Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Mobile Robotics

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Join a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit!

JBT Corporation’s Automated Systems business is a leading global supplier of automated, self-guided vehicle systems to the automotive, food & beverage, hospital and consumer product manufacturing industries. With offices in the United States and Europe, we are one of the world’s leading producers of automated vehicle systems.

We have an opportunity for a Sr. Design Engineer (Mechanical) to join our talented team. Our ideal candidate has strong communication skills; and is committed to designing autonomous vehicles to go HIGHER...HEAVIER and....FASTER!!

Join a world class organization with an entrepreneurial work environment and innovative spirit!



Analyze project requirements and perform the necessary design of material handling systems and equipment, selecting the most appropriate configuration to meet specified cost, function and schedule goals.

Position Responsibilities

Designs autonomous vehicles to meet all customer requirements and all global, federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations within time and budget.
Estimate material cost, time and labor for material handling equipment and/or product line equipment with consideration for correct application and manufacturability.
Troubleshoot escalated technical issues.
Build vendor relationships to ensure selection of materials and systems while meeting quality and cost guidelines.
Interface with customer with regard to technical inquiries, including on-site technical support during initial design preparation, commissioning, and/or post-production, as required to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction.
Individually or as part of a team, has major responsibilities for internal and external projects and the latitude to select the most economically feasible solution to each assigned project.
Exercises their creative abilities to question current practices and propose novel methodologies to solve design challenges

Minimum BS Mechanical Engineer
MS in Mechanical Engineering a plus
10 years’ experience in an industrial field such as construction; agricultural; electrical vehicles
Must have experience specifying, designing, and troubleshooting hydraulic systems.
Lift truck experience highly desirable.
Knowledge of European autonomous vehicles and manufacturing practices preferred
Knowledge of 3691-4 and B56.5 standards preferred
Ability to create detail, assembly and layout drawings.
Proficient in AutoCAD, 3D modeling, Pro/Engineer/Creo preferred
FEA analysis, a plus
DFEMA experience a plus
Ability to manage multiple priorities and workload demands
Knowledge of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques, a plus
Ability to travel, domestic and international, up to 25%
Must be COVID-19 vaccinated.

What we offer:

Opportunity for growth in a booming industry (material handling automation)
Transparent leadership team – business goals and objectives regularly communicated through monthly meetings
Casual work environment
Company culture of continuous improvement
Competitive salary and benefits – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability
Benefits begin your first day of employment
Generous education reimbursement benefits
Robust retirement benefits with company match
Vacation, sick, and holiday paid time-off

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position.


SponsorJBT Corporation
Posted Date3/23/22
Job TypeFull Time
ContactSue Wilson
Contact Email
Address1400 Highpoint Drive
Zip/Postal Code18914
CountryUnited States of America

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