Production Associate/Process Technician

Redwood City   |   Full Time

Our Mission: 

KAV creates captivating helmets that provide 10x better protection for you and the planet. Our 3D printing process means each helmet is made-to-order resulting in a custom fit and eliminates waste. Starting with the first 3d printed hockey helmet and our new bike helmet, KAV redefines your personal best.

Your Role: 

You will help build the most technically advanced helmets in the world. This means working hands on to harvest components off our 3D printers, assemble and ship products to athletes. The ideal candidate not only enjoys working with their hands, but also enjoys constantly improving our production processes. 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  1. Participate in the continuous improvement of safety, quality, output, and tool uptime.
  2. Focus on work area safety, cleanliness, material usage and organization.
  3. Understand daily production goals and recognize how we are performing against them.
  4. Harvest, assembly and quality control of helmets.
  5. Fabrication of advanced prototypes.
  6. Collaborating with engineering and product to make the best helmets possible.
  7. Provide customer support and fit sessions (optional).

Key Ingredients for Success:

  • A shared passion for our mission and with it the desire to put all that you love into everything that you do at KAV.
  • The ability to work well with your hands and satisfaction creating a beautiful product the can save lives.
  • Initiative to proactively improve on production processes, make suggestions and act on them.
  • Preferably several years of work experience.
  • “A spike” - the team is comprised of a professional violist from the SF Orchestra, a two-time D1 national volleyball champion, and an engineer who used laser interferometry to detect corrosion in nuclear reactors. The only thing our diverse team has in common is excellence.

What You’ll Get: 

  • The fun and excitement of working in a growing company, developing bleeding edge technology. 
  • The freedom to develop amongst an experienced team from Google, Giro and Bell.
  • Competitive salary and stock options in an early stage startup.

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