Kinemetrix continues to grow and hire new engineers to support that growth. We seek engineers with a unique set of skills and interest, and we only grow as fast as we find these special individuals.
Interdisciplinary Project Engineers
Our Project Engineers design robotic automation and custom machinery for a variety of manufacturers. In order to excel at this position, our engineers need to have command of a wide variety of technologies. These include 3D modeling software, finite element analysis, PLC programming, robot simulation, pneumatics, hydraulics, power distribution, motor sizing, pressure & flow testing, metrology, to name just a few.
In addition, our engineers must understand our customers’ processes. Kinemetrix delivers laser welders, die cast equipment, palletizing systems and everything in between. Our customers count on us to bring process expertise to the table.
Climbing the Learning Curve
We ask that engineers come to us with a strong foundation in engineering fundamentals A new project engineer may begin working in the machining and assembly areas of our company to build a foundation of knowledge in those areas. Successful Project Engineers must have a good understanding of manufacturing methods such as machining, cutting, welding, turning, heat treating, etc. The knowledge of these processes is critical to designing custom parts that can be manufactured within budget.
Design work for internal (non-customer) projects will also be done during this period. Progression towards designing equipment on customer projects happens as fast as the new engineer demonstrates the required knowledge and skill.
The Right Attitude
We are looking for candidates with an excellent grasp of engineering fundamentals, but that is not sufficient. A successful project engineer needs to be a quick and enthusiastic learner. A custom automation project invariably requires some amount of technology that the engineer has never seen. The engineer must learn the new technology quickly and integrate it into the design so that it works right, the first time.
Makers Love It Here
Our engineers work in automation because they find it fun to be immersed in new technology all day long. If you are active in the Maker community, then you probably think like we do. We know that a new engineer will not have all the required knowledge to contribute immediately. Our approach is to hire like-minded engineers with the right academic foundation and a willingness to learn by doing.