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At Saltillo Corporation, we believe that our greatest assets are the employees who help bring our innovative/quality products into the lives of consumers who need our technology to communicate and gain independence.  We look to attract top performers to join our team to deliver the highest quality products and services. In return, Saltillo employees enjoy a supportive environment, opportunities for professional growth, and a chance to make a difference in somebody’s life.

If you're looking for a career opportunity that encourages creativity and rewards hard work, Saltillo Corporation could be just what you've been looking for.

Saltillo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, supporting a drug-free work environment.

 

Open Positions:

 

Software Engineer

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for generating and completely documenting software for Saltillo’s communication products and support software. Writes code in a team environment which integrates with the code of other engineers on the project. The software must be designed to perform the function specified in the product definition and needs to be tested to meet ease-of-use as well as functionality for customer satisfaction and ISO documentation. A comprehensive knowledge of Java, SQL or SQL Lite, Android operating system and development tools is preferred for this position.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Development and Marketing Team to obtain product definitions for new products. Supplies technical feedback to evaluate the feasibility of the product definitions. Helps assure that the product definitions include complete descriptions necessary for product design.
  • Convert ideas and concepts for new products into functional products by writing software for systems on dedicated hardware or on personal computer platforms.
  • Write software which easily integrates with software written by other engineers on the project. The software must be written such that it takes advantage of modules written by other engineers. This also requires that modules must be written and documented so that other engineers can easily use them. Code must be clear, portable and modular.
  • Write, debug, document and maintain code with operational notations, flowcharts, testing procedures, and testing and other applicable documentation.
  • Takes responsibility for software design. This includes structuring the program, defining modules, writing and testing the code, and documenting the software.
  • Work closely with hardware engineers and provide input to help optimize the overall product design.
  • Write software which can be used to test and troubleshoot microprocessor related hardware in the development or production of the hardware.
  • Makes modifications and enhancements to existing PRC products by modifying code written by him/herself or other engineers.
  • Thoroughly test each feature and/or module during development via emulation, on a target system or with appropriate development tools.  Software needs to be tested with beta testers and/or others outside the department to verify the code is bug-free, to verify functionality and to verify ease-of-use.
  • Document and maintain software in accordance with R&D policies and such that it can be understood and altered by any competent engineer. Maintain documentation, versions and revisions of software as needed to meet ISO requirements.   
  • Assist in training other staff when required. Act as a technical resource for other engineers and service staff.
  • Provide the necessary technical information defining the operation and function of the design to the Hardware/Software Test Engineer, allowing the development of test procedures.
  • Provide operational information to the operator manual writer in a timely manner. Also, make sure that the operation instructions are accurate and complete.
  • Release completed designs to production through standard R&D procedures.
  • Review software strategy with Engineering Management and other senior engineers to assure that the final products:

                        - are safe for the end user.

                        - follow good engineering practices (software must be able to be maintained and modified if necessary.)

                        - perform the functions described in the product definition.

                        - meet current consumption requirement.

  • Attend department and applicable specific product meetings to obtain and communicate relevant information.
  • Strives to expand knowledge of recent developments and directions in the microprocessor and software field, as well as the aspects of the AAC field in general, particularly how these issues affect the end-users of the products being designed.
  • Provide technical assistance to the service and manufacturing departments as required.
  • Develop support tools necessary to simplify the service support, international development/translations and icon maintenance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

SKILLFULL COMMUNICATIONS:

Frequent contact with Product Managers and other engineering staff. Requires resourcefulness, tact, negotiating/problem solving abilities.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • none

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • B.S. in computer science equivalent education and experience.
  • Four years experience in writing object oriented code for PC applications and/or embedded systems.
  • Specific experience with SQL databases
  • Specific experience writing Java code
  • Specific experience in programming for Android platforms                                                             

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be able to work well with a team.
  • Must have sound decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must have enthusiasm for engineering in the field PRC serves.

 

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive Motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary Work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

Send resume including salary requirements to humanresources@prentrom.com.    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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Marketing Specialist

 

Position Summary:

The Marketing Specialist will be responsible for developing and managing a wide range of marketing activities and projects, assisting with campaign development, analyzing the effectiveness of each campaign and developing lead generation programs. The successful candidate will play an integral role in building and engaging the company’s customer base, and creating effective strategies that will promote the long-term growth of our company.

Activities, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Develop marketing strategies for projects, including company websites, social media, print media and industry events
  • Work closely with the sales and product development teams on program development and implementation
  • Create and execute lead generation programs in both staffed and open territories
  • Conduct market research to find answers about customer needs, habits, competition and trends
  • Assist in analyzing marketing data (campaign results, conversion rates, traffic etc.) to help shape future marketing strategies
  • Ensure creative marketing materials undergo regular review and adhere to brand guidelines
  • Develop and communicate individual tasks of the marketing plan as assigned, campaign results and project recommendations to management team
  • Provide project support and marketing materials as needed for other department and company projects

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or related discipline
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in marketing or marketing communications role
  • Good understanding of marketing principles and how they apply to lead generation, lead conversion, and customer experience
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics and web analysis tools
  • Experience with social media including a working knowledge of social media management tools and alternative ways to leverage social media activities
  • Experience working with marketing agencies, printers, and other outside vendors
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and collaborate as a team member with various internal and external departments and individuals
  • Able to prioritize work to meet business requirements and deadlines

 

Supervisory Requirements:

No direct reports

 

Communication Skill Requirement:

Duties require extensive contact with individuals both inside and outside the organization. Communication skills including resourcefulness, tact and the ability to negotiate, influence, persuade, and obtain approval through communication.

Serve as the primary contact person on the development of advertising and promotional materials. It is the responsibility of the Marketing Specialist to convey marketing plans, ideas and strategies to outside vendors and ad agencies. Excellent communication skills are critical to the timely and efficient production of all marketing campaigns and materials. 

 

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken work. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instruction to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

Send resume including salary requirements to humanresources@prentrom.com.    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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Software Engineer

 

Position Summary:

This person is responsible for generating, documenting and testing software for Saltillo’s communication products and support tools.  He/she will be responsible for all phases of project development; planning, design, implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.  This person must have strong programming skills, be a superior problem solver and be able to work well in a team environment.

The position will require full-time, on-site work at our corporate office.  Daily work will involve software development using Java and SQL for the Android OS platform.  Experience with Android development, Unix shell scripting and command-line tools is desired.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Work with Product Development and Marketing teams to generate product definitions for new products
  • Supply technical feedback to evaluate the feasibility of product definitions
  • Convert ideas and concepts for new projects into functional products by writing software for systems on dedicated hardware and personal computer platforms
  • Write software which easily integrates with software written by other engineers
  • Create and maintain documentation so that other engineers can make effective use of existing software
  • Modify, debug and maintain software for existing products
  • Take responsibility for software design; create designs which may be implemented by other team members
  • Work closely with research and hardware engineers and provide input to optimize the overall product design
  • Thoroughly test new and existing features and modules
  • Develop support tools to improve departmental reliability and efficiency
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive-level stakeholders
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations
  • Maintain documentation, versions and revisions of software as needed to meet departmental, ISO and regulatory requirements
  • Attend department and applicable product meetings to obtain and communicate relevant information
  • Provide technical assistance to the service and manufacturing departments
  • Assist in training other staff
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Education and Experience 

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 4+ years of professional experience writing object-oriented code for PC or mobile devices
  • Specific experience writing Java
  • Specific experience with SQL databases
  • Experience with Android development is preferred
  • Familiarity with Unix-based command line tools

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Must have superb problem-solving capabilities
  • Must be adaptable to new techniques and technologies
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work well with a team
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Must have enthusiasm for working in the assistive technology field

 

Communication Requirements

 

Position duties require frequent contact with people both inside and outside the organization where matters discussed require professional and courteous communication skills which may impact the organizations policies, procedures, profitability and image.

  

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Fingering; Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling
  • Grasping; Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
  • Feeling; Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips
  • Talking; Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Hearing; Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound
  • Repetitive Motion; Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Sedentary Work; Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement device
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions

 

Send resume including salary requirements to humanresources@prentrom.com.    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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Canadian Operations Administrator

 

Department:  Liberator Communications Canada

 

Position Summary:

The Canadian Operations Administrator provides support to the CFO to prepare the Canadian financial statements on a monthly basis, to do intercompany reconciliations, prepare account analysis, post and reconcile cash on a monthly basis, help prepare the annual budget, and perform special projects where they are needed.  Provides administrative leadership to Consultants, Sales and Marketing personnel in all areas of the Canadian business operations.

  

Activities, Duties, and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Administer paperwork between Liberator Canada customers, Prentke Romich and Saltillo to facilitate shipments of AAC products in a timely manner
  2. Keep original book of record to satisfy Canadian Government requirements for tax and audit purposes.  This will include invoicing customers, paying invoices for purchases or services, reconciling cash, reconciling ledger accounts, filing required tax returns, preparing audit workpapers, paying employees and preparing financial statements monthly
  3. Provide clear communications to internal and external customers – the “go-to” person for Liberator Canada questions.
  4. Work with Consultants, Sales Directors, and Marketing personnel to set-up price lists for customers in Canada.
  5. Set-up or refine processes to make Liberator Canada efficient operationally in a matrix environment.
  6. Duties and responsibilities will evolve over time.

  

Qualifications Required:             

B.S./B.A. Accounting is required, three to five years in a medical environment is desired.  

Experience with tax compliance and international financial management required.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Strong leadership ability.
  2. Strong analytical, problem-solving, conceptual and organizational skills.
  3. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  4. Able to work well independently.
  5. Team player with ability to work well with all levels inside and outside the organization.
  6. Flexible and able to continuously adapt to fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  7. Must be organized and detail oriented. 

 

Communication Requirements:

Position duties generally involve frequent contact with key individuals both inside and outside the organization where matters discussed require extensive communication skills and which may significantly impact the organization’s policies, procedures, profitability, and image. 

  • Frequent Contact- Position duties require frequent contact with individuals both inside and outside the organization generally of substantial higher authority where matters discussed require considerable communication skills and frequently involve major written and oral presentations.

 

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

 Send resume including salary requirements to humanresources@prentrom.com.    NO phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer