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Miscellaneous => Jobs Forum => Topic started by: cmaxwell on 04-27-2007 -- 15:45:21

Title: Calibration Lab Manager
Post by: cmaxwell on 04-27-2007 -- 15:45:21

SIMCO Electronics originated in the heart of Silicon Valley in 1962 and was built on a foundation of dedication to customer service and commitment to technical superiority.  Today, SIMCO Electronics is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA with a worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams providing localized support.

SIMCO Electronics’ strategic emphasis is to provide enhanced program management systems and services for customers’ test and measurement equipment needs.  One global service provider improves quality control and compliance of services while reducing total program costs.

The principal markets served by SIMCO Electronics include Life Sciences, Electronic Components/Semiconductors, Communications/Optical Networking, Automotive, and Government.  Specific market-focused expertise is the core of SIMCO Electronics’ competencies and a central focus of capital investments and strategic initiatives

We currently have an immediate opportunity for an Operations Manager at our Dayton, Ohio Lab.

The ideal candidate will manage the laboratory’s performance and staff and occasionally perform electronic and mechanical calibrations and/or repairs on general purpose and/or specialized measuring and test equipment.


•   Oversee a commercial calibration and repair laboratory operation, with guidance, within a structured organization using computer tracking of the calibration and repair process.

•   Maintain appropriate levels of accreditation and scope as defined by management; enhancement, and expansion of the laboratory scope of accreditation (UKAS, KEMA, ISO/IEC 17025 Quality System).

•   Instill operational process efficiencies to reduce costs and provide technical support for sales and operations efforts.

•   Manage service performance of the laboratory to corporate objectives and assist technical staff in the analysis and resolution of complex problems commonly found in TMDE.

•   Manage the laboratory assets to maximize the utilization and leverage of assets.  Ascertain lab capabilities and increase where relevant.

•   Support the Director of the Central Region in key initiatives and projects.


Minimum of 5-7 years of bench related experience with 4 years of supervisor/management experience and formal experience in Physical Dimensional, RF/Microwave and general purpose test equipment calibration.  Formal PMEL or equivalent technical training is highly desirable.

Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Working knowledge of MS Office applications and able to lift 45 lbs. without assistance.

BA/BS or equivalent in Business Management
AA in Electronic or Mechanical Engineering sciences
Familiarity with the Ohio / Kentucky customer base


SIMCO provides employees with a complete benefits package starting the 1st day of the month following hire, including Medical, Dental, Life, Vacation, PTO, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability insurances, Educational Assistance and 401(k) with company matching.

This is a team atmosphere primarily in a laboratory or manufacturing environment at a SIMCO location and/or customer sites, and the position could require some travel. This is a regular full time position.

SIMCO Electronics is proud of our diversity and equal opportunity employment practices.

Please send resumes to: