CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. (APEI, Inc.) is an aggressive, high-tech, internationally competitive, fast growing small business engineering firm located in the foothills of the beautiful Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We develop advanced electronics systems for the military, NASA, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, telemetry systems, data acquisitions systems, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from -270 °C up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available.

APEI, Inc. recently opened an ISO9100 and aerospace AS9001 certified manufacturing facility to assemble high performance power electronic modules, and is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. Join a team with some of the most highly acclaimed leaders in the field of extreme environment and SiC power electronics systems.

Education & Experience

The job opportunity is for a junior, mid-level or advanced electronics process engineering position. Applicant’s background requires a B.S. or M.S. electrical, mechanical, chemical or microelectronics engineering degree with 4-20 years work experience in microelectronics packaging, manufacturing, or processing.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Skill Requirements

  • Process design and optimization including design of experiments
  • Microelectronics processing and fabrication such as wire bonding, die attach, soldering, etc. in a clean room environment
  • Power electronics substrate processes including lithography, etching, plating, etc.
  • Overtime and some flexible scheduling are required to meet the demands of this position
  • Working knowledge and understanding of electrical and chemical safety
  • Must be detail oriented and able to perform multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be very results oriented and be able to perform independently or as a team member under restrictive timeframes
  • LTCC, thin film, and thick film ceramic processing is a plus
  • Experience working with 3D CAD software such as Solidworks is a plus
  • Knowledge of failure analysis equipment and procedures such as EDX, SEM, etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of AS9100/ISO9001 Quality Management System is a plus

Benefits

  • Starting salary based on experience and background
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% employer salary match
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Vision, Life, and long term disability insurance
  • Employee ownership program
  • Bonuses

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing small business located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, down-hole, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including power modules, DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available. APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. 

This job opportunity is for an Electronics Packaging Technician with an understanding of electronics packaging processes, equipment, and testing. This position is part of APEI, Inc.’s power electronics packaging team, and the applicant must be skilled and proficient with hands-on electronics processing and assembly work.

Education and Experience

Requires training in technical school with at least 3+ years related experience. Associates Degree is desired.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Electronics assembly such as wire bonding, die attach, soldering, etc.
  • Perform circuit board prototyping and assembly
  • Assist in conducting experiments and acquiring data
  • Overtime and some flexible scheduling are required to meet the demands of this position
  • Work in a team environment with engineers or independently

Must be excited to learn new skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Working knowledge and understanding of electrical safety
  • Working knowledge and understanding of electronics
  • Must be detail oriented and able to perform multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be very results oriented and be able to perform independently or as a team member under restrictive timeframes
  • Must be a good team player and communicator
  • Knowledge of standard electronics packaging processes, such as wire bonding, die attach, vacuum reflow soldering, etc. Highly skilled at implementing one or more of those processes is a must.
  • Neat / organized / can follow clean room procedures
  • Board fabrication such as PCB, DBC, and DBA is desired but not required
  • LTCC, thin film, and thick film ceramic processing is desired but not required
  • Reliability testing and failure analysis is desired but not required

Benefits

  • Starting salary: $30k - $60k annual, depending on education and experience
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% employer salary match
  • Full medical, vision and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses

Additional Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to interact with ITAR restricted materials and information

Send Resume

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology small business R&D engineering firm. If you are energetic and enthusiastic, professional, and have high ambitions, then we’re looking for you.  We are an aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing firm looking only for the best of the best in all of our position openings. If you want to be involved with ongoing work for NASA, high performance military systems, or next generation electric vehicles, and desire a flexible work schedule with the opportunity to grow, then be sure to send us your resume!   

We are looking for a motivated individual who will assist our engineers with reliability, qualification, and characterization of our products.

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree or training in a technical school. 2 – 4 years industry experience preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze and interpret multi-level schematics with the end goal to design and implement a laboratory test setup.
  • Operate a wide variety of electrical test and measurement equipment including multimeters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, RLC meters, switch matrices, DAQ systems, and environmental chambers.
  • Overtime and some flexible scheduling are required to meet the demands of this position
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be excited to learn new skills if not already experienced in areas such as PCB Layout, parametric analysis, and data analysis.

Skills

  • Working knowledge and understanding of electrical safety
  • Working knowledge and understanding of basic electronic theory
  • Must be comfortable with computer-aided test setups
  • Must be familiar with LabView and the host of National Instruments DAQ modules
  • Must be detail oriented and able to perform multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be able to manipulate data using software (e.g., Excel, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Neat / organized / can execute and thoroughly document test plans
  • Must be able to logically troubleshoot electronic assemblies down to the component/interconnect level
  • Experience with electronic test standards such as JEDEC, IEC, MIL-STD, or AEC is a plus
  • Experience working with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks is a plus 
  • Knowledge of failure analysis equipment and procedures such as EDX, SEM, SAM etc. is a plus
  • Must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision

Benefits  

  • Starting salary: $40k - $80k annual, depending on experience
  • 401(k) plan with additional 3% employer salary match
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses
  • Employee ownership program

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing R&D small business engineering firm located in the foothills of the beautiful Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available.     

APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. Work in a team with some of the most highly internationally acclaimed leaders in the field of extreme environment and SiC power electronics systems.

This job opportunity is for a junior or mid-level experienced power electronics engineer with an understanding or knowledge of one or more of the following power electronics systems or issues:

  • Design and control of advanced single and/or three phase motor drive systems (vector control, volt/Hz control, high power, etc.)
  • Design of single and three phase grid-tie and bi-directional inverters
  • Design of DC motor drives and actuator systems
  • Design of DC/DC converters for military and aerospace power supply applications, with knowledge of voltage and current controlled methodologies, and understanding of high efficiency techniques (soft switching, resonant converters, etc.)
  • Design of high efficiency, high power magnetics, and filters
  • Understanding of EMI related design issues and appropriate Federal regulations
  • Understanding of microcontrollers (such as the 8051) and DSPs (such as TI2812 or TI320 series) core systems, including hardware design and software development
  • Understanding of thermal design and thermal management systems
  • Understanding or experience with advanced power packaging techniques
  • Experience with extreme environment issues (cryogenic, high-temperature, radiation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of new state-of-the-art devices such as SiC JFETs and Schottkys

Education and Experience

The job opportunity is for a junior or mid-level technical engineering position. Applicant’s background requires a B.S. or M.S. electrical engineering degree with 0-10 years work experience in power electronics. Power electronics classes and/or thesis research a plus for those engineers with no power electronics work experience. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Electrical design and simulation of the before mentioned power electronics applications
  • Layout and building of power electronics prototypes
  • High power and extreme environment testing of prototypes
  • Participate and contribute to the contract proposal/reports writing process
  • Travel and present at technical conferences or program meetings
  • Always required to be a team player

Skills

  • Knowledge in power electronics design
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Knowledge and capability to efficiently use a wide variety of software programs essential to the job (PCB layout tools, MS Office, circuit simulation tools, thermal analysis tools, etc.) as required
  • Knowledge and capability to use laboratory test equipment (experience with LabView is a plus)

Benefits  

  • Starting salary: $50k - $100k annual, depending on experience and background
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% employer salary match
  • 2-3 weeks (depending on experience) starting vacation with annual rollover for unused vacation
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses
  • Employee ownership program

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing small business located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, down-hole, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including power modules, DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4 K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available. APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, self-motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. 

This job opportunity is for an experienced Senior Electronics Packaging Technician with a thorough and detailed understanding of a wide variety of electronic packaging processes, equipment, and testing. This position is part of APEI, Inc.’s power electronics packaging team, and the applicant must be highly skilled and proficient with hands-on work.

Education and Experience

Associate degree or training in technical school with at least 10+ years related experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform standard packaging processes such as wire bonding, die attach, vacuum soldering, conveyor soldering, hand soldering, etc.
  • Perform power discrete, power module, multi-chip module, and circuit board prototyping and assembly
  • Assist in conducting experiments, acquiring data, analyzing data, and recommending modifications to components or test procedures to meet desired specifications
  • Operate test and analysis equipment such as a digital microscope, die shear tester, wire bond pull/shear tester, substrate pull tester, x-ray, scanning acoustic microscope   
  • Work in a team environment with packaging and electrical engineers or independently
  • Must be excited to learn new skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge and understanding of electrical safety
  • Working knowledge and understanding of electronics
  • Must be detail oriented and able to perform multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be very results oriented and be able to perform independently or as a team member under restrictive timeframes
  • Must be an excellent communicator with respect to verbal instructions, reading and following design documents and procedures, logging information into lab books, etc.
  • Must have a high level of equipment and processing knowledge, including wire bonding, die attach, soldering, etc. Must have a high level of skill implementing this knowledge, hands-on.
  • Experience working with oscilloscopes, power supplies, probe stations, shear testing, pull testing, and other various testing equipment
  • Neat / organized / can follow clean room procedures
  • Board fabrication such as PCB, DBC, and DBA is desired but not required
  • LTCC, thin film, and thick film ceramic processing is desired but not required
  • Experience working with AutoCAD and/or Solidworks is desired but not required
  • Reliability testing is desired but not required Knowledge of failure analysis equipment and procedures such as SAM, EDX, SEM, etc. is desired but not required
  • Must be a good team player

Benefits  

  • Starting salary: $50k - $90k annual, depending on experience
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% annual employer salary match
  • Full medical. vision and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses

Additional Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to interact with ITAR restricted materials and information

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing small business located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, down-hole, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including power modules, DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available. APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. 

This job opportunity is for an advanced and experienced Senior Electronics Test & Qualification Engineer with a thorough and detailed understanding of a wide variety of testing, qualification, and reliability issues with respect to power devices and power modules.  This position is to lead APEI, Inc.’s testing and qualification efforts, and the applicant must be intimately knowledgeable of, able to plan for, and able to lead/ perform a wide range of testing and qualification duties.

Education and Experience

The job opportunity is for an advanced technical position with some management duties. Applicant’s background requires a B.S. engineering degree with a minimum 10+ years of industry device/modules testing and qualification experience. Experience in IGBT, MOSFET, or silicon carbide power devices or modules a major plus.  Experience in military, aerospace, defense, and/or extreme environment testing and qualification a major plus. Advanced degree is a plus.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead APEI, Inc.’s overall power module and device testing and qualification efforts
  • Characterization of discrete power devices and modules
  • Accelerated testing
  • Qualification
  • Reliability testing and analysis
  • Failure analysis
  • Planning and management
  • Mentor junior level engineers and techs
  • Always required to be a team player

Skills

  • Qualification Standards: MIL-PRF-19500P/MIL-STD-750, JESD47I/JESD22, AEC Q101, MIL-PRF

38534/MIL-STD-883, latest revisions

  • Reliability: MIL-HDBK-217, MIL-HDBK-338, MIL-HDBK-781
  • Calibration of test & measurement equipment
  • Scaling laws: temperature, humidity, thermal effects, thermo-mechanical, creep
  • Exemplary knowledge to design experiments
  • Exemplary knowledge to design custom ATE for HT (> 250 °C) operation
  • Exemplary knowledge to troubleshoot complex electro-thermal-mechanical systems
  • Exemplary knowledge and familiarity in the proper use and care of test and measurement equipment
  • Outstanding knowledge and familiarity with power semiconductor device physics, especially wide

bandgap materials SiC and GaN

  • Models for life tests
  • Graphical data analysis
  • Complete and censored data and Least-Squares and Maximum Likelihood analysis methods
  • Test plans
  • Proficiency in using National Instruments LabView and data acquisition hardware
  • HT measurement techniques
  • Data analysis using Minitab or similar software tool
  • Data analysis using ReliaSoft® or similar software tool
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal communication and human relations skills
  • Possess outstanding written communication skills
  • Demonstrated lifelong learner

Benefits  

  • Starting salary: $100k - $150k annual, depending on experience
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% annual employer salary match
  • 3 weeks annual vacation
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing R&D small business engineering firm located in the foothills of the beautiful Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, RF wireless systems for extreme environment, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available.

APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. Join a team with some of the most highly acclaimed leaders in the field of extreme environment and SiC power electronics systems.

This job opportunity is for advanced experienced power electronics packaging engineers with a thorough and detailed understanding of a wide variety of electronic packaging systems and issues, including:

  • Extreme environment electronics packaging (high temperature and cryogenic)
  • High power, high voltage, and high current packaging
  • Wire bond interconnects
  • Die attaches, brazing, epoxies
  • Power substrates
  • Low temperature co-firable (LTCC) ceramics
  • Integrated passives
  • Flip chip, BGA, etc.
  • Ribbon and other interconnect bonding
  • Thermal management and analysis for concentrated heat fluxes, techniques, software, and tools
  • Thermal-stress analysis, techniques, software, and tools
  • PCB and power layout techniques, software, and tools
  • Parasitic package extractions and modeling, techniques, software, and tools
  • Hermetic sealing, laser welding, seam sealing, etc.
  • Knowledge of advanced packaging materials
  • Ceramic / metal packages, housings
  • High temperature plastics, plastic fatigue, outgassing, mechanical design, etc.
  • Electrolytic and electroless plating
  • Reliability testing and analysis
  • Vacuum and conveyor solder reflow systems
  • Fixture design and fabrication

Familiarity with the following areas are a plus:

  • Power electronics circuit design, including single and three phase motor drive systems (vector control, volt/Hz control, high power, etc.), single and three phase grid-tie and bi-directional inverters, DC motor drives and actuator systems, and DC/DC converters.
  • Design of high efficiency, high power magnetics and filters
  • Thin film processing, CVD processes, photolithography, plasma etching, etc.
  • Adequate understanding of EMI related design issues and appropriate Federal regulations
  • Capability to perform and/or oversee laboratory high power testing in excess of 100 kW
  • Knowledge of new state-of-the-art devices such as SiC JFETs, SiC MOSFETs, SiC TMOS, SiC Thyristors, SiC Schottky Diodes, etc.
  • Knowledge of commercial and military systems for weapons platforms, aerospace platforms, automotive platforms, etc. into which power electronics subsystems are designed
  • Electronics packaging and analysis tools, such as SolidWorks, Flotherm, COMSOL, ANSYS, Ansoft, Saber, OrCAD, etc.
  • Experience with proposal writing or the bid & proposal process for government contracting
  • Experience serving as an R&D principal investigator (PI) or program/project manager

Education and Experience

The job opportunity is for an advanced technical position with management requirements. Applicant’s background requires a Ph.D. engineering degree with dissertation in electronics packaging, and 2+ years of experience. Applicants with equivalent engineering background, knowledge depth, and experience will be given consideration as well.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Package design and simulation of the before mentioned system applications
  • Building and testing of power electronics prototypes
  • Lead, participate, and contribute to the contract proposal writing process
  • Technical lead, PI, and project manager on R&D projects
  • Mentor and aide to Jr. and mid-level design engineers
  • Travel to present at technical conferences or meet with program officers and customers

Skills

  • Thorough knowledge and expertise in power electronics packaging design
  • Excellent communication, writing, presentation, and relation skills a must
  • Knowledge and capability to efficiently use a wide variety of software programs essential to the job
  • Extensive in-depth expertise in hands-on use of laboratory equipment, performing reliability testing, building prototypes, etc. (experience with LabView is a plus)
  • Technical project management, project planning, etc.

Benefits

  • Starting salary: $80k - $150k annual, depending on experience
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% annual employer salary match
  • 3 weeks starting vacation with annual rollover for unused vacation
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses
  • Employee ownership program

Requirements

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to interact with ITAR restricted materials and information

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. is a high-technology, aggressive, internationally competitive, fast growing R&D small business engineering firm located in the foothills of the beautiful Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus. We develop advanced power electronics systems for the military, NASA, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from 4K up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available.     

APEI, Inc. is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. Work in a team with some of the most highly internationally acclaimed leaders in the field of extreme environment and SiC power electronics systems.

This job opportunity is for advanced and/or experienced power electronics engineers with a thorough and detailed understanding of a wide variety of power electronics systems and issues, including:

  • Design and control of advanced single and three phase motor drive systems (vector control, volt/Hz control, high power, etc.)
  • Design of single and three phase grid-tie and bi-directional inverters
  • Design of DC motor drives and actuator systems
  • Design of DC/DC converters for military and aerospace power supply applications, with intimate knowledge of both voltage and current controlled methodologies, and understanding of advanced high efficiency techniques (soft switching, resonant converters, etc.)
  • Design of high efficiency, high power magnetics and filters
  • Adequate understanding of EMI related design issues and appropriate Federal regulations
  • Capability to perform and/or oversee laboratory high power testing in excess of 100 kW

Familiarity with the following are a plus:

  • Understanding of thermal design and thermal management systems
  • Understanding or experience with advanced power packaging techniques
  • Experience with extreme environment issues (cryogenic, high-temperature, radiation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of new state-of-the-art devices such as SiC JFETs and Schottkys
  • Knowledge of systems, weapons platforms, aerospace platforms, applications, etc. into which power electronics subsystems are designed for
  • Experience with proposal writing or the bid & proposal process for government contracting

Education and Experience

The job opportunity is for an advanced technical, non-management position. Applicant’s background requires a B.S. engineering degree with 5-10 years minimum work experience in power electronics, or if the applicant has no industry experience then a Ph.D. with dissertation in power electronics is required.

An engineer with a Ph.D. and 2+ years experience in power electronics design is the preferred candidate.       

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Electrical design and simulation of the before mentioned power electronics applications
  • Layout and building of power electronics prototypes
  • High power testing of prototypes
  • Participate and contribute to the contract proposal writing process
  • Technical lead in one or more R&D projects
  • Mentor and aide to Jr. Level design engineers
  • Travel to present at technical conferences or meet with program officers
  • Always required to be a team player

Skills

  • Thorough knowledge and expertise in power electronics design
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and relation skills
  • Knowledge and capability to efficiently use a wide variety of software programs essential to the job (PCB layout tools, MS Office, circuit simulation tools, thermal analysis tools, etc.)
  • Extensive in-depth expertise in using laboratory test equipment, setting up test schedules, performing high power testing, etc. (experience with LabView is a plus)

Benefits  

  • Starting salary: $80k - $150k annual, depending on experience
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% annual employer salary match
  • 3 weeks starting vacation with annual rollover for unused vacation
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance program for higher education
  • Bonuses
  • Employee ownership program

Send Resume

This career opportunity may become open in the near future

Summary

Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc. (APEI, Inc.) is an aggressive, high-tech, internationally competitive, fast growing small business engineering firm located in the foothills of the beautiful Ozark Mountains near the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We develop advanced electronics systems for the military, NASA, next generation electric vehicles, and commercial use; including DC/DC supplies, single and three phase inverters, telemetry systems, data acquisitions systems, DC and AC motor drives, etc. Many of our applications require operation in extreme environments, ranging from -270 °C up to temperatures in excess of 500 °C, resulting in some of the most exciting, creative and state-of-the-art engineering job opportunities available.

In 2010, APEI, Inc. opened an ISO9100 and aerospace AS9001 certified manufacturing facility to assemble high performance power electronic modules, and is seeking energetic and enthusiastic professionals with high ambition, deep motivation, teamwork ethic, and a commitment to being the best of the best in the field of power electronics. Join a team with some of the most highly acclaimed leaders in the field of extreme environment and SiC power electronics systems.

Education & Experience

The job opportunity is for a junior, mid-level or advanced manufacturing operator. Applicant’s background requires a high school diploma with at least 5 years work experience in manufacturing, electronics assembly preferred.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Skill Requirements

  • Operate electronics assembly and substrate equipment and machines
  • Assemble electronic devices
  • Testing, measurement, and inspection of electronic assemblies
  • Inspect materials and assemblies, cleanroom and line upkeep, and assist engineers and techs as needed
  • Inventory receipts and inspections
  • Above all-- maintain a great attitude, team play, and strong work ethic
  • Knowledge of AS9100/ISO9001 Quality Management System

Benefits

  • Starting full-time hourly (40 hours a week) between $12-18 per hour based on experience and background
  • 401 (K) plan with additional 3% employer salary match
  • Full medical and dental benefits for employee and dependents
  • Vision, Life, and long term disability insurance
  • Employee ownership program
  • Bonuses

Send Resume