Full-Time

Electrical Engineer

Posted on 5/21/2024

Dexterity

Dexterity

201-500 employees

Robotic dexterity solutions for logistics operations

Industrial & Manufacturing
Robotics & Automation

Senior

San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Agile
AutoCAD
SolidWorks
Requirements
  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 or more years of related work experience
  • Experience with motors, servo drivers, sensors, communication protocols, robot arms, and controllers
  • Experience with lab test instruments such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, DC loads, power supplies, spectrum analyzers, etc.
  • Experience with circuit design including analog circuits, digital logic, high-speed signals, filtering, high-voltage circuits, etc.
  • Experience using eCAD tools like Autocad Electrical, SolidWorks Electrical, or equivalent for designing electrical systems
  • Experience with an industrial hardware product certification process, best design practices for compliance, and familiarity with applicable standards (FCC, NFPA 79, UL, CE, IEC)
  • Experience in troubleshooting control systems and electrical system issues
  • Familiar with Hardware Product Life Cycle stages and product lifecycle management tools and processes from concept to volume manufacturing
  • Familiar with using a PLM system (Arena, Agile, Teamcenter) for the development life cycle on a day-to-day basis
  • Experience working with engineering off-shore subcontractors, vendors, and global contract manufacturers
  • Experience with power electronics design (motor drive, SMPS, inverters) and practical experience in battery-powered systems design - an advantage
  • Experience with electronics for industrial automation such as PLCs, functional safety modules, and safety sensors - an advantage
  • Strong technical writing skills and ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical functions
  • Able to work on multiple projects and global engineering teams concurrently with great attention to detail
  • Fast learner, can autonomously translate learning into execution
Responsibilities
  • Lead the architecture and design of reliable, scalable, and cost-effective electrical systems for robotics solutions
  • Drive components selection and oversee their integration into the design, ensuring safe and optimal functionality
  • Create wiring configurations and harness designs for reliable electrical performance, ease of assembly, and serviceability
  • Design for signal integrity, minimize noise interference and establish effective grounding practices to maintain system performance and reliability
  • Utilize advanced eCAD tools like Autocad Electrical, SolidWorks Electrical, or equivalent to meticulously create and review electrical schematics, ensuring alignment with product requirements, mechanical considerations, and adherence to electrical safety standards such as UL508A, NFPA79, and CE
  • Support the Mechanical engineering counterparts to ensure seamless integration of electrical modules and harnesses into the product CAD designs
  • Collaborate with Hardware Test engineers to develop and execute robust testing plans to verify the functionality and performance of electrical systems, analyzing test results to drive continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing engineers (internal/external) to ensure accuracy in BOM, define and oversee assembly and testing processes, and troubleshoot any electrical system issues to unblock manufacturing
  • Engage in cross-functional collaboration with software engineers to facilitate the development and integration of drivers essential for operation and communication within the robotics solutions
  • Work with design partners or ODMs to jointly develop next-generation HW components to optimize the performance and cost of our products
  • Write and maintain design documentation that clearly communicates design considerations and trade-offs
  • Support the initial product installations at customer facilities, including troubleshooting and training

At Dexterity Inc., a specialist in full-stack robot dexterity solutions for logistics, warehousing, and supply chain operations, employees are at the forefront of transforming material handling through innovative robotics technology. The company's emphasis on developing robots capable of human-like dexterity for complex, repetitive tasks offers a dynamic and challenging work environment. With a commitment to solving tough problems in logistics and optimizing workflows, this company provides a unique platform for professionals eager to drive significant advancements in robotic technology and industry operations.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$204.4M

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

19%

Benefits

Flexible vacation time

Comprehensive healthcare benefits

Retirement plan

Wellbeing & fitness offerings

Insurance programs

Discounts & perks