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Mechanical Engineer EIT - Summer Position

Mechanical engineer

POSITION SUMMARY

PK Sound is currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer who is creative, self-starting, and ready to develop new products with passion and precision.  This is a summer long position with the potential to turn into a full-time role with the company.

As a successful candidate you will be joining our team of passionate mechanical, acoustic, and software engineers. You will be developing and supporting new technologies that are revolutionizing the way sound is experienced at venues across the globe. Our technology includes world class loudspeaker systems, embedded systems, integration with DSP chips, and large-scale network communication.

At PK Sound our people are number one. They are also the same people who own and operate the company. The very same individuals who are on the ground and in the trenches, doing the day to day work, who truly have a passion for what our company is about... Creating powerful experiences. With this as our core philosophy can we truly give our customers and partners the exceptional products and service to build long lasting, mutually beneficial business relationships.

PK Sound is an owner-operated loudspeaker manufacturer and production company proudly headquartered in Calgary, Alberta Canada, with service world wide. We pride ourselves on being a fresh alternative to the status quo, providing creative and innovative solutions in a constantly evolving marketplace. It is one thing to hear music however it is another to experience it. PK Sound was born out of the marriage of acoustic engineering and human emotion, in facilitation of the connection between artist and fan. We measure performance in the reaction of a devoted fan as we would the measurement of a lab instrument. In everything we do, wherever the PK logo appears, there will be no compromise and no end in our desire to achieve new standards of performance or better ways of collaboration with new avenues of innovation to advance industry technology for all.

There is no doubt we work hard, but we share in the success and we have a lot of fun doing it. If you are looking for a company with an amazing brand, industry changing technology, exceptional working environment who is poised to aggressively grow on the global market, this career is for you!

BENEFITS:

1. Employee ownership  program
2. Working with cutting edge technology
3. Fun work environment
4. Making the world a happier place
5. Flex Days
6. Attractive benefits
7. Free parking
8. Company excursions

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use SolidWorks to:
    • Create 3D mechanical models.
    • Create technical drawings. i.e., construction, assembly, and as-fitted drawings.
  • Assemble, prepare, and test prototypes.
  • Create bills of materials and procure samples for prototypes.
  • Create product documentation and user manuals.
  • Track and analyze project costs.
  • Loudspeaker measurement and analysis.
  • Development of testing procedures to enhance product quality and performance.
  • Field testing of loudspeakers, ensuring operations under extreme conditions.
  • Participate in all phases of product lifecycle from specification to testing.
  • Evaluate, choose, and communicate with new and existing vendors.
  • Effectively communicate progress and problems to management and other departments.
  • Support and quality control.
  • Customer support.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical and schedule risks and to identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Critical and pragmatic thinking.
  • A collaborative, ego-free approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be well versed in Microsoft Word and Excel.



PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH EXPERIENCE IN:

  • Experience with loudspeakers and electronics.
  • Drafting experience creating technical drawings.
  • Agile product development lifecycle experience (Kanban, Scrum).


EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS


• A valid passport, with the ability to travel without restriction.


HOW TO APPLY


Interested candidates should send their resume to

MDE@pksound.odoo.com

Only successful candidates will receive contact to establish immediate next steps. No phone calls please.

 

 

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