Senior Mechanical Engineer

California (Remote) /
Hardware Engineering /
Full-time
/ Remote
About FarmWise
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI, Deep Learning, and Robotics to find solutions to food production challenges to help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand-in-hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build innovative products that are changing their lives, and our food supply, for the better.
 
We’re a diverse team of analytical problem-solvers who are deeply motivated by our shared values and desire to work together to overcome big challenges. We value open communication and a dedication to self-improvement.
 
If you are interested in working on technology that will have a big impact on agriculture, come join us!

About the Role

    • This position will be a part of FarmWise’s mechanical engineering team that is responsible for delivering high precision, high quality agricultural equipment
    • Design, develop, and detail mechanical and hydraulic components and systems for Agricultural equipment
    • Design and optimization of mechanical systems for fatigue life, cost, and weight using a variety of tools and methods
    • Work cross-functionally with other teams such as our product management, program management, software, QA, and operations teams
    • Participate in product requirement definitions, design reviews, and systems integrations.
    • Source, select, and develop key components, processes and suppliers
    • Focus on making sure that designs are robust, tested, qualified, and meet production standards

Required Experience

    • 10+ years of hands on Mechanical Engineering experience
    • 3+ years of demonstrated engineering experience specifically on Agricultural or AgTech products
    • Experience building and shipping hardware products as well as experience with testing, and validation
    • 5 or more years of demonstrated development of creative, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to technical problems
    • The ability to leverage a strong engineering background and hands-on experience in solving hardware problems
    • Strong analytical skills with sound technical judgment
    • Experience with mechanical engineering design in CAD programs such as SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCad, CATIA, etc (FarmWise is primarily a SolidWorks house)
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills 
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering

Preferred Experience

    • Hydraulics experience
    • Shop and fabrication experience
    • Welding experience
    • Demonstrated engineering experience specifically on Agricultural or other Off-Highway Products

What we Offer

    • Competitive salary & equity
    • Flexible PTO & 8 company-wide holidays
    • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision), including FSA and HSA options
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks