Manufacturing Engineer- Medical Device- Redwood City, CA (Contract-18 Months)

Overview:

The Engineering contractor will work directly with a team of experienced engineers to assist in a major facility move, including equipment procurement, installation, qualification, and troubleshooting. Auris is seeking motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in complex engineering techniques. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Execute equipment and process IQ/OQ/PQ, including drafting protocols and reports
  • Manage capital equipment, fixture, tooling procurement and materials for line qualification
  • Coordinate activities and logistics related to equipment assembly & qualification
  • Assemble equipment ranging from benchtop fixtures to complex capital equipment
  • Solve manufacturing line issues related to equipment and perform complex repairs with limited guidance

Qualifications:

  • Preferred: B.S in engineering or a related discipline or currently enrolled in an accredited program pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar degree
  • Preferred: experience with facility moves and line duplications
  • Experience with hand tools and power tools
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to engage in self-directed learning and remain productive with minimal supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • An approachable individual who engages in and facilitates a high level of teamwork and cross-functional collaboration as needed
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks
  • Robotics or medical device experience will be a huge benefit
  • Must have work authorization in the United States at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Pay Rate-65-75/hr. DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Technical Writer-Contract-Livermore, Ca

Job Description:

  • Produce highly detailed documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, along with pictures creating highly-detailed documentation that are for internal employees
  • Working with internal teams on product and documentation requirements
  • Writing easy-to-understand user interface text, reference how to guides for new employees
  • Work with internal teams (AP, AR, purchasing, manufacturing and quality) to obtain an in-depth understanding of processes and procedures
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of easy to follow documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp ERP functions and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Three years of related experience required.
  • Oracle experience a plus

6 month Contract

Pay Rate-$50/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Hardware Test Technician-Contract- Foster City, Ca

As a part of our Hardware Test team, our technicians setup, execute, and debug tests on our sensors and compute hardware. Our team is responsible for testing hardware to ensure high performance and high reliability. We are detail oriented to ensure our test plans are executed with high fidelity. We are collaborative and work together to tackle projects as a team. We are looking for motivated individuals who have experience with electrical subsystems, aren’t afraid to challenge themselves and are eager to learn.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General harness fabrication and testing
  • Support test setups by following diagrams and working with engineers to collect data
  • Provide feedback to engineers on how to improve testing
  • Manage calibration of test equipment by external vendors
  • Test equipment procurement and support
  • Maintain and optimize hardware labs
  • Attach instrumentation (thermocouples, probes, accelerometers) to test units

QUALIFICATIONS

  • AA or higher in electrical/electronics/mechanical technology, or equivalent
  • Experience reading electrical schematics and/or engineering drawings
  • Experience assembling and repairing wiring harnesses
  • Experience with EE lab equipment (Digital Multimeters, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, etc)

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience reworking PCBAs
  • Shock, vibration, thermal, and IP test experience
  • EMC test experience
  • Automotive ECU test experience
  • Machine shop tool (mill, lathe) experience
  • Familiarity with Linux command line

Pay Rate-$30-35 DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Chip Test Technician / Operator-San Jose, Ca-Contract

Location: San Jose, California

Shift: M-F / 2:00pm-10:30pm

Under the direction of the Production Supervisor, the Chip Test Technician / Operator is responsible for testing silicon photonic chips (PICs) using automated testers. The individual loads chips onto the tester, aligns probe card and optical fiber to find first light, records data in the Work in Process (WIP) tracking system, analyzing data and reporting anomalies, and learning, understanding, and adhering to established Manufacturing Instructions and supporting continuous improvement activities for productivity, yield enhancement, and scrap reduction.

Required Experience:

  • High School Degree / GED with 3+ years of relevant work experience, an Associate Degree or Technical Training is highly desired
  • Ability to follow both oral and written directions
  • Experience handling small parts
  • Computer literate

Physical Requirements

  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Working with a microscope

Safety Requirements:

  • Required to follow the site EHS procedures and standards

Pay-30/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Jr. Systems Administrator- Contract- Santa Rosa, Ca

  • Analyzes, monitors, troubleshoots and resolves network performance, integrity, security, availability, and other network issues and problems; coordinates the resolution of vendor problems.
  • Analyzes, reviews, recommends, and optimizes technologies to enhance network performance; evaluates and recommends network software, hardware, and inter-connectivity products.
  • Performs day-to-day LAN and server administration; creates or maintains network users, groups, rights, login scripts;  network printer configurations; creates, modifies, and deletes user accounts, groups, resources, membership rights and security access for e-mail.
  • May plan, design, install, optimize, upgrade, and maintain systems and software; configures vendor software to meet requirements; monitors performance of hardware and operating system software and make recommendations to correct problems or improve performance; establish and monitor procedures for data security and access to computer systems; designs and maintains backup and recovery procedures.
  • Evaluate software and hardware, writes recommendation for management review; prepares documentation, procedures, reports, specifications, program descriptions, operating instructions, training materials, and user manuals. 
  • Plans, designs, configures, upgrades, administers, and maintains the enterprise system, including LANS and WANS, Internet, e-mail and all aspects of hardware, software, operating systems, and inter-connectivity.
  • Identifies, designs, recommends, and implements standards, conventions, and policies for network systems.
  • Consults with current and proposed systems users on the design and feasibility of proposed systems and modifications; analyzes client needs; identifies alternatives; estimates cost and timing of systems modifications, purchase, and installation; designs and participates in the development, modification, enhancement, testing, and implementation of computer systems; develops, coordinates, and provides documentation, end user and staff training and orientation
  • Provide helpdesk escalation

QUALIFICATIONS:

Any combination of education, training and or/experience which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Thorough knowledge of:

  • Cisco routing and switching
  • Windows 2008/2012 Server
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Windows Software Update Services (WSUS)
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • VMware virtualization (Server and desktop)
  • Nimble iSCSI SANs
  • Veeam Backup and Recovery
  • ShoreTel VoIP  phone system
  • Desktop and server system deployment tools
  • Principles, practices, and techniques, of technical problem resolution

Pay Rate-Up to 40/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Buyer-C2H-Californina or Texas Location-Remote

Who We’re Looking For

As Buyer, you will be responsible for reviewing purchase requisitions, placing purchase orders, communicating with vendors, and tracking shipments.  You’ll join our company at a critical stage in our growth and will be responsible for supporting critical logistics to our engineering, grow, procurement, and operations teams.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, supply chain, or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain or administration
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and procurement software.
  • Good management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure responsible procurement practices meet company objectives and compliance requirements
  • Review and monitor purchase requisitions
  • Place, expedite, and record Purchase Orders (POs) to achieve on-time delivery
  • Create and maintain a strong professional relationship with vendors
  • Resolves discrepancies related to purchasing, delivery, receiving, invoices, and payment to the supplier
  • Manage and modify orders, daily deliveries, backorders, overdue deliveries, and POs
  • Coordinate returns with requesters and vendors
  • Identify cost savings and process improvements
  • Manage and maintain employee and vendor databases on the procurement system
  • Sets up and performs training sessions to ensure understanding of procurement processes and system
  • Maintain a reconciliation process between accounts payable and procurement
  • Support team with vendor onboarding, receiving, and delivering as needed
  • Other projects and tasks may be assigned based on business needs

Nice-to-Haves

  • Interest in the farming, food, and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup environment and its culture
  • Experience in food processing, food production, and/or greenhouse production
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple work threads to maximize the impact

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Supply Chain Manager-C2H-San Carlos, Ca

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and manage the requisite disciplines and skillsets that underlie an optimal supply chain operation as well as the ultimate organizational structure for its successful ongoing execution
  • Work with internal customers to ensure alignment plans on a regular basis.
  • Works with other teams to ensure risks are sufficiently identified, assessed, mitigated, and reported, and scorecards on the operational status and maturity of programs of the materials and logistics initiatives.
  • Results against goals will be measured on a regular basis and presented to senior leadership with the overall strategy to achieve company goals


Role Expectations

  • Excellent strategic problem solving & analytical skills; strong business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple and different commodities supporting engineering, manufacturing, workplace, and greenhouse operations. 
  • Experience in leading logistics operations.
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of employees
  • Demonstrated ability to manage cost performance across product lines from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional projects at an enterprise level
  • Ability to self-initiate and prioritize workload to meet goals and objectives on time and budget
  • Ability to analyze information effectively and consistently
  • Engage in the high-performance culture characterized by high integrity, efficiency, productivity, teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and camaraderie
  • Strong innovative and creative ability. “Out of the box” thinker
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Proven leadership experience leading critical cross-functional programs.
  • Ability to structure, manage, and coordinate complex cross-organization projects and processes with multiple stakeholders. Ability to influence without authority.
  • Team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible, with excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
  • Ability to recognize and deal appropriately with sensitive and confidential information
  • Expert at summarizing, packaging, and presenting data to assist management in assessing options and decision makingPossess a demonstrated sense of urgency with the ability to perform well under significant enterprise-wide pressure
  • Work with limited direction, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to drive rigorous, fact-based recommendations to senior management, other executives, functional or regional management while supporting syndication with stakeholders across the organization.


Qualifications

  • 5 years in supply chain management or related fields is preferred. 
  •  Business improvement and supply chain leadership including a background that includes complex organization change in manufacturing and hardware.

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Lean Manufacturing Engineer-Contract- Union City, Ca

MAIN JOB DUTIES:

  1. Designs, improves, maintains and implements processes (equipment, machines, fixtures, etc.) to meet operational needs through monitoring, feedback from manufacturing leaders, supervisors, maintenance activities, operators and personal observation. Establishes and maintain effective preventive maintenance schedules for all processes.
  2. Develops manufacturing process plans which meet all manufacturing requirements for safety, ergonomics, process capability, quality and cost. Presents process concept proposals and implements approved processes on schedule and within budget. Promotes lean manufacturing, participates/leads process improvement initiatives, identifies improvement opportunities for safety, cost, ergonomics, quality and process capability improvements.
  3. Monitors and assures assigned processes are and continue to be compliant with all safety, environmental and regulatory requirements. Audit both administrative and engineering controls. Communicates findings, takes corrective action and designs/implements engineered solutions when appropriate to maintain effective compliance.
  4. Monitors quality of production and assures assigned processes are capable of producing at or above required quality levels. Perform root cause analyses, takes corrective action and designs/implements engineered solutions when appropriate to maintain effective compliance.
  5. Develops and documents manufacturing methods. Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate and assemble parts or products so as to promote efficient utilization. Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency. Assure all documentation is archived and maintained in accordance with standard practice. Trains maintenance and operating associates on new and revised process procedures. Assures production rates are achievable and routinely repeatable by capable operators.
  6. Resolves emergent engineering related production barriers. Provide technical assistance to maintenance and operations as necessary to meet the needs of the business. Does what is required to safely get processes back on line at the minimum loss to the business.
  7. Performs other similar and related duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Skills

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing or Electrical Engineering

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in manufacturing engineering capacity.

SKILLS/KNOWELDGE/ABILITIES:

  • Mechanical, Electrical, Safety, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Skills sets. Communication, verbal send/receive and written.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Promotes an environment that is encourages cohesiveness and fosters trust and open communication with team, peers and all business partners.Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions. Must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
  • Must possess excellent project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of projects at various stages of work.

Pay Rate- DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Contract-Back-End Data Engineer-Remote Pacific Time Zone

Responsibilities

  • Build infrastructure, tools and techniques to reduce the operational burden
  • Identify operational patterns and automate them
  • Build infrastructure and tools to seamlessly integrate with rest of infrastructure for major data migrations
  • Automate and enhance self-serve features to DataPlatform products to increase developer productivity of the team and have them focus on building new high leverage features
  • This role will help the team in handling day-to-day user support (for normal PST business hours) and participate in automating (implement features to make these user supports easy) frequently needed operations.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in building and operating scalable infrastructure and distributed systems.
  • You are passionate about making platform experience better for users. You are prompt and efficient in handling user requests and identify ways to improve the operability of the platform.
  • You are an experienced Java developer.
  • You have knowledge of Java, Python, OOP patterns, multi-threading, REST/RPC/GRPC frameworks.
  • You have experience with DI frameworks, preferably SpringBoot and Guice.
  • You have experience working with containers.
  • You have experience building, managing distributed datastores like Apache Cassandra, or Memcached or Elasticsearch or Kafka
  • Experience working on AWS ecosystem such as EC2, S3, and SQS

Pay Rate-Up to 180/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Sr. Electrical Engineer-Foster City, Ca-Contract

Advanced Hardware Engineering team is looking for a Senior Electrical Test Engineer to work closely with our circuit design engineers on the development of in-house electronics for our robots. You will also be involved in root causing board failures, sometimes leading you deep into the vehicle architecture.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross functionally with various teams to develop in-house electronics for our autonomous vehicle
  • Define test plans, design and run board-level signal and power integrity tests for validating the electric design and its margins
  • Utilize internal and external standards to define and track appropriate test thresholds. Drive test coverage
  • Partner with our circuit design engineers by feeding the learnings and improvements back into the design

Qualifications

  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals in analog/digital design, communications, sensors, power supplies, and embedded systems
  • 6+ years of professional work experience
  • A genuine passion for uncovering latent issues and bugs by diagnosing hardware, software, and process issues
  • Experience with SI and PI measurement techniques
  • Experience with Gbps or faster serial buses such as GMSL or FPDlink
  • Experience running ESD and EMI tests at external test labs
  • Familiarity with lab equipment including VNA, TDR, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Experience using Python, C++, or other programming language for basic automation tasks
  • Familiarity with OS tools, shell scripting, and file system manipulation in both Linux and Windows

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience automating testing in heat chambers
  • Experience with Altium or equivalent PCB CAD package
  • Experience with SI and PI simulation
  • Specific experience simulating and validating DDR memory layouts

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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