt entry. Must have a valid driver’€™s license and will be expected to successfully complete the forklift certification, including the ability to operate the fork lift. This position requires lifting up to 50 lbs. regularly. Must have excellent computer skills including the ability to utilize various software packages to process shipments. *

*Must be US Citizen**   EOE

 

Program Manager

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 4 years experience in project/program management, with increasing levels of responsibility, program value and complexity. Candidate must have demonstrated the ability to lead a program lifecycle, from concept through delivery. Strong disciplines in customer development, scheduling, Stage Gate management, and program financial management are required.

The incumbent will be required to lead the development of a technical proposal and transition to program execution using proposal artifacts. Emphasis will be placed on requirement management, risk management and the ability to lead a team to meet demanding schedule and budget constraints.

Demonstrated Knowledge of U.S. Government contracting including FAR/DFAR is required for this position.

Candidate must have excellent communication skills with both internal and external customers. The candidate must have a strong understanding of accounting, contracts, supply chain, engineering, and manufacturing principles. An understanding of export regulations is beneficial. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment, be a self-starter and capable of working independently and with all departments to meet customer requirements. BS in business or engineering, or equivalent experience in the military sales, power supply and/or transformers industry is preferred. Program Management Institute PMP certification is a plus.

**Must be a US citizen** EOE

Program Manager- Construction

This position provides a unique opportunity to work with an integrated team of professionals to manage the design and construction of a manufacturing building.  Successful construction projects are complex and require coordination across architects, engineers, professional service firms, and State and local agencies. It is crucial that this project meet specifications, schedules and budgets.  This includes management of schedule, cost risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.  Background in building design/construction, is heavily encouraged.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.  Excellent communication skills with both internal and external customers is also required. Candidate should have a strong understanding of local and state permitting, accounting, contracts, supply chain, ability to coordinate efforts with other trades and implement project close out.  Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment, be a self-starter and capable of working independently and with all stakeholders.

**Must be US Citizen** EOE

Quote Manager

The Quote Manager manages all aspects of providing quotations for Espey products to our customers and satisfying all customer needs prior to purchase order placement.  Responsibilities include:

  • Works with program management, sales management and directly with customers to receive requests for quote (RFQ’s) and initiate the quote process.
  • Initiate department personnel to acquire necessary costs in support of a customer RFQ
  • Enter customer and opportunity information into Espey’s ERP System, Epicor
  • Assign tasks and establish due dates for operations and engineering department deliverables.
  • Establish due dates for cost estimates to be complete from operations and engineering departments and enter them in into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system Epicor.
  • Initiate department personnel in review and acceptance of quality, Government and RFQ requirements for RFQ’s.
  • Provide Security Screening on companies and individuals not listed as a Tier 1 company, in support of customer RFQ’s and orders.
  • The main focal or POC between Espey and the customer in acquiring all necessary drawings and documentation in support of RFQ’s.
  • The main focal or POC in submittal and acquiring approval of all engineering generated ECN’s associated with a product.
  • The main focal or POC for customer returns for evaluation and repair including constant communication and the quoting of these repairs.
  • Initiate and schedule Cost and Price Review meetings in support of Espey quotes for customer RFQ’s.
  • Fill out customer forms and provide requested information. Follow strict guidelines in collecting department and management approvals and saving them in quote folders.
  • Uses Customer Relations Management (CRM) software (PipeDrive) for entry and maintenance of Espey quotes in support of sales forecasting.
  • Ensure quotations are delivered with all requested and necessary information.
  • Follow strict guidelines in collecting department and management approvals and saving them in quote folders.
  • Interface with sales, program managers and account managers to ensure quoted value, probability of win and expected award dates are accurate in Epicor and Pipedrive.
  • Maintains certifications and representation documents for customers.

The position will require becoming familiar with Espey departments, products and process. Communication skills and the ability to interface with multiple disciplines individually and in a team is required.  Innovation and suggestions on how to improve processes and procedures is be encouraged.  Requirements include: working as part of a cross functional team, data entry, MS Excel, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, organization, teamwork and communication. Ability to learn manufacturing ERP system and CRM software, contract review, and gain electronic product knowledge.

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Accounting or Marketing preferred. Strong interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation communication skills required.

**MUST be a US Citizen** EOE

Quality Control Engineer

This position shall act as the customer advocate and liaison for compliance to customer quality requirements and customer satisfaction through hosting surveillance audits and submitting customer required quality documentation. This position requires the ability to interpret and express customer requirements both direct product related as well as indirect process related.  This position requires skills in internal auditing, Root Cause/Corrective Action, help determining process improvement parameters, working knowledge of LEAN principles, understanding of performance metrics and statistical methods, and preparing reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data.  The successful candidate must be personable and able to interact with peers, management, and various customers efficiently and effectively. Possess effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to identify, analyze data and generate required reports.

Candidate must have 6+ years of quality engineering experience, preferably within a defense environment, a solid understanding in interpreting engineering specifications, mechanical drawings, and/or electrical schematics, as well as a strong understanding of quality management systems including ISO9001 and AS9100. Nationally recognized quality certification is desired, such as American Society for Quality Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ-CQE) certification. Minimum of Green Belt certification is preferred. Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in quality engineering or mechanical/industrial engineering required. Ability to obtain a security clearance is a must.  Additionally, the right candidate will need to participate and provide overall quality management guidance to team members with the goal of continuously improving the QMS. Must have a basic technical knowledge and understanding of manufacturing; assess trends, team problem solving skills, and confidence to make fact-based recommendations and presentations for improvements/changes.

EOE

**Must be US Citizen**

 

Power Supply Design Engineer

The successful candidate possess a BSEE and have 5+ years experience and demonstrated ability in developing and supporting power supply designs and products for high reliability and military applications. Experience with power levels >1KW, AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC. The individual must understand and be able to develop switch-mode power supplies using various topologies and techniques to achieve an efficient, reliable, EMI/EMC compliant design. Experience with rugged/military designs, thermal packaging and layout of power electronics is required. Good writing and communication skills including technical presentations, technical write-ups, risk analysis, failure rate prediction and analysis, test procedures and reports, etc. are required. The candidate will be expected to thrive in a small company atmosphere where they will be involved with proposing solutions to customer specifications, through development, test and production support of power conversion products.

**Must be US Citizen**
EOE

Small Magnetics Assembler

The successful candidate must accurately build transformers and other assemblies to prints, drawings, work instructions, travelers or other method of instruction with supervision.

Must have experience with hand tools. Soldering is helpful. Will be winding with thin wire. Experience interpreting drawings is preferred.

**Must be US Citizen**

EOE

Sr. Strategic Sourcing Agent

Espey Manufacturing & Electronics is seeking a senior level, experienced buyer with knowledge of mechanical and electrical components. Basic knowledge of electronics parts and Circuit Card Assemblies (CCAs) is beneficial.

  • Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Action to negotiate prices and terms with suppliers
  • Identify suppliers with respect to risk, cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Plans and manages materials to meet customer requirements and best support the company’s goals.
  • Audits suppliers’ facilities to evaluate them as sources and responsible for the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems. Requires travel.
  • Communicates the status of supplier scorecard to supply base and assures corrective and preventive action from underperforming suppliers.
  • Assists Strategic Sourcing Agents with questions, issues, & gives advice/direction when needed in various tasks.
  • Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues with purchased items.
  • Manage subcontracts and complex commodities (i.e. CCA, external fabrications, castings)
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Business & Supply Chain, Business Administration with five (5) years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Personal computer skills, mainframe operations as relates to procurement, related software, and knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes required.
  • Strong background and proven history of quoting & negotiation processes

**Must be US Citizen**    EOE

Electronics Tester

Successful candidate will be experienced in utilizing ATE equipment including safety procedures and interdepartmental procedures.  Must have knowledge of basic electronics and transformers derived from formal schooling or past experience as a test technician. Strong computer skills required.

**Must be US Citizen**

EOE