Jobs @ RPSA

Application Engineer III

The Inkjet (IJ) Print head (PH) Application Engineer will play a critical role in:
  • • Successful printer development by our OEM customers with Ricoh PHs
  • • Explorations in new IJ applications
  • • Contributing to new PH development


  • • Increased ease of integration of new printhead products.
  • • Success of new strategic application programs.
  • • Printhead specification matched with customer requirements.
  • • Smooth operation of printhead testing.


  • • Support our OEM customers for successful printer development into new fields like   graphics print, material deposition, 3D printing, and package printing.
  • • Perform printing and jetting tests; improve understanding of application requirements and   our product characteristics. Bring application perspective to product development teams.
  • • Provide technical support through understanding of customer application's needs and   issues.
  • • Create technical support materials such as technical documents and test tools.
  • • Serve as the in-house expert for production printhead qualification testing; establish test   protocols and pass/fail criteria, troubleshoot jetting anomalies, and support statistical   process control activities.
  • • Respond to, address, and resolve technical problems raised by customers.
  • • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities   with other functions (production, QA, sales & marketing) in the company.


  • • Bachelors’ degree in physics or engineering, or equivalent and 4 or more years of related   experience.
  • • Advanced applications engineering and technical support skills.
  • • Advanced problem-solving skills to arrive at practical solutions.
  • • Ability to communicate well with customers in both written and verbal English to convey   the information.
  • • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • • Ability to effectively document and present information to sub-ordinates, customers and   management.
  • • Ability to communicate well in both written and verbal Japanese. Understand the products   design, specifications, integration techniques; and to explain customer issues and   requirements.
  • • Be able to work self-directed.


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Product Development Manager – Industrial Ink Jet Print Heads

Job Purpose & Responsibilities:

RPSA is entering a new phase of business expansion and we are looking for a motivated marketing
professional to take on the challenges of expanding our business into new markets, and to deliver
revenue from new product introductions, as well as to expand our existing customer base. The position
is located at the RPSA Technology and Manufacturing headquarters in Simi Valley, CA.

  • Lead Product Management of RPSA’s Industrial Print Heads:
  • • Generate and increase revenue and number of customers from new product development
  • • Anticipate future competitive products, define RPSA’s response and formulate future product strategies
  • • 4Ps
  • • Obtain and interpret customer input
  • • Establish revenue and margin projections
  • • Identify and quantify new markets and create business plans
  • • Generate sales and marketing collateral, including presentations and on-line
  • • Maintain competitive database
  • • Support Sales as required
  • • Interface with R&D and strategic partners
  • • Project management
  • • Trade Show Participation

Qualifications - Required:

  • • 5 years of Technical B2B product management experience
  • • Ability to participate and lead cross functional teams
  • • Analyzing , interpreting and presenting data to Senior Management
  • • Experience in designing and producing marketing collateral hard copy and on-line
  • • Strong entrepreneurial mentality, able to manage ambiguity and take initiative
  • • Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint) and Photoshop
  • • Able to travel 20-40% of the time, both national and internationally

Qualifications - Preferred:

  • • MBA
  • • Knowledge of the industrial ink jet business and technology
  • • Ability to speak & read different languages


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