Senior Electrical Engineer

Position Description:

This is truly a unique opportunity to join a established and growing automation organization located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. Provide leadership and contribute to all facets of Electrical Engineering from R&D, Applications, Design, Component/Vendor Review, Compliance and Final Acceptance.

Principal Electrical Engineer, under the general direction of Director of Engineering, is responsible for the complete design cycle ownership of precision automation equipment. This responsibility includes coordinating various projects within planned time schedule to machine designs and detailed drawings for customer orders.

Principal Electrical Engineer must be able to interpret complex engineering specifications and apply those specifications to the design of components and sub-assemblies using sound design principles, creative and independent judgment, and generate accurate detailed drawings and BOMs. These drawings and documents will be generated using AutoCAD and SolidWorks and completed in a manner consistent with Kinematic Automation standards, policy and procedure. Must be able to develop documentation and collaborate with Mechanical and Controls Engineering as required to develop complete systems. Additional responsibilities include supporting existing automation technology with component and process upgrades.

This position will require the ability to effectively communicate with key internal and external stakeholders, customers, manufacturing staff and vendors to gather and disseminate necessary information related to projects. Principal Electrical Engineer will be required to research, select and requisition commercial parts as well as be responsible for managing their team and to report any adverse progress of the completion of tasks to the Director of Engineering.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of Engineering experience preferably in Automation Industry
  • Leadership skills and desire to grow into a management role
  • Strong Computer Skills including experience with a CAD tool, preferably SolidWorks Electrical
  • Desire to promote core values of integrity, respect, quality and commitment

Technical Writer

Kinematic Automation is seeking a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our Automation Equipment. You will join a team of talented tech writers who work collaboratively with sales, engineers, product experts, and document control to make our customer experience outstanding.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Create and maintain the information architecture

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of technical documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applicable software

Document Control Clerk

Responsible for compiling and maintaining control records and related files to release blueprints, drawings, and engineering documents to manufacturing and other operating departments.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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Kinematic Automation Inc.

PO Box 69 Twain Harte, CA  95383

Tel: 1.209.532.3200 Fax: 1.209.532.0248