Manufacturing Engineer III – Senior
Product Owner, Dfx, Local-Onsite
Posted on 3/13/2023
Locus Robotics

201-500 employees

Autonomous warehouse mobile robotics company
Company Overview
Locus Robotics' mission is to design and build innovative autonomous mobile robots that work collaboratively alongside workers in the fast paced logistics and fulfillment industries. The company has built a complete, end-to-end system that’s designed specifically to meet e-commerce fulfillment needs that easily integrates into existing warehouse infrastructure without reconfiguring or disrupting workflows.
Nashua, NH, USA • Burlington, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in automation, robotics, and or equivalent field supporting design and production
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills in areas of new product introduction, continuous improvement and cost reduction programs
  • CAD proficiency, including the ability to create parametric solid models and drawings in Creo, SolidWorks, or similar software
  • Broad knowledge of lifecycle management through Omnify PLM or equivalent
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers and commodity suppliers
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Team Oriented Problem Solving using globally accepted methodologies such as 8D, CAPA, DMAIC, PDCA, FMEA, DOE, FTA, etc
  • Strong communication skills to effectively report to management
  • Extensive hands-on experience qualifying fabrication processes in production environments, including: o sheet metal forming o metal castings (die cast, sand, permanent mold) o welded metal assemblies o plastic molding processes (thermoforming, injection molding, gas assist, structural foam)
  • Execute manufacturing readiness activities on NPI products that scale to meet mid-high volume levels (thousands of units annually)
  • Champion Dfx through design reviews with development teams to improve the design process for next-generation products
  • Develop and introduce processes using Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Develop production strategies to improve TAKT time, increase efficiency and flow, and optimize floor space
  • Reduce manufacturing costs and errors using Total Quality Control techniques
  • Qualify external suppliers' and contract manufacturers' parts and processes
  • Verify as-built configurations and drive ECO (engineering change order) implementation at contract manufacturers and suppliers
  • Work collaboratively with contract manufacturing suppliers, performing regular on-site reviews related to new product introduction activities, process improvement, problem solving, cost reduction, and business reviews
  • Perform problem solving and root cause analysis on a variety of products, including complex robotic systems, mechanical parts/assemblies, cables, plastics, PCBAs and software controlled electromechanical assemblies
  • Review engineering releases and changes for technical content and clarity for manufacturing