Four Grower’s team is developing the next-generation farming technologies that will enable farmers to grow fresh, low cost, and local produce. Our robots interact with complex natural environments and navigate a space that’s never seen automation.
As the Sr. Mechanical Engineer at Four Growers, you will be the critical driving force behind designing, developing, and manufacturing a mechanical manipulator for tomatoes, and a mobile robotic base. You will also serve as the lead in bringing the robot from beta status, to full production readiness.
Through this role,you will have the opportunity to test and deploy the system onsite at partnered greenhouses across the globe and directly contribute to harvesting the produce you see on your grocery store shelves.
NEEDED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields. Minimum of 5 years work experience.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Travel: Flexible, ~10% with occasional international travel
Benefits: 401k, Medical, Dental
Sponsorship: Open to sponsoring H-1B for full time employees
NEEDED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in production-level designing and testing methods.
Product design background, including design work that integrates mechanisms and electronics
System Integration which includes development of testing and QC procedures to confirm build; Manage the build, integration and verification of the system
Knowledge of CAD Modeling software (e.g. Solidworks, AutoCAD)
Proficiency with a formal design process applied to a sub-system or system.
Experience with robotic systems/unmanned vehicles/manipulator arms.
Multiple experiences in taking solutions from prototype to product.
HELPFUL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience designing mechatronic machines that operated in outdoor environments.