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SMAC is a leading manufacturer of precision programmable electric actuators based on moving coil technology. Our actuators are unique in that force, position, and speed are totally programmable. SMAC electric actuators are designed to perform at exceptionally high speeds or very low speeds and with sub-micron accuracy and repeatability. Patented Soft-Land™ function gives extremely accurate sensing of product location or dimensions.

Why Join SMAC? 

  • SMAC presents a unique product offering and technology that surpasses any competition
  • Excellence in customer support and custom modifications
  • Exceptional team and a working environment that stimulates creativity and growth
  • Competitive salary plus benefits

Current Openings:

  • Industrial Automation Sales Manager (Los Angeles, California)
  • Electronics Technician (Carlsbad, California)
  • Manufacturing Engineer (Carlsbad, California)
  • Engineering Technician (New Hampshire)

    Industrial Automation Sales Manager (Los Angeles, California)

Primary Objectives & Key Activities:

  • Provide advanced technical sales and solution support to distribution partners and customers
  • Provide pre-sales technical review and approval to Sales Management
  • Detect and drive sales opportunities with system integrators
  • Provide quotations and training as needed to channel partners
  • Be recognized as a solution provider with a unique technology base
  • Develop strong relationships with channel partners and key OEM’s

Qualifications & Professional Knowledge:

  • BA/BS with a minimum of 7 years experience in technical sales with a focus in electro-mechanical systems
  • Superior demonstration, questioning, and presentation skills
  • Use of computers with Windows and PPT presentation development
  • Excellent communication and problem solving abilities
  • Professional understanding of multi axis systems, steppers, servos, drives, and control software a plus
  • New product rollout and channel management
  • Willingness to travel 50% of time

Job Competencies:

  • Customer centric: Focused on the needs of the customer and application
  • Technical excellence: Motivated to learn and develop expertise with SMAC products and technology
  • Results driven: Motivation and the drive to achieve the short and long term goals of SMAC
  • Teamwork: Ability to work with a close-knit team to achieve excellent results
  • Future vision: To be part of the organizations needs and goals that promote growth

This is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career with the industry leader of innovative products and technology.

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Electronics Technician (Carlsbad, California)


  • Competitive Salary

Summary of Position: 

  • Lays out, builds simple actuator demonstration kits
  • Tests, troubleshoots and repairs electro-mechanical actuator systems applying principles and theories of electronics/circuitry


  • AA in Electrical Engineering

Required Experience: 

  • Electronic Test Equipment - oscilloscopes, voltmeters, etc.
  • Measurement tools such as calipers

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Set up test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of production model
  • Analyzes and interprets test data
  • Adjusts, calibrates, aligns and modifies circuitry/components and records effects on unit performance

Job Type:

  • Full-time, salaried/hourly

Work environment/ physical demands:

  • High Shop noise
  • Working near moving mechanical parts
  • Sitting for 6 hours or more at a time
  • Some standing, walking
  • Lifting up to 50lbs, actuators can be heavy

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. This job description is not intended to be inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform.  Other responsibilities/duties may be added as needed by the Supervisor/Manager.

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Manufacturing Engineer

Duties & Responsibilities:

Designs and improves manufacturing process, procedures and production layouts for electromechanical assembly lines and CNC machining cells.  Incorporates inspection and test equipment and documentation for assembly and machining processes. Goal is fast delivery of 100% inspected high quality products at the lowest cost.  Investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. 


  • Bachelors in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering required

Required Experience: 

  • Minimum 4 years professional experience as manufacturing engineer
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Access, Word, Excel)

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical assembly, industrial processes, technical writing. 
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills required
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000
  • CAD Software (Solidworks)
  • Basic electrical concepts
  • Familiarity with CNC programming


  • Competitive salary

Job Type:

  • This is a full-time, salaried position
  • Some Saturdays required

Work environment/ physical demands:

This is a hands-on position that requires you to learn each product assembly in order to document and teach

Environment to include:

  • High Shop noise
  • Working near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally climb factory stairs
  • Standing, walking for 6 hours or more
  • Wearing eye, ear and face protection
  • Some sitting
  • Occasionally lifting up to 25 to 50lbs

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. This job description is not intended to be inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform.  Other responsibilities/duties may be added as needed by the Supervisor/Manager.

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Engineering Technician (New Hampshire)

Due to continued growth, SMAC Moving Coil Actuators is seeking an Engineering Technician for their New Hampshire Office. The ideal candidate will have a focus in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering working towards a B.S.E.E / B.S.M.E. degree. C Sharp, C+, Arduino, or robotics experience a plus! Electro-mechanical skills a plus!  Ability to work in a close team environment and wear “many hats” is a must. Excellent communication skills and the interest to work with a broad range of customers is required.

Expect also to travel throughout North America.

SMAC MCA is the world leader in moving coil and advanced robotics technology. SMAC works with the world’s largest manufacturers including industry leaders in packaging, semiconductor, automotive, biotech, consumer electronics, smartphones, VR, aerospace, and animatronics.

Work benefits (after probationary period) include:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Bonuses depending upon work performance
  • Health, dental, vision
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