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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Agility Robotics
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


At Agility Robotics, we are building the worlds first-to-market bipedal humanoid robot designed to operate in human spaces, with humans, for humans, and around humans. This new robot, Digit, is a platform for physical work in human spaces, turning basic labor into a software application. We focus on creating robots that are useful in the real world with features such as long battery life, mobility over all human-accessible terrain, great force-sensitive physical interaction capabilities, excellent human interaction, and a clear path to affordable hardware and large deployments in the real world.

We are looking for people to join our team who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the Robotics industry. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines and make an impact on our future. Join us to solve one of today's most interesting robotics engineering challenges and see the results of your work.  

We are seeking a talented multi-disciplinary manufacturing engineer to define, implement, and continuously improve processes and be the manufacturing partner with design engineering, product deployment, and field application teams.


  • Work with the design team to identify and incorporate manufacturability and assembly optimizations.
  • Design, implement and validate fixtures, equipment, and process controls to ensure stable manufacturing within fast development schedules.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate productivity and yield losses.
  • Advise on line layout, provide progressively improved efficiency, and reduced variability using lean methods.
  • Responsible for establishing the relationship between product design features & the selected methods required to manufacture the product, with a focus on those designs that require circuit board and electronic component assembly, electromechanical assemblies, mounting fixtures for sensors, etc.
  • Provide detailed assessments and critical Design For Manufacturing & Assembly (DFx) review of engineering designs/drawings of components and assemblies.
  • Assess the design intent, manufacturability, proper dimensioning, and tolerancing of components and assemblies to allow product to transition into the manufacturing environment.


  • 7 +years of engineering experience required with BS, or 5 years with an advanced degree. (Mechanical or mechatronic strongly preferred.)
  • 5 + years of experience in a electromechanical manufacturing environment with responsibility for manufacturing process development, assembly yield, test fixture design, quality improvements, and manufacturing documentation.
  • Experience in the development or manufacturing of robotic devices or industrial automation systems preferred
  • Knowledge in the application of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), including industry-standard methodologies and experience in applying DFM to new product designs preferred
  • Use of process improvement techniques such as lean preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics is required
  • Experience writing and executing equipment and process validation tests
  • Experience working with an integrated new product development team


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Equity for all employees
  • Employer-matched 401K retirement plan
  • High-quality health, dental and vision insurance
  • Five weeks of vacation
  • Unlimited sick days
  • Strong work-life balance emphasis 
  • Relocation assistance provided

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Keywords: Agility Robotics, Albany , Manufacturing Engineer, Other , Albany, Oregon

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