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Due to variations in work load, PADT also relies upon  an array of part-time and full-time sub-contractors help to provide technical and non-technical assistance. By hiring only the most experienced people, PADT can provide timely solutions that meet customer demands as they arise.

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Available Positions

Applications Engineer, Power Integrity, ANSYS


Location: Tempe, AZ or Southern California


PADT is currently seeking a full-time Applications Engineer to join our sales team in Torrance, CA. 

Summary:

PADT helps innovative companies tackle complex engineering design challenges using leading simulation and rapid prototyping technologies and is currently seeking an Applications Engineer with experience in Power Integrity for their simulation support group. The Electromagnetics Application Engineer is responsible for helping customers solve complex engineering problems using ANSYS software products. The position involves working closely with customers and internal teams in a consultative and supportive technical role. The ability to research problems and find solutions to wide variety of problems is paramount. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work closely with potential and current customers to scope technical solutions that meet and optimize their operational needs
  • Collaborate with account managers to identify, advance, and technically drive new opportunity and sustained account support
  • Provide, track, and document first level technical support for existing customer accounts and elevate support when appropriate
  • Develop, organize, and deliver introductory technical training courses on the use of ANSYS electromagnetic simulation products
  • Maintain a general understanding of the breadth of technology provided by all ANSYS product offerings and technical solutions
  • Sustain technical proficiency through ANSYS certifications and continual pursuit of personal, technical, and professional growth
  • Participate in and support internal marketing initiatives that drive customer engagement, education, and grow technical capacity
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or/ability required.

Job Requirements:

  • Required:
    • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
    • Fundamental understanding of transmission line theory, power integrity, and general high-frequency electromagnetics
    • Minimum of 6 months experience using ANSYS SIwave
    • Ability to work effectively in both independent and diverse team environments
    • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to develop practical engineering solutions for difficult problems
    • Exceptional customer service aptitude, as well as communication and presentation skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools to include PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
    • Available for occasional travel (about 30%)
  • Preferred:
    • 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Experience solving power integrity problems in high-speed PCB design
    • Experience mitigating switching noise, resonance filtering and decoupling capacitor optimization
    • Experience with voltage regulator modules and general power distribution network (PDN) design
    • Familiarity with common programming languages (C, C++, Python, etc.)

Sr. Application and Support Engineer


Location: Southern Callifornia


The Sr. Application and Support Engineer provides technical expertise in ANSYS simulation and related software to PADT’s customers as well as in support of PADT’s sales team. Technical support is provided by assisting customers in usage of PADT’s software products, facilitated by learning and training in multiple ANSYS and related software tools. Assistance to sales is accomplished through strategic pre-sales and technical scoping activities utilizing proven domain expertise, problem solving, demonstrating and presenting to customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Providing on-going technical support via in-person, phone, email, or web conference to current PADT customers and prospects
  • Training and mentoring, from existing or custom-written material, customers and prospects on software applications or use cases
  • Presenting PADT’s expertise and capabilities to prospects and customers and helping to grow relationships
  • Conducting in-person and web-conference discovery meetings with customers
  • Assisting in the development and generation of formal sales proposals to ensure technical accuracy
  • Perform benchmarking with ANSYS tools as needed and collect various performance and accuracy metrics
  • Coordinating and delivering sales collateral, presentation project plans, process flow, provision specifications, and service level definitions
  • Providing expert advice on application of ANSYS to specific use cases
  • Maintaining customer relationships in the form of update presentations, periodic meetings, or account reviews with existing stakeholders
  • Educating colleagues in areas of expertise and participate in training to minimize personal technical deficiencies
  • Creating and maintain sales case studies for all non-standard sales opportunities
  • Developing technical marketing material for ANSYS including tutorials, blog postings, and videos

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; able to distill complicated concepts/ideas into easily understandable content
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks English clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
  • Team Work - Gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; takes independent actions and calculated risks.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

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/Experience/Skills: (Required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical discipline
  • At least three years of professional engineering experience utilizing engineering software
  • Demonstrated use of relevant ANSYS software or knowledge of other commercial CAE, CAD, EDA software packages
  • Understanding and experience in structural simulation of mechanical components and assemblies
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Tolerance for and ability to interact with customers and prospects, often with incomplete or conflicting requirements
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Have a passion and drive for personal technical excellence

Education/Experience/Skills: (Preferred)

  • MS degree a plus
  • Prior experience in physical testing/validation/manufacturing a plus
  • Experience using ANSYS Mechanical is a plus
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics experience is a plus
  • Prior training/teaching experience is a plus

Language Ability:

Ability to speak English clearly and be understood. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex scientific and technical information. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to write presentations and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Math Ability:

Ability to apply advanced calculus or differential equations.

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.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing; Spreadsheet and presentation software as well as contact management systems.

Expertise with at least one ANSYS Simulation software product required.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.

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.

Must be able to work a standard 40 hour work week, plus overtime as required to complete assignments on a timely basis.
The employee must be able to travel by air and possess a valid vehicle drivers’ license.

The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit or stand and talk or hear for extended periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.


Account Manager, Flownex Simulation Software


Location: Tempe, AZ or LIttleton, CO


PADT is currently seeking an Account Manager for the sale of Flownex software. The Account Manager is responsible for all Flownex software sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory and is responsible for maximizing sales profitability, growth and account penetration. Products are sold directly to end users primarily via face-to-face contact by performing the following duties.

Flownex is the world leader in engineering simulation technology that enables companies to study how systems will behave in the real world, where fluid is the driving factor. A background in sales to Turbomachinery, Nuclear, Aero/Def or other similar industries is a plus!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

  • Perform all sales activities for new and renewed business
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers in order to generate new business for the organization
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers, meet with them at PADT or, speak with them by phone to solicit sales
  • Maintain a regular schedule of contact with customers to ensure satisfaction via phone or on-site visits
  • Achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives
  • Research and compile lists of prospective customers through sales leads, internet searches, periodicals, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, and other sources
  • Remain knowledgeable and abreast of company's new, and existing products & services to facilitate sales
  • Create and conduct sales presentations matching PADT's products/services with customer needs
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Create and maintain account plans for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting and engineering services groups
  • Maintain sales records and prepare sales reports as required
  • Provide accurate forecasts for new sales and renewal revenues
  • Participate in trade shows and conventions; schedule training and seminars to enhance new business opportunities
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Alert clients to new or improved products/services
  • Develop and maintain positive win-win relationships with clients
  • Relay client feedback to product development staff

Qualifications:

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.

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in an engineering discipline or, Bachelor's degree with technical sales experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years technical sales experience
  • Proven track record of sales success
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering analysis and technology
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships and rapport
  • English language proficiency to include excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software
  • Relevant industry or market experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Business Development Manager


Location: Tempe, AZ


PADT is currently seeking a Business Development Manager in our Engineering Services group in Tempe, AZ. The Business Development Manager develops, negotiates, and manages relationships with customers in order to sell PADT's engineering service offerings including; project management, consulting, product and medical device development, and simulation services Products and services are sold directly to end users primarily via face-to-face contact by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.

  • Perform all sales activities for new and renewed business in an assigned geographic area
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers in order to generate new business for the organization
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers, meet with them at PADT or, speak with them by phone to solicit sales
  • Maintain a regular schedule of contact with customers to ensure satisfaction via phone or on-site visits
  • Achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives
  • Research and compile lists of prospective customers through sales leads, internet searches, periodicals, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, and other sources
  • Remain knowledgeable and abreast of company’s new, and existing products & services to facilitate sales
  • Create and conduct sales presentations matching PADT’s products/services with customer needs
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers
  • Create and maintain account plans for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting and engineering services groups
  • Maintain sales records and prepare sales reports as required
  • Provide accurate forecasts for new sales and renewal revenues
  • Participate in trade shows and conventions; schedule training and seminars to enhance new business opportunities
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Alert clients to new or improved products/services
  • Develop and maintain positive win-win relationships with clients
  • Relay client feedback to product development staff

Qualifications:

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.

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in an engineering discipline or, Bachelor’s degree with technical sales experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years technical sales experience
  • Proven track record of sales success
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering analysis and technology
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships and rapport
  • English language proficiency to include excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software
  • Relevant industry or market experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Materials Engineer - Manufacturing


Location: Tempe, AZ


PADT is currently seeking a full-time Materials Engineer for 3D scanning & Additive Manufacturing to join the Manufacturing Technologies team in Tempe, AZ

Summary

The Materials Engineer is responsible for planning and executing 3D Scanning and Printing/Additive Manufacturing processes for customer projects. The engineer is also responsible for inspection and/or reverse engineering of customer projects using material or hardware provided. Serves as expert for an extensive range of 3D scanning services, methods and printing services offered by PADT. Provides technical support to the 3D printer sales team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves 3D Scanning, Digitizing, Printing and Additive Manufacturing processes and procedures using various 3D methods and technologies.
  • Develops 3D scanning and reverse engineering processes and procedures using various contact and non-contact 3D digitizing technologies.
  • Provides necessary calibration, service and maintenance of all 3D scanners. Interfaces with internal and external customers to understand specific project requirements and determine suitable processes and workflow.
  • Constructs 3D models from scan data to accurately represent the part(s) scanned.
  • Uses a variety of 3D modeling and point cloud post processing engineering tools to manipulate the scan data.
  • Provides budgetary and lead-time estimates for each project.
  • Processes 3D scanning jobs to meet customer specifications and accuracy. Prepares post-processing reports and data as required by the customer’s statement of work.
  • Processes the printing jobs to meet customer requirements. Communicates post processing requirements with technicians to ensure parts are finished properly.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding process capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate the manufacturing processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future area requirements and potential.
  • Provides technical support including; demonstrations, benchmarks, technical presentations, and training for the sale of 3D printers & scanners.
  • Interfaces with scanner manufacturers, material suppliers and service providers to ensure the scanners are in good operating condition.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest 3D Scanning technologies, material development and Additive Manufacturing applications and makes recommendations to keep advancing and improving PADT’s 3D manufacturing capabilitie

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/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an accredited institution is required.
  • Min. 5 years of experience in an engineering position with exposure to manufacturing, part validation and quality. Strong Materials Engineering background, specifically with Polymers and Elastomers.
  • Experience with Prototyping.
  • Experience with Machine Operation, including programming, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Knowledge of FDM (filament deposition modeling), style 3D printers.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, including characteristics, GD & T symbols, specifications and process requirements.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 or AS9100 quality systems and standards.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks 3D (preferred) or similar CAD tool.
  • Experience with 3D scanners and point cloud data, a plus.
  • Experience in 3D printing processes and materials, a plus

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