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Prototyping and Assembly Manager

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Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies – Prototyping and Assembly Manager

Langley, BC 

At Genesis, there is no such thing as a dull moment. The path we are on is full of excitement, energy and exploring new frontiers. Picture having your own front row seat to the robotics revolution and the future of motion technologies. This is the journey Genesis has traveled since the company’s inception. The best part? We are just getting started. 

We are searching for an energetic Prototyping and Assembly Manager. In this role, you will manage and coordinate all activities related to the creation of early concept parts and processes in support of technology and product development plans. You will closely collaborate with Technology, Product Development, Program Management, and Operations groups to bring new products to the market. 

The speed in which we can iterate designs through experimentation and trial and error is critical to Genesis' success. This role plays a pivotal part in ensuring that the Prototyping and Assembly function can respond quickly and effectively to those internal demands. If you like to the challenge of building complex one-offs in a fast-paced environment, and embrace the chaos that come with the quick turnarounds needed to maximize experimentation, then this is the role for you.

Our Market-Based Management (MBM) Guiding Principles of Humility, Integrity, Respect, Knowledge, Principled Entrepreneurship, Transformation, Self-Actualization, and Stewardship & Compliance define the Genesis culture. If those virtues are in your DNA, then please send us your resume. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop a team culture that creates value for internal and external customers while building and modeling the Guiding Principles (above) 
  • Lead, grow, and develop a high-performance team of 8 to 12 individuals spanning the Machine Shop Manager, CNC Machinists, Prototyping Specialists, and 3D Printing Technologists 
  • Take ownership of Prototyping and Assembly including rapid prototyping, new process development, and resources for new electric motor, gearboxes, and actuator design concepts; and align them to support GRMT’s technology and product development activities 
  • Partner with key functions throughout the company and build prototypes that support Genesis’ new product lines 
  • Manage deliverables on multiple projects in parallel, while escalating conflicting priorities 
  • Deliver components, sub-assemblies, or products on-time to meet project requirements 
  • Creatively use technical experience and expertise to achieve functional results within intended framework of goals and schedules 
  • Manage work orders, machinery, and supplies; allocate resources effectively 
  • Model best practices for safety and compliance at all times 


The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • A sense of urgency to complete multiple projects in a timely manner 
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting and oft-changing priorities 
  • Solid understanding of fixturing, tooling, and basic mechanical processes 
  • Strong ability to organize work, motivate team members, plan resources, and monitor execution to plan 
  • 5+ years of experience in a role with direct leadership responsibilities 
  • Experience in the manufacturing of electromechanical assemblies 
  • Engineering degree or technical diploma in a related discipline 
  • Experience in a product development and prototyping environment 
  • Willingness to work hands-on as needed 
  • Proficient with MS Office and common software applications 


What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience managing a small volume machine / job shop

  • A detailed understanding of electric motors, gear boxes, and/or other electro-mechanical systems, coupled with a natural curiosity and aptitude for creating products

  • Experience with manufacturing and/or assembly of electric motors or gearboxes


Who is Genesis Robotics?

Genesis Robotics & Motion Technologies develops and commercializes innovative actuation technologies, including electric motors and gears, for robotics and other end markets. Our core patented product is a high-torque direct drive robotic actuator – the LiveDrive™. The LiveDrive™, along with a growing portfolio of other motion technologies, will power the world’s fastest, safest, and most versatile robots. 

Located in Langley, British Columbia, our rapidly growing team is currently made up of 150+ individuals with diverse skillsets: PhD engineers, designers, physicists, mathematicians, highly skilled machinists and fabricators, and business development and sales professionals.

 As a part of the Koch family, we are able to leverage the capabilities and strength of one of the world’s largest private companies as we look to bring our technologies to the world. 

Learn about the Humans of Genesis on our LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/genesis-robotics 

See more at our website: http://www.genesis-robotics.com/ and on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5azmfUwUcfAvJn8jl1_eg 


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