Principal Mechanical Engineer

Discipline Industrial
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable based on experience
Reference 35339


Startup company that develops robots and machinery that will be deployed into retail shopfront, therefore they will need to withstand daily use in real life environments (as opposed to pure R&D use).  


  • Lead mechanical design initiatives of new reliable robots that are  scalable, cost effective and manufacturable.

  • Develop assembly processes and tooling for assembly

  • Select optimal actuator (DC motors, stepping motors, air cylinders, etc) and power transmission mechanism (gears, timing belts, links, etc.) that enable product market fit.

  • Maintain detailed BoMs and BoMs cost. Work closely with vendors on negotiating specs to meet cost


  • Opportunity to grow and create a product from the early stages.

  • International and flexible working environment


  • Experience in design, development and manufacturing of reliable, high tolerance hardware products. Experience with robotics is a big plus.

  • Experience with SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD software, in transitioning a newly developed product from design to manufacturing and ability to design detailed hardware specs at the mass production level.

  • Ability to work in a fast-moving and goal oriented environment where everyone works autonomously without much handholding.

  • Ability to communicate both in Japanese and in English.



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