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Mechanical Engineer

$80k – $110k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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Spark Robotics is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join its Engineering team. As a Mechanical Engineer you will be part of a cross-functional development team with direct responsibility for mechanical/mechatronic design.

Required Duties:
• Design mechanical and mechatronic system of custom automation systems
• Creation and management of highly detailed and functional 3D models and detail drawing
• Manage subsystem and component level design requirements through cross functional collaboration.
• Optimize designs via analytical, numerical and/or empirical assessments.
• Design, development and costing of preliminary designs for quoting purposes
• Create, develop and release component and system specifications.
• Create component and subsystem design verification plans and test methods.
• Interface with suppliers for manufacturing feasibility and capability

Required Skills
• BS in Mechanical Engineering, MS preferred, or equivalent experience and exceptional ability
• 2+ years of successful design of mechanical components including machined, sheet metal, weldments, and other processes, up to and including the related documentation packages (drawings, BOM, assembly instructions, manuals, etc.) for capital equipment or automation systems
• Knowledge of industrial automation components such as pneumatics, sensors, PLCs, VFDs, servo & motion, robots, and HMIs
• Design expertise for any one (or more) of the following production processes: injection molding (plastics), extrusion (plastic or aluminum), metal stamping, die castings, sheet metal and weldments
• Experience with cross functional team interaction (technical and non-technical)
• Know you way around a machine shop

Required Soft Skills
• Detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills
• Passionate about product design.
• Can-Do attitude, understands when to get their hands dirty
• Ambitious

Optional/Bonus
• Experience in a high pressure or startup environment
• Mechatronics/Robotics minor/major
• Excellent solid modeling skill, Solidworks preferred
• Structural analysis, flow analysis and finite element analysis capability
• Bi-Lingual in English and Mandarin

Travel: Occasional travel to customers and vendors, with possible overnight stays, may be required.

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