Mechanical Engineer

at iUNU
Location Seattle
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Mechanical EngineerDo you want to work with a fast-growing technology startup focused on increasing efficiency in agriculture? Do you want to work with robots and the latest in computer vision and machine learning tech on a daily basis? Headquartered in Seattle, we are seeking an energetic, team-oriented and responsible individual to fill a full-time Mechanical Engineer position as part of our hardware engineering team.iUNUs core values revolve around grit, innovation, and doing the right thing. iUNUs flat organizational structure lends itself to the person willing to speak their mind, and challenge the status quo in order to fulfill the ultimate mission of delivering the best solutions possible to our grower customers.Job Brief As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for improving and maintaining the mechanical and industrial design of our robotic fleet including their installation and charging interfaces, adapting our camera systems to harsh environments, as well as authoring and/or approving detailed engineering installation drawings and documentation. We maintain one of the largest image processing platforms in agriculture with some of the most demanding latency and performance requirements, processing and analyzing terabytes of data on a daily basis with distributed cloud computing applications.Ideal candidates will have an in-depth understanding of designing solutions for harsh industrial environments taking into consideration IP ratings for dust and water intrusion, and thermal characteristics.Candidates should be familiar with industry standards of tolerances, materials, and safety requirements for various manufacturing processes. and a strong grasp of elegant designs that others strive to learn from and measure up to. Successful candidates will possess drive and ability to self start within a start-up company environment, where challenges are common and clarity of communication is critical.Responsibilities Constantly raise the bar for the mechanical components of our robots and hardware installations with a focus on reliability, safety and consistencyIdentify and manage opportunities to improve manufacturing (in house, and contracted) with respect to cost, timeliness, and quality, making the appropriate recommendations and trade offs as necessaryAuthor, maintain, and approve engineering drawings, build processes, acceptance criteria, and continually improve Quality Assurance and Quality ComplianceBe aware of design strengths and weaknesses while iterating on abstractions to ensure lean and reusable components with respect to our hardware designClosely work with Application Engineering and Technical Product Managers to efficiently size, groom and prioritize work items in an Agile Scrum environment.Troubleshoot, triage, and fix production issues, design or manufacturing related problems rapidlyParticipate in accelerated testing of components for determining MTBF, lifespan, maintenance cycles and the associated acceptance criteria based upon business needsRequirements 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency in SolidworksHands on Experience with additive manufacturing practices and operating associated hardwareProven track record of delivering solutions that are right the first time, and minimizing ECOsStrong critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skillsBS Degree or equivalent experienceFamiliarity with Linux, command line experience (BASH), and one of more programming languages strongly desired.Location Downtown Seattle, Pioneer Square.We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, friendly people, and a wonderful working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer.