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Audio Precision Headquarters in Beaverton, OR, USAJoin Our Team
Audio Precision is looking for professional, motivated individuals to join our dynamic team. We provide an attractive, smoke-free working environment, above average compensation and benefits, and a professionally rewarding work culture. Join the industry leader of audio test and measurement.

Audio Precision does not accept resumes unless it’s for a current job opening. If you wish to submit your resume for our current job openings, please email your resume to [email protected] with the job title as the subject line.

Corporate Headquarters
Audio Precision is located in Beaverton, Oregon, in the high-tech “Silicon Forest” of the greater Portland area, rated as one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States. Environmentally conscious, Oregon offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including numerous recreational rivers and lakes, excellent campgrounds and State Parks, year-round skiing on Mt. Hood an hour to the east, the Pacific Ocean and coastline an hour to the west, the scenic Columbia Gorge and many hiking and biking trails both in and around town. Thirty miles to the southwest, the Willamette Valley features picturesque farmland and award-winning wineries.

About Audio Precision
Audio Precision is a recognized world leader in electronic audio and electro-acoustic test instrumentation. Audio Precision’s analyzers enable engineers to design and manufacture innovative solutions ranging from semiconductor devices to consumer, automotive, and professional audio products.


OPEN POSITIONS


Distribution Sales Manager
The AP/GRAS Sound & Vibration commercial team is seeking a Distribution Account Manager. This exciting
and high-profile position will report into the Global Distribution Sales Director and will be based in the Singapore region.

As a member of the Distribution team, your primary responsibility will be to assist in the development and execution of Channel Partner programs which drive awareness and demand generation to support the business target of our partners. You will manage the marketing programs and introductions of new products at the assigned partners. You will consolidate the needs of these partners and align these with input from the product lines and regions to ensure an optimised marketing strategy. You will partner with other Distribution Account Managers, Product Managers and Partner Marketing teams to execute the sales/marketing programs that deepen engagement with customers and attract new customers. You will be responsible for providing input to the strategic sales and marketing plans.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Developing a solid and trusting relationship with the distribution partners.
• Strategic planning to improve and manage distributor partner performance.
• Prepare and give presentations at Business Reviews, conferences, exhibitions, and seminars
• Negotiating annual and ongoing contracts with the distributor partners and establishing a timeline of performance management.
• Developing a complete understanding of distributor partner needs.
• Gather forecasts and funnel management information.
• Analyse data to identify potential areas of improvement and provide customer relationship management.
• Collaborate with distributor partners and other departments in Sales and Marketing, Product Lines to ensure business goals are met.
• Working with sales and marketing teams to ensure the highest quality of materials are being produced and all distributor partner needs met.
• Collaborating with distributor employees and other staff to ensure adequate training is provided to enable thorough product understanding.
• Track KPIs and report on distributor partner performance to stakeholders.
• Ensure the development and implementation of efficient sales & marketing programs for assigned channel partners for existing, and future products, in support of global revenue plans.
• Responsible for implementing the marketing plans of new product introductions at global channel partners.
• Focal point for gathering market data, market share information, price positioning data and competitive information.

Job Requirements

• Minimum of 5-years’ experience with demonstrated success in a comparable technical, marketing or sales role. Specific knowledge of the Test and Measurement industry is a benefit.
• Ability to present high-tech products and solutions to a technical audience.
• Result-oriented and creative mentality.
• Demonstrated, highly-developed analytical capability and market research techniques.
• Excellent communication skills in English (both oral and written). Japanese/Korean are considered a significant plus.
• Interpersonal communication skills at different organisational levels and a confident and enthusiastic manner with a strong personal motivation to succeed.
• Work is performed with a minimum of direction and supervision. You will have significant latitude in determining work objectives and goals.
• Must be able to operate in varied work situations with a high degree of complexity, requiring ingenuity and creativity.
• Extensive international travel is required.
• Problem solving aptitude.

Job Location: Singapore Region

If this is you, please apply by sending your CV along with covering letter outlining why you would be a perfect fit for this role to [email protected] (please use reference DSMSING21). If you should have questions concerning this position, please email [email protected].

Please submit your application as soon as possible, as we will conduct the interviews as applications are received.
Principals only; recruiters please do not contact AP/GRAS regarding this position.

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Audio Precision is an EEO/AA Employer


Buyer/Procurement Specialist

For nearly 40 years, Audio Precision Inc has been blazing a trail in the Audio Test and Measurement industry. Now the recognized leader in Audio Test and Measurement, Audio Precision has continued to grow the number and complexity of products we bring to market.

The individual who fills this role will be a key part of Audio Precision’s Manufacturing team, based in Beaverton, OR, on a full time basis. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, people-oriented, responsible, organized, and capable of multi-tasking while keeping attention-to-detail, quality, and accuracy.

The successful candidate will be tasked to strengthen the procurement of both commodity and key components. This will include determining what components to purchase, at what price, from what source and what delivery schedule. The successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating relationship with vendors, negotiation of terms where applicable, and prepare scorecards to measure vendor performance. In addition to the key purchasing functions, this role will also be responsible for planning and forecasting for the components purchased. Additional duties may include ECO implementation, production job maintenance (material consumption), and incoming quality and defective material return (DMR).

The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with external suppliers and internal departments within the company. An organized and analytical mind is essential as the candidate will need to make informed long-term decisions, as well as quality short-term decisions.

Primary Responsibilities

• Reviews and performs MRP analysis
• Coordinates purchasing activities with planning and engineering to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner
• Responsible for procurement data input and integrity
• Interact closely with suppliers on quality, cost, on time delivery and product trends and availability
• Communicates with planning and engineering in a timely manner on product end of life notifications

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

• Attendance/Punctuality – Consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meeting and appointments on time.
• Dependability – Follow instructions; Respond to management direction; Take responsibility for own actions; Keep commitments; complete tasks on time or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan.
• Problem Solving – Identify and assist in resolving problems in timely manner; Work well in group problem solving situations.
• Data Analysis – Use data from ERP to determine opportunities for improvement as well as areas of additional risk.
• Interpersonal – Focus on solving conflict positively; Maintain professional demeaner; Remain open to new ideas and be willing to try new things; Participate in meetings; Listen and get clarification when needed.
• Teamwork – Balance team and individual responsibilities; Give and welcome feedback; Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
• Adaptability – Adapt to changes in the work environment or schedule and manage delays or unexpected events.
• Safety and Security – Observe safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Requirements

• Education/Experience – Purchasing or Inventory experience preferably in manufacturing. APICS certifications preferred.
• Math ability – Ability to perform basic math skills.
• Computer Skills – Knowledge of MS Office Suite software, particularly Word and Excel. MRP/ERP system experience or database management experience preferred.
• Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. The position is primarily sitting, 85% of the day.

Job Location: Beaverton, Oregon

If this is you, please apply by sending your resume, along with cover letter outlining why you would be a perfect fit for this role, to [email protected].

Principals only; recruiters please do not contact AP/GRAS regarding this position.

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Audio Precision is an EEO/AA Employer


Marketing Programs Manager

Job Summary: As part of the combined AP/GRAS Sound & Vibration commercial team, the marketing programs manager develops and implements activities to build awareness of, and demand for, our audio test solutions. This role works closely with other members of the commercial team—marketing, sales, international partners, and technical support—to implement effective and measurable marketing activities around the world.

Primary responsibilities: This role is responsible for the successful planning and execution of a wide range of marketing activities and projects to build awareness, engage customers, and drive demand.

Required:
• 5+ years marketing communications, or related function, experience
• Goal-oriented with strong attention to detail
• Well-organized, with strong project management skills
• Effective communication skills, written and verbal
• Ability to work equally well independently or as a team member, and capable of leading small project teams
• Excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
• Ability to plan marketing campaigns aligned with strategic objectives
• Equally comfortable with traditional and digital marketing tactics

Desired:
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business, or related field
• Web development and search engine marketing experience
• Event planning and coordination experience (trade shows, webinars, etc.)
• Vendor management experience
• Experience working within a matrixed organization
• Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
• Social media marketing experience
• Partner / channel marketing program development experience
• Experience in B2B marketing of audio equipment and/or test equipment

Job Location: Beaverton, Oregon

If this is you, please apply by sending your resume, along with cover letter outlining why you would be a perfect fit for this role, to [email protected].

Principals only; recruiters please do not contact AP/GRAS regarding this position.

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Audio Precision is an EEO/AA Employer


Sales Engineer

Job Summary: This direct sales position is focused on driving orders for the Audio Precision (AP) and GRAS product portfolios. The sales territory includes multiple states in the Midwestern and Southwestern US. Preferred candidate locations include Texas, Colorado, Arizona, or Utah.

If you:
• have a passion for audio and acoustics
• have experience selling into audio, electro-acoustic and/or NVH applications
• enjoy helping customers resolve their test challenges
• want to be part of growing a business
• want to be part of fun, win-oriented business culture
• want to sell and promote world-class products
• are driven and self-motivated,

…then we want to speak with you.

This position is responsible for finding and acquiring new customers and growing business in existing accounts. AP and GRAS’s addressable markets span many industries and applications, so the ideal candidate must successfully engage with a diverse set of customers. Key industries we serve include personal & professional audio, consumer electronics, audiology, aerospace & defense, and automotive. Up to 50% travel may be required.

Primary responsibilities:
• Exceed high-growth order targets
• Actively prospect for new customers and additional business in existing accounts.
• Develop relationships with key decision makers and influencers at customer accounts
• Be knowledgeable and proficient with the Audio Precision and GRAS product portfolios
• Articulate the value of our solutions to prospective customers
• Represent Audio Precision and GRAS at industry events (seminars, tradeshows, etc.)
• Collaborate with other sales engineers, marketing, technical support, and engineering

Required Skills/Qualifications:
• 5+ years technical sales experience required
• Experience in selling or designing into the following markets is highly desirable: electronic audio, electro-acoustics and NVH
• Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills
• Experience in using or selling test instrumentation is highly desirable
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering (audio specialization preferred)
• Desire to grow, learn, and try new things
• Self-motivated and self-starter
• Results driven

Job Location: Texas, Arizona, Colorado, or Utah.

If this is you, please apply by sending your resume, along with cover letter outlining why you would be a perfect fit for this role, to [email protected].

Principals only; recruiters please do not contact AP/GRAS regarding this position.

Open Positions
Audio Precision is an EEO/AA Employer