Although headquartered in Pennsylvania, Rajant Corporation has recently expanded its Morehead, KY facility and was listed among the 2021 and 2022 “Best Places to Work in Kentucky.” With Manufacturing and Development Operations there, 2023 is the second year the business has been selected by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KY-SHRM) and ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company. The selection process is based on both assessing the company’s employee policies and procedures and anonymous employee survey results.
The 21-year-old pioneer of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks is a provider of secure, private wireless networking. Kinetic Mesh is easily integrated with an industrial organization’s existing equipment, such as satellites, fiber, LTE and fixed wireless networks. Rajant presently employs 35 people at its Morehead facility and has plans to add over 30 more in the coming years.
Rajant has almost 200 employees worldwide and successful deployments in over 80 countries for customers in the U.S. military, mining, public safety, ports, rail, energy, warehouse automation, agriculture and more.
Rajant offers a good salary, excellent benefits and a great team culture. Privately held, Rajant has consistently had robust annual growth.
Rajant’s company culture:
‘At Rajant, we are a team of ambitious and innovative professionals from all over the world coming to work together with a common passion and drive to advance the world of wireless mesh networking. We are engineers, visionaries, data hounds, number crunchers, relationship builders, and storytellers reimagining how tomorrow’s workforce works. We work hard, love to celebrate, and have fun along the way. Together, we’ve created a dynamic, fun, inspiring environment where we can be ourselves and grow each day.’
Julie Buckner, SHRM-CP, Director, Human Resources & Recruiting at Rajant Corporation has agreed to participate in our #Goodjob social media promotion. Below is a question-and-answer interview with Julie detailing the jobs Rajant offers at the Morehead facility and the training required to work there.
SKED: What jobs do you offer at your business?
– Hardware Design Engineers
– Production / Assembly Technicians
– Test Engineers
– Systems Engineers
– Customer Support Engineers
– Shipping & Receiving Personnel
– Manufacturing Associates
– Electrical Engineering and Manufacturing Test Interns
– IT & Facility Managers
SKED: What are the education requirements, skill sets and training required for those jobs? Do you provide on-the-job training?
JULIE: All of our jobs require different skill sets and training. Training is a major initiative for our employees.
SKED: What type of equipment do your employees use?
JULIE: Each position involves different equipment. Some areas are an office environment; some areas are modern, clean manufacturing spaces – we are not a heavy industrial manufacturing operation. Someone may assemble a printed circuit board, final test-completed product, or micro solder. Other tasks require PC and/or hand-based skills in areas like Shipping, Engineering or IT. Each position is different.
SKED: What shifts and hours of operation do you offer?
JULIE: Our core hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
SKED: What incentives does your company offer?
JULIE: Our benefits include a robust medical insurance plan and cover almost 90% of premiums for our full-time employees, spouses, and their families.
– Health insurance
– Dental insurance
– Life insurance
– Vision insurance
– Paid time off
– Employee Referral Program
SKED: What makes your company a good one for which to work?
JULIE: Watch this video to learn how our culture is awesome. We have a great team. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIA4DjUatcQ
SKED: Do you have any job openings, and how do folks apply?
JULIE: Currently, we have the openings for Electrical Engineering Internships
As we continue to grow, we’re always on the lookout for creative and collaborative self-starters and go-getters to join our team who have a thirst for learning and sharing their knowledge while helping us continue to enhance our industry-leading wireless mesh network product line. Those interested in applying for one of our open positions should introduce themselves by sending a cover letter and a resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, follow Rajant’s company page on LinkedIn, and feel free to connect with Julie there. The Rajant.com career page also lists current job openings, and you can frequently check on LinkedIn and Indeed.