Paid Intern, Mechanical / Electrical Engineer 2021

Dishcraft Robotics

San Carlos, CA, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
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  • Company Address: 611 Taylor Way Unit 1, San Carlos, CA, 94070

About Dishcraft Robotics

At Dishcraft, our mission is to create happy, productive, sustainable workplaces by making automation accessible to food-service operations.

Job Description

At Dishcraft Robotics, our mission is to create better workplaces for humans. We are a venture-backed Bay Area start-up combining robotics, computer vision, machine learning, and innovative mechanical design to create the kitchen of the future. Come join our talented team as we create advanced machines for the food industry.

First and foremost at Dishcraft, we value people, intellectual curiosity and transparent communication. We are looking for a highly motivated, intellectually curious and passionate engineers to bring our robots to life.  As an intern, you will learn about the design process and manufacture through hands-on work. Tasks may include mechanical design, testing, manufacturing sourcing, assembly, and troubleshooting.

About the Role

  • Working closely with Operations department, collaborate, ideate and then design and fabricate semi-automated solutions to help bridge throughput demands
  • Validate the revision level of the BOM’s for existing robotic solutions
  • Validate inventory levels for manufacturing builds
  • Identify obsolete parts and define a means for segregation of these parts
  • Set appropriate inventory reordering levels with visual prompts for consumables
  • Execute system assembly and hands-on fabrication work
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, test engineers, software engineers, vendors, and design consultants.
  • Work for a minimum duration of 3 months

About You

  • A student pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering
  • Proficiency with CAD software (preferably Solidworks)
  • The desire to learn, explore tasks and seek feedback
  • Knowledge of rapid prototyping methods such as 3D printing, laser cutting, and basic machining
  • Some familiarity with motion control components such as motors, encoders, linear actuators, hydraulics, pneumatics, and other sensors
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and shops
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A desire to be part of a fast-moving start-up and work in a collaborative environment with few rigid boundaries

Dishcraft Robotics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.