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Defining the next generation of ecommerce

Director, Design Technology

$100k – $140k • No equity
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We are seeking seasoned CAD professionals to join our team to build the first software defined end-to-end, automated fulfillment system. Be a leader as the materials handling industry transforms from mechanical to robotic and software-defined. This is a rare opportunity to get in early and help as we hone our final designs.

About Us

HDS offers consumers a single online store to shop for fresh foods and general merchandise from the world's leading retail brands. In HDS fulfillment centers, multi-retailer orders are assembled as one lot, packaged in reusable totes and delivered via HDS vans to customers' homes at their convenience.

Our centers integrate intelligent vision, mobile robots and articulated robots in a way that dramatically advances supply chain capabilities while significantly reducing labor and fulfillment costs.

HDS is led by a top-tier team with an impressive track record and backed by prominent investors (see HDSGlobal.com) and industry leaders (see our recent partnerships with Ingram Micro and Toyota) .


Set the CAD standards. Our CAD standards will be key to the seamless integration of multimillion dollar automation hardware.
Collaborate with teams including top automation equipment suppliers, silicon valley software team, global engineering firms, A&E companies.
Architect and implement PDM to facilitate documentation sharing and management. We believe that good engineering governance delivers us a competitive advantage.

You are a CAD expert and know SolidWorks backwards and forwards
You have experience setting up CAD departments and standards for industrial machinery/automation companies (e.g. ideally you’ve worked for a leading system integrator)
You can add value helping shape and contributing to the engineering plans
You’ve done this before - and know how to do it better (and have developed definitive opinions on what to do and what not to do)
You thrive on turning ambiguity and chaos into a coherent and well run plan (with the right balance of process, rigor, innovation and fun)
Why work here? The big stuff

Rocket ship: Get one of the early seats on a rocket ship and receive special stock grants.
Autonomy, mastery, purpose: We provide a clear mission so that you can self-direct your work, provide exceptional challenges to hone your skills, and provide an opportunity to transform the supply chain function into a huge competitive advantage.
Well-funded: HDS is well funded and can offer above market compensation, depending on desire for equity.
And the usual stuff is carefully planned too

Top tier perks: 100% paid for benefits, including medical, dental and vision, plus a host of other benefits.
Empowered: We will provide you the most advanced equipment and administrative services to support your productivity and remove hassles for you.



Employee-friendly stock plan


Vacation policy

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