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Mechanical Engineer 38 views

South San Francisco, CA

About Us
Agtonomy is a hybrid autonomy and tele-assist service platform that turns tractors and other equipment into autonomous machines. A robust sensor suite and custom software stack enable remote modes of operation with a higher margin of safety than conventional equipment. Agtonomy, through its OEM partners, will address both local agriculture skilled labor shortages and broader land maintenance operations, including wildfire prevention through land clearing. 
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic and problem-solving Mechanical Engineer to join our Hardware team.  You will be responsible for the mechanical design of new and existing autonomous vehicle systems through the entire product lifecycle.  You will coordinate with other hardware, software, program management, and business teams to design, implement, and iterate on solutions.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ownership of the mechanical technical specification, design, integration, and release of autonomous agriculture vehicle systems.
  • Create CAD models, drawings, and specifications for parts and assemblies
  • Troubleshoot issues, determine root causes, design and implement corrective and preventative solutions
  • Create and execute test plans, analyze data and work with other teams on how to improve tested systems.
  • Work closely with external partners to devise solutions that meet system goals around safety, performance, and cost.
  • Facilitate technical discussions through all program phases with internal and cross-functional stakeholders and drive escalation where necessary.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional vehicle development leads in engineering (EE, SW), supply chain, program management with the goal of driving alignment on program execution details, planning, and readiness.
  • Work with program management to plan development schedules, builds, and resolve supply chain issues.
  • What you’ll bring:

  • BSME and 5+ years of relevant experience (including MSME/PhD degrees with professional engineering experience)
  • 2+ years of experience in a professional and product driven environment
  • Expertise in mechanism design, electro-mechanical actuators, high-performance hydraulics, sensors, or data analysis
  • Strong experience with 3D design tools such as Creo, or other CAD tools
  • Experience working in low-volume prototype environments. Able to work on the floor with technicians during build events to identify issues, and rapidly iterate solutions.
  • Experience using a wide range of manufacturing processes from low to high volume, such as rapid prototyping, sheet metal, injection molding, machining, and casting.
  • Startup experience is a major plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about new technology
  • Able to support periodic domestic and international travel.
  • What makes you a strong fit:

  • An understanding of EV power and drive systems, including wire and cable harnessing. 
  • Experience with hydraulics, valving, sensors and electrical control components
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    • Company Address South San Francisco, CA 94015
    • City South San Francisco
    • Location California
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