Careers @ Cofan USA

:: Buyer / Planner

Cofan USA is a Fan/Heat Sink manufacturer. Our main office is located in Fremont, California. Cofan has manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen, China and in Taipei, Taiwan. We also have a sales office in Toronto, Canada. Currently, we have an available position for Buyer/Planner that has minimum 5 years experience in all aspects of Purchasing with exposure to MRP and planning in manufacturing environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Purchasing of Inventory and non-Inventory items per specific sales order
  • Monitor job status and daily shipment, and communicate with Sales and Customers
  • Follow-up with factory on all pending orders
  • Sourcing materials, components and equipment as required by specifications and drawings
  • Confirm quantity, cost and delivery schedule for each order
  • Responsible for customer notification or changes in promise dates
  • Participate in new product development
  • Negotiate with suppliers regarding terms, prices, delivery, and specifications
  • Review part drawings and specifications with engineers and suppliers
  • Measure and manage supplier performance for quality, cost, and delivery
  • Monitor suppliers for cost

Job Qualification and Skills

  • Must have a minimum B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Experience in Business Management software − SAP Business One, Expandable, or equivalent
  • Ability to speak Chinese is a must
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, such as Windows XP and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent level at organizational skills and ability to work on several projects at the same time
  • Needs to be a thorough, flexible worker with a professional attitude and a sense of proactive urgency
  • Excellent negotiation and customer relation skills
  • Effective professional oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills, ability to work productively in a team environment
  • Smart planning, scheduling and negotiating skills are essential
  • Familiarity with blue prints and product specifications
  • Strong knowledge of ERP/MRP and related items
  • Experience with managing overseas suppliers and contract manufacturers

Only those considered for the position will be contacted. Please send your resume to jobs@cofan-usa.com.

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:: Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineer

Cofan USA is a Fan/Heat Sink manufacturer. Our main office is located in Fremont, California. Cofan has manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen, China and in Taipei, Taiwan. We also have a sales office in Toronto, Canada. Currently, we have an available position for Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineer that has minimum 3 years experience in manufacturing environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs new device product(s) and builds prototype to address a customer’s needs
  • Designs and implements new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products
  • Generate and maintain engineering project schedules
  • Handle documentation control for designs, revisions and drawings
  • Provide schedule input to Executive team
  • Provide cost estimates to Executive team
  • Estimate and track engineering costs
  • Ability transition quickly from Pro/E or SolidWorks drawing, then going to prototype, and production
  • Initiate and/or develop, with SolidWorks and lab. work testing, new designs to support our product lines
  • Tests designs to validate the ability to function as intended (including generating and reviewing test protocols) and offers design modifications to meet specific market needs
  • Verifies the integrity of the device to function with predictable results
  • Resolve technical issues
  • Support manufacturing with design work to upgrade existing designs to reduce cost and improve product quality and manufacturability
  • Support company goals and objectives while following company policies and procedures
  • Document invention disclosures to build intellectual property
  • Establish strong working relationships with our oversea factories in Taiwan & China, Purchasing and QA to obtain quotes, order parts, inspect and evaluate 1st Articles

Job Qualification and Skills

  • Must have a minimum B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of directly related experience
  • Ability to speak Mandarin is a must
  • Conceptual design
  • Mechanical analysis
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques
  • Technical writing of reports and proposals
  • General technical understanding of projects, from Resourceful and collaborative, individual Initiative and sound judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced team environment and be capable of making sound decisions with time pressures and incomplete information indicative of rapid product development
  • Design precision machined, sheet metal, injection molded, cast and formed parts using SolidWorks
  • Be highly proficient with SolidWorks modeling and drafting and standard Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of ISO
  • Previous experience working with offshore manufactures (China) is a plus.