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Careers2021-07-29T16:40:41+00:00

Careers at Ekso

OUR CULTURE

Building products to help humans as one team.

At Ekso Bionics, we work as one collaborative team. Eliminating silos and promoting transparency, we recognise how every member of Team Ekso plays into supporting our mission.

We have started groups like the Fun & Culture Committee and Diversity & Inclusion group, do weekly activities like virtual quizzes, and host monthly barbecues at our dog-friendly waterfront headquarters in the SF Bay Area. With a partially-distributed workforce, Team Ekso spans across the US, Europe, and Asia.

We use technology to empower human mobility.

Our mission is to amplify human motion by enhancing strength, endurance, and mobility across medical and industrial applications with advanced robotics.

JOBS

Current Openings

I.          Position Summary:

As part of our team, Ekso’s Production Manager will be responsible for leading the company’s manufacturing, inventory, and purchasing functions. The production manager needs to ensure inventory accuracy, plan purchasing to meet build plan, and take ownership of manufacturing to meet customer demand and quality standard. The production manager must be process driven and have excellent communication and leadership skills.

II.          Key Accountabilities:

  • Take ownership of company’s production and ensure quality products are produced to meet customer demands.
  • Plan and establish work schedules to meet production goals.
  • Plan for parts purchasing to meet build plan and work with buyer to execute purchases.
  • Manage Ekso’s materials group and ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Manage shipping and receiving.
  • Develop SOPs to improve production efficiency.
  • Establishment of production KPI’s with reporting of those on a regular basis.
  • Work with engineering team to update MPIs and drawings.
  • Assist with transitioning part of the production to contract manufacturer.

III.          Key Competencies/Skills:

  • Confidence in managing inventory, shipping, and receiving
  • Knowledgable of ERP systems
  • Experience in the medical device industry
  • Devise production KPI’s to establish clear success metrics for teams
  • Create structure, develop SOP’s and drive efficiency

IV.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Wu at cwu@eksobionics.com

I.         Position Summary:

The Materials Coordinator’s main responsibilities are inventory audits, shipping/receiving products, parts and materials, verifying orders, and assisting Quality Assurance with samples and products on hold. This includes, but is not limited to, shipping, receiving, cycle counts, reviewing all documentation for completeness and accuracy, enforcing all policies and procedures, and overseeing the organization of the warehouse.

II.       Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and issue kits to the Manufacturing floor. Organize and prioritize as needed to keep manufacturing running efficiently.
  • Audit Production Orders for accuracy on materials, and returns from production.
  • Receive shipments, parts and materials, and monitor the receiving of raw materials to ensure mandatory receiving procedures are followed. This includes correctly entering receipts into the inventory control computer program.
  • Enforce proper procedures for non-conforming parts; assist in the maintenance of the MRB area.
  • Act as a backup to shipping clerk: properly package, prepare and schedule various outbound shipments especially of products to customers by the agreed upon ship dates, with accuracy of parts to include, documentation and ensuring packaging integrity.
  • Perform cycle counts as determined by Management and maintain accuracy of cycle count data and reporting.
  • Research any inventory related issues, resolve inaccuracies and set processes in place to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Regularly check receipts to verify accuracy of counts.
  • Publish data reports determined by management (i.e. aging, WIP reconciliation, and transaction reports).
  • Assist in the development of new procedures to improve warehouse operations.
  • Review all logs and documents for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform other duties as required.

III.          Key Competencies/Skills:

  • Minimum five (5) years of Inventory Control/Material Handler experience from a manufacturing environment or related experience. Medical device manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Basic working knowledge of bill of materials (BOM) and revision controls.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with regulated or medical device product documentation desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize vast amounts of data and research inaccuracies with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task several priorities and possess solid time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials management and procurement is required.
  • Proactive self-starter with an ability to work independently as well as collaborating with others to deliver materials to manufacturing and products to customers.
  • Basic shipping, receiving, packaging and accounting practices knowledge.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs and work standing/moving for long periods of time.
  • Computer proficiency in standard office equipment and software packages specifically Microsoft Office suite, along with any specific materials, quality and inventory tracking applications.
  • Some negotiation and influencing skills desired.

IV.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Wu at cwu@eksobionics.com

I.         Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all shipments receive the proper labeling and are packaged in a timely manner.
  • Keep management and supervisors aware of product shortages.
  • Organize stock with-in the warehouse by properly boxing and storing goods in their designated location.
  • Accurately package, label, and weigh items to be shipped and ensure proper shipment method and shipping charges.
  • Inform individuals/departments of shipments
  • Work with the materials clerk so goods are stored properly.

II.       Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of physicality for prolonged periods and working primarily standing.
  • Experience with software for UPS and Federal Express, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Interpersonal skills are essential, as working as a team is vital to maintaining an organized warehouse.
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize daily tasks according to their importance.
  • Personal accountability and integrity are paramount, as a shipping clerk is tasked with an accurate accounting of all inventory.

III.          Experience:

  • Must have 3-5 years of relevant shipping experience.

IV.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Wu at cwu@eksobionics.com

I.          Job Summary:

Contract Trainer is responsible for providing training/education to current/future Ekso Bionics customers while facilitating use of our product in healthcare settings ensuring competent and safe operation of Ekso devices by all physical therapists at customer sites. The activities needed to support these objectives include, while not limited to: improving the quality, efficiency, and productivity of the physical therapy/clinical team, facilitating patient use of our products directly and through others, and complying with Ekso Bionics quality management system.

II.          Principle Duties:

  • Onsite Training, Demonstrations and Conferences
    • Travel to current and future customer locations to provide new or ongoing demonstrations and trainings for all Ekso Bionics mobility related devices.
    • Comply with Ekso Bionics Clinical Competency and Training Outline to complete education and training
  • Communicate timely and effectively with all members of Clinical Team and Engineering Team
    • Report status of training weeks
    • Collect feedback from customers and circulate to Clinical and Engineering Teams
    • Notify Clinical Manager with concerns for site competency
    • Notify Engineering Team and Clinical Manager with concerns for device function

III.          Key Competencies/Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a licensed physical therapist with at least four (4) years of experience treating in an inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation setting, with at least a two (2) year focus in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, stroke/CVA rehabilitation, acquired brain injury (ABI) rehabilitation, or other neurological conditions that require gait training.
  • Must have thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with SCI, CVA, and ABI or other neurological conditions at all levels. Must understand clinical risks and complications associated with diagnosis, and have experience gait training patients with spinal cord injury or other neurological conditions.
  • Have exceptional physical evaluation skills.
  • Experience as a Clinical Instructor to physical therapy student(s) or other applicable healthcare instruction.
  • Additional experience in neurological rehabilitation and teaching rehabilitation professionals preferred.
  • Comfortable using tools to adjust devices (Similar to wheelchair adjustment skills).
  • Robotic experience preferred
  • Provides excellent verbal and written communication to various team members in a timely manner. Requires effective communication to convey, develop and implement ideas to various customers and teams.
  • Possesses a high sense of urgency, initiative and effective decision-making skills. Must present a professional demeanor and demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Is energetic, works quickly and efficiently with detail and accuracy; able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Proficient with computer use including Microsoft office suite and databases used by the business.

IV.          Key Competencies/Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate degree from accredited Physical Therapy program and be a licensed physical therapist.
  • Must be CPR and first aid certified.

V.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Adam Kesten at AKesten@eksobionics.com and Mike Glover at MGlover@eksobionics.com

I.           Position Summary:

Coordinates and performs purchasing activities with planning, manufacturing, and engineering to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Responsible for expediting, buying, returns to suppliers, and resolving receiving discrepancies, and accounts payable issues in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Monitor the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned commodities and services, and/or suppliers to assure highest quality at best value.

II.          Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Solicit bid pricing from current and potential new suppliers.
  • Evaluates competitive pricing through quoting and continual supplier evaluation.
  • Negotiates with supplier as needed to provide the lowest overall cost
  • Resolve technical drawing issues.
  • Perform all required Item data updating in the ERP system
  • Analyzes production requirements and place orders accordingly.
  • Purchase material needs as provided on Purchase Requisitions.
  • Follow up with suppliers on open orders, past due deliveries, receiving issues and accounts payable problems.
  • Maintain weekly measurements as required.
  • Communicate status of material as requested by other departments.

III.          Position Skills / Requirements

  • Three (3) or more years of work experience purchasing Electrical/Mechanical components.
  • Must be able to understand part drawing dimensions and tolerances requirements.
  • Proven performance in implementing new strategies that will reduce parts and inventory costs without sacrificing on-time delivery.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic understanding of accounting procedures.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work on multiple requirements at the same time.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook)

V.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Charlie Wu at CWu@eksobionics.com

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