At Kinitics Automation, we do more than create innovative technologies by building the relationships of our in house teams to achieve your future goals down the road.

On June 2, 2022, it was time to shut down for the day, as the team transitioned from their every day vehicles into speedway championships at TBC Indoor Racing Track (Richmond, BC).

 

 

An employment opportunity exists inside the company for a team-oriented supply chain manager to engage in all aspects of supply chain engagement and inventory management. This is a permanent position located in Vancouver, BC.

For more information about the company, please visit www.kiniticsautomation.com.

The successful candidate will be a meticulous individual with an enthusiastic, curious, and motivated personality and a passion to learn and contribute to our business. With exposure to all our business’ operations, you will acquire a deepened knowledge and understanding of the logistics and supply chain side of the business. We are people focused and love to train the right candidate, so if you believe that you have the characteristics listed below, we’d love to hear from you.

What you will do:

  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with our material and service suppliers
  • Work with our design team and suppliers to maximize product cost efficiencies
  • Create purchase orders and process payments
  • Assist in conducting material demand forecasting activities
  • Work with team and supply chain to maintain high quality standards
  • Occasional travel to supply chain sites
  • Prepare data uploads within our inventory management system
  • Negotiate supply terms and support accounts payable process
  • Monitor and address supply/demand related issues in our inventory pipeline
  • Manage material shipping costs and logistics
  • Liaise with the production team based on demand forecasts
  • Provide support in ad-hoc reporting and analytic activities on an as needed basis
  • Conduct sourcing activities and investigate potential suppliers
  • Establish inventory tracking systems to monitor stock and consumption

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience in business, supply chain or other relevant fields
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Access, and QuickBooks
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize and manage a high volume of tasks and deadlines.

What we are offering:

  • Rocketing growth – yours and ours. At Kinitics Automation, there are lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth. That is because we believe in developing, investing, and promoting from within.
  • Casual and open work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits package with 3 weeks’ vacation to start
  • Regular social events with a great team culture
  • Work with a high performing team of people who are passionate about their contributions

Compensation:

· TBD based on the qualified candidate’s experience

Benefits:

· Extended health care, vacation, and paid time off, Vision Care, Dental Care, Casual dress, Company events & social hours.

 

The career you have been waiting for is here. If you have a passion for growth, believe in teamwork, and have the courage to innovate, then it is time for you to join our team.

Send your Resume

If you believe that you could be a part of our future team, use the form to send us your details.

The positions below have already been filled but we’ve left them visible to allow you to see the roles and responsibility expectations we have at Kinitics Automation Limited.

Even if there are no positions available but you think you could be an asset to our team, use the form above to send us your resume.

Electro-Mechanical Technician

A full-time opportunity exists to work in the development and fabrication of our products.

Kinitics is seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician to join our growing team of engineers and technicians. We are looking for individuals who can apply their passion for quality workmanship to the fabrication of production and prototype parts, assemblies, and tools. A secondary job role involves maintaining a vehicle fleet consisting principally of 2-wheel motorcycles. Additional product development opportunities exist for those who possess a valid Class 6 British Columbia driver’s license.

Responsibilities

  • Manual part fabrication using lathe, milling machine, power saws, and drill press
  • Part inspection against engineering drawings using hand tools including micrometers, calipers, and gauges
  • Electrical prototyping and production of circuit boards and wiring harnesses using reflow, hand soldering, cutting, and crimping
  • Electro-mechanical parts assembly using hand tools and power tools
  • Production of retail products for industrial and automotive markets
  • Quality inspections on incoming materials and outgoing product
  • Packing and shipping of products
  • Maintain inventory of shop tools, machining tools, and consumables
  • Facilities maintenance and upkeep
  • Motorcycle chassis and engine diagnostics and maintenance

Qualifications

  • Technical Degree or Diploma backed by relevant trade certificates
  • Minimum 1 year technical work experience
  • Strong hands-on mechanical and electrical skills
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail
  • Valid class 6 British Columbia driver’s license preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

Electrical Engineer

Reporting to the Lead System Engineer you will be welcomed as a key member of our fast-growing team of engineers and technicians.

For a disciplined person with a positive attitude, this is an opportunity to grow your own career as the company expands. Your creative ability to design for manufacturability and high performance will be put to the test in our R&D lab and in the field.

Design Responsibilities

  • Logic controller design
  • Interpreting high-level embedded system product requirements
  • Conceptual circuit design validated through circuit simulation in SPICE or similar software package
  • Passive and active component selection of commercially available packages • Printed circuit board (PCB) design
  • Wire harness design including lead wire, cabling, and connector selection
  • Power dissipation analysis and application of thermal management techniques

Prototyping and Testing Responsibilities 

  • Testing using multimeter, oscilloscope, power supplies, and custom software tools
  • Capture and archive test results

Production and Documentation Responsibilities

  • Prepare versioned PCB production files
  • Prepare fully costed bill of materials
  • Prepare and maintain wiring harness drawings
  • Prepare and maintain product specifications, datasheets, and user manuals
  • Prepare and maintain component documentation library
  • Liaise with 3rd party testing and certification bodies
  • Liaise with parts, bare PCB, and assembled PCB suppliers
  • Experience bringing certified products from concept to production
  • Experience with motor drive circuitry
  • Experience with PCB CAD software (Eagle or Altium)
  • Experience with PLC hardware and SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of circuit design using microcontrollers
  • Comfortable working with voltages up to 50 VDC and 240 VAC