Advanced Mechanical Designer

Symbotic, LLC

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Usa Wilmington, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Who We Are

Our work matters – robotics is transforming the world of commerce. Every day our intelligent robots are responsible for getting food and merchandise to thousands of stores across North America. We’re an industry changer – we created the first and only fully autonomous, end-to-end supply chain solution. Today, we are driving towards even bigger ideas – and we have the people, technology and leadership to fully realize these aspirations. We have the excitement and ambition of a startup with the benefits and resources of a proven organization.

We are currently seeking an Advanced Mechanical Designer to partner with our mechanical engineering team to design and develop practical designs from high level concepts. Specific areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to the following:

In this role you will:

Utilize strong modeling and drafting skills in order to understand and apply accepted drafting standards as well as demonstrated competence in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Demonstrated excellence in the design and detailing of heavy machinery parts, mechanical assemblies, weldments, and industrial structures.

Required Experience:

  • Selection of mechanical hardware and structural components such as fasteners, pins, inserts, keys, and raw stock and standard structural shapes.
  • Design and arrangement of mechanical power transmission systems, heavy weldments and formed components, and bolted joint design.
  • Well versed in the application and limitations of machine shop practices such as but not limited to cutting, turning, milling, grinding, boring, broaching, as well as field erection and alignment methods.
  • Design for manufacturability and maintainability.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Five plus years of experience using Solidworks required.
  • Five plus years of experience drafting, designing, and detailing heavy machinery parts, mechanical assemblies, weldments, and industrial structures.
  • Strong Experience with standardized document control processes.
  • Experience with a PDM system required; Solidworks Enterprise PDM desired.
  • Experience with generation and maintenance of BOMS.
  • Expert drafting skills with high attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and AWS welding symbols.
  • Detailed material callouts.
  • Use of ASME Y14.1 and/or Mil-Std-100 engineering drawing practices.
  • Familiarity with AISC Steel Construction Manual structural detailing is a plus.
  • Field and manufacturing experience is a plus.
  • Associates or equivalent degree in Engineering and/or CAD is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the use and selection of various optical, proximity, thru-beam, and other types of sensors is a plus.
  • Experience with SAP ERP system will be considered as a bonus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multi-task.
  • Possess excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude.
  • Able to bend, reach and occasionally lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to travel occasionally up to five percent.


About Symbotic

Symbotic is an automation technology leader reimagining the supply chain with its end-to-end, AI-powered robotic and software platform. Symbotic reinvents the warehouse as a strategic asset for the world’s largest retail, wholesale, and food & beverage companies. Applying next-gen technology, high-density storage and machine learning to solve today's complex distribution challenges, Symbotic enables companies to move goods with unmatched speed, agility, accuracy and efficiency. As the backbone of commerce the Symbotic platform transforms the flow of goods and the economics of supply chain for its customers. For more information, visit

We are a community of innovators, collaborators and pioneers who embrace our differences, because we know unique perspectives make us stronger and smarter. Every perspective matters. We depend on the collective voices of our employees, customers and community to help guide us as we build a better place to work – for you and the world. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.