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Founding Mechanical Engineer

geCKo Materials is looking to add a Founding Mechanical Engineer to our growing team. This individual should be passionate about user-centric design, manufacturing, and the development of methods and processes to create innovative solutions at each pain-point as our company grows and production scales.

If you are interested, please contact jobs@geckomaterials.com with the subject line
[Attn: Hiring Team] and attach your resume to schedule a video chat interview. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Responsibilities

As a Mechanical Engineer at geCKo Materials, you will work with the engineering team to develop strategies and create solutions leading to optimization of current manufacturing processes and meet end-user needs. 

  • Ideate and prototype hardware solutions, to include manufacturing optimization needs as well as experimental and demonstration devices to test our technology

  • Develop new application methods and processes to launch multiple lines of products

  • Work directly with customers to troubleshoot and refine product applications

  • Conduct thorough research and record data in an organized and concise manner

  • Work with sales and business development personnel to strategize product deployments and ensure customer deliverables are accomplished in a timely manner

  • Document all findings and work progress to periodically present to the team and our stakeholders

Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Team player

  • Strong desire to work in manufacturing

  • Passionate about designing and developing hardware solutions

  • Experience with prototyping from ideation to design realization

  • Experience with various prototyping and shop tools (3D printer, laser cutter, soldering iron, etc.)

  • CAD (preferably Fusion360)

  • Excellent research and analytical skills

  • Pronounced interest in materials research and experimentation

  • Proficiency in technical writing and compiling report documents and SOP manuals

  • Desire to assume ownership of engineering projects as assigned, and present findings to the team

  • Optimization and efficiency in accordance with GMP

  • Organizational skills with meticulous attention

  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills

Desired Attributes and Skills

  • Numerical analysis software programming (such as MATLAB)

  • CNC machining and programming

  • Material science knowledge

  • Laboratory environment experience

  • Experience with precision equipment (metrology, microscopy, nanofabrication, etc.)

  • Database management (MRP, ERP, CRM, etc.)

 

Typical Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering related discipline and 3 years of related experience or Master's Degree with 2 years of related experience.

Preferred

  • MSME with 2+ years of experience

  • BSME with 4+ years of experience

Included Benefits

  • Health

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • Volunteering opportunities 

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