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Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Mytra
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCome lead the development of cutting-edge distributed cooperative robotics. We're creating an entirely new way to solve the most ubiquitous problem in industry - moving and storing material. We're applying robotics and distributed software to create a new class of product for this $1T market. We're focused on the supply chain industry first. The industry is in a massive bind with the continued growth of e-commerce, sharp rise in costs, and supply chain disruptions. What has been a "sleepy" industry for decades is now at the epicenter of sustaining the global economy.We're looking for creative thinkers to help solve for extremely ambitious goals. You'll get an opportunity to work on mechanical systems in close collaboration with the electrical and software teams. Our team is focused on fast iteration and learning, so you'll have the opportunity to have your designs built quickly, test them, and and take those test results to design improvements.Role & Responsibilities

  • Design structures, actuation, and electronic systems optimized for mass, volume, stiffness, cost, manufacturing, and serviceability, and rapid assembly and disassembly
  • Apply analytical methods including simulations for the design and optimization of structures and mechanical components
  • Perform tolerance analysis to determine system impacts of assembly fits and backlash
  • Manage suppliers and fabricate prototypes advancing your concepts through to volume production
  • Develop specifications and accelerated test plans, including necessary fixtures, to validate the product for its determined lifetimeRequirements
    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or Mechatronics or equivalent industry experience.
    • Proficiency in designing parts and assemblies using 3D modeling software (SOLIDWORKS preferred)
    • Experience drafting engineering drawings and conducting tolerance stack-up analysis (GD&T bonus)
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment
    • Experience with embedded and edge devices, programming, industrial engineering, electrical system selection and design a plusTeamWe're a team of software, electrical, and mechanical engineers and operators from Tesla, Rivian, Boeing, and PARC who have a track record of successfully implementing the most challenging and high profile engineering projects at scale under extremely aggressive timelines. This role will report to the head of hardware who developed 240+ parts for Model S, X, and 3 at Tesla.

Keywords: Mytra, Palo Alto , Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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