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Director, Hardware Engineering

Carbon Robotics

Carbon Robotics

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Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023
Carbon Robotics launched the world’s first and only commercial LaserWeeder in ’22. Customers have shot over 100M weeds and counting! We are disrupting the AgTech sector with mission driven technology that solves multiple environmental problems. As a result 2023 units are almost sold out.We’re a team who wants more! Carbon Robotics offers more! More Professional Growth, Bigger Problems to Solve, Mission Driven Progress in every task! There’s interesting problems with a Breadth of Exposure because Laser Weeding touches more than you think!We are a no-nonsense team of passionate people with a bias for action. We know that our ability to execute on our ideas is what sets us apart. We do what we say we are going to do, externally and internally. We trust our people to act independently and make practical, real-world decisions.Join the weeding revolution and follow Carbon Robotics on LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. Are you ready to help us design and build our LaserWeeder that solve real problems in our food supply? Carbon Robotics launched the world’s first and only commercial LaserWeeder in ’22. Customers have shot over 100M weeds and counting! We are disrupting the AgTech sector with mission driven technology that solves multiple environmental problems. As a result 2023 units are almost sold out.We are a no-nonsense team of passionate people with a bias for action. We know that our ability to execute on our ideas is what sets us apart. We do what we say we are going to do, externally and internally. We trust our people to act independently and make practical, real-world decisions. Are you ready to help design our line of laserweeders that solve real problems in our food supply?As the Director of Hardware at Carbon Robotics, you'll be responsible for driving the hardware engineering team to create, maintain and evolve products that meet the demanding needs of our customers. In addition, you'll collaborate closely with the manufacturing team to ensure that all hardware products meet quality, cost, and performance requirements across a wide variety of suppliers and assemblers. Specifically, you will;
  • Lead the mechanical and electrical engineering teams in developing, testing, releasing and supporting hardware products and systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, software engineering, product management, operations, and support, to deliver high-quality products
  • Ensure that all hardware products meet quality, cost, and performance requirements
  • Optimize product design to minimize manufacturing cost and complexity
  • Manage the hardware engineering budget, including resource allocation and project prioritization
  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, vendors, and partners to support hardware product development and delivery
Skills & Responsibilities:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 15+ years of experience in hardware engineering, with at least 7 years in a leadership role
  • Strong understanding of hardware development processes, including design, testing, and manufacturing - with preference for ag-tech and/or automotive experience
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality hardware products and systems on time and within budget
  • Experience w/ product NPI through to assembly line scale
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Experience with SolidWorks, SolidWorks Electrical, SolidWorks PDM, Asana, Confluence, and the Google Suite preferred
Qualified applicants will receive a short survey after applying to help the team learn more about you.Carbon Robotics follows equitable hiring practices. Flexibility in our hiring process allows hiring of talent at levels different from what are posted. The compensation range outlined is based on a target budgeted base salary. Individual base pay depends on various factors such as relevant experience and skill, Interview assessments and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements. Offers are determined using our equitable hiring practices. Carbon Robotics offers additional compensation in the form of benefits premiums, pre-IPO stock options and On Target Earning commissions for appropriate positions. Base pay ranges are reviewed each year. We are committed to the principle of pay equity - paying employees equitably for similar work.Carbon Robotics' base salary pay range:$153,630—$258,098 USD Carbon Robotics’ Leaders have experience in building teams capable of solving uniquely interesting problems. Innovation while disrupting the market is what we do. Launched in 2018, we’ve already doubled in size and sales!Profiled in WSJ and Forbes, Carbon Robotics is poised to become the next billion dollar company in the rapidly growing worldwide Ag-Tech industry.We offer competitive compensation and benefits to our full time employees, including:
  • Pre-IPO stock options (tax-advantaged ISOs)
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Fully-paid medical, dental and vision insurance premium for you and all dependents
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • 401 (k)
  • An inclusive and tight company culture
  • Mission Driven Culture
Carbon Robotics is building a culture of diversity and inclusion for all. We welcome everyone’s voice and believe in open and transparent communication. We believe the best products, services, and companies are built by strong teams that include a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences. We are committed to supporting and enabling growth and opportunity for every employee at every level. This is the foundation to which we will build a truly unique environment.Commercial growers of specialty and organic crops buy LaserWeeders from Carbon Robotics because they reduce weed control costs by up to 80% and increase crop quality, yields, and consistency. High precision LaserWeeding is vastly superior to alternatives: labor intensive hand weeding, toxic herbicide spraying, and/or the disruptive mechanical cultivation of planted soil.Today, Carbon Robotics LaserWeeder shoots and kills up to 200,000 weeds per hour, eliminating up to 99% of weeds, with sub-millimeter accuracy. Our AI/ML deep learning models identify a growing range of crops and weeds at all stages of growth - and our patented technology led only widens with more time, customers, and acres laserweeded.We are equally committed to equal employment opportunity, and it is foundational to how we recruit and hire our talented team. Employment is determined based upon capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including potential pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability , HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.Our people are our most important competitive advantage. If solving major real world problems with state of the art technology that you can see performing in customer’s fields excites you, laser in to learn more?#talentacquisition #laserweeding #laserweeder #weedcontrol #agtech #agtechnology #farmtech #robotics #laser #missiondriven #AI #startup #wearehirig

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