Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Industrial Automation

Oakland, CA
About Us

Boxbot is a well funded startup that builds and operationalizes robotic technology to automate the delivery supply chain. Boxbot significantly reduces delivery costs while relieving traffic congestion, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and enabling commercial drivers to handle a rapidly growing number of deliveries.

If you love small teams, building an awesome product and getting stuff done, then we want to talk to you! We are located in Jack London Square in Oakland, California.

As a core member of our hardware engineering team, you will design sophisticated material handling automation systems that will revolutionize the logistics industry. You will be at the forefront of designing our state-of-the-art automated hub purpose built for last mile delivery.


    • 5+ years of mechanical design experience with automation or robotic systems
    • 1+ years experience with material handling systems, warehouse automation, or similar
    • Self-starter that wants responsibility and is comfortable on a small and dynamic team
    • Experience with design for low and medium scale manufacturing
    • Experience interfacing with controls engineers and electrical engineers throughout design and build process
    • Fluent understanding of actuators and electromechanical systems
    • Basic understanding of control systems and electronics
    • Experience designing with CAD software (Solidworks preferred) in multi-user, production style environments
    • Proficient at hands-on prototyping and working proactively with 3rd party machine shops and suppliers
    • MS or BS with equivalent work experience

Why work here?

Autonomy, mastery, purpose: We provide a clear mission so that you can self-direct your work, provide exceptional challenges to hone your skills, and help transform a supply chain that impacts the lives of millions of people. You get one of the early seats on a fast moving startup and you get to work with robots!

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and more! We are located in Jack London Square with an easy Commute via BART, Ferry, Amtrak and free parking!

If you love small teams, building an awesome product and getting stuff done, then we want to talk to you! Simply submit your information below.