Mechatronics Engineer (Mechanism, Structures & Electrical-Mechanical Systems Design)

Job Type: Full-Time


As a Mechatronics Engineer at Wavemaker Labs, your core application competencies in Electrical-Mechanical Systems Design will allow you to shine. You will work with our talented team members to contribute to our innovative product development accelerator.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work as a key technical individual contributor and technical leader.
  • Work with the local and global business, product, and R&D teams to define mechatronic system requirements. Convert voice of customer and use case definition into technical product development requirements
  • Work with our collaborators, vendors, and members to design and implement electrical-mechanical systems, including but not limited to the mechatronic design of the robot base, body, manipulator, sensors, actuators, grippers, connectors, power supply.
  • Test and debug overall systems ensuring performance of the hardware and the embedded software.
  • Manage relationships with our key external vendors.
  • Work as an internal expert across all WAVEMAKER LABS portfolio companies.
  • Build connections and collaborations with industrial partners and academic institutions (as needed).
  • Domestic and international travel may be required for internal meetings, external technical meetings, conferences, and partner discussions.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering, and/or other relevant educational background. Bachelors or Masters (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Proficient in one or several major mechatronic and SOC design software, including SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Altium Designer, PowerPCB, ORCAD, Xilinx, Altera, etc., with hands-on skills.
  • Proficient in using mainstream microcontrollers and SOC devices for robotic control, signal processing, and communication systems.
  • Experience in system integration and testing of mechatronic systems and the overall robotic hardware systems.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills. Self-motivated and passionate about robotics and AI.
  • Opportunistic, problem-solving attitude and work demeanor.
  • Willing to work at different locations when/if necessary.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ or more years of industrial experience in successfully developing real robotic systems.
  • In-depth expertise with technical elements relevant to robot hardware design with both system-level thinking and component-level development.
  • Passionate about exploring and implementing innovative ideas and concepts.
  • Familiar with building embedded robotic platforms and implementing hardware related embedded software on microcontrollers.
  • Customer engagement with solid skills of strategically thinking, business development, and excellent execution to meet business requirements and deadlines.
  • Work both independently, with other team members, and lead teams in a dynamic, and fast-paced environment.

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Wavemaker Labs is a product development accelerator. We are a diverse team of innovators, builders and entrepreneurs, developing advanced technologies for practical use in robotics, automation and mobility… to name a few. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.