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Manufacturing Engineer at Kindred
San Francisco, CA, US
At Kindred, we are on a mission to build human-like intelligence in machines. Since 2014, we've been paving the way for a world filled with more powerful and helpful AI systems.  We bring together reinforcement learning, machine learning, and remote human guidance to create intelligent robots that solve real-world problems alongside humans in complex, changing environments like today's supply chain.
As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will evaluate our manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.

Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:

    • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements
    • Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process
    • Create processes and procedures to help the company meet budgetary goals as well as performance quotas
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions and cross-departmental meetings to ensure collaborating and cohesion
    • Establish an effective and efficient work sequence
    • Devise new solutions to existing manufacturing problems


    • 7+ years’ design and quality control experience in product manufacturing
    • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
    • Experience with CAD programs a plus
    • Product Development Collaboration Tool (Arena or equivalent)
    • Solid understanding of SPC and Quality Control methods and metrics
    • Understanding of manufacturing cycle time improvement methods and metrics
    • Must have working understanding of how software and firmware interact with hardware systems, including basic software protocols