Technical Director

Cranston, RI 03/22/2017

AIM is a leading global manufacturer of solder assembly materials for the electronics industry with manufacturing, distribution and support facilities located throughout the world. AIM produces advanced solder products such as solder paste, liquid flux, cored wire, bar solder, epoxies, lead-free and halogen-free solder products, preforms, and specialty alloys such as indium and gold for a broad range of industries. A recipient of many prestigious SMT industry awards, AIM is strongly committed to innovative research and development of product and process improvement as well as providing customers with superior technical support, service and training.


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Technology, the Technical Director will be a critical link between the company and the industry worldwide. The Technical Director will act as a connection between customers and organizations and various department of AIM, including Sales, Marketing, Technical Support, and R&D. A key goal of the position is to increase the visibility and credibility of the company in the market.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Regularly interface with high-level technical personnel at existing and potential customers on-site and via webinars and phone calls to communicate about high-level technical advancements from AIM and to understand customers’ current and future requirements

  • Feed this information back to various departments at AIM to ensure that the company is properly developing, supporting, and marketing AIM’s products, currently and in the future

  • Relay product trends and problems as well as customer needs to V.P. of Technology and the R&D department

  • Present technical information to the industry at conferences, trade shows, and consortiums

  • Participate in the writing of technical reports and white papers

  • Develop an expertise of the company, products, and applications of these products

  • Attend industry trade shows

  • Participate in teleconference calls, webinars and sales meetings

  • Keep technical document database organized and up to date

    Qualified candidate should possess:

  • BS or PhD Chemistry, Engineering, Chemical Engineering; MBA preferred

  • 10 + years in a related role

  • An aptitude and interest in technical subjects such as chemistry and engineering

  • Experience interacting with Marketing departments to formulate messages for the industry

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to travel and understand the norms of business cultures throughout the world

  • Knowledge of the electronic assembly industry is a major asset

  • Strong credibility in the market

  • Ability to perform tasks in an organized and traceable manner