Principal Mechanical Engineer
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We take on problems that have never been solved before, like automating flatbreads that are made by hand for centuries at the click of a button. This should either scare or get you super excited.
Many companies before us tried and failed in solving this problem because we are perhaps a bit crazy and super multidisciplinary in our problem-solving approach.
Engineering at Zimplistic is mission-driven, fast-paced, and always stretches you to grow and get better. For us, this is the definition of fun.
About the Role:
We are looking for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to join the Zimplistic R&D team in Singapore. As part of your job, you will be conducting development and applied research activities to improve and generate new products, subcomponents, features, and processes for Zimplistic kitchen robots of the future.
Main Tasks And Responsibilities:
- Undertake research, generate and conceptualize new ideas, concepts, solutions, and product improvements from user, quality, and cost aspects
- Apply creative and innovative thinking to provide solutions by analyzing the performance and feasibility of multiple alternative concepts & prove the concept/s.
- Perform early draft design by applying systematic and analytical problem-solving methods to make technical decisions that are safe, functional, and validated.
- Building proof of concepts, simulations and delivering prototypes, collaborating with stakeholders’ by selecting components, procuring and hands-on assembly
- Develop and execute design verification and validation test plan to ensure prototype meets design requirements and specifications
- Support the development process by collecting feedback/ data for design improvement and enhancement from customer engineering and production.
What You’ll Need To Succeed:
- Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
- Minimum of 7 years’ of relevant experience in Mechanical R&D
- Lots of passion and curiosity for your craft and your field
- Experience in Medical, Printers, or complex electromechanical device industries is advantageous
- Hands-on attitude required
- Good 3D CAD design expertise
- Applied mechanical engineering and good design practice, e.g. DFSS
- Strong analytical and troubleshooting ability
- Innovative & creative thinking
- Well acquainted with prototyping, testing & manufacturing processes
- Cost estimation and technical reporting.
- Familiar in CAE software and proficient in finite element analysis.
- In-depth understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, including implementation and associated measurement and analysis