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Senior Mechanical Engineer

| Downtown


This is a great opportunity to be a leader at a rapidly growing robotics company. We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated expertise in designing and manufacturing precision, complex electromechanical assemblies and taking products from concept to production. A successful candidate will be experienced leading a multidisciplinary team to build great products. As the company is at a rapid growth stage, the candidate will have the opportunity to become a key employee and grow together with the company.


  • Lead engineer responsible for the overall mechanical design of new and existing robotic gripper products
  • Design complex mechanical components and systems for industrial automation and robotic gripper systems that include motors, gearboxes, sensors, PCBs, and custom connectors.
  • Ability to take the product through the full product development cycle from concept to product with strong prototyping and testing capability
  • Design for low volume-high mix product and ability to drive cost-effective manufacturing methods based on the scale of products, life cycle, and volume
  • Work closely with the manufacturing team to provide detailed drawings and assembly procedures for part fabrication, supply chain, and assembly
  • Validate performance and reliability of prototypes and production samples
  • Lead our mechanical design team in product development, managing projects, and meeting milestones and deliverables
  • Recruit and manage a small team of engineers, technicians, and interns


  • 7+ years of relevant mechanical engineering experience
  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proficient in CAD/CAM packages (SolidWorks is preferred)
  • BOM management, sourcing, and procurement
  • Experience using and managing PDM
  • Ability to design mechanical fixtures and test apparatus
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Experience with developing design drawings and specifications for machined parts and custom manufactured components
  • Experience with a wide variety of manufacturing and fabrication processes (CNC machining, injection molding, die cast, 3D printing, rubber casting, and molding)
  • Determine required tolerances using GD&T and produce drawings for release to suppliers
  • Experience with running FEA at part and system level
  • Demonstrated successful project management in product commercialization
  • Experience with ECO’s, process documentation and creating operating instructions
  • Able to understand and apply industry standards (CE, UL)

Keys to Success:

  • Driven to take a sense of ownership for designs and projects
  • Attention to detail
  • Superb communication with direct reports and manager
  • Desire to be a part of and build a great, high performing team
  • Positive and supportive attitude
  • Organized and interested to build company procedures and systems that enable company growth
  • Desire for continuous improvement


Competitive salary with performance bonuses and health benefits

Desired Experience:             

  • Robotics or industrial manufacturing experience, especially grippers and end of arm tooling
  • Experience in analysis and modeling of mechanism kinematics & dynamics
  • Experience in ISO, Lean Manufacturing, and 6 Sigma environments
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