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Mechanical Engineer - R&D



Other Engineering
Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024
ANYbotics is a fast-growing tech company dedicated to shaping the future of mobile robotics across multiple industries. Join our highly talented and motivated team of more than 130 people and work on cutting-edge robot technology.
The Opportunity
We're seeking a skilled Mechanical Engineer to join our team of robotic experts. At our company, we specialize in developing tailored mechanical solutions that enable our robots to execute inspection and maintenance tasks with precision and consistency. As a Mechanical Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technologies into our systems, directly impacting manufacturing efficiency and scalability. Your role will be instrumental in fostering a culture of rapid learning and innovation.
The complexity of our robotic systems requires a seamless collaboration across multiple disciplines, including electrical, software, and production engineering. We thrive on lively teamwork, leveraging the expertise of each member to ensure the success of our products. Our commitment to excellence drives us to take full ownership of the quality of our hardware design, ensuring that our robotics systems meet and exceed industry standards.
Market & Our Technology
ANYbotics transforms industrial plants in the energy, process, and utility sector by introducing robotics to a wide range of novel applications that so far were beyond reach. Our customers are large asset operators and industrial service providers pioneering the use of robotics technology for inspection and maintenance. Our mobile robot ANYmal uses legs for extreme mobility in complex environments, camera- and LIDAR-based sensing for full autonomy and obstacle avoidance, and AI for high-quality and consistent inspection results. We develop numerous customized hardware systems, including the entire robotic platform, actuators, sensors, inspection payloads, charging systems, and all related ANYbotics mechanical hardware.

Your Contributions

  • Take a major role in the introduction of novel mechanical solutions for our robot. For example: new concepts for main body/trunk design, integration of new actuators and robotic leg designs among others
  • Strongly contribute to mechatronics-oriented projects aimed at leaping forward the scalability, reliability and performance of our robotic systems while simultaneously reducing production costs
  • Incorporate design for manufacturing approaches into our systems and collaborate with production experts to de-risk core manufacturing and sourcing aspects of the solutions early on the technology and product development process
  • Support a culture of fast learning and de-risking of new technologies while continuously finding creative ways to speed up the development process
  • Manage partnerships with external engineering companies and key suppliers to expand our capabilities

Your Profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from a University or University of Applied Sciences
  • A minimum of 2 years of industrial or R&D experience with a proven track record in mechanical product and technology development projects
  • Experience with mechatronic hardware systems
  • Experience in SolidWorks CAD and DM/PDM environment including creation of technical drawings
  • Solid ability to verify and troubleshoot mechanical systems with a hands-on approach
  • Knowledge in dimensioning of parts and mechatronic systems (e.g. gearboxes, bearings, pulleys, screws, cables)
  • Experienced in using DIN/ISO tolerance norms for the technical documentation
  • Good command of English both written and spoken

Bonus Points

  • Touchpoints with electrical engineering
  • Know-how in system modeling and the definition of load cases for dimensioning
  • Python and/or ROS knowledge
We offer you a very exciting and dynamic work environment, the opportunity to become part of a fast-growing company and an ambitious team that is on a mission to change the industrial inspection market, a chance to leverage your experience and bring in your own ideas, a fair market salary, an attractive employee stock ownership plan, and a job in the city of Zurich.