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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Amazon Robotics (AR)

Amazon Lab126

Amazon Lab126

Other Engineering
Reading, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023


Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even image yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

Job Overview – As a an Amazon Robotics Senior Mechanical Engineer you will develop innovative hardware designs for our emerging robotic systems and improve existing hardware to optimize performance and enhance customer experience. The ideal candidate has experience designing and analyzing robotic systems, enjoys analytical problem solving and possesses practical knowledge of robotic design, fabrication, assembly and rapid prototyping.

Key job responsibilities
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for:
• Working with an interdisciplinary team to execute product designs from concept to production including specification, design, prototyping, validation and testing
• Working with the Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality organizations as well as vendors to ensure a smooth product launch and sustaining
• Writing requirements, functional specifications, design verification plans, and functional test procedures
• Exhibit role model behaviors of thorough engineering analysis and cradle to grave ownership
• Design and adaptation of holistic hardware solutions for ambiguous problems with fluid requirements.
• Collaboration with cross-functional teams, vendors and integrators to deliver an automation solution
• Creating design of experiments and leading cross-functional automation of experiments

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

North Reading, MA, USA


- BS in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Engineering or similar
- Established background in Robotics or Mechatronic Systems
- SolidWorks or similar CAD experience and understanding of best practices for part design, advanced assemblies, complex configuration management
- Hands on experience crafting proof-of-concept models and prototypes
- Thorough understanding and use of principals, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering and ability to apply them to product design
- Ability to effectively communicate concepts and write technical documents
- Experience with full lifecycle and proficiency at completing tasks to meet associated milestones
- Experience evaluating design, performance and logistical tradeoffs for hardware systems


- Experience in the design of complex robotic or mechatronic products and equipment
- Proficiency documenting designs in accordance with ANSI Y-14.5
- Experience in electronics packaging including PCBA mechanical design, incorporation of sensors and plastic PCBA enclosures that comply with IEC IP54
- Basic experience using embedded/firmware programming tools and programming for embedded systems
- Proficiency with Product Lifecycle Management PLM software and ECO’s
- MS in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Engineering or similar
- Proficiency with SolidWorks Simulation or ANSYS Finite Element Analysis tools
- Proficiency with coding on Arduino, Python or C language firmware/embedded system
- Experience with DFX (designing for excellence)
- Experience designing for the human experience/Ergonomics
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with teams
- Desire and energy to work in a fast-paced agile environment

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.