Zoox is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to drive the Design for Serviceability (DFS). In this role, you will perform evaluations of form, fit, function, access, and analysis of our products. You will present comprehensive reports, findings, and opportunities to reduce cost, time, and motion. You will collaborate with Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing, Industrial Design, and Prototyping to advocate for core initiatives that support the Service optimization of our products. You will spend time with the field team evaluating the products and identify changes that will improve the overall Serviceability and Maintainability of our products. Through feedback from the field team, you will identify, design, and provide the tooling that is required to service the products. 

Vaccine Requirement
The Mechanical Engineer, Serviceability is required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Applicants will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That conditional offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal and local laws. 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to drive Serviceability (Design for Serviceability). 
  • Evaluate part and assembly design, from concept to design to manufacturing introduction for hand clearance, tooling clearance, ergonomics, and feasibility of replacement of all components.
  • Develop service part release strategy and maintain the Service BOM for spare parts planning.
  • Work closely with engineering teams to integrate components and electromechanical systems.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineers on the build of new product iterations. 
  • Support specialized tooling design, development, and validation that is used by the field team.
  • Participate in requirements definition as it pertains to service, availability of the product, and reliability.
  • Provide comprehensive cost/time modeling that showcases opportunities to drive product change that supports the reduction of cost or complexity of the repair. 
  • Work with the technical writing team to establish the repair process. 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated successful experience in mechanical engineering within a product design and manufacturing environment.
  • Experience designing and developing products through the lifecycle.
  • Ability to design for a wide range of fabrication and manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with product and process validation.
  • Tooling and/or equipment design experience.
  • Detail-oriented, including proven documentation skills.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • 3-5 years of mechanical engineering experience
  • Strong 3D CAD experience, CATIA a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously to manage projects 
About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.


A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.


A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.