Power your career!

Power your career forward with LC Drives. Our patented technologies are bringing industry-leading power density to the design and manufacture of electric motors and generators. We are individuals energized by a fast-paced, collaborative, rapidly changing, and intellectually challenging work environment. Our manufacturing facilities and engineering offices are located in Potsdam and Ballston Spa, NY.

  • Application / Sales Engineer

    Position Description

    This customer-facing position will be responsible for modeling, configuring, and assisting in the installation of product solutions that satisfy specific customer application requirements. The application engineer will work closely with the motor engineering team to determine the features and capabilities required to satisfy specific customer applications. The application engineer will provide pre- and post- sale technical support to direct and indirect sales personnel including:

    • Conducting customer needs assessments including on-site visits as necessary.
    • Serve as motor subject matter expert to customers and LC Drives Sales and Marketing personnel.
    • Configuring LC Drives motor/generator solutions to meet specific customer application requirements.
    • Identification and integration of third-party solution components such as cooling and control systems as necessary.
    • Liaison between LC Drives Sales and Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Service and Support personnel.
    • On-site customer installation support.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
    • Basic understanding of electric motor/generator technology.
    • At least three years of related work experience, preferably in a customer-facing role.
    • Superior analytical and communication abilities.
    • Must be comfortable working directly with customers.
    • Must be willing to travel.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Ballston Spa or Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Director of Marketing Communications

    Position Description

    Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Director of Marketing Communications will be responsible for internal and outbound marketing and communications activities including:

    • Corporate branding and messaging
    • Collateral development
    • Event planning, staffing, and management
    • Press release development and administration
    • Media relations – local and international
    • Employee communications and events
    • Website design and maintenance
    • Creation and implementation of social media platform strategy
    • Development and supervision of the marketing communications team

    Required Experience/Skills

    Required Experience / Skills

    • BA or BS in related field
    • At least ten years of relevant work experience
    • Superior written and verbal communication abilities
    • Document and video creation and editing software
    • Ability to deliver a clear message while being the “face” of the company
    • Working knowledge of social media, CRM, and website platforms
    • The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energic, and collaborative
    • Agency experience desired
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    • LC Drives Headquarters, Potsdam, NY
    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Electrical Design Engineer - Machines Engineering Team

    Position Description

    Reporting to the machines engineering team, the electrical design engineer will be responsible for electrical design activities including:

    • Designing, maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical equipment used in the manufacturing of liquid-cooled motors
    • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials
    • Manage engineering projects, or portions of projects and deliver them on time
    • Working with a team to build complex assemblies
    • Working with technicians and manufacturing engineers during motor builds to troubleshoot problems and improve manufacturing processes

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
    • Comfortable analyzing and solving challenging electrical design problems
    • Familiarity with different manufacturing processes
    • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and an innovative designer

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Malta, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Electrical Design Engineer - Product Engineering Team

    Position Description

    Reporting to the director of product engineering, the design engineer will be responsible for electrical design activities including:

    • Design and analysis of electrical hardware required for the implementation of smart devices in electric motors.
    • PCB board layout design and documentation.
    • Creating and testing PCB board prototypes and then implementing design to be used in mass production.
    • Smart motor will allow live data acquisition of motor performance including current, voltage, torque, speed, temperatures, coolant flow rates, vibration, etc.
    • Smartboard will generate a digital twin of the motor to compare real-life performance with engineering models.

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
    • Experience designing PCB boards used in industrial settings
    • Experience with electromechanical systems
    • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and an innovative designer

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Electronics Engineer

    Position Description

    Reporting to the director of product engineering, the electronics engineer will be responsible for research and development activities including:

    • Design and implement electronic features as parts of a larger system
    • Design schematics and PCB layouts for mixed-signal electronic circuits
    • Design and validate power supply sub-systems (Linear, switching, isolated, non-isolated)
    • Design and validate experimental sensor solutions to complex measurement problems
    • Work with team members to produce integrated hardware/firmware features

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics or another field with relevant training
    • Hands-on development and troubleshooting of analog electronics systems (instrumentation amplifiers, high order filters, signal conditioning, etc.)
    • Experience with DSOs, function generators, and other tools of the trade
    • Experience with CAD and circuit simulation tools

    Preferred Experience / Skills

    • Power supply design experience
    • Experience with high voltage electronics
    • DSP / embedded processor experience, especially Cypress PSOC
    • Programmable digital logic (Verilog, VHDL, or Schematic capture)
    • Experience with PCB Layout
    • C or C++ development
    • The ideal candidate will enjoy embedded systems as much as we do!

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Ballston Spa, NY (preferred) or Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Embedded Software Engineer

    Position Description

    Reporting to the Director of Product Engineering, the Embedded Software Engineer will be responsible for design activities including:

    • Design and implement software features on embedded “bare metal” platforms
    • Design, develop, write, test and debug embedded system software
    • Analyze software and hardware performance to ensure requirements are met
    • Design and validate experimental solutions to complex measurement problems.
    • Work with team members to produce integrated hardware/firmware features

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other field with relevant coursework
    • Hands-on development and troubleshooting of embedded microprocessors (Use of oscilloscopes and logic analyzers
    • Programming in C and/or C++
    • Adequate knowledge to read schematics and component data sheets
    • Ability to craft concrete solutions to abstract problems

    Desired Experience/Skills

    • DSP algorithms
    • Time-domain processing
    • Programmable digital logic (Verilog, VHDL or Schematic capture)
    • Cypress (Infineon) PSOC processors
    • Debugging embedded software
    • Scrum based Agile development
    • Jira, Confluence and Bitbucket
    • Cross-disciplinary skills

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Ballston Spa, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Facilities Assistant

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join the Facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated, self-starter who can problem solve and make progress independently while not under constant supervision. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education and 401K. The right individual strives for continuous improvement and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    • Compiling, maintaining, tracking, and updating training records
    • Coordinate training and managing calendars, and correspondence between internal and external parties
    • Setting up appointments, meetings and distributing material and reports as necessary
    • Drafting quotes, invoices and estimates
    • Assisting in tracking project tasks and deliverables
    • Sourcing, ordering, tracking of material for projects
    • Material stocking and kitting for Facilities projects
    • Performing other duties assigned by the Facilities Manager

    Required Experience/Skills

    • Attention to detail and accuracy, sense of urgency
    • Communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
    • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
    • Flexibility and the ability to prioritize new tasks as they come in
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Strong written communication skills

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Facilities Designer

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join their Facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated person, who can problem solve and make progress independently. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build diverse, solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes complete with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education and 401K. The right individual is someone that strives for continuous improvement, is service oriented and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    • Support mechanical and electrical facilities engineering efforts for equipment installation and improvement.
    • Support facilities electrical and mechanical schematics and develop and maintain drawing database.
    • Develop and assist facilities engineering efforts for process flow and equipment layout.
    • Develop detailed installation drawings for mechanical and electrical equipment.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • Knowledge of 2D-CAD, 3D Solid Works.
    • Good mechanical aptitude
    • General understanding of the industrial construction process.
    • Skills in understanding and developing electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and control schematics for an industrial facility.
    • Good communication, and organizational skills.
    • Technical drawing experience with a minimum of AS in Engineering Design.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Facilities - Electrical Engineer

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join the Facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated individual, who can problem solve and make progress independently while not under constant supervision. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build diverse, solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes complete with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education and 401K. The right individual is someone that strives for continuous improvement, is service oriented and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    • Support and develop electrical power distribution layout and required switch gear equipment for an industrial facility.
    • Support and develop single line and interconnection diagrams for production and HVAC controls in facility.
    • Develop electrical equipment layout, annual and periodic maintenance schedules for switchgear and other production equipment.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • Knowledge of industrial controls
    • Good working knowledge and ability to apply NEC code.
    • Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills on industrial equipment and controls.
    • Strong computer knowledge and experience working with various building system software packages.
    • Good communication, interpersonal, and ability to direct a technical crew.
    • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
    • Experience and willingness to work in a fast paced environment.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Facilities - Junior Mechanical Engineer

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to Jr. Mechanical Engineer to join their Facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated person, who can problem solve and make progress independently. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build diverse, solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes complete with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education and 401K. The right individual is someone that strives for continuous improvement, is service oriented and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    The responsibilities of the Jr. Mechanical Engineer include:

    • Design and document mechanical aspects of production equipment and maintenance of fixtures.
    • Maintain designs and documents for industrial HVAC equipment as well as the facility’s infrastructure.
    • Work as liaison between machines engineering and technicians to create and communicate system details.
    • Develop equipment and utilities layouts in 3D Solid Works and CAD.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • Knowledge of and ability to work with mechanical, piping and compressed air schematics.
    • Strong computer experience and willingness to learn new software for design and project management.
    • Good communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills.
    • BS or AS in Mechanical Engineering with good working knowledge of fluid dynamics and thermodynamic principles.
    • Experience and willingness to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy, completeness with a customer service focus

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Machinist

    Position Description

    CNC machinists are responsible for the programming, setup, and manufacturing of components for electric motors and generators and the equipment required to manufacture them. The manufacturing of these components requires working with a large range of materials, including exotic and difficult to machine metals. Machine tools used include wire EDM, vertical machining centers, CNC turning centers, and multi-axis mill/turn machines. Machinist will be working with other CNC machinists and engineers of different disciplines to problem solve and develop new manufacturing processes. The electric motors and generators being manufactured have uses in several green energy technologies.

    • Must be willing to work overtime as needed
    • May be required to work second shift [2 – 11 PM]

    Desired Experience / Skills

    • 5 years or Associates Degree in the Machine Tool Field
    • Experienced with Precision Measuring Tools
    • Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
    • Experience with Mastercam

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Market Analyst

    Position Description

    As part of the marketing and sales team, the market analyst will provide research, programmatic, and analytical support to the organization. The successful candidate will be comfortable conducting primary and secondary market research related to the motor and generator (machines) market. Additionally, the market analyst will monitor and participate in the performance of the company’s various marketing programs.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Monitor and forecast machines industry trends and develop future state scenarios
    • Responsible for tracking, reporting, and analyzing the effectiveness of marketing programs and strategies
    • Gather relevant data on consumers, competitors, pricing, and market conditions
    • Interpret data collected and organize the information into statistical tables, graphs, and written reports while establishing relevant metrics
    • Collaborative team player
    • Assist in the execution of marketing projects and promotions
    • Develop, implement, and maintain the sales and marketing dashboard
    • Conduct competitive analysis; develop and maintain competitive landscape

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Business, Data Analytics or related field
    • Market research, forecasting, analytics, modeling
    • Must be comfortable directly interacting with customers and industry analysts
    • 3+ years of related work experience, or a combination of additional education and work experience
    • Must be willing to travel

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    Position Description

    Reporting to the director of product engineering, the design engineer will be responsible for mechanical design activities including:

    • Engineering design and 3D CAD modeling of motor components and assembly
    • Mechanical, structural, fluid, and thermal design of motor components and subsystems (shaft, rotor, bearings, etc.)
    • Drafting engineering drawings using GD&T
    • Analyzing manufacturability of parts and tolerances of different manufacturing processes
    • Working with a team to build complex assemblies
    • Working with technicians and manufacturing engineers during motor builds to troubleshoot problems and improve the motor design

    Required Experience / Skills

    • BS or higher in a related field
    • Skilled at analyzing challenging multi-physical problems
    • Familiarity with different manufacturing processes and tolerances
    • The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative designer

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY or Ballston Spa, NY (with limited travel to Headquarters in Potsdam, NY)

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Planning Coordinator

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the purchasing team as a planning coordinator. This role will be responsible for supporting the growing organization’s supply chain team while interfacing closely with production and engineering teams to ensure the Company’s operational needs are met. The role will take responsibility for supporting serial production and new product development projects. Ideal candidates will have experience purchasing in a fast-paced environment as well as an understanding of machining processes, blueprint reading, and GD&T. Other responsibilities will include:

    • Support ongoing new product sourcing requirements
    • Conduct the daily logistics activity to support serial production and project builds
    • Assist in the improvement/development of the supplier management infrastructure
    • Maintain the most up to date information regarding daily transactions on parts
    • Coordinate all daily activities between all departments to ensure production readiness of parts

    Required Experience / Skills

    • Experience purchasing machined parts, castings, or related items
    • Exposure to purchasing materials from Asia
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel/Google Docs Suite
    • Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
    • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Experience working in an ERP system

    Desired Experience / Skills

    • BS in Supply Chain, Engineering, or related discipline required
    • 3-5 years experience in Logistics
    • Experience working in a start-up environment
    • Proven supplier development experience

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Procurement Manager

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the operations team as a procurement manager. The position responsibilities will be commensurate with skills/experience and involve:

    • Responsible for coordination and execution of daily purchasing activities
    • Prioritize and oversee work of purchasing agents
    • Prepare material available reports and support maintenance of accurate procurement records
    • Develop and maintain LC Drives purchasing policies and procedures
    • Aid in strategic researching and identifying prospective suppliers
    • Liaise with internal project teams and facilitate strong supplier relationships
    • Support evaluation of products and suppliers according to key business criteria
    • Monitor supplier performance in accordance with quality, cost, and delivery
    • Analyze industry and demand trends and supporting senior management with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies

    Experience / Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Management or Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
    • 10+ years of experience in managing a small to medium size team
    • Global sourcing experience
    • Start-up company experience is a plus
    • High proficiency using spreadsheets
    • Experience purchasing to support a manufacturing organization preferred
    • Experience purchasing machined components preferred
    • Ability to routinely work in a hands-on manner
    • Ability to work flexible hours to support multi-shift operation if necessary
    • Collaborative team player
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Quality Technician - Second Shift

    Position Description

    The Quality Technician’s responsibilities will include (with opportunity for growth):

    • Performing and documenting incoming inspections on outsourced and internally machined parts as well as in-process and final inspections
    • Initiating non-conformance reports
    • Supporting development of quality plans and inspection report templates
    • Performing, documenting and tracking inspection equipment calibrations
    • Shift Hours 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

    Experience / Skills

    • High School diploma
    • Capable of reading drawings and understanding geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
    • Proficient in MS Excel
    • Communication skills
    • Collaborative team player

    Desired Experience/Skills

    • BOCES or Associates Degree
    • Familiarity/experience with reading drawings and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
    • Proficient using inspection equipment from hand measuring tools to CMM operation
    • Experience with statistical process control reporting and interpretation

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Systems Administrator

    Position Description

    Reporting to the director of information technology, this engineering-track position will play a critical role in the installation and maintenance of network and systems infrastructure, operating systems, software, user account maintenance as well as contributing to the overall information technology team efforts. Responsibilities for this role include:

    • Collaborate with teammates to resolve and manage support requests.
    • Administer and maintain end-user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
    • Contribute to improving internal processes, create new and update existing documentation of IT services and procedures.
    • Build, manage, and maintain server, network, and storage infrastructure.
    • Participate in daily operating procedures to include; security administration and user access, data backup and recovery, system monitoring, event management, and preventative maintenance.
    • Develop and maintain scripts in PowerShell, as well as other scripting languages to support operating procedures and create efficiencies.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • System-level familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems.
    • Installation and troubleshooting knowledge in one or more following network technologies; routing, switching, network security.
    • Demonstrated expert knowledge in one or more of the following virtualization platforms to include; KVM, VMWare, or Microsoft Hyper-V.
    • Installation and troubleshooting knowledge in one or more of the following technology services; Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft 365, SQL, Azure, AWS.
    • Strong professional ethics and commitment to security and confidentiality.

    Desired Experience/Skills

    • Highly resourceful: Collaborate with teammates to resolve and manage support requests.
    • Desire to learn, adapt, and focus on results: Have a willingness to grow your technology knowledge through professional development opportunities.
    • Collaborative: A track record as a collaborative team member is essential for success at LC Drives.
    • Exceptional communication: You regularly build strong relationships and communicate effectively.
    • Innovation: We need innovative ideas from all of our team members to help shape our technology infrastructure and solution offerings. The right team member will have a well-reasoned perspective on transformative technology and be able to identify opportunities easily, with a demonstrated record of communicating that perspective.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Technician - Facilities & Maintenance

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated candidate who can problem solve and make progress independently while not under constant supervision. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education, and 401K. The right individual strives for continuous improvement, is service-oriented, and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Be prepared to work, have a sense of urgency.
    • Interest in or ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment.
    • Work under mentorship on various assigned tasks which can include; Installation, moving, and repair of building and production equipment.
    • Be flexible: Capable of working in a team environment as well as independent tasks.
    • Have a willingness to be trained.
    • Work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
    • Stamina and endurance: Occasionally this position is labor-intensive, be prepared to work long hours in demanding environments.
    • Strength: The lifting duties involved in this job often require lifting and carrying weights in excess of 50 pounds.
    • Maintaining entrusted equipment and tools including hand tools and power tools.
    • Performing other various tasks as assigned to aid daily operations.

    Required Experience / Skills

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to work hands-on.
    • Ability to safely use common power and hand tools.
    • Desire to learn

    Desired Experience / Skills

    • Operating equipment including Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Landscaping, Welding, and/or forestry is a plus.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Technician - Maintenance & Fabrication

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated candidate who can problem solve and make progress independently while not under constant supervision. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education, and 401K. The right individual strives for continuous improvement, is service-oriented, and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Be prepared to work, have a sense of urgency.
    • Assist with installation and relocation of building and production equipment.
    • Work in correlation with other technicians on various assigned tasks which can include; Installation, moving, and repair of building and production equipment.
    • Be flexible: Capable of working in a team environment as well as independent tasks.
    • Have a willingness to be trained.
    • Work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
    • Stamina and endurance: Occasionally this position is labor-intensive, be prepared to work long hours in demanding environments.
    • Strength: The lifting duties involved in this job often require lifting and carrying weights in excess of 50 pounds.
    • Maintaining entrusted equipment and tools including hand tools and power tools.
    • Performing other various tasks as assigned to aid daily operations.

    Required Experience / Skills

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to work hands-on.
    • Ability to safely use common power and hand tools.
    • Basic mathematical skills.
    • Follow technical instructions, interpret engineering blueprints and technical terms.
    • Follow company procedures and directives.
    • Maintain the tools used.
    • Keep a clean and well-maintained workspace.

    Desired Experience / Skills

    • Two-year technical degree
    • 1-3 years of metalworking experience or ability to verify proficiency.
    • Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Landscaping, Welding, and/or forestry experience.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Technician - Structural Steel Fabricator/Fitter

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the facilities team. This position requires a highly motivated candidate who can problem solve and make progress independently while not under constant supervision. This is a great chance for a dependable hard worker to build solid experience and grow with a committed company that truly values its employees. This full-time position comes with benefits, including PTO, health, dental, continuing professional education, and 401K. The right individual strives for continuous improvement, is service-oriented, and is looking to grow themselves while increasing value for the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Study & Interpret assembly instructions.
    • Independently fit, join, fabricate, and finish custom fixtures for motor manufacturing.
    • Repair and maintain custom fixtures for motor manufacturing.
    • Read & interpret blueprints and sketches.
    • Weigh in on project scope and requirements.
    • Operate equipment, including but not limited to, drill press, shears, chop saw, roll form, fork lift, cranes/hoists, and oxy-acetylene torches.
    • Moving and leveling industrial machinery.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Experience / Skills

    • 3 years of experience in fabricating structural steel and welding, or ability to demonstrate proficiency.
    • Ability to work hands-on.
    • Lift heavy objects (50 lbs.) and stand on your feet for long periods of time.
    • Basic mathematical skills.

    Preferred Experience / Skills

    • Proficient in MIG and TIG for steel, stainless alloy, and aluminum.
    • 2-year technical degree.
    • Background in Rigging and hoisting is a plus.
    • Knowledge and some experience with pipefitting, oxy-acetylene, common hand tools, and power tools

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Technician - Production

    Position Description

    The Technician’s responsibilities will include (with opportunity for growth):

    • Use hand/power tools to make sub-assemblies and/or main components
    • Operate programable machines to manufacture components/parts, such as CNC, Lathes, etc
    • Interpret and preform tasks from written or verbal instructions
    • Provide labor and support for building and equipment upgrades as needed.
    • Make sure the work area and stations are clean and free of hazards.

    Required Experience / Skills

    • High School diploma
    • Basic math skills
    • Physical dexterity
    • Communication skills
    • Collaborative team player
    • Quality and safety focused

    Desired Experience / Skills

    • BOCES or Associates degree
    • Trade experience in mechanical, automotive, electrical, plumbing and/or HVAC
    • Prior experience working in production or manufacturing.
    • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to solve problems.
    • Experience and ability reading and understanding engineering drawings and process specifications or procedures.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Test Engineer

    Position Description

    LC Drives is looking for a dynamic, results-driven individual to join the quality team as a test engineer working on product development, verification, and validation. The Test Engineering Leader’s responsibilities will include:

    • Conduct the testing required for verification of the product design under development.
    • Ensure products are properly tested and validated, maximizing the value of effort applied.
    • Test process development for functionality and ease of implementation.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to address customer-specific test requirements.
    • Ensure accurate and representative test results to document performance and durability.
    • Maintain the test facility equipment and calibration of dynamometer and data acquisition.
    • Improve/develop the capability of the infrastructure, controls, and data acquisition for a final test.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • BS in Engineering or related science discipline required.
    • Fundamental skills working with electric equipment, data acquisition, and controls.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Ability to routinely work in a hands-on manner.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to support multi-shift operation if necessary.
    • Ability to work under limited supervision.
    • Collaborative team player.

    Desired Experience/Skills

    • Experience integrating and troubleshooting, controls, motor test configurations, or electric motors.
    • Dynamometer testing experience.
    • 2+ years of test engineering experience.

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

    • Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • Technician - Testing

    Position Description

    The test technician’s responsibilities will include (with opportunity for growth)::

    • Set-up and execution of component, subsystem, and complete motor tests
    • Support the design and build of test fixtures as part of the test team.
    • Maintain test equipment inventory and readiness for testing
    • Support construction activities for test infrastructure
    • Log test activities, record data, and complete reports on testing.
    • Collaborate with test team on continuous improvement initiatives.

    Required Experience/Skills

    • High School diploma
    • Basic electrical and mechanical construction and related safety awareness
    • Proficient in Excel and Word
    • Communication skills
    • Collaborative team player

    Desired Experience/Skills

    • Associates or Bachelor of Science in a technical field
    • Familiarity/experience with power electronics, electric motors, and building scale coolant systems
    • Proficient in electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and use of diagnostic instruments

    Compensation

    • Competitive salary
    • LC Drives benefits

    Location

    Potsdam, NY

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