Bert Sadtler - President
6764 Airport Rd
West Jordan, UT 84084
Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Optisys is a groundbreaking antenna technology company, fusing novel RF design with metal additive manufacturing to generate unique, highly integrated and market leading solutions.
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Optisys excels at rapidly developed, customized, high performance antenna designs in metal waveguide for global customers that include Lockheed Martin, Boeing, L-3Harris and General Dynamics. Optisys serves a broad range of market segments from sea to deep space, with many deployments in all these areas. These solutions are produced for the commercial, defense and government sectors.
Optisys is a turn-key solutions provider offering components or full system development and has a full vertically integrated process from design through manufacturing. This enables engineers to see their designs through the whole development process from design through production, test, and deployment.
Optisys is the only successful US-based design specialist for antennas produced using metal 3D printing. We currently have around 30 employees and are on a very rapid growth tract due to an enormous influx of customers and IRAD for new technology.
Optisys solves unique problems that provide the opportunity for strong engineers to have full engagement and express their creativity and ingenuity through exciting and groundbreaking new concepts and solutions.
Optisys is maturing and growing. As our business is expanding, we are seeking an ERP System Manager who has experience with EPICOR ERP Software .
Optisys is pushing the envelope of what can be done with additive manufacturing and it requires a good deal of mechanical engineering expertise to get it right. We need an energetic manager to provide input into the strategic plan and execute day to ERP performance from Quotes Sales and Purchase Orders, through Design, Production, Delivery and Invoices (Quotes to Cash). This includes applying ERP to measure, report and improve Team Performances.
This is a new role, due to the exponential increase in design work, specifically in electromagnetic antenna design. This role is located at the Optisys HQ in Salt Lake City, UT and reports to the Director of Operations.
This is an excellent opportunity to Manage the Optisys ERP System for an expanding company that produces the leading edge of a metal 3D printed solution.
Key required experience includes:
Experienced with EPICOR ERP Software
Management of Enterprise Resource Planning System Strategy and Day to Day usage
Training/Mentoring employees to apply effective, dynamic ERP
Execute the overall Strategy on how EPICOR is used at the Company.
Manage ERP System Training for employees
Mentor Team Members on how to effectively use EPICOR From Quote to Cash(Invoices)
Manage the tactical Day to Day usage of EPICOR with all Teams.
Manage the Job Planning Process
Apply “Theory of Constraints”, “Drum, Buffer and Rope” Concepts (from the book, “The Goal”) to balance production flows
Implement/Create effective Dashboards and Reports across the company. This includes Work-In-Process (WIP) Management, Throughput and Shop Loading.
Optimize the EPICOR ERP System for Business Management Processes (BMP) tools
Manage serialization and traceability including Medical and Aerospace Requirements
Manage Inventory and Tracking Systems including Suppliers and outsourced work.
Experience with AGILE, SCRUM and LEAN are a plus
Demonstrated years of 3 experience with EPICOR ERP Software
Current US Citizenship or Current Permanent Green Card Holder
Technical / Trade Degree Preferred
Management Information Systems and Finance experience preferred
This role is located at the OPTISYS Salt Lake offices. A relocation package is available.
Optisys is a close-knit team of highly motivated individuals who all share the same aspirations of ensuring Optisys becomes a global power in RF technology.
We thrive on a culture of ingenuity, passion, and collaboration, and due to the nature of the product we develop you will be interfacing with all levels of the company regularly.
Train / Mentor Optisys Employees how to use Epicor ERP.
Implement Metrics / Reporting to measure ERP efficacy.
Manage the Enterprise Resource planning ERP Tools. This includes LEAN Continuous Improvement Kaizen Events.
Integrate with the team and company culture.
The annual On-Target base salary range is between $50,000 – $70,000.
There is an annual bonus based on performance.
There is an employee phantom stock option program.
The pay cycle is every other week.
OPTISYS has retained Boxwood to conduct a different kind of recruitment. We have selected Boxwood because we are believers in Boxwood’s unique approach to candidate selection and qualification. While this process is different, we feel that it genuinely offers both candidates and the company the best opportunity to get to know each other at a deeper level than is typical with the conventional interview approach.
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Interested and qualified candidates are first asked to view the Boxwood short video and thoroughly review the detailed position description. Interested and qualified candidates should then APPLY HERE
Schedule: Full-Time, flexible hours
Paid Time Off: 4 weeks including sick leave
Holidays: 8 standard holidays
Insurance: BCBS, Dental, Eye
Other: Tuition reimbursement
Doug has 30 years of Aerospace Operations Management experience including living a decade in Europe and Asia. His expertise is building Teams and Production Lines to delivery Aerospace Products with an emphasize on final integration, test, delivery and support. He is responsible for the people, paper (documentation) and processes to make Optisys Products. He leads Quality including Root Cause, Corrective and Preventive Actions. He is passionate about Continuous Process Improvements with LEAN, 6 Sigma, 5-S, Agile and Scrum! Doug manages the Operations life cycle from Engineering Development Models through, Low Rate and Full Production including out-sourced capacity.
Janos Opra has 17 years of experience in military communications systems ranging from RF engineer to business development to leadership. He has won multiple new business opportunities by coordinating with engineers, program management, and end users to develop products. These products had a market segment of over $100 million. Mr. Opra has a wide variety of industry contacts from his time spent in the aerospace industry. He has worked directly with high level military planners to establish project requirements and CONOPs for multimillion dollar hardware platforms and their supporting software.
Robert Smith has 23 years of experience designing and analyzing equipment and RF components to MIL-STD requirements and is an expert in metal additive manufacturing. For the past 4 years, he has focused his expertise on AM with an emphasis on aluminum RF components. With Optisys, Mr. Smith focuses on overseeing the design and fabrication of antenna products, pushing into new territory in metal AM processes.
Clinton Cathey has 18 years of engineering experience, with the last 13 years of experience in communications systems ranging from ME/EE engineer to project lead. At Optisys, Mr. Cathey leads the company and provides technical and management direction. He is a preeminent expert in antennas and motion controls with specializations in pointing and tracking systems. His focus has been with industrial automation through airborne and shipboard motion stabilized and target tracking gimbals. He is an IEEE Senior Member and is an inventor on multiple patents related to tracking and SATCOM antennas
Michael Hollenbeck has 14 years of experience designing and analyzing antenna and RF components for commercial and military communication systems. At Optisys, he designs cutting edge RF and antenna components using AM and provides technical direction for the company. Mr. Hollenbeck has led numerous projects, including design and simulation of complex RF components such as waveguide, antennas, arrays, and filters to critical success. He has worked on iterative designs to produce RF products in the 1-100 GHz (3-300 mm) ranges.