Careers

Fairchild Controls offers employees an amazing corporate culture and opportunity for professional growth and development.  We welcome and encourage innovative ideas at every level of the organization.  At Fairchild Controls you can look forward to a long and rewarding career.

Company benefits

  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Rewarding Work Environment and more…

 

How to Apply

To apply please submit a resume and/or cover letter via the following methods:

E-mail:   jhildebrand@fairchildcontrols.com

Fax:       301-682-6885

Mail:      Fairchild Controls

Attention: Jennifer Hildebrand

540 Highland Street

Frederick, Maryland 21701

Employment policy and alternate application method

The employment policy of Fairchild Controls is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to , color, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or other non-merit based factor and to ensure affirmative action is taken to ensure the fulfillment of this policy.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and an alternative method for applying, you may contact Jennifer Hildebrand at 301-228-3450 or jhildebrand@fairchildcontrols.com for assistance.

If selected for an interview, please complete the following forms prior to the scheduled interview.

FC Application
Consent and Disclosure Form
FC Vet Self ID Form
Voluntary Self-Identify of Disability

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Review: EEO is the Law Poster

Fairchild Controls participates in E-Verify
E-Verify (English) (Spanish)
Right to Work (English) (Spanish)

 


Fairchild Controls Opportunities
Buyer (Temporary)

Temporary position for 90 days providing support to the procurement department. Assignment will include general commodities utilizing existing approved suppliers: fasteners, mechanical hardware, tubes, gaskets & seals, adhesives, sealant & tape, paint/primer, and other expense items such as blanket purchase orders for service items.

In accordance with established requirements, processes Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of materials, supplies and services, which are in compliance with Fairchild Controls Quality and Procurement Standards.

Solicits proposals, negotiates price, schedule deliveries, compliance with FC’s terms and conditions, and awards purchase orders in accordance with established procurement policies and procedures and Federal Acquisition Regulations that meet the specifications, drawings, and time constraints of the purchase requisition.

Evaluates responses to Request for Quotes and the potential supplier’s capability to meet the quality and delivery requirements. Develops a price analysis as appropriate and recommends to supervisor the supplier or suppliers, to receive the award, explaining reasons for selection, especially where the lowest bidder is not recommended for the award.

Monitor quality and delivery performance, and supports the Company’s program of soliciting and awarding to small and small disadvantage businesses.

Dispositions non-conforming material reports and follows up with the supplier to ensure that the required items will be replaced or reworked to meet the purchase order requirements.

Prepares negotiation memorandums as appropriate in adequate detail to highlight main points of discussion, accomplishments, and any deviations that impact cost or schedule. Maintains integrity of the procurement system by the proper dispositioning of gifts, handling of confidential data, professional negotiating techniques and conduct with suppliers.

Administers contracts on a continuing basis to incorporate all changes. Resolves problems and monitors progress. Confers directly with suppliers’ representatives, as necessary, to investigate engineering, quality control, tooling, material, manufacturing, or other problems affecting costs or schedules, and coordinate with functional representatives to resolve such problems.

TYPICAL BACKGROUND
BA or BS degree in a relevant field or equivalent and two to five years of related experience. Knowledge of government procurement regulations is preferred. Working knowledge of Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) principles and practices.

 

Staff Engineer (FPGA)

 

The preferred candidate shall have the following knowledge, skills and experience:

-capture electrical/electronic design requirements

-document electrical/electronic design requirements and requirements traceability matrices

-complete the conceptual, preliminary and detailed complex electrical/electronic designs

-conduct internal, preliminary and detailed electrical design reviews

-perform complex airborne electronic hardware (FPGA) VHDL design, development, coding, integration, test, verification, validation and qualification in accordance with RTCA/DO-254, ANSI and Fairchild standards and specifications

-conduct complex airborne electronic hardware (FPGA) VHDL design analyses and simulations using industry standard tool sets

-perform the integration, debug and test of complex electrical/electronic designs

-perform the design, development and implementation of engineering documentation (analyses, studies, trade-offs, reports, etc.) for complex electrical /electronic hardware and

-provide administrative inputs including budgets, schedules, Estimate-To-Complete (ETC), etc.

 

The candidate shall have a minimum of eight years of VHDL coding experience in accordance with ANSI/IEEE Standard 1076 –2008. The candidate shall have experience with the following tools: Mentor Graphics ModelSim, Synplicity Synplify Pro, Xilinx ISE, Liberio SoC, Tortoise SVN and Altium Designer CAD.

 

Preference shall be given to candidates with FPGA design, development, integration, test and implementation experience that incorporate system control laws for environmental control systems and motor drive systems.

 

TYPICAL BACKGROUND

 

Minimum requirements are a BSEE (MSEE preferred) and (12) years of electrical engineering experience.

 

The employment policy of Fairchild Controls is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to, color, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or other non-merit based factor and to ensure affirmative action is taken to ensure the fulfillment of this policy.

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