Fender is HIRING; big time!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by DHart, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    I’m playing around. Like jokes such as “why is Casa Grande so windy? Because Phoenix sucks and Tucson blows”. Snobbsdale has earned a reputation but it’s all fun and games. I lived close enough (on Tempe Town Lake) to enjoy the town. I’m planning to move in to Paradise Valley or Scottsdale, and both are nice places to live. It’s all relative, this is my ancestral homeland and all :)

    Scorpions, no big deal. I even step over rattlers, and sometimes have to remove them myself.
     
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    From the Fender career page:
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  3. MattyK-USA

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    These days, driving to Scottsdale from Phoenix you can't tell where one ends and the other begins. On the other hand I think Scottsdale is more pretty with more open spaces and has a lot of cool establishments. Plus, you get Barrett-Jackson every year.
     
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    Thanks for going out of your way to teach these kids these things.

    There was a professor at my University that was supposed to be an audio genius.

    The guy was so full of himself that he wouldn't share any of this knowledge or experience with the students that were into audio electronics ( Or maybe we was just full of it ).

    I finally convinced him to teach a course in electro-acoustics after gathering signatures of 10+ students then he wouldn't change the schedule when I had a conflicting course! According to the other students, it was mostly a waste of time anyway....

    ... on the other hand a different professor was very happy me complete a special studies course on Audio Frequency Vacuum Tube Amplifiers.
     
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  5. bgmacaw

    bgmacaw Friend of Leo's

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    I wonder how many meetings IT people have to attend each week. I can PowerPoint like crazy about stuff I'm going to do when I'm not in meetings showing PowerPoint presentations about what I'm going to do.
     
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    I hear ya on the bean countin'... lots of that over hear too! quick and dirty is my middle name.
    lots of "print image format" data here... that is SOOOO fun to work with! We actually have a working dot matrix printer too tho... hooks up with scsi! like a damn printer museum in here! I shouldn't complain... got plenty to do and that's somethin'!
     
  7. Whatizitman

    Whatizitman Friend of Leo's

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    I could probably handle ex-pat.., er, relocating to Ensenada. I love Baja CA. They apparently don't need my degree(s), though. Oh well. I would probably just eat tacos and beer for every meal, anyway. Not exactly healthy.

    EDIT: Wait. Fish is healthy, right? *edits vita*
     
  8. MickM

    MickM Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    I'm in Harrisburg. Thinking maybe if we took turns driving and sleeping. Or, even get a third guy with a van.
     
  9. Art VanDelay

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    Ain't that a bi*ch! same with me hahaha
     
  11. BigDaddyLH

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    They'll be a language test! I assume, just like we call pickups, "pups", Germans call them "Welpe" or "Hündchen". No need to thank me!
     
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    I'm guessing they have turnover issues. Most of these jobs require 3-7 years experience. That tells me two things: Folks aren't staying longer than 7 years, and their management doesn't value experience beyond 3 years. The latter generates the former.
     
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  13. Art VanDelay

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    My wife and I have discussed it and we will be applying as a team. She spreche ze Deusche and I spreche ze single-coils & bolt-on necks.
     
  14. mfowler314

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    That is not how I operate! Granted, I fully understand the issues impacting professors at research-intensive schools - teaching is viewed as a necessary evil that (at the undergrad level anyway) takes time away from doing research. But if this prof's area of expertise was audio then I'd expect that his research was in that area so teaching courses in that area would be needed to train his graduate students. But... maybe his research was really in some other area - it *is* hard to get funding in the US for research in audio (although in Europe there are LOTS of profs who do research in audio... the expectations and workings of funding are different there).

    Audio signal processing is not my area of research and that is why I've only recently (in the later part of my career) have I started teaching a course on it - because it is something I find interesting and there has been many students showing interest in the area. Since it is not the sub-area of signal processing that I was trained in and have worked in, it has taken quite a bit of work to find the relevant literature and read it to the point where I understand the major ideas and teach them. In addition to teaching the Digital Audio Signal Processing course, I have over the past several years sponsored/advised a team for a tube amp design and build for our Senior Design Capstone Project. That has been fun - and no one has died or even been shocked.... yet!
     
  15. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Over the years I've looked at Fender's career postings, just from curiosity. The current quantitiy of openings isn't noticably greater or fewer than it has been for years. IMO along the line they've stabilized the amount of people (management, development, operations, and production) required to produce products.
     
  16. Brad Pittiful

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    hmmm...yeah a van and three people...could work!
     
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    VWAmTele Friend of Leo's

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    • must own a pork pie hat
    • must be able to continually bounce and squeeze a rubber ball
    • must be able to spar with sides of beef inside meat lockers

    Those are the qualifications that came to mind when I saw the ad. I was ready to apply. Crap.
     
  18. John How

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    There once was a time I would have loved to work for a musical instrument company like fender and even did a few years selling my own acoustic guitars...but anymore....I don’t work...why...I paid my dues and now I’m retired...
     
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    Dang... no openings for a Tweed Tester.:(
     
  20. DHart

    DHart Friend of Leo's

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    Scottsdale... heck yeah! Great commute for me.

    But I'm too busy being president of my own corp. Fender couldn't pay me near what my corp does. And, I can work from home in my boxers. :lol:
     
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