WPG Americas, Inc. is a fast growing distributor of electronic solutions partnered with leading edge technology manufacturers to support customers at all phases of their design, development and production cycles. As a division of WPG Holdings, one of the world’s largest electronic component distributors, we are in a prime position to expand our global footprint in the Americas.

We have a dynamic, entrepreneurial corporate culture that recognizes achievement and encourages creativity and self-initiative. At WPGA, you can be part of the team working in a competitive and challenging industry where you can make a difference every day. We offer employees career opportunities with competitive compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, paid time off and a 401k plan. In addition, we have ongoing training programs to help you get up to speed quickly and support professional growth.

If you are interested in joining a winning team, growing your career and contributing to the success of a fast growing organization, then you should be working with us!

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OPERATIONS SPECIALIST


The Operations Specialist’s role is to develop processes to increase efficiencies within each department. Become the expert in internal systems and workflows to assist employees with system errors and training functions. Create and maintain training materials to support each department. Work on projects and strategic initiatives crossing business segments, teams and operating groups. Typical projects may include integration/platform migration initiatives, specific operational components within a broader integration, cost savings initiatives across various business segments and functional areas.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Scottsdale, AZ

Required Skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and PowerPoint
• Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks
• Effective collaborator with proven process improvement skills
• Exceptional organization and time management skills
• Keep up-to-date on technology trends, developments & best practices
• Ability to communicate effectively to both technical & non-technical audiences
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to travel 30 to 40% of time, domestic and international trips

Essential Job Functions
• Support the sales, marketing and asset teams with systems and processes
• Margin enhancement initiative by reviewing Sales Orders/QAR’s
• Assist with investigations -review material transactions in Oracle and WMS for inventory issues
• Update Data entry of employee in the training database
• Investigate weekly counterfeit report review on the GIDEP site
• Review/Report of monthly reports from Asia (PO’s with no promise date or over 100 days late / Customer orders shipped late)
• Complete Conflict Minerals, RoHS and REACH requests
• Partner with internal employees to initiate, leverage and deploy solutions across the company
• Facilitate the development of processes to differentiate performance across the sales and asset organization
• Use data analytics to influence and drive decision making
• Work closely with IT to develop internal systems and website to make them more employee and customer friendly and efficient

Education
• BA/BS degree in Business, Finance or related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Experience
• A minimum of one year of Oracle experience
• Program/Project management

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PRODUCT LINE SPECIALIST


The Product Line Specialist (PLS) is responsible for purchasing, product flow, and inventory management in order to maximize customer and supplier satisfaction at the most efficient cost.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Scottsdale, AZ

Preferred Qualifications
• Excellent working knowledge of Excel, including VLOOKUP functions, macros, etc.
• Experience working with ERP systems such as Oracle (preferred) or SAP
• Knowledge of company products, distribution, and/or supply chain management

Basic Qualifications
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
• Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to work well under pressure and adjust task prioritization to meet shifting needs
• Excellent analytical/process-oriented skills. Highly organized, self-motivated, and client-focused

Job Description
• Purchase inventory for demand and stock for assigned product lines
• Manage supply chain logistics to ensure timely delivery of product from suppliers to customers
• Liaise between suppliers and WPGA Sales team; diligently support Sales to drive revenue
• Manage inventory in order to minimize aged/provisioning stock
• Process returns to supplier, inventory write-downs, rebates, etc. in Oracle
• Set up new items and maintain proper item cost
• Obtain quotes and manage ship-and-debit process with our suppliers

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REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST - LIGHTING AND POWER


This position will focus on Lighting and Power and will be responsible for establishing key customers, developing a solid understanding of the customers’ end systems and market position. Understanding product desires, communicating the customers’ present and future design challenges, presenting business proposals as well as value proposition and system solutions for the responsible market segment. This role combines business development and selling professional services. The right person will enjoy working with diverse people, problem solving, and constant challenges.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Eastern Canada - Toronto or Montreal area

Qualifications
• A minimum of 3-5 years' sales experience
• Technical knowledge and/or Bachelor's degree (Engineering is preferred)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences
• Must be extremely flexible due to the changing priority of project initiatives
• Effective negotiation skills
• Must have great attention to detail in planning and documentation
• Self-motivated, client-focused and possess the ability to work well under pressure
• Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills
• Ability to travel, work independently and/or with sales people

Job Description
• Strong business development skills ability to seek out and develop new customer opportunities
• Provide prompt support for opportunities or issues by the sales force, AE’s and manufacturer’s rep teams
• Escalate and manage complex issues requiring factory engineering support to applicable supplier
• Develop a detailed and steadily increasing knowledge of relevant products
• Create supplier related business plans to meet annual sales budgets including business analysis,
  competitive landscape, challenges and obstacles
• Plan, coordinate and present regular business reviews for key accounts with management teams
• Present training and mentoring to internal staff
• Attend industry functions and provide feedback and information on market and trends
• Identify opportunities for campaigns and services that will lead to an increase in sales
• Meet quarterly business goals

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FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT MANAGER


We are looking for an experienced finance and accounting assistant manager in our Scottsdale, AZ office. In this position, you will have high visibility within the organization. This role will help oversee day-to-day finance activities. The F&A assistant manager will be responsible for managing and monitoring general finance and accounting practices, analyzing and verifying reporting information and controlling cash flow.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Scottsdale, AZ

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
• 4 + years’ experience
• Knowledge on whole operation cycles including procurement, sales, finance and accounting
• Professional team play with good communication skills
• Strong organization skills and prioritization
• High attention on details and accuracy
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Bilingual required – English and Mandarin
• ERP experience preferred

Primary Job Responsibilities
• Manage and oversee daily operations
      • Month, quarter and year-end closing
      • Accounts payable and receivable
      • Payments and receipts
      • Inventory and cost
      • Cash flow and loan activities
      • Fixed Asset
• Prepare financial reports and analyze accounting data
• Coordinate quarter review and annual audit
• Prepare and file local tax return including property, sales and use, etc
• PC proficiency in the MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)

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INNOVATION TECHNICAL CENTER ENGINEER


This position is responsible for handling tactical requests which support customer design requirements by interfacing with the field engineering team, sales organization and customers to insure proper collaboration and follow-up to field inquiries. Research technology solutions to support technical deliverables generated for the WPGA field sales teams.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Schaumburg, IL

Preferred Qualifications
• Participation in a design project from concept to completion
• Cross functional team leadership experience
• Understanding and knowledge of system level design incorporating hardware and software

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree – Engineering, Industrial Engineer or Computer Science
• Working familiarity with Electronics Components and Design Tools
• Presentation and project skills
• Working knowledge of computer hardware and software

Job Description
• Partner with field sales team and customer on design requirements
• Research new technologies and create technical whitepapers and selector guides
• Assist the Core Engineering team in system level positioning or parts, services, solutions resources, training and develop technical escalation paths
• Work in a team environment

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HARDWARE / FIRMWARE ENGINEER WITH PCB CAPABILITIES


This position is responsible for handling hardware design requests which support customer design requirements. Tasks include but not limited to creation and modification of PCB boards, writing and troubleshooting firmware to proper functionality of the boards according to customers and support requests. Creation of white papers, application notes and test reports based on the design.
Looking for a self-driven, very energetic individual with excellent work discipline, time management, collaboration and communication skills that can interface with other departments, members of engineering team, sales organization as well as customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Schaumburg, IL - WPGA Innovation Tech Center

Qualifications
• Must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree, (Electrical, Electronics) or equivalent from a recognized university
• Thorough knowledge of the C programming language. Other programming languages such as Python, Linux a plus
• Demonstrate knowledge of 3-5 years of Printed Circuit Board and design fabrication knowledge in order to comprehend various
  board applications and technologies from different customers
• Experience with circuit board design including processors, power supplies, communication, and analog and digital electronic circuits
• Knowledgeable in the area of hardware design and components including MPUs, UART, CAN, LIN, A/D, D/A converters, memories, etc.
• Demonstrated knowledge on boards debugging
• Knowledge on using CAD tool to understand board fabrication information and board assembly information
• Experience designing in Altium and familiarity with other EDA tools like Cadence, Mentor Graphics, etc.
• Understanding and knowledge of system level design incorporating hardware and software
• Presentation and project skills

Job Description
We are looking for a candidate with robust experience in hardware and firmware design.

The candidate must have experience in design for manufacturing, such as designs of electronics circuit, PCB layout and good understanding of
electronic components ICs and modules including but not limited to microcontrollers, sensors, power converters and wireless modules.
The candidate should have produced products in CAD and physical models.

The candidate must also have experience and good understanding and worked in design and integration projects with MCU/SBC, cellular modem,
Bluetooth, GPS and understand RPC/Restful API. Knowledge of Linux, Python and any other object, oriented programming language is a plus.

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BUSINESS ANALYST REPRESENTATIVE


The Business Analyst will support Sales leaders with data analysis, forecasting, presentation preparation for management meetings in addition to working on special projects. Reports directly to VP of Sales for the Americas.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Location
• Scottsdale, AZ

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelors’ degree and/or certification
• Experience with CRM tools and account profiling a plus

Basic Qualifications
• Diploma/Degree in Accountancy or Business Management
• At least 4 years of relevant experience in similar industry preferred
• Strong understanding of accounting principles for financial analysis purposes
• Good communication skills and able to work with people from all levels
• Candidates with Advanced level of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
• An effective team player, who has the ability, to work independently
• PC proficiency in the MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point)

Job Description
• Ability to support the Sales & Marketing teams in the consolidation of revenue forecast and reports for respective regions,
  including the monitoring and tracking of sales and marketing performance
• Routine reporting of key business metrics. Reviews of financial information with Business Unit Management,
  highlighting issues and opportunities to ensure management understands the financial position of the business
• Assistance with computation of Sales and Marketing commissions, adjustments
• Helps with annual planning process, works closely with sales and finance
• The support and execution of key organizational business programs
• Responsible for the analysis of business operations based on key performance indicators and metrics; with a focus on productivity,
  driving towards process efficiencies in operations
• Serve as a link between business operations in different entities and systems development team to develop front-line solutions for businesses

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