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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Path Robotics

Path Robotics

Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023

Build the Path Forward

At Path Robotics, we’re attacking a trillion dollar opportunity - doing things that have never been done before to support an industry hurting from a lack of skilled labor. Big, hard problems are what Path tackles every day and our people are our greatest asset to get that job done. Our intelligent, hardworking team of people do the impossible every single day, yet remain incredibly kind, humble, and always ready to support one another.

Our Senior Mechanical Design Engineers work on some of the most important things we need to change the future of manufacturing - electromechanical components and automation systems that enable safe part holding and quality welds. Our flexible backend system integrates robots, sensors, and other systems present in manufacturing and combines them with our cutting edge algorithms. You will report to our Hardware Engineering Manager and will join a team of dedicated, supportive, and enthusiastic people to help create the future of manufacturing. Come solve the hardest problems with the best team on the planet!

What You’ll Do

  • Design and develop specialized robotic welding fixturing systems

  • Design and develop specialized automated welding and assembly robot cells

  • Design and develop electromechanical assemblies to support our robot cells, vision systems, and new product capabilities

  • Research and analyze specifications for OEM equipment

  • Design and fabricate tools/prototypes to support R&D efforts

  • Support product-level decisions about capabilities and technical approaches

  • Identify areas of our standard design to reduce cost, improve performance, and ease assembly/fabrication

  • Mentor less-experienced engineers on industrial design methodologies, engineering best practices, and design for user experience

Who You Are

  • You have a BS in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or equivalent

  • You have 8+ years of experience in mechanical design of automation equipment including technical project management roles

  • You are fluent in SolidWorks, including structural and thermal FEA

  • You are proficient in fixturing design for robotic welding

  • You are proficient in common materials and finishes used in robotic welding applications

  • You have hands-on prototyping, machine shop, precision assembly experience

  • You have extensive experience with 6-axis robotic cells & EOAT

  • You have extensive MIG welding & weld fixturing knowledge

  • You have extensive pneumatic and electrical system design experience

  • You have the ability to generate 2D drawings for manufacturing utilizing GD&T

  • You have a working-level understanding of Power & Control systems

  • You are fluent in PDM/PLM systems

  • You have extensive experience developing Zero to One products, and can advise on development approaches to achieve a new product capability

  • You are excited by the opportunity to be a part of a venture-backed startup early on, where your work will have an immediate and direct impact

  • You are passionate about what you do and enjoy working in a collaborative environment

  • You like the idea of working at a tech company with all the perks that go with that- free lunch, unlimited time off, team events, and great benefits

Who We Are

At Path Robotics we love coming to work to solve interesting and tough challenges but also because our ideas are welcomed and valued. We encourage unique thinking and are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Why You'll Love It Here

  • Free lunch every day

  • Flexible PTO

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • 6 weeks 100% paid parental leave plus an additional 6-8 weeks maternity leave for the
    birthing parent (12-14 weeks total)

  • 401K through Empower

  • Paid Referral Bonus

Job Type: Full-time