Electro-Mechanical Designer/Drafter

6K Inc · North Andover, Massachusetts
Department 6K Inc
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Electro-Mechanical Designer/Drafter

6K Inc. is a high-growth, high-tech company focused on the sustainable production of advanced materials. The company’s two divisions 6K Energy and 6K Additive are focused on the production of sustainable and domestically produced battery materials used in electric vehicles and grid storage as well as additive manufacturing powders made from sustainable sources. The UniMelt® microwave plasma processing system is a disruptive technology that significantly lowers the environmental impact with far less energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions compared to other conventional material manufacturing processes. Our technology is transforming engineered materials into revolutionary products that advance industries across additive manufacturing, renewable energy, aerospace, consumer electronics, and more.


6K was recently recognized by Forbes as Best Startup Employer for 2022. We are backed by a world-renowned investor group including Koch Strategic Platforms, Energy Impact Partners, Anzu, Volta Energy Technologies, launch Capital, and Material Impact. 6K has raised more than $250M to date.


6K is searching for an Electro-Mechanical Designer/Drafter with hands-on experience in an R&D-to-production environment to join its Instrumentation & Controls team. The ability to work independently in complex situations with a demonstrated track record of quickly learning new equipment is expected.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of R&D and Production systems – creating and modifying instrumentation and controls documentation in response to R&D and Production requirements. This will include Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), Instrumentation Lists, IO Lists, Electrical Schematics, Cable/Harness Drawings, Wire Run Lists, Controls Narratives, Control Cabinet Drawings, and Spare Parts Lists.
  • Interacting with controls, systems, and process engineers to translate process/equipment requirements into detailed documentation.
  • Creating and modifying electrical schematics and P&IDs in AutoCAD.
  • Creating and modifying 3D models of parts and assemblies and associated 2D production drawings in SolidWorks.
  • Procuring instruments and controls hardware as required.
  • Help shape the future of the controls documentation strategy by recommending and implementing best practices.
  • Ability to travel (up to 15%) to carry out the duties of the position.


  • Associate degree or equivalent training in mechanical/electrical design and computer-aided drawing.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with engineering documentation software (AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD Electrical, SolidWorks, Microsoft Excel/Word)
  • Three plus (3+) years of experience as an electrical CAD drafter/designer within a production environment is ideal.
  • Familiarity/knowledge of common controls components such as PLCs, IO Cards HMIs, relays, contactors, VFDs, motors, terminal blocks, power supplies, ethernet switches, enclosures, etc.
  • Knowledge of the NFPA 79 and UL 508A standards.
  • Experience laying out industrial control panels, junction boxes, and wire pathways.
  • Experience with single-phase and three phase low voltage AC and DC circuits up to 480V.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with PLM software.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At 6K we believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. We are also committed to providing veteran employment opportunities. 

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  • Location
    North Andover, Massachusetts
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    6K Inc
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