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Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer

Berkshire Grey

Berkshire Grey

Other Engineering
Bedford, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Job Duties

  • Troubleshoot and maintain electrical and mechanical systems and components and return to serviceability
  • Install and repair sensors, motors, gearboxes, robot end tools, mechanical systems, and controls.
  • Calibrate and adjust novel and industry-standard mechatronics components.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings
  • Perform preventative maintenance of robotic and process support equipment
  • Assist automation team in the qualification process of automated systems
  • Records procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or method
  • Maintain continuous system operation by adjusting, repairing, replacing, or modifying automation/robotic system components
  • Maintains software, documentation and equipment to the latest revision or operational specifications

Skills/Technical Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years' experience working in manufacturing operations as a technician/mechanic
  • Foundational mechanical and electrical knowledge and understanding
  • Basic familiarity with PLCs, logic, and uploading of code
  • Understanding of automated manufacturing principles and techniques
  • Strong awareness of safety
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, mechanical diagrams including complex automated system drawings
  • Ability to monitor the process and show an awareness of issues and demonstrate corrective actions to address those issues
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interface with customers, management, peers, and direct reports
  • Well versed in the use of precision measuring devices and inspection tools
  • Proper usage of power tools and measuring equipment

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with material-handling or related warehouse automation equipment including conveyor systems, robot arms, photo-eyes, proximity sensors, VFD drives, barcode scanners, safety controllers.
  • Familiarity running Windows tools to update/edit custom device firmware
  • Hands-on individual with excellent electro-mechanical aptitude, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Familiarity with industrial electrical work involving 220-480v hardware & standards
  • Understanding of electrostatic discharge (ESD) effects and concerns
  • Previous experience maintaining and repairing robotics and production equipment strongly desired
  • This role requires regular on-site work in our Bedford, MA headquarters. This is not a remote position.

Educational Requirements:

  • 2 year associates degree in a related field or better