Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Location: El Segundo, CA 

Wavemaker Labs is a product development accelerator. A diverse team of innovators, builders, and entrepreneurs. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team, who will help us build and disrupt technology, provide solutions through developing advanced technologies for practical use in robotics and automation.

You Will: 
  • Research and key component selection including sensors, actuators, controllers, and any other relevant components
  • Implement workable structures and kinematics design architectures
  • Prepare weight budgets and margin of safety analysis based on carefully defined use cases
  • Mechanical packaging of components with an eye for efficiency and design elegance
  • CAD design of mechanical systems guided by load and duty-cycle analysis, kinematics studies and manufacturability
  • Prepare detailed drawings of parts and assemblies using GD&T ready for manufacturing
  • Compile data, prepare trade studies and present information in written and verbal form
  • Develop mechanical system budgets including estimating labor, material, and any other relevant costs
  • Lead technical teams

You Have : 
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or other relevant educational background
  • 6 - 8 years of industrial experience successfully developing robotic/automation systems 
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills to levels above, below and in-line
  • In-depth robot/automation hardware design experience with both system-level thinking and component-level development
  • Experience with FEA, and/or CFD and/or surfacing
  • Experience using composites, and understanding and application of properties of materials
  • Experience (physically) building and maintaining complex mechanical systems
  • Keen ability to identify and foresee technical risk, and engineering mindset of addressing risks early

Nice to have: 
  • Experience using Simulink and writing high-level controls and state-machine firmware
  • Experience developing high-voltage battery systems

This is a full time position

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