Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineer (Karakuri)

Team: Accelerator - Design (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    The Role 🤖

    You will join a team of engineers and designers focused on understanding the needs of kitchen and catering professionals as well as restaurant diners. You will be working in conjunction with our software, design and robotics teams to deliver market-ready solutions as part of a small and dynamic team.
    Your role will be to concept and develop mechanical designs for robotic systems and follow them through to manufacture.


    • You will be part of the team designing and developing the hardware and manufacturing process for Karakuri’s machines:
    • Design of mechanical elements for robotics, dispensing and sensing modules.
    • Ensuring that the designs are manufacturable and will be robust in service in the rigorous environment of a commercial kitchen.
    • Physical design and oversight of manufacturing of the physical structure of our machines.
    • Ensuring the safety of our machines
    • Interfacing to the teams working on Karakuri’s software stack, sensing and embedded electronics and roboticists.


    • 3-5 years of industry experience designing and building production-ready machinery.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical area (or equivalent work experience).
    • Experience in sourcing components and building manufacturing machines / production lines.

    • Essential skills & experience
    • Inventive and out-of-box thinker, strong interpersonal skills.
    • Self-starter and able to work effectively in a global, distributed team.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Proficiency in 3D CAD modelling, SolidWorks, Fusion 360 or equivalent.
    • Able to model and size motors, drives etc

    • Desirable skills & experience
    • Experience in design and manufacture of bent sheet-metal components.
    • Experience in hygiene critical industries
    • Practical experience securing CE and other safety certifications


    • Competitive Salary
    • Stock Option Scheme
    • Bonus Scheme
    • Pension
    • Health Insurance
    • Life Insurance

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