Project Manager

Position Summary

RE2 Robotics is a leading edge robotics company that has expanded its capabilities from defense R&D to product development. This expansion has created new opportunities for leadership in our project management group. We are seeking a seasoned Project Manager (PM) with a background in the successful transition of research prototypes into manufactured products for a variety of markets, including defense, law enforcement, healthcare, and energy.

If you possess the following, please consider applying today!

  1. Project Manager whose primary job function (90+% of time) has been project management for 5+ years (Not from a position where he/she "also performed or regularly performs PM duties").
  2. Project Manager who has managed new product developments, new proof-of-concept engineering efforts, or government funded research projects (Not managers of supply chain/procurement, quality/manufacturing/process upgrades, health care plans/options, IT, property, or construction management).
  3. Project Manager who has successfully managed projects to completion on-time and on-budget using resources from a matrix organization (Not managing direct reports or project-dedicated personnel).
  4. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

 

Position Description / Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Responsible Engineer, develops project plans, schedules, budgets, stakeholder evaluation matrix, risk management plans, quality assurance plans, staffing matrix, and other project management tools to complete projects on time and on budget with high customer satisfaction
  • Communicates as main point of contact with customer regarding all aspects of the project from technical execution to contract issues to project deliverables
  • Organizes and leads internal project meetings as well as customer meetings (such as Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews, etc.)
  • Works with Responsible Engineer to establish a realistic project schedule and budget to complete work
  • Monitors and controls project spending
  • Plans, schedules and monitors project milestones
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies risks and develops contingency plans
  • Ensures that all contract deliverables are submitted on-time per contract terms
  • Works with the Responsible Engineer to coordinate the technical execution of projects, identify and mitigate risks, and maintain accurate schedules and budgets
  • Presents status of project through structured briefings to senior leadership 
  • Contributes to the development and preparation of Government and commercial business proposals (e.g. concept development, writing, budgeting, etc.)
  • Works cooperatively with other employees and disciplines to communicate information and resolve problems in a timely and efficient manner to support and achieve overall RE2 goals
  • Minimal periodic travel is required

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • B.S. or advanced degree in Engineering or related field
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) combined years of engineering and project/program management experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of product management experience related to robotics or other electromechanical systems is preferred
  • Expertise in Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is preferred
  • Lean Six-Sigma process optimization experience is preferred
  • Evidence of ability to bring complex projects to successful completion
  • Experience leading cross-disciplinary teams in highly complex R&D and manufacturing projects
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, meet inflexible deadlines, address changing requirements, work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written/verbal English communication skills, experienced in making presentations to groups
  • Experience in running government contracts is preferred
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in proposal preparation (writing, schedule development, budget estimation) is preferred
  • Experience in effective customer management
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

General Information:

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hours: 40 hours/week
Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Senior Mechanical Engineer

Position Summary

The Senior Mechanical Engineer works in a cooperative team environment with other mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, designers and technicians.  Designs, analyzes and tests robotic systems and components and supports them in production.  Prepares design specifications, mechanical drawings, test specifications and technical reports. Reports to Manager of Mechanical Engineering. At a fundamental level, the following requirements are absolute for this position.If you possess the following, please consider applying today!

  1. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of engineering work experience
  2. Proficiency in precision machine design in low to medium quantities (1 to 1000 units) using a formal design process; progressing from requirements analysis through component design, system design, and assembly.
  3. Proficiency in integrated system design and analysis using 3D CAD/CAE, to include structural and thermal analysis, drive train design, motor specification, material/finish selection, and manufacturing processes.
  4. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency in order to comply with Government Contract

 

Essential Responsibilities

The Senior Mechanical Engineer (SME) reports to the mechanical engineering department manager and is responsible for carrying out medium level development assignments with minor supervision. Working on collaborative cross-discipline project teams, the SME will serve as the senior technical member related to the mechanical design on one or multiple concurrent projects. In addition to mechanical engineering, the SME provides system engineering, analysis, concept development, detailed design expertise. This expertise runs through all stages of the development process from requirements definition through design, drawing, system build, integration, verification, and production. Throughout the prototyping and production phases, the SME will work with internal and external machine shops for component fabrication and with engineers and technicians for system assembly and integration.

The SME must manage their time effectively to meet project, departmental, and company goals, milestones, and budgets. The SME is also expected to provide senior level guidance to less experienced mechanical engineers and system engineering and mechanical guidance to electrical and software engineers at all levels.

The SME contributes to the company advancement by assisting in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the engineering group as a whole and the mechanical engineering department in particular. The SME is also expected to prepare and conduct presentations on the technical design for both internal design reviews and external customer meetings. The SME provides expertise to business development efforts to prepare government proposals and may travel infrequently to customer and supplier sites.

Other Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms
  • Experience with undersea equipment design preferred as it pertains to: seawater exposure, contamination, washdown, compatibility of materials, water pressure, dynamic seals, protection of electrical systems, neutral buoyancy, wave action, etc.
  • Proficiency with a formal design process applied to a sub-system or system. This includes:
    • Establishing and managing requirements and developing design specifications;
    • Analysis and concept development for function, testability, manufacturability, and specifying components;
    • Creating part models and drawings which convey engineering intent through clear, complete, inspectable drawings, tolerance analysis and definition, GD&T;
    • Creating assembly models and drawings which define a BOM, assembly instructions and QC criteria;
    • System Integration which includes development of testing and QC procedures to confirm build;
    • Manage the buildup, integration and verification of the system
  • Experience working within a formal quality control system which applies to process and manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully on development teams, meeting all technical, schedule and budget goals
  • Proficiency in revision controlled mechanical 3D CAD and vaulting system (Solidworks and EPDM preferred)
  • Proficiency in heat flow analysis and thermal management techniques
  • Proficiency in motor, drive train, and bearings; analysis and application
  • Proficiency in materials, finishes and manufacturing processes
  • Working knowledge of design of electrical cabling and wiring systems, including wire routing, grounding, shield management, connector systems, environmental sealing, and production methods
  • Working knowledge of mathematical analysis software, i.e MATLAB or MathCAD
  • Knowledge of frequency and time domain analysis of dynamic systems
  • Experience with motion control system components such as brushless motors, encoders, Hall sensors
  • Familiarity with robotic sensors such as: video cameras, LIDAR, force-torque
  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating
  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English, experience making presentations to groups

 

General Information:

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hours: 40 hours/week
Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Senior Electrical Engineer - Motion Control

Position Summary

The Senior Electrical Engineer works in a cooperative team environment with other electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, designers and technicians. Designs, analyzes and tests robotic systems and components and supports them in production. Design and development emphasis on motion control hardware and software used in embedded systems for robotic systems and manipulators. Reports to Manager of Electrical Engineering.

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of engineering work experience with electromechanical mechanisms development and implementation
  • Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms preferred
  • Experience with precision electromechanical machine design in low to medium quantities (1 to 1000 units)
  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for a sub-system design from the conceptual stage through fabrication
  • Experience with motion control system analysis and design using brushless motors, encoders, Hall sensors
  • Experienced in the design of motion control algorithms in Assembler/C/C++
  • Experienced in the design of motor drive electronics
  • Knowledge of brushless, permanent magnet motor applications
  • Software development for real time embedded microcontrollers.
  • Develop operational models, trade off analysis and overall product dynamic design using MATLAB and Simulink
  • Proficiency in frequency and time domain analysis, digital signal processing
  • Experience with computer hardware design and interfacing; microcontrollers; embedded communication protocols (CAN, Ethernet, I2C, SPI); Some knowledge of programmable devices (FPGA, CPLD, VHDL/Verilog)
  • Working knowledge of various sources of electrical power: batteries, high efficiency DC/DC conversion, power budgeting, 3-phase AC
  • Experience with robotic sensors such as: video cameras, LIDAR, force-torque
  • Electromechanical experience with motor interfacing, motor sizing, drive train analysis, gearing losses, torque transmission, bearings, electro-mechanical braking, thermal management, impedance control, dual loop feedback
  • Detailed understanding of Field Oriented Control algorithms, performance analysis and design trade-offs of motor drives
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully on development teams, meeting all technical, schedule and budget goals
  • Experience working within a formal quality control system which applies to process and manufacturing
  • Experience with cost estimating and time estimating
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills in English, experience making presentations to groups
  • US citizen or permanent resident

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the electrical engineering department manager and is responsible for carrying out medium level development assignments with moderate supervision.
  • Works on collaborative project teams in conjunction with project engineers and project managers, serving as a senior technical member of one to several project teams concurrently.
  • Manages own time on a daily basis according to project and departmental goals, milestones and budgets.
  • Technical responsibilities include system engineering, analysis, concept development, detailed design including drawing development and review, system build support, integration, verification and production support.
  • Provides technical guidance as a mentor to less experienced electrical engineers.
  • Provides electrical and system engineering guidance to mechanical engineers and software engineers.
  • Works closely with outside printed circuit board assembly shops and cable assembly shops in both prototype building and production level fabrication
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the engineering group as a whole and the electrical engineering department in particular.
  • Prepares and conducts presentations to external customers.
  • Prepares technical sections of customer proposals and project reports.
  • Travels infrequently to customer or supplier sites.

General Information:

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hours: 40 hours/week
Compensation: We offer competitive salaries, company stock options, 401(k) plan, paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance for all regular full-time employees.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.


Administrative Specialist - Part-Time

RE2 Robotics is seeking a high-energy person to fill our regular part-time Administrative Specialist position. We are looking for someone who loves to organize, multi-task and keep an office running smoothly! Do you possess the following?

  1. Positive and upbeat attitude to be the face of RE2 to all visitors, employees, and callers
  2. Excellent time-management, verbal, and written communications skills
  3. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  4. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 

Position Summary

The Administrative Specialist will be responsible for reception and administrative tasks within our fast-paced, growing robotics company. The mission of RE2 Robotics is to create technology that saves lives and improves quality of life for people who work in dangerous occupations or are unable to perform daily tasks due to physical disability. If you have two years of administrative experience and would like to apply your skills to our thriving tech company that exists to make a difference in people’s lives, keep reading.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with engineering and accounting departments
  • Prepare purchase orders for supplies and interface with suppliers
  • Prepare mailings for shipment, track shipments and confirm deliveries
  • Greet all visitors and gather information in accordance with established company security policies
  • Answer and route incoming calls
  • Manage shipping and receiving
  • Assist with travel arrangements

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hours: 30 hours/week
Compensation: $15/hour

RESUMES ACCEPTED IN PDF FORMAT ONLY.