Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genova, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy’s technological competitiveness. The Institute offers state-of-the-art equipment and a top-level interdisciplinary research environment focused on robotics and computer vision, neuroscience, drug discovery, nanoscience and technology.
The Humanoid & Human Centred Mechatronics Lab of the Department of Advanced Robotics at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) an English-language research Institute placed in Genoa, Italy, is seeking to full-time appoint a Senior Mechatronic/Robot design Engineer who will have a key research role in the area of mechanical design and assembly of prototype robotic systems. We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with excellent and well established record in designing, analysing and implementing robotics systems with highly customised sensing and actuation and clever, functional, and aesthetic implementations.
Specific responsibilities of the job would include the following:
- Design and optimise 3D/2D models of robot parts and assemblies.
- Interact with workshops and evaluate manufacturers and suppliers of nonstandard parts.
- Generate detailed technical documentation for 3D/2D assembly and parts manufacturing.
- Collaborate with other engineering disciplines (electronics, software) to ensure the successful design integration of other hardware components with the rest of the mechanical system.