R&D Engineer, Hardware - Intermediate in Larkfield-Wikiup, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our client based in Santa Rosa, CA is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer in support of robotic test automation development and deployment. This person will work on a collaborative, fast paced team to grow and enhance our custom solution portfolio.  


  • Support of ADGS/CS Automation business objectives and milestones
  • Mechanical engineering and design for automation solutions based on defined SSOWs
  • Full lifecycle engineering from Concept and Design through Deployment, Support and Obsolescence
  • Create full detail CAD models, 2D drawings, and BOMs in support of engineering lifecycle
  • Maintain BOMs and Maintenance Documentation
  • Look for opportunities to incorporate new technologies into existing automation that will decrease cost and increase reliability
  • Provide engineering support of NPIs into our client's internal automation


  • Bachelor/Master of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of experience in the mechanical design and implementation of robotics systems
  • Ability to develop effective designs and solutions quickly and efficiently
  • Strong expertise in CAD modeling, drafting, file vault applications and BOM development
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to demonstrate analytic skills such as FEA for mechanical and thermal systems
  • Must have sound knowledge of mechatronic engineering principals
  • Ability to read and understand pneumatic and electrical schematics
  • Ability to design simple electrical and pneumatic circuits and create schematics
  • Can work independently or collaboratively as required
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong computer skills (CAD, MS Office, Data Collection & Analysis)
  • Must demonstrate competence in mechanical assembly and fabrication techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, coworkers, and customers
  • Ability to use common machine shop tools is a bonus

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.