Mechanical Designer

  • Wilmington, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Symbotic’s talented and diverse workforce develops disruptive robotic solutions for warehouse automation and supply chain transformation, drives results and focuses on customer satisfaction. Our modular and scalable solutions utilize existing space and high-speed robotics combined with proprietary software and technology. Since forming in 2007, Symbotic has grown to over 700 employees in North America and supports an impressive, high-profile customer base. We seek candidates who are passionate about our solution and approach problem solving with a creative mind and a commitment to excellence. If you seek a challenge and want to impact the way the world distributes product from manufacturers to store shelves, we invite you to join our team.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Designer to partner with our mechanical engineering team to design and develop practical designs from high level concepts. Specific areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Develop practical designs from high level concepts with generalized input from engineers
  • Utilize strong modeling and drafting skills, apply accepted drafting standards, demonstrate competence in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Demonstrate excellence in the design and detailing of heavy machinery parts, mechanical assemblies, weldments, and industrial structures.  The following technical skills are necessary:
    • Selection of mechanical hardware and structural components such as fasteners, pins, inserts, keys, and raw stock
    • Design and arrangement of mechanical power transmission systems, heavy weldments and formed components
    • Bolted joint design
    • Well versed in the application and limitations of machine shop practices such as but not limited to; cutting, turning, milling, grinding, boring, broaching, as well as field erection and alignment methods
    • Design for manufacturability and maintainability


  • 2-5+ years of progressively responsible work experience in engineering design and/or engineering system layout is required
  • 2+ years of experience using Solidworks required as well as a demonstrated capability using AutoCAD 2D drafting and layout tools
  • Full familiarity with standardized document control processes.  Experience with a PDM system required; Solidworks Enterprise PDM desired.
  • Experience with generation and maintenance of BOMS.
  • Strong drafting skills with high attention to detail and accuracy required.

o    ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and AWS welding symbols.

o    Detailed material callouts

o    Use of ASME Y14.1 and/or Mil-Std-100 engineering drawing practices

  • Field and manufacturing experience is a plus.
  • Associates or equivalent degree in Engineering and/or CAD is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the use and selection of various optical, proximity, thru-beam, and other types of sensors is a plus

Additional Information

Symbotic offers competitive compensation and a dynamic, growing company environment. Benefits include very comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, life, disability, flexible spending accounts, and more.

Symbotic is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, physical or mental disability, nation of origin, veteran status, religious beliefs, sexual identity or expression. Symbotic supports a diverse workforce and we are committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect.