Kinestral Technologies is seeking an exceptional Senior Mechanical Designer to assist with the factory
expansion of automation and metrology equipment used in the production of our innovative energy-
efficient building product. The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced, start-
up environment with a top-notch team of scientists and engineers. This position will be located in our
Hayward, CA, office.
- Support factory upgrade and improvement effort to integrate new and/or relocate existing
automation and metrology equipment in Kinestral’s production facility in Taiwan:
- Typical systems include automated handling equipment for large, thin sheets of glass through various stages of the Kinestral product manufacturing process.
- Manual and automated material transfer systems between stations within the multi-story manufacturing facility.
- Large robotic systems for deposition processes.
- Metrology systems for SPC of production processes.
- Tooling and test fixtures.
- Using CAD, accurately update and reconfigure the factory layout drawing to reflect proposed changes to the existing process flow and equipment.
- Release and maintain revision control of all changes or additions to the factory.
Skills and Experience
- BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent years of experience
- Experience in the design and development of large automated capital equipment.
- Expert in 2D CAD (e.g.; AutoCAD)
- 5+ years of experience using SolidWorks preferred
- 3+ years of experience using a PLM system (Arena, Agile, or similar) and formal document
- Excellent documentation skills, including mechanical drawings and BOMs
The ideal candidate will also have
- Understanding of Mandarin language
- Experience with the automated handling of glass
- Background in facility layout and hands-on equipment integration.
Kinestral is a start-up company based in Hayward, CA with a manufacturing facility in Taiwan focused on
commercializing compelling energy-efficient building products that will change the way buildings look
and work. We are passionate and dedicated and looking for like-minded individuals to join us.