At PAX we strive to enhance people’s lives through exceptional cannabis experiences. Our curated set of pure full flavor pods and award-winning devices make enjoying cannabis simple and safe. For more than a decade, we have created next-generation devices that deliver enduring quality and wellness benefits through innovations in design and technology, and remain trusted by millions of consumers nationwide. We’re the #1 cannabis brand nationally with top awareness and NPS scores. Our standards allow for the safest vaporization of cannabis on the market. We are passionate about increasing well-being and joy through the power of cannabis, and we are committed to advancing opportunity through supporting social justice, access and equity in the industry.
We are incredibly excited about the tremendous growth of the cannabis industry, inspired every day by how cannabis can change lives, and fortunate for our leading position in the space. Our culture is focused on putting the consumer first, making an impact together, and also having fun along the way! Our team has helped build businesses at the intersection of consumer, technology and wellness, including Apple, Google, Tesla, Uber, GoPro, Fitbit, Constellation, Honest Company, Eaze and more. PAX is backed by leading consumer and technology investors including Tiger Global and Tao Invest, and has raised over $430MM in capital.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for a Manufacturing Process Engineer located in San Francisco, CA who will partner with Hardware Engineering, Software, and Global Supply & Manufacturing to bring new PAX products to market in an outsourced manufacturing environment and sustain the performance of new and legacy products. In this position, you will deliver technical expertise to our contract manufacturing partners, work to improve quality and solve maintenance-of-line issues, and drive cost reduction initiatives. You will be responsible for driving global manufacturing & operational excellence activities: supporting new selection and development of contract manufacturers (CMs) and suppliers, testing optimization, continuous improvement, product or process issue resolution projects involving PAX, contract engineers, and upstream component and raw material suppliers. You will work cross functionally and globally, collaborating with product management and design engineering on new product specifications to align with manufacturing and process improvement.
Manufacturing Process Engineer responsibilities include:
Review and provide feedback on design/design intent of components and assemblies.
Set standard manufacturing practices and independently determine impact to design and parameters to the final product.
Partner with internal and external teams to evaluate design and processes at the concept phase and set expectations for manufacturing processes.
Develop new and/or improved processes for parts and assemblies through the application of theoretical and practical engineering.
Support corrective actions with cross-functional team members.
Provide direction, guidance and resources to other engineering groups and project leaders as well as factory technicians.
Analyze mechanical data to assess statistical process control.
Perform time studies, when needed, to assess line capacity and to identify areas to improve.
Improve production line efficiency, flexibility, and work environment to improve yield, capacity, and product quality.
Lead projects to introduce new products to the production line and to improve existing tooling, fixtures, and procedures.
Track and report production yields, improving them to meet goals.
Support investigations into line failures, NCMRs, and line issues, and document findings accordingly.
Work with Quality to resolve part quality issues from suppliers/vendors.
Additional duties as assigned.
Exposure with Asia Contract manufacturers and Suppliers.
Hands on experience working with cross functional teams in manufacturing facilities.
Working knowledge of GD&T & measurement equipment/ metrology
Design of Experiments, statistical process control methods and theory
Data analytics and knowledge of associated software a plus (Tableau,JMP, Python)
Experience creating & maintaining a positive atmosphere in a collaborative work team.
Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team-oriented work environment.
Enjoys troubleshooting and problem solving.
Skilled with the use of a variety of hand and portable tools.
Skilled with common workplace software (G Suite Tools, G-Doc, G-Sheet, G-Slides, Slack, Jira / Confluence etc.).
Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, Mandarin language skills a plus.
Ability to Travel 35% of Time.
Ability to Work with any employer in the US.
Onsite Role, Temporary Remote till Covid -19.
PAX LABS PERKS & BENEFITS:
Competitive compensation, equity & bi-annual performance reviews
Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Generous PTO policy
Paid Parental Leave
Monthly wellness reimbursement
Cell Phone reimbursement
Employee Purchase Program for discounted PAX devices
Weekly catered lunch, endless snacks and beverages
Dog Friendly HQ in the Mission District of San Francisco
Employee Assistance Program including access to online legal support
Consumers First – We put consumers first in all our objectives, designs, and discussions. Our goal is to improve their lives, to deliver unique solutions for them and to create for their benefit.
Innovate – We make cannabis easy and intuitive. Innovating for consumers and finding the yes is everyone’s responsibility. We do so with excellence and speed to market as our lifeblood.
Community – We are active, collaborative and beneficial builders of a global community. We support health, wellness and social justice efforts as a force for good.
Contribute – We each individually own the solution, and drive for winning outcomes.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.