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  • Mechanical Engineer Newark
  • openshelf in Newark, NJ, United States
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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Company Overview:

Openshelf is a seed-stage healthcare robotics startup. We’re focused on improving the efficiency and accuracy of inventory in the retail optometry and pharmacy spaces.Our first product, the “Kanga” Robot, puts a tiny automated warehouse inside any optometry office...

We’re seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join the hardware team, work closely with our electrical and software engineers, create new mechanisms, and help us build the next generation of healthcare technology robots!

Job Description:

As a Mechanical Engineer at Openshelf, you will be responsible for designing, testing, and implementing mechanical systems and components for our robots. You will work alongside our 2 founders who are both engineers with proven successful startup track records.

Specifically, your responsibilities can include:
• Designing and prototyping cartesian robot arms
• Creating end-effectors and grippers to pick up a variety of objects
• Investigating features to simplify robot construction, installation, and maintenance
• Conducting tests and experiments to validate your design concepts and ensure product performance and reliability

Requirements:
• We are not considering relocation at this time and are looking for an immediate hire.
• This an onsite role. Candidates must be able to commute to Newark, NJ at least 4 days per week. We are located near a PATH and NJ Transit station.
• At least 3 years of experience in mechanical design and development, preferably in robotics or automation.
• Strong proficiency in 3D CAD software, such as Onshape, SolidWorks, Creo, etc.
• Experience in rapid prototyping and 3D printing.
• Familiarity with basic hand tools: drills, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.
• Familiarity with motion components, like stepper motors, pumps, solenoids, and linear actuators

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience in small startups
• Experience with machine shop tools and prototyping equipment (CNC machines, milling machines, drill presses, chop saws, laser cutters, etc.)
• Experience with injection mold design and/or sheet metal design
• Familiarity with Design For Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA)
• Familiarity with FEA tools
• Experience collaborating with third-party vendors and fabricators
• Experience working in the retail healthcare industry

Compensation:
• $65k/annually
• Equity in the company

Openshelf is committed to building an inclusive and diverse team. Candidates are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet all the above criteria.

This is an opportunity to join an very young early stage startup! We are looking for talent to come on board and make the best of this opportunity to learn, grow, and push themselves outside of their comfort zones.

If you have a passion for robotics and a desire to design and develop innovative solutions that will disrupt an untapped industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity
Newark NJ USA

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