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Creative Technical Solutions

Quoting and Sales Order Specialist

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

Responsible to prepare quotations, review/process orders, generate sales leads, respond to customer requests, follow-up on progress of prospective sales. Provide support for Regional Sales Application Managers, Sales Representatives, and other CTS personnel.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinate the gathering of all relevant information required to formulate and submit responses to customer quotation requests.
  • Prepare quotations and process sales orders entered primarily for Controls, and support Relays as required.
  • Work with the project team to identify, assess and mitigate project risks.
  • Overcome technical and business objections of prospective customers emphasizing salable product features.
  • Interface with clients to analyze market receptiveness to product and price mix.
  • Maintain quote templates to ensure consistency of quoting across the CTS department.
  • Estimate date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of our production and delivery schedules.
  • Investigate and resolve customer problems with deliveries.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of customer application and product problems.
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into Company ERP system.
  • Order product demos for qualified customers on request.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships.
  • Comply with all work rules including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Marketing, Business, or Technical degree or four years’ equivalent work experience with similar products/industry.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to read and analyze complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. Excellent written communication skills. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, and profit margins.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient with previous, and current versions of the Full Microsoft Office Professional Suite. Beckwith Worksheets are maintained in Microsoft Excel. Advanced Excel programming considered a plus.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to manage projects, plan schedules and motivate groups to achieve department deliverables within time constraints.
  • The ability to read and understand electrical and electronic schematics, specifications, and reference materials considered a benefit.
  • The ability to interview and understand engineers and technicians.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

Telephone, computer, printer, copier, calculator.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190033
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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Senior Application Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the application of the company’s products and systems related to controls and objective relaying of distribution feeders, transformers, distributed generation interconnection, and generation. Assist in the attainment of the bookings goals and objectives while promoting and fostering the image of the company on a worldwide basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the application of the company’s products and systems related to protective relaying of distribution feeders (including recloser controls), transformers, generators, and distributed energy resources interconnection. Provide technical services to customers in support of the application, use, and maintenance of the above products and systems.
  • Promote and serve as subject matter expert for VVO, DER, CVR, and other distribution automation applications as it relates to substation LTC transformers, voltage regulators, and distribution capacitor banks.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for transformer paralleling applications, and participate in an active role with IEEE Transformer Committee.
  • Assume a leadership involving the application and integration of the company’s products and systems into SCADA, system automation and other energy management systems.
  • Investigate / troubleshoot specific customer or product problems or marketing issues and propose solutions and changes that may be required for satisfactory resolution.
  • Review specifications, plans and other customer documents to assure proper application and operation of the company’s products and systems.
  • Develop proposals for the company’s products, systems and services in response to customer inquiries that cannot be addressed by simple quoting. Support commercial members of Customer Technical Support Team with questions so they may accurately produce quotations.
  • Provide technical services to customers and in support of the company relating to the use, operation and maintenance of the company’s control products and systems with particular emphasis on the firmware, software and communications capabilities.
  • Review specifications, plans and other customer documents to assure proper application and operation of the company’s products and systems.
  • Investigate / troubleshoot specific customer or product problems or marketing issues and propose solutions and changes that may be required for satisfactory resolution. This requires the ability to:
    • Extract and analyze sequence of events logs from products
    • Extract and analyze oscillographic records from products
    • Examine customer drawings, including 1-Line, 3-Line, dc elementary, logic, control wiring, flowchart, states and other diagramming used in power electrical engineering practice.
    • Analyze customer written specifications that describe design and operation of systems.
    • Examine customer settings for suitability; suggest settings from customer system information.
  • Review and verify customer’s settings for application and calculation accuracy.
  • Reply to customer phone inquiries on product price and delivery. Develop proposals and quotations for the company’s products, systems and services in response to customer inquiries.
  • Write and present technical papers on the application and use of company products at industry conferences and exhibitions.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers and company Sales Representatives to meet or exceed the established bookings objectives for the company’s products and services.
  • Provide recommendations to marketing and/or engineering for further product development and product enhancements as required, realizing growth in market share.
  • Maintain a leadership role for training and team development of employees within the company, and Sales Representatives, for application and support for control products.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers, and company Sales Representatives to develop and implement marketing programs for the development of sales growth and customer service activities.
  • Assist the Department Managers to identify and develop marketing specifications for potential new product offerings and enhancements to existing products and systems.
  • Assist the Department Managers with the development of promotional literature/documents, and product instruction books.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • As required, assist the sales force with the preparation and conducting of technical presentations and demonstrations to gain acceptance by the customer.
  • As required, provide training to company employees, sales representatives and customers.
  • As required, represent the company at national and regional trade associations, conferences and exhibitions.
  • Satisfactorily perform all primary job functions.
  • Operate within established budget.
  • All other duties as assigned by management

PHYSICAL DEMANDS   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions while traveling or at a customer location.  There may also be exposure to energized high voltage electrical environments such as substations, generating stations and industrial electrical facilities.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

QUALIFICATIONS   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE – Bachelors in Engineering, preference for BSEE, and 5 years practical experience in Utility or heavy Industrial power systems, or, 10+ years practical experience in Utility or heavy Industrial power systems plus specific training.   Application engineering experience for protection and/or control solutions into power systems.  Training and first-hand knowledge of hardware, firmware, and software requirements to integrate IED’s into electric utility energy management, automation and control systems.  Knowledge and experience in electric utility communication schemes required for SCADA, system automation and other energy management systems.  Product design or engineering experience plus.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of the company’s products and services and their application in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, MathCad, VISIO.
  • Ability to meet and work with customers at all levels within the organization.
  • Tact and diplomacy for working with others.
  • Troubleshooting over the phone, asks the right questions and talks individual through problem to solution.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret technical instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

REASONING SKILLS:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and applications of analytical skills.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190016
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190016
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Engineering

Component Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

The Electronic Component Engineer is responsible for supporting hardware engineering and purchasing in selecting and qualifying electronic components for Beckwith Electric Co., Inc. These products contain passive, active digital and analog circuit components. Daily activities will include working closely with engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and component suppliers to address component supply issues due to obsolescence, lead time, quality, and cost. The Electronic Component Engineer is responsible for analyzing, identifying, and recommending suitable alternate or new components as needed throughout the product life cycle, from product design through manufacturing and post-manufacturing service.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and quality functions with component substitution support for existing electronic products.
  • Initiate, review, and approve component related engineering changes.
  • Validate, enter, categorize and maintain component substitutions in business systems.
  • Resolve receiving and inventory discrepancies for electronic components.
  • Evaluate existing and new product bills of material for supply risk and locate alternate sources for components.
  • Provide support to hardware design engineers to perform new component search and provide guidance in selecting components.
  • Assist engineering with component reliability and MTBF calculations when needed.
  • Monitor electronic component industry trends and recommend preferred component selections per the technology and supplier changes in the industry.
  • The Electronic Component Engineer will also lead the development of several process improvements with the following objectives:
  • Ensure that component supplier related risks (cost, quality, and availability) are monitored, controlled and mitigated.
  • Establish internal standards and reviews for component selection, qualification and approval.
  • Identify key regulatory characteristics of components and maintain relevant component data.
  • Merge existing part numbers for identical components to reduce duplication.
  • This position may require occasional travel to support quality audit of component suppliers.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Review, analyze, and compare electronic component data sheets and, work with a high level of accuracy and attention to details to produce quality results, and Multi-task effectively and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Plan and execute component suitability verification test.
  • Familiarity with: Schematics and circuit card fabrication and assemblies required, and Electronic component suppliers, industry and market drivers.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Bachelors’ degree (BA or BS) in electronic/electrical engineering or engineering technology or equivalent from college or technical school and three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Experience in:  Working with electronic component part numbering and database systems, and Component qualification, MTBF, reliability calculations desired. Effective interpersonal, presentation, written and oral communication skills.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS  Telephone, copier, computer, Digital multimeters, oscilloscopes (analog/digital), synthesizer/functional generator, AC power supply, DC power supply, hypot tester (AC/DC), RLC tester, hand solder tools, wrist strap, strap tester, 3-phase test set and digital thermometer.  Software used:  Lotus organizer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS-DOS (set directories & structure), CAD program for schematic documentation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190029
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190029
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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

The Senior Mechanical Engineer provides sustaining engineering support for manufacturing, vendors and our customers. Provide direction to design/drafting department to ensure drawing standards are established and followed. Coordinate and manage the process of product improvements, product modifications through Engineering Change Orders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs products using DFM (Design for Manufacturability) methods.
  • Configures designs to be efficiently produced with a wide range of customer options.
  • Evaluate and recommend design approaches to meet performance requirements for new or improved products.
  • Investigate solutions to product or process problems.
  • Ensures that all information on the drawings is clearly and accurately presented, so that the procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing, and inspection can be accomplished smoothly in order to provide the highest quality and lowest cost product for our customers.
  • Interfaces with vendors/design-builders to resolve problems and design issues.
  • Consults with other research and development team members to clarify or resolve problems.
  • Capable of preparing three-dimensional mechanical layouts in Solidworks software which can be translated into production drawings.
  • Prepare and revise BOM structures.
  • Create and release engineering drawings and documents using PLM systems.
  • Update item masters in ERP.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Assist Creative Technical Solutions with NPI process and documentation.
  • Coordinate modifications by reviewing proposals of customer requirements, determine if proposals are feasible and estimate proposal costs.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Capable of performing tolerance studies to ensure mechanical fits and avoid mechanical interferences.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of industry standards such as UL specifications regarding safety and testing requirements.
  • Conducts design reviews with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and marketing on new product designs.
  • Safely handles products or equipment in order to prevent injury to handler or damage to product.

Qualifications, Skills and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. MSME preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in mechanical design.
  • A thorough knowledge in electrical/mechanical field of OEM equipment.
  • Should be familiar with estimating techniques and budget control.
  • Rack Mount Cabinet design.
  • Proficient in the use of computer aided design tools: AutoCAD and Solidworks.
  • Strong understanding of GD&T principles.
  • Ability to multi-task in an evolving project environment.
  • Strong customer focus, both internal and external.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills to perform tolerance studies.
  • Ability to perform a load analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG180020
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG180020
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Senior Software Design Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

As a Senior Software Design Engineer at Beckwith Electric, you will be part of a dedicated team working to research, design, and develop custom software and firmware from conception to release. These duties support the overall development of our innovative protection and control software systems for electric power generation, transmission and distribution companies.  This position focuses on designing creative and robust solutions to streamline processes that allow us to provide best in class products for our customers. The incumbent must have a passion for writing code, solving problems, designing solutions, and enjoy collaborating with other highly skilled individuals. This position also works in conjunction with our hardware and product design development team by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for research, design, and development of embedded software for next generation power system control and protection products for generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power.
  • Consults with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
  • Assists in the development of product requirements for new products. Develops block diagrams and design specifications.
  • Develops and conducts software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Formulates and designs software system, on Windows PC, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Codes hi-level algorithms.
  • Codes Windows applications using C# and C++ Visual Studio.
  • Codes communications protocols.
  • Develop and trouble shoot testing procedures.  Work with Engineering Test Technicians.
  • Write and debug software using real-time programming.
  • Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Works with other team members to accomplish goals.
  • Complies with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs hardware when required.
  • Revise complex user and training manuals for new products.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSEE/BSCE or Master’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of industry experience developing real-time embedded systems software using C, C++ and Visual Studio.    
  • Proficient in design and development of industrial-focused rock-solid embedded software in a heterogeneous, multi-processor SoC/FPGA/embedded-Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and debug software and related hardware issues.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Deep knowledge of RTOS internals and Linux OS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with front end/user interface development
  • Knowledge of cryptography and secure communication protocols such as (IPSEC, VPN, SSL)
  • Experience with industrial communication protocols such as MODBUS,DNP, IEC61850
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with, Agile software development methodologies
  • Desire to grow professionally while being able to work with others in order to achieve team and company goals

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

PC, Lab equipment as required, telephone, FAX machine, copier, calculator.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG190007
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190007
  • In Person:

 

Senior Software Design Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

Beckwith Electric Co., Inc. seeks Sr. Software Design Engineer in Largo, FL.  Responsible for research, design and development of embedded software for next generation power system control and protection products.  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related field and 2 years of industry experience developing real-time embedded systems software using C, C++ and assembly language.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG190032
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190032
  • In Person:

 


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Manufacturing

Electronic Final Assembler

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems. Has knowledge of Electronic Manufacturing, good soldering skills and point-to-point wiring. Should have box building experience. Works fairly independently or under minimal supervision of the Group Leader. Perform duties in accordance with Manufacturing Department/ISO 9001 written procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems by performing the following duties as required.
  • Reads work orders, follow production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other.
  • Crimps, solders, or performs similar mechanical operations to join or secure parts in place per IPC 610C Class II, J-Standard –001C.
  • Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis’ or panels.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit board or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as conformal coating parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs on-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards. Identify workmanship defects.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • May assist with material handling function.
  • May assist with Final Assembly, Test, and Production Control functions as needed.
  • Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets.
  • Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Tends machines that press or shape component parts.
  • May set up and prepare workstations.

Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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Electronic Technician

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

Performs routine tests on products manufactured for sale.  Responsible for performing the following:  calibration, hypot, transient and final test routines.  Also responsible for performing one or a combination of installing, repairing or troubleshooting electronic assemblies to the component level on solid state or digital electronic equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tests, troubleshoots and repairs electronic assemblies that do not conform to specifications.
  • Maintains accurate records of test data and test time.
  • Actively supports our continuous improvement quality program by providing feedback and recommendation on activities centered around work station.
  • Accesses product information from MIS terminal and run ATS programs and program EEPROMS.
  • Tests products according to specification within prescribed time standard.
  • Accurately reports time spent on various jobs, Electrical Summaries, Contract Reports and other required forms used to complete the manufacturing process.

Equipment/Tools 

The employee should be able to effectively use Digital multimeters, oscilloscopes (analog/digital), synthesizer/functional generator, AC power supply, DC power supply, hypot tester (AC/DC), hand solder tools, PC computer.

Education And/Or Experience

AA degree in electronics or equivalent.  Two years’ experience in a production test environment. Prior experience using Windows Office Suite software such as Word and Excel.  Knowledge of DOS environment.  Hand soldering experience is required.

Skills & Knowledge

The employee should have:

  • Ability to isolate faults accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Training in troubleshooting solid state and digital circuits to the component level.
  • Ability to work in an organized efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting digital and active filter circuits at production level and be able to demonstrate that knowledge.
  • General electronics and technical repair background and apply that background to Beckwith Product base.
  • Have or develop working knowledge of Beckwith products.

Language Skills

The employee should be able to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, schematics, work instructions, or standards used by our industry such as ANSI & IEEE.  Should have the ability to write, analyze test reports, and technical procedure manuals.   Should have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.  Should be able to read blue prints, wiring diagrams, assembly and schematic drawings and interpret special instructions regarding work to be done as required by customer, product specification.

Mathematical Skills 

Must be able to work with mathematical concepts which deal with electronic theory.  In addition, must be aware of statistical inference, and have the ability to apply concepts of algebra and trigonometry.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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Machine Operator

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary: Responsible for set-up, operation, and adjustment of SMT line.  Monitor and maintain equipment to meet company standards. Work fairly independently or under minimal supervision by a group leader. Perform duties in accordance with Manufacturing Department/ISO 9000 written procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Set up pick and place equipment, screen printer and Vitronics oven.
  • Operates Samsung CP40 and CP40CV.
  • Reads work orders, follow production drawings and sample assemblies, or receive verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other.
  • Keeps inventory and returns reels to proper location.
  • Performs on-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.  Identify workmanship defects.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • May assist with material handling function.
  • May set up and prepare machine and workstations.
  • May set up and operate the Soltec Delta Wave machine, which includes loading programs, adjusting rails, preparing foam fluxer, performing foam flux analysis and adjusting solder parameters as needed or instructed.  Maintains wave pallets, visually inspects boards before solder for defects and all other functions necessary for production.
  • Performs daily/weekly maintenance on Soltec Delta Wave machine.
  • May set up and operate the Conformal Coating machine, which includes loading programs, setting up the adjustable rails, mixing the conformal coating, and any masking which maybe needed.  Maintains cleanliness of the conformal coat machine and conformal coat area.
  • Work overtime on an as needed basis.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS:   Computer & general manufacturing tools/equipment used in an Electronic Assembly Plant.  Samsung SMT equipment, MPM screen printer, and Vitronic reflow oven.  Soltec Delta Wave machine and conformal coating Equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit and exercise manual dexterity with small parts.  The employee may be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, twist or bend, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   Minimum 3 years in Electronic Manufacturing environment working with Production Processes and Equipment.

  • Electro/Mechanical skills involving equipment troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Ability to read and interpret assembly process documentation.
  • Precision soldering to the IPC-A-610C
  • Knowledge of surface mount assembly and rework required.
  • Knowledge of Machine software programs involved with Pick and Place equipment such as, Gerber View, EasyLOP, CadCam350, and Circuit Cam or similar interactive software. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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Shipping & Receiving Clerk

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

SUMMARY

In performing day-to-day routine tasks, prepares finished products for shipment or storage following established shipping guidelines. Using a basic knowledge of proper inventory procedures, performs a combination of clerical tasks to support inventory control area. Performs work according to company and department guidelines. May assist in performing other work duties.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other individuals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives product from Inventory and Quality Control and packages for shipment. Verifies shipper information against units received, along with a visual inspection of the units.
  • Package units using preset procedures and standards from Sealed Air and Beckwith Electric.
  • Fills out required paperwork for carrier and method of shipment.
  • Enters data into manifest system, prints required reports, and all other related duties.
  • Perform routine maintenance on Sealed Air system.
  • Monitors stock levels of shipping supplies, and re-orders when needed.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Performs additional pick-up and delivery duties as needed.
  • Modify select piece parts per drawing as needed.
  • Assist inventory control as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this assignment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this assignment, the individual is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The individual frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The individual is occasionally required to sit. The individual must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this assignment include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this assignment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individual must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of this assignment, the individual is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

Computer terminal for data entry, calculator, electronic scale, flat cart or hand truck to transport product to shelving or shipping, electronic reel counter, ladder with hand rails. Instapak 901/970 foaming system, various tools for maintenance including hammer, drill press, screwdriver, plunger, wrench, paint brushes/rollers, small power tools, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this assignment successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

No formal education is required. Prior experience in a similar position required.

ASSIGNMENT SKILLS

  • Able to compare what shipping documents to products to ensure correct shipments.
  • Familiar with manifest systems.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of electronic & mechanical components.
  • Basic understanding of inventory control helpful.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other individuals of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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Marketing

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Quality Assurance

Quality Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

SUMMARY

The Quality Engineer (QE) will interface with Engineering, Manufacturing, Customer Technical Support (CTS), Materials, with other departments as needed, with suppliers and with customers to analyze and resolve process, product, or quality issues.  The QE will initiate and manage projects for continuous improvement of processes, products and procedures. The QE will support Quality Assurance (QA) department to implement and help maintain ISO certification.  The QE will work with suppliers to resolve performance issues to improve incoming material quality, on time delivery and cost.  The QE will assist QA, CTS, and Engineering to identify, analyze and resolve customer issues.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other employees.

QUALITY ENGINEERING SUPPORT

Beckwith Electric Co. Inc. has a long-standing reputation of providing industry leading power system controls.  This reputation was achieved and is maintained by, providing a positive customer experience through the product development, procurement, manufacturing, delivery and after sale support processes.

The Beckwith Electric Co. Inc. Quality Engineer is an integral function within the product development, manufacturing and after sale support process.  The QE is responsible for the continued support of this reputation by interacting with other departments to ensure a robust design and production process for the Beckwith Electric Co. Inc. products.

By being an integral part of the product development and production process the QE ensures:

  • Designs meet customers’ needs
  • Design for Manufacturability (DfM) is practiced
  • Proper flow down of criteria for suppliers
  • In-coming products meets requirements
  • Review of production and after sales data for continuous improvement 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Interface with Purchasing, Production, and Engineering to select and qualify alternate sources, reduce costs, resolve availability and obsolescence issues, and resolve supplier quality issues.
  • Maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule. Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement.  Travel to supplier locations to resolve quality problems.
  • Maintain a close and highly responsive relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality to resolve process and productivity related issues and guide continuous improvement.
  • Interface with Customer Technical Support and Quality to help resolve customer and product related issues apply continuous improvement.
  • Interface with Design/Product Engineering to identify components and suppliers to support new product designs as well as our existing product designs.
  • Lead or assist problem solving and root cause analysis activities internally and with suppliers and with customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐
  • Assist with internal audits, customer audits, ISO audits, regulatory audits, and other third party audits.

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree (BA or BS) in electronic/electrical engineering or engineering technology or equivalent from college or technical school and three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of various quality system metrics and improvement methodologies such as 8D, Lean Manufacturing, 5-Why’s, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, DFMEA, PFEMA, and PPAP.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS 

Digital multimeters, oscilloscopes (analog/digital), synthesizer/functional generator, AC power supply, DC power supply, hypot tester (AC/DC), RLC tester, hand solder tools, wrist strap, strap tester, 3-phase test set and digital thermometer.  Software used: Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint, Epicor DataFlo

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence and be able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office applications, strong problem solving skills, and strong organizational skills are necessary.

Must be able to work well with diverse groups of people and be able to function independently of direct supervision.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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Sales

Southwest Regional Sales & Applications Manager

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

The candidate must possess sales and application engineering experience in the electric power utility industry.  Markets served are Electric Utilities (IOU, Muni, Coop, Government) and Heavy Industrial Electric Power Users, plus the Consultants and OEMs that service and supply them.  Sales are made through Regional Sales and Application Engineering Managers and independent sales representatives.  Ability to manage independent representatives active in various markets including Electric Utilities (IOU, Muni, Coop, Government) and Heavy Industrial Electric Power Users, plus the Consultants and OEMs that service and supply them.  Electric power system knowledge a must, experience with power distribution system technology and system protection highly desirable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Promoting, developing and preserving the image of Beckwith Electric and its operating divisions within his/her assigned territory.
  • Work closely with customers on electric power system applications of Company technology, integrated with technologies of others where necessary.
  • Ensuring full sales support and customer knowledge for all Company products and services within his/her assigned territory.
  • Attainment of sales goals and objectives is to be obtained through independent sales agency originations except for authorized “House Accounts”.
  • Personal accountability for continued sales and service to every “House Account” and OEM in his/her territory.

Technical

  • Assist customers with Beckwith Electric Company’s products, specifications and applications through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
  • Contributes to product specifications, application notes and testing of user software and literature.
  • Understands and utilizes appropriate electrical standards, such as UL, CSA, IEC, ANSI, IEEE and CE and California Rule 21 where applicable.
  • Overcomes technical and business objections of prospective and current customers by:
    • Providing technical solutions based on power system expertise
    • Possessing application knowledge of the Company’s and competitors’ product strengths and weaknesses.
    • Contributes to product development ideas by understanding customer application needs and translating those needs into new product or product enhancement, or alliance partner venture recommendations.
    • Works closely with Marketing, CEO, Customer Technical Support and other Sales staff to identify new ideas for applying Company’s products.
    • Understands the applications of Volt/Var control of distribution systems and the functions of capacitor controls and single phase regulator controls
    • Understand the application of paralleling of transformers as well as Load Tap Changers on transformers and the features and functions of LTC controls.
    • Understands generator and transformer protection and can test protective relays using and relay test set.
    • Understands communications, serial and Ethernet, and protocols such as DNP 3.0 and IEC 61850.
    • Understands LAN and WAN technologies including switches, routers, terminal servers and cellular and licensed radio communications.
    • Understands feeder protection and coordination including reclosers and recloser controls as well as feeder overcurrent relays.
    • Understands motor bus transfer applications in the areas of power plants and industrial facilities with large motor loads.

Sales Agency Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, establish and maintain a network of independent sales agents to provide total coverage for all products and services offered by the company for those customers involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power within his/her assigned territory.
  • Meet or exceed established quota for bookings and/or sales for his/her assigned territory.
  • Keep agent contracts on a current basis with regard to terms, commissions, products, services, territories and accounts.
  • Keep Sales, Marketing and other Company personnel informed of agent assignments, changes, etc.
  • Ensure implementation of current Company policies and procedures for agency operations; make additional policy and procedure recommendations to the Senior Manager of Sales as needed.
  • Apply systematic reviews to evaluate all agencies under his/her jurisdiction for compliance with established procedures; use review results to identify sales training programs essential for agency development.
  • Bear responsibility for keeping agencies informed of all relevant Company goals, objectives, personnel changes, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Provide appropriate sales training for all authorized “House Accounts” by serving as first level representative for sales.
  • Accept the lead role in coordinating project and quotation activities between agencies (and Regions) to maximize sales opportunities including appropriate follow-up actions.

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Assign, direct, and support the efforts of agents to maintain thorough coverage for all users, consulting engineers, OEMs, distributors, or other sales channels involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power.
  • Convey market intelligence to the Senior Manager of Sales.
  • Integrate Company strategies through his/her assigned agents to achieve objectives, goals, and pursue tactics that target market and account penetration.
  • Establish and maintain sales forecasts for assigned accounts, agencies, and total territory that provide information for use in:
  • Determining sales quotas for his/her assigned territory and sales agencies
  • Production Control planning for input to its manufacturing schedule
  • Develop bookings and /or sales quota assignments for his/her agencies that concur with the Senior Manager of Sales’ objectives.
  • Identify and develop market segments and customer accounts required to meet the Company goals and objectives for bookings and sales; ensure that the agencies assist in the development of these accounts or recommend they become “House Accounts”.
  • Recommend and implement specific sales programs to promote the sale of Company products and services, to strengthen the agency sales operation with customers.
  • Accept the lead role in directing or providing follow-up to sales leads generated through promotional programs, market research, or quotation activity.
  • Conduct product presentations and demonstration as required that promote the Company’s capabilities to gain acceptance by the customers.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Supervise agents within assigned territory.
  • Accept primary responsibility for proper flow of market intelligence with particular emphasis on trends, competitive activities, pricing, delivery, and technical differences.
  • Accept responsibility to provide assistance where necessary in unusual circumstances for establishing customer credit and collection of receivables.
  • Keep catalog and customer mailing lists current.
  • Control sales expenses to meet budgets and maintain a proper ratio between selling expenses and sales for his/her assigned territory.
  • Present and recommend a course of action to the Senior Manager of Sales regarding potential solutions for problems existing between customer, agency, and Company policies and procedures.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct market research, customer interviews, and other special projects as may be required for planning or necessary to achieve Company objectives and goals when requested by the CEO, President, or Senior Manager of Sales.
  • Manage the Western Regional Sales territory in a manner that operates within the established budget.
  • Meet annual sales objectives as assigned by the Senior Manager of Sales.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS  Telephone, PC computer, printer, FAX, copier.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee so successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers for key boarding and setting up/adjusting equipment.  Additionally the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and/or stoop when handling equipment.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or transport up to and over 100 pounds of demo equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Requires indoor and outdoor work.  Overtime on an as needed basis.  Willingness to travel no more than 50% of normal work month, leaving time at office for follow up.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to the elements during travel.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • BS/BA in Engineering, preference in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience and 10 years’ experience or knowledge in various phases of sales forecasting, planning, promotion and training.
  • Experience working and supervising independent sales agents.
  • Field sales or product application with successful field sales experience.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Familiarity with the current laws, regulations and commercial aspects of importing and exporting, such as knowledge of letters of credit, Incoterms, performance bonds, tariff codes, bid bonds, penalty clauses, currency hedging, etc.
  • Knowledge of Company products and services and their applications in the industry of generation, transmission and distribution of electric power, and power quality.
  • Knowledge of competitive products, services and marketing practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of the application of domestic and international electrical standards, such as UL, IEC, ANSI, IEEE and CE, and local laboratory certificate requirements.
  • Ability to write and publish technical papers.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

LANGUAGE SKILLS  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers (at all levels), regulatory agencies, or members of the business community with tact and diplomacy.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to customers, top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of pricing and performance, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and other analysis.

REASONING SKILLS  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG180026
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • Reference Job #: RG180026
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