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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.

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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


Job Location: Beaverton, OR
Title: PCB CAD Designer

Duties: The PCB CAD Designer is responsible for all aspects of PCB design and prototype fabrication for Audio Precision products. This role works with AP Engineers to determine PCB stackup, place components, do critical / bulk routing and ensure mechanical fit of PCBs with other product assemblies. Close work with AP’s PCB vendors and contract manufacturers is also required to ensure successful and on-schedule construction of prototype PCB assembles. The PCB CAD Designer works to resolve ongoing production issues related to PCB design and manages outside PCB contractors to accelerate projects as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Entering and maintaining schematics in ORCAD and P-CAD, as required by hardware engineering.
• Packaging schematics to import parts and components. Creating new components and footprints as necessary to complete design of the PCB.
• Managing the component library to ensure that parts footprints and pin-outs are correct, eliminating duplicates, and avoiding PCB design errors introduced by errors in the PCB CAD library.
• Developing the silk-screen, applying reference designators, orientation marks, board labels, layer coupons, part numbers and copyright information to all PCB designs.
• Running design rule checks and eliminating errors before releasing all boards to ensure the PCB design matches the schematic.
• Preparing fabrication notes, assembly notes and all deliverables required by production to build prototypes and released product including Gerber files, drill charts and PCB Assembly BOMs.
• Following industry and vendor guidelines for placement of parts, design of footprints, clearances around parts, keep-outs, and creepage / clearance requirements to ensure that PCBs meet regulatory requirements and are manufacturable with reasonable yields and costs.
• Ordering and managing the build of all engineering prototype circuit board assemblies as required.
• Creating and providing accurate release packages to production for all PCB assemblies at Hardware Release.
• Implementing ECOs as required keeping schematics, PCB designs and the PCB Library current ensuring retention of all previous design changes when board turns occur.
• Converting legacy schematics and PCB Designs from P-CAD to Cadence Orcad/Allegro as required.

Required Skills/Qualifications:
• Extensive experience and knowledge of Schematic Capture, PCB Design, PCB Design Tools, PCB stackup, and PCB assembly techniques.
• Experience and knowledge of IPC standards and practices.
• Experience using Cadence OrCAD/Allegro is required; previous experience with P-Cad is highly desirable.
• Experience designing digital, analog and mixed signal PCBs is highly desired.
• AS with 4-6 years’ relevant experience designing complex PCBs, or BS with 2-3 years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of experience and training.
• Previous experience as an Engineering Technician and willingness / ability to fill in as required is a plus.

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Job Location: China
Title: Key Accounts Business Development Manager

Duties: this sales position is focused on developing key accounts in China for Audio Precision with the ultimate goal of driving growth in orders.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Maintain/grow business at key accounts; actively prospect for new business within existing key accounts and develop new ones
• Develop organizational understanding of key accounts and develop relationships with key decision makers and influencers
• Be knowledgeable and proficient with the Audio Precision product portfolio
• Communicate the value of Audio Precision solutions to prospective customers
• Collaborate with distributors on key account sales opportunities
• Actively communicate with AP management about sales opportunities, product needs, opportunities/issues at key accounts
• Monthly key account opportunity forecasting

Required Skills/Qualifications:
• 5+ experience years selling test instrumentation or audio equipment is required (experience in both is highly desired)
• 3+ years experience in developing large accounts
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering (audio specialization preferred)
• Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Desire to grow, learn and try new things
• Self-motivated and self-starter; results driven
• Strong English-language skills are highly desired; Mandarin fluency required
• 60%+ travel within China is required; some travel to US is required
• Relocation terms negotiable for qualified applicants currently residing outside China

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Job Location: China
Title: Audio Applications / Product Specialist

Duties: Provide applications and technical support to Audio Precision customers across China.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Provide on-site and over-the-phone applications/technical support for Audio Precision solutions in electrical audio and electroacoustic applications
• Be highly knowledgeable and proficient with the Audio Precision product portfolio – become the technical expert for Audio Precision in China
• Actively develop a list of customers using Audio Precision products
• Deliver technical presentations at industry events (seminars, conferences and trade shows)
• Deliver technical training to customers
• Collaborate with and support distributors on potential sales opportunities and post-sales support
• Actively communicate with AP management about sales opportunities, product needs, opportunities/issues in China

Required Skills/Qualifications:
• 5+ experience years in applications/technical support of test instrumentation AND audio equipment is required
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering (audio specialization preferred)
• Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Desire to grow, learn and try new things
• Self-motivated and self-starter; results driven
• Strong English-language skills are desired; Mandarin fluency required
• 60%+ travel within China is required; some travel to US is required
• Relocation terms negotiable for qualified applicants currently residing outside China

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