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Cirkul is hiring a Senior Automation Engineer


Cirkul, a rapidly growing beverage technology company seeks an experienced manufacturing engineer. Cirkul is an exciting, high growth product-focused company. This individual will provide both tactical hands on execution and high level strategy for the overall manufacturing efforts for Cirkul, Inc.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Operational Excellence:
    • Technical expert on high speed automation equipment. Provides strong leadership to other engineers and technicians.
    • Strong root cause analysis skills. Uses a variety of engineering skills to identify, correct and prevent issues in a methodical manner.
    • Aid in process and quality improvements for existing and new automation lines.
    • Working closely with 3rd party manufacturers and in house manufacturing to develop and execute process and equipment validation plans.
    • Working closely with engineers to help in designing parts and assemblies that will successfully transition to mass production.
  2. Scale effectively:
    • Working with the leadership team and 3rd parties help the company to scale in a safe and reliable fashion.
    • Assist in specing and execution of various automation systems
    • Help identify companies to work with and vet new partners
    • Develop strategies to scale internal and external manufacturing
  3. Product & process optimization:
    • Identify and execute on cost reducing programs in product and process
    • Identify and execute on quality improvements in process and product


  • Bachelor’s Degree required with preference for focus in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong track record of technical leadership across multiple disciplines.
  • 7+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Experience with automation systems
  • Experience with fixture design and development.
  • CAD. Solidworks, ProE, OnShape
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project
  • Measurement techniques
  • Experience with injection molded plastic parts
  • At least 5 years of experience in an industrial setting