Manufacturing Technician

Job Juncture
June 8, 2021
San Carlos, CA
Job Type


Location: San Carlos, CA and Gilroy, CA

Our client is reimagining the modern farm, utilizing robotics and AI to grow fresh, consistent, and responsibly farmed produce for everyone. Their experienced team of growers, plant scientists, engineers, and innovators are passionate about deeply understanding and developing this new wave of technology to feed an ever-growing population. They are looking for Manufacturing Technicians that will be responsible for the assembly, maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting of their electro-mechanical systems.


  • Prototyping, manufacturing, assembly, and maintaining of electro-mechanical equipment in both their San Carlos and Gilroy facilities
  • Enhancing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) practices
  • Troubleshooting of automation and robotic equipment
  • Creation and implementation of SOPs
  • Maintaining shop inventories for consumables, hardware, and production components
  • Maintaining workshop standards, organization, and best practices
  • Collaborate with and provide support to staff within production and manufacturing environments
  • Follow standard operating procedures in a safe and compliant manner
  • Take a proactive approach to identify process deficiencies and implementing improvements with the larger team
  • Weekly reporting to ensure maintenance and production tasks are completed in a timely manner [you can remove]
  • Handle work requests submitted for engineering and manufacturing projects


  • AS/BS in Electronics Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant disciplines
  • Ability to read one-line diagrams, P&ID’s, blueprints and schematics
  • Strong fabrication and prototyping skills
  • High level of mechanical aptitude and experience with precision assembly [aptitude]
  • Prior work experience producing and integrating wiring harnesses to engineering schematics and specifications
  • Strong soldering, electronics assembly, and wire harness skills
  • Diverse workshop experience with all manner of conventional power tools (soldering equipment, saws, drills, sanders, grinders, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience designing and building assembly tooling and test fixtures a big plus
  • Ability to work independently with strong time management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven ability to perform a variety of tasks to tight deadlines
  • Electro-mechanical component integration and assembly experience
  • Computer hardware and component knowledge
  • CNC Machining experience is a plus
  • TIG welding experience is a plus

Other preferred qualifications:

  • Interest in the farming, food, and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup environment and its culture
  • General Linux knowledge
  • Electromechanical test experience
  • Experience with environmental sensors and general electronics knowledge
  • Experience with indoor farming, hydroponics, food safety a plus
  • LEAN manufacturing knowledge and experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience creating SOPs and checklists
  • G Suite experience

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