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K&L Microwave is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies fully with the rules, regulations and laws of Executive Order 11246 as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 38USC 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A.

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Current Job Opportunities

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Date: October 12, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Manufacturing-Engineer-MD-21801/713836201/

 

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Plans, directs and coordinates manufacturing processes.  Develops and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.  Documents manufacturing methods in a manner in which others can produce a product with little or no knowledge of the product.  Aids in product design utilizing Design for Manufacturing and Assembly concepts. Works with design engineering for introduction of new products to production.   Analyses and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.  Confers with vendors to determine product specification and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials or parts. Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs.  Confers with management and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, etc. to facilitate production processes.  Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements.  Understanding of RF Theory and the cause and effect relationship between electrical and mechanical properties may be utilized in higher levels of position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:    Bachelor’s degree in engineering required with five years of related experience.  Ability to apply and facilitate others on the basics of Lean principles utilizing techniques such as:  Balanced production, base-lining, new process development.    Must be able to demonstrate use of Windows based software tools such as:  Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint or equal.  Ability to develop and apply basic programming languages and concepts such as:  PLC’s, etc.  High degree of interpersonal and communication skills required.  Understanding and use of complex process methodologies in order to develop parts and assemblies in at least one discipline (Machining, castings or Injection molding).  Good Industrial engineering skills (time motion studies, ergonomics, cycle time, takt time, JIT, etc.)  Familiar with IPD, cross-functional teaming to bring a product from design to market.  Good ERP exposure-(has worked through issues to release BOM’s, routings, setup, queue, costing, etc. for complex bill). 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Manufacturing-Engineer-MD-21801/713836201/

 

Electronic Assembler

Electronic Assembler

Date: October 14, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MA-21801/714772701/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Builds and assembles electronic components utilizing appropriate machinery and tools to ensure quality and proficiency in the completed product.  Utilizes various soldering techniques determined specifically by product criteria.  Must adhere to the building requirements and specifications shown in the MOP (manufacturing operating procedures) and BOM (bill of materials) and work instructions.  Conducts inspection of completed work and cleans finished products according to established procedures.  Must measure tolerances, use microscope for detailed work, troubleshoots and resolves problem areas.  Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation.  Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, small hand tools (tweezers, cutters and screwdrivers), soldering irons, hot plates, microscope, calipers, cutting devices, cleaning machine and continuity testers.

 

Specific Job Duties (not limited to):

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points, using soldering, welding, thermocompression, or related bonding procedures and equipment.
  • May assemble and attach hardware, such as caps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, and curing parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs on-line go-not-go testing and inspection, using magnifying devices (such as microscopes) measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED.  Must have a minimum of 6 months or related experience or specialized training.  Previous soldering experience or skills a must.  J-STD or IPC certification preferred but not required.  Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to interpret bar graphs.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MA-21801/714772701/

 

Electronic Assembler

Electronic Assembler

Date: October 15, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MD-21801/612886401/ 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Builds and assembles electronic components utilizing appropriate machinery and tools to ensure quality and proficiency in the completed product.  Utilizes various soldering techniques determined specifically by product criteria.  Must adhere to the building requirements and specifications shown in the MOP (manufacturing operating procedures) and BOM (bill of materials) and work instructions.  Conducts inspection of completed work and cleans finished products according to established procedures.  Must measure tolerances, use microscope for detailed work, troubleshoots and resolves problem areas.  Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation.  Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, small hand tools (tweezers, cutters and screwdrivers), soldering irons, hot plates, microscope, calipers, cutting devices, cleaning machine and continuity testers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED.  Must have a minimum of 6 months or related experience or specialized training.  Previous soldering experience or skills a must.  J-STD or  IPC certification preferred but not required.  Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to interpret bar graphs.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Described here are characteristics representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work requires some physical exertion such as recurring bending, reaching or similar activities.
  • Recurring lifting of moderately light items such as assembled parts, papers and plating material kits.
  • Work requires specific, but not common, physical characteristics and abilities above average agility and dexterity.
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers in the assembly process.
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Assembler-MD-21801/612886401/ 

 

Electronic Technician

Electronic Technician

Date: October 19, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/628922601/ 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Tunes and tests filters and electronic components. Technicians utilize specification sheets and drawings and blueprints, Network analyzers, and computer programs to outline filter capacity/function. Must adhere to (MOP) Manufacturing Operating Procedures and (ATP) Automated Testing Procedures. Conducts quality assurance spot checks and tests for accuracy of product. Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, Network Analyzer, calipers, computer, continuity tester/multimeter, microscope, soldering irons, plotter, calculator, wrenches, and tuning instruments. Cleans finished products according to established procedures. Must measure tolerances. Records job specific data on forms, logs, time sheets and other required documentation. Must complete work with accuracy speed.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

High School Diploma or GED plus related experience such as televisions repair or electronics training. Previous soldering experience or skills preferred. Mathematical skills required with emphasis on the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentage.  Ability to read, comprehend and interpret bar graphs and instructions. Thorough knowledge of calibration, reading drawings, blueprints and schematics.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Described here are characteristics representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.
  • Require repetitive use of hands and fingers in the tuning process.
  • Work may require some walking, standing, carrying light items (up to 10 lbs) and recurring reaching or similar activities.
  • Ability to adjust the eye through the use of appropriate tools to bring objects into sharp focus.
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/628922601/ 

 

RF Design Engineer

RF Design Engineer

Date: October 9, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-RF-Design-Engineer-MD-21801/684595701/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • Works with a team in the engineering organization to design filters that will be prototyped and then produced in a manufacturing environment 
  • Works independently on difficult specifications and designs
  • Uses design simulation software such as PCFilt, FilSyn, Touchtone or Eagleware, etc to create filter designs based on standard and non-standard topologies and techniques to meet customer requirements  
  • Interacts with customers (and sales) to understand (and develop) customer specifications
  • Interfaces with production to continually improve design and design methodologies.
  • Creates and manages the creation of engineering prototypes. 
  • Responds to potential orders (Request for Quotes (RFQ)) for feasibility of electrical and mechanical specifications. 
  • Uses Electronic Test Equipment (Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Signal Generator, and Volt Meter) to tune and test filters and test passive and active circuits.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline plus 10 years of technical experience.   

  • Must Possess the Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities of a Grade 7 Engineer.
  • Has knowledge and experience in the design and utilization of various analog circuit designs (and digital circuit design where required). 
  • Demonstrated RF/MW filter design knowledge and competence working in several filter topologies.  This knowledge should include RF/analog, active, and digital circuits where required.
  • Mastery of filter synthesis, simulation, and analysis software to design or modify filter designs based on proven filter methods and techniques, including the capability of training and mentoring others.
  • Mastery of filter design that enables solutions beyond current company knowledge and methods. 
  • Ability to think of independent solutions that are not presently standard or proven.
  • Regularly participates in in-depth design discussions that result in establishing filter definition as well as increasing filter understanding.
  • Ability to determine the best filter topology to meet for a customer’s requirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple design projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply calculus. 
  • Possesses statistical mathematics skills
  • Extensive knowledge of test equipment including signal generators, spectrum analyzers, power equipment, environmental chambers, and network analyzers,
  • Possesses an advanced level of computer skills.
  • Communication Skills:  Has a proven track record of successfully interfacing on a regular basis with Customers as well as other departments in the organization.  
  • Team Work Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead team activities in such a manner as to achieve common goals, objectives and group commitments
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills: Demonstrated ability to take action in solving strategic business and technical problems in-line with the overall company goals and objectives.

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-RF-Design-Engineer-MD-21801/684595701/

 

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

Date: October 16, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Production-Supervisor-MD-21801/715577601/

 

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

Coordinates the manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment. Ensures production plans are met by coordinating requirements with the Master Scheduler, Procurement, Material Planning, Engineering, Quality and Sales.  Completes production plan by establishing priorities, scheduling activities, shifts and employees; monitoring progress; revising schedules and resolving problems. Maintains production and quality standards ensuring all established cost, quality, and delivery commitments are met.  Provides guidance to the development of manufacturing process plans, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs. Maintains manufacturing staff by planning, coaching, counseling, monitoring, and developing individuals. Ensures employee safety by performing employee observations, routine inspections, and employee training and retraining.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

Must posses an Associates Degree in Business Administration or related field.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  5–10 years of experience in a supervisory position within a manufacturing environment, including lean manufacturing concepts. Strong leadership and organizational skills, general financial knowledge and experience, legislative safety requirements, and computer skills are required. Must be able to communicate effectively and present information to employees and management.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Production-Supervisor-MD-21801/715577601/

Senior Electronic Technician

Date: October 2, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Senior-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/691605201/

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Engineering Technicians may utilize design information, test equipment, and/or software to successfully prototype and test filter products and assemblies.  Must have good understanding of various filter technologies (lumped element, cavity, distributed, ceramic, thin-film, etc), active circuitry (PIN Diodes, amplifiers, bias, and control), linear and non-linear RF parameters, and troubleshooting.  Must be able to competently use with basic hand tools such as soldering irons, electronic assembly, calipers, and hand tools.  The position supports engineering in prototyping, pre-production, and resolving production related issues.  Must have excellent communications skills and documentation skills.  Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (to include, but not limited to)

 

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of technical tasks in support of the engineering department including prototyping, troubleshooting, testing, support production related issues, documentation, design of experiments, evaluation and characterization of components.
  • Required to use test equipment like network analyzers, signal analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, function generators, high power amplifiers, and multi-meters.
  • Will be required to setup, perform and understand meaning of measurements including, but not limited to, gain, noise figure, 1 dB compression, intermodulation, harmonics, spurious, switching speed, etc.
  • Accurately troubleshoot problems and effectively communicates solution to stake holders.
  • May work from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, layouts, datasheets, and plans often requiring interpretation.
  • Works on assignments requiring sound judgment and self-initiative.
  • Requires excellent troubleshooting acumen.
  • Applies significant electronic theory to configure, model, layout, prototype, build, test, troubleshoot, determine solutions and modify electronic product for engineering efforts applicable to the department
  • May assist engineers with design and development of new processes and/or products.

 

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

 

Associates Degree in Electronic Technology, or equivalent military training, with 5 years related experience in the RF and Microwave testing and tuning field.  In absence of a degree, 10 years work experience required.  Previous soldering experience or skills preferred.  Thorough knowledge of calibration, components, circuit function, interpreting drawings, troubleshooting, and schematics.

 

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • AA ET degree with 5 years' experience or 10 years work experience in related field
  • U.S Person
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance (is applicable)
  • Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, and layouts.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Senior-Electronic-Technician-MD-21801/691605201/

Business Development Engineer

Business Development Engineer

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Business-Development-Engineer-MD-21801/711755301/

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Position is responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships, working with those customers to provide input into product development, and for supporting the strategic plans of our product line within the Microwave Products Group (MPG).

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for generating and achieving monthly and annual sales forecasts
  • Provide technical, quotation, and advocacy support to customers
  • Responsible for increasing annual bookings, diversification of customer base, and providing customer support and satisfaction for MPG products
  • Acts as primary MPG point of contact for select existing and new customer organizations or regions
  • Provides timely responses to customer requests for quotations and product/capabilities information
  • Acts as liaison to other MPG departments to resolve customer issues
  • Identifies market requirements for new or improved products and features
  • Interfaces with outside commissioned regional sales representatives
  • Interfaces with engineering and program management personnel in preparation of technical and price proposals
  • Acts as marketing champion for specific projects and create business case
  • Identifies adjacency opportunities for MPG capabilities
  • Tracks, obtains information for, and updates opportunity status information in Customer Relationship Management database
  • Creates and monitors pipeline opportunities based on market trends, technology evolution and/or program upgrades
  • Supports general marketing activities such as trade-shows, catalog updates, marketing communications material, presentations, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The Education and/or Experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

  • Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
  • Minimum of a BSEE from an accredited four year college or university required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the RF and microwave electronics industry required; defense industry preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Sales/Marketing business development required. Proven experience with the acquisition of new contracts and customers.
  • Military service in communications or EW areas is a strong plus.
  • MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum ability to travel 25% of the time, though travel will vary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Technical:  Expansive knowledge in RFMW solution based approaches
  • Communication Skills:  Has a proven track record of successfully interfacing on a regular basis with Customers as well as other departments in the organization.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills
  • Business Acumen:  Solid business instincts and business case skills; an entrepreneurial approach, while keeping the customer's best interests as a top priority. Ability to generate profitable sales growth

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 

https://careers.dovercorporation.com/job/Salisbury-Business-Development-Engineer-MD-21801/711755301/