Career Openings in Irvine, CA

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Director of Human Resources
Cost Accountant
Inside Sales Rep (North America)
ASIC Verification Engineer

Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources is a newly created position reporting to the CFO, and is the first full time HR position for the Company in the US. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who has the passion to build the HR function in fast growing company and can demonstrate the strategic value HR brings. The Director should be hands-on and comfortable handling responsibilities from executive to administrative in an extremely fast paced environment. The Director will oversee the entire HR function in the US and worldwide including the Cambridge, UK and New Delhi, India locations. With a plan to grow from 170 to over 260 employees in the next year, the Director will play a key role in the company's success, now and in the future.

The Director has the opportunity to be a trusted advisor to the executive management of the organization. This is a unique opportunity to demonstrate your value and offer your overall business acumen in an environment where your opinion is expected and respected.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains and enhances the organization's human resources with overall responsibility for recruitment and staffing, management of compensation and benefits, training and performance management, development and implementation of policies and procedures, employee relations, and employee safety and wellness.
  • Manages the company's total reward systems, including compensation and benefit programs. Provide recommendations regarding the need for changes and/or outside assistance in the areas of job descriptions and associated pay rates; employee benefits; and alignment with the company's strategic goals. Assist senior management in the communication of total rewards to employees. Manage the process for analyzing market and internal equity on wage adjustments, and make appropriate recommendations to senior management.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs. Manage and drive Open Enrollment process.
  • Maintains organization staff by implementing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. Partners with hiring managers to access recruitment needs. Determine and negotiate appropriate package to retain and attract top talent. Assist with building a strong talent pipeline.
  • Continually works with senior management to assess the company's needs and create an organizational structure to support the company's growth. Coach management on how to communicate change and manage staff through organizational change.
  • Promotes performance management by driving the employee developmental process to be ongoing and continuous, simple, data driven and development focused.
  • Provides support to managers and employees by training managers to coach and discipline employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; and counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains human resource records (both past and current) and assess ways to improve and automate processes
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Hiring, Human Resources Management, Benefits Administration, Performance Management, Communication Processes, Compensation and Wage Structure, International Human Resources, Supports Diversity, Classifying Employees, Employment Law, Laws Against Sexual Harassment, Organization

Education and Work Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree and at least thirteen years of progressive Human Resources experience
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred

Cost Accountant

Required: Cost accountant, BS in Accounting, Standard Cost experience
Desirable: Experienced, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Cost Accountant, strong Excel skills

Maintain all cost accounting records, including Item Master files, Inventory, and oversee all cost accounting activities including:

1) Daily inventory transactions in MDGP of all product movement, receipts and shipments, both onsite and offsite, including

  • Component, including subsidized materials and analysis (Asian production facilities)
  • NPI, prototype, and pre-production, unreleased material transactions
  • Freight, Duty and taxes, including VAT and GST (Landed Cost)
  • Domestic and International, owned, consigned, Raw, WIP, and FGI.
  • Defective and non-defective returns

2) Oversee and ensure accuracy of data, adequate documentation and process controls, including:

  • Month-end close
  • Cycle and physical inventory counts; ability to lift 40lb boxes
  • General Ledger Cost and Inventory account maintenance
  • Maintain Item master records including Bill of Materials (BoMs) and assembly detailed documents within MDGP
  • In-transit inventories, Weekly product availability and allocation reporting.
  • Reconcile, insure MDGP records agree to customer POS Inventory report data
  • Freight, Duty and tax (Landed cost) tracking and assignment
  • Calculate royalty expense liabilities where applicable

3) Expanded responsibilities within the activities above include:

  • New item set-up: Master file maintenance- work with marketing, engineering and production groups
  • New location set-up: International OEM hubs.
  • Set standards with input from Dir. of Operations
  • Monitor and analyze PPV and other spending variances
  • Calculate, analyze and discuss with Corp. Controller and Dir. of Finance Inventory and Warranty reserves and subsequent journal entries
  • Analyze all sales, VAT and use tax monthly, assisting auditors' request for support
  • Document process for cross-training, ISO and SOX.

Inside Sales Rep (North America)

Inside Sales Rep works as part of the channel team to drive and close business in the channel. Key duties/responsibilities for Inside Sales Rep are:

  • Support outside Territory Manager with prospect and customer requests, providing technical information and product solutions.
  • Cold-call prospective clients within an assigned geographic territory or set of named accounts to introduce them Solarflare products and services
  • Generate and follow-up on leads for new business opportunities
  • Work with Solarflare Territory Managers and Channel Partners to arrange client sales meetings
  • Develop and manage relationships with account contacts and partners.
  • Train and educate partners to help push sales through partner channel and develop ways to engage clients
  • Administrative duties include but not limited to; booking orders, coordinating the process of reviewing VAR agreements and monitoring sales force reviews
  • Mentor, train and manage new and existing Inside Sales team
  • Consult on projects working with Territory manager, directors and operations
  • Organize time to drive business initiatives
  • Research accounts organizational structure and businesses to develop value propositions and opportunities
  • Manage existing accounts within the territory or account list, encouraging repeat/follow-on sales while ensuring customer satisfaction is maintained
  • Attend trade shows and other sales and marketing events
  • Maintain all marketing and promotional activities with partners and customers (ie; loaners, special pricing requests)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous experience in an electronics manufacturing company or electronics distributor preferred.
  • Good mathematical ability and strong knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, is a must.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamic CRM software a plus.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Self-Motivated, Goal-Oriented, strong time management skills and excellent follow-up.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment with Sales management and Inside Sales team
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

ASIC Verification Engineer (Location Irvine or India)

Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will be responsible for high speed ASIC design and verification for Network controller type ASICs. This includes all aspects of ASIC development flow micro-architecture to timing closure.

Requirements:

  • 10+ experience in the ASIC and design and verification methodology, with some experience in emulation platforms is a plus.
  • Candidate must have working experience of synthesis and timing closure using DC and PTsi.
  • Candidate should have a good background in networking protocols like Ethernet and TCP-IP, and PCIE protocols.
  • Experience in design using SystemVerilog, C/C++ programming and Perl scripting is a plus.
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