51 - 100 employees
Series B
Hardware & Robotics
Other

6 River Systems Company Overview

6 River Systems (6RS) is a Boston based company founded by former Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics) and Mimio executives. Their fulfillment automation solution fuses collaborative mobile robots (Chuck) with a modern cloud-based software to provide operators an end-to-end user experience. The 6RS solution is the first solution in the world to utilize a directed zone-based picking and replenishment workflow, with Chuck leading the associate through his/her work. 6RS has successfully deployed this solution at leading 3PLs and retailers, helping them realize increases of 2-3x pick and replenishment rates in as little as 5 days.

Recent Press:

Forbes - This Robot Startup Just Raised $25 Million To Make Warehouse Fulfillment Easier
XconomyWith $25M in Tow, 6 River Systems Aims to Advance Warehouse Robotics
Boston Business Journal'Land grab' in warehouse robotics leads to $25M round for 6 River Systems
Bloomberg - Meet Chuck, the Robot Helping Warehouse Fulfillment
The Boston Globe - Robots taking over in warehouses
TechCrunch - 6RS Unveils Warehouse Robots That Show Workers the Way

Jobs at 6 River Systems

 
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Waltham
6 River Systems is disrupting a hundred billion dollar industry with a new approach to warehouse automation. Founded in 2015, we have developed a solution built on proprietary AI, mobile robots and cloud-based enterprise software. Our solution is half the cost of traditional automation and 2-3x faster than manual, cart pick operations. Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and collaboration. We have a West Coast vibe with Northeast drive. As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly challenging problems. We are as passionate about hiring the right people as we are about...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
We want to add software engineers to our team who love to code and prefer to be in a highly collaborative environment. Our team is small, incredibly motivated and big believers in team! Everyone at 6 River brings a unique contribution to the company and its culture. We engage in high-energy exchanges on design, and develop feature functionality quickly and elegantly. We are hiring at all levels. This is an opportunity for you to have a real impact on the creation of our automation platform and work across many areas in the tech stack. We promise you will be bragging about your job to friends...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
We want to add software engineers to our team who love to code and prefer to be in a highly collaborative environment. This is an opportunity for you to have a real impact on the creation of our automation platform and work across many areas in the tech stack. This role would to work on a team responsible for the visualization and management tools to control a fleet of autonomous robots in the warehouse. In a "typical" day you could be implementing cloud services and client side applications that coordinate work between mobile robots, or authoring, testing, debugging reliable, production...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
Were a venture backed startup building a new generation of automation and fulfillment systems for e-commerce, retail, and third-party logistics operations. Life at 6 River Systems (6RS) is about creating amazing systems that solve real world customer problems. We create magic by harnessing the power of people, software, hardware and data. Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and teamwork. As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly meaningful problems. We believe that great work gets done in a positive, supportive environment.We are seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join...
Corporate Functions
Waltham
Were a venture backed startup building a new generation of collaborative robots and fulfillment systems for e-commerce, retail, and third-party logistics operations. Life at 6 River Systems (6RS) is about creating amazing systems that solve real world customer problems. We create magic by harnessing the power of people, software, hardware and data. Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and teamwork. As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly meaningful problems. We believe that great work gets done in a positive, supportive environment. We are as passionate about hiring...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
Why 6 River Systems? Were a venture backed startup building a new generation of automation and fulfillment systems for e-commerce, retail, and third-party logistics operations. Life at 6 River Systems (6RS) is about creating amazing systems that solve real world customer problems. We create magic by harnessing the power of people, software, hardware and data. Our culture is built on trust, smarts, and teamwork. As a team, we encourage open discussion about particularly meaningful problems. We believe that great work gets done in a positive, supportive environment. We dont...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
This is an exciting position on our fast growing commercial team. We are searching for a Sales Operations Manager to provide operational support for our growing sales organization. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and manage numerous tasks and projects concurrently. You will present to and influence key stakeholders at all levels of the organization, and you will own the reports and dashboards which reflect our sales productivity and effectiveness. Our commercial team is growing quickly and you will help onboard new reps and bring them up to speed quickly. You will help develop...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
We are searching for a hybrid technical support/Project management coordinator who possesses a blend of technical and customer-facing skills to analyze, contain, and resolve technical issues, as well as help the reliability team own group KPIs, tasks, projects, and meetings. You will work with a small, highly motivated team to keep our automation solutions up and running, ensuring our customers have the best experience possible, while playing a key part in what makes the team cohesive and successful. Key Activities: Own the software upgrade cycle for all live sites....
Client Services
Waltham
We want to add software engineers to our team who love to code and prefer to be in a highly collaborative environment. Our team is small, incredibly motivated and big believers in team! Everyone at 6 River brings a unique contribution to the company and its culture. We engage in high-energy exchanges on design, and develop feature functionality quickly and elegantly. We are hiring at all levels. This is an opportunity for you to have a real impact on the creation of our automation platform and work across many areas in the tech stack. We promise you will be bragging about your job to friends...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
We want to add software engineers to our team who love to code and prefer to be in a highly collaborative environment. Our team is small, incredibly motivated and big believers in team! Everyone at 6 River brings a unique contribution to the company and its culture. We engage in high-energy exchanges on design, and develop feature functionality quickly and elegantly. For this role we are looking for: 5+ years experience working with key UI/UX technologies for the web Fluency in JavaScript, CSS Knowledge of various web frameworks, especially Angular and React Experience...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
We are searching for a Hardware Reliability Engineer to help support our growing customer sites. An ideal candidate possesses electro-mechanical experience, learns quickly, and can work both independently and across the organization effectively. You will join our Hardware Reliability Team, combined with software support, configurations, and deployment engineering teams, to make our customers successful. This position has opportunity for the candidate to grow with the company and take on additional responsibilities over time. This unique role requires a mix of hands-on technical capability,...
Client Services
Waltham
We are searching for a deployment engineer to lead the implementation of our robots in warehouses. The expectation is that you are fast learning, independent and can work with engineering, sales, and project management to make our customers successful. The ideal candidate will be able to grow with the company and take on additional leadership roles over time. This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the success of our automation platform. You will work across disciplinary lines on a close knit, highly motivated team. Key Activities: Deploy automation...
Client Services
Waltham
We are searching for a technical support engineer who possesses a blend of technical and customer-facing skills to successfully analyze, root cause, contain, and resolve complex technical issues. You will work with a small, highly motivated team and contribute to the companys culture, engage in high-energy exchanges on product roadmap, and keep our automation solutions up and running, ensuring our customers have the best experience possible. This is a unique opportunity; you will have an immediate impact on the development of our company. We guarantee you will be bragging about your job to...
Client Services
Waltham
This is an opportunity for you to have a real impact on the creation of our automation platform and work across many areas in the tech stack. We promise you will be bragging about your job to friends and family on weekends. In a "typical" day you could be implementing cloud services and client side applications that coordinate work between mobile robots, or authoring, testing, debugging reliable, production quality source code and participate in the design and architecture of major features. For this role we are looking for: 5 or more years of experience writing full stack...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
We are searching for a program manager to lead multiple automation deployment programs. The expectation is that you bring in program management experience, learn quickly, and can work both independently and across the organization effectively. You will manage a team of deployment engineers and work with the go-to-market team to make our customers successful. The ideal candidate will be able to grow with the company and take on additional leadership roles over time. This is a unique opportunity; you will have an immediate impact on the development of our company. Key Activities:...
Client Services
Waltham
This is an exciting position on our customer success team in the North American market. We are searching for a strategic account manager to grow our current business and create trusting, long-term relationships with our largest customers. An ideal candidate has a strong ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization with experience in supply chain software or automation technologies a plus. The candidate will work cross-functionally to improve the entire experience and make customers raving fans of our product. The strategic account manager...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
We are looking for a Logistics Analyst to build and facilitate the supply chain operations of our company. This individual will coordinate personnel, processes, and parts to support new customer deployments and field service activity. The ideal candidate should have great attention to detail and a customer-oriented approach. Key Responsibilities Manage the Return Material Authorization (RMA) process and coordinate activity between deployment, field service, manufacturing, hardware, and our contract manufacturing partner Develop and manage hot swap process for our robots...
Software Engineering/QA
271 Waverley Oaks Rd, Suite 400
Waltham, MA 02452

Blog

January 22, 2019
While warehouse technologies are advancing rapidly these days, even the world’s biggest warehouses continue to rely on fundamental practices that ... Read More The post Zone picking vs. wave picking: Which method is best? appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
January 11, 2019
  Here at 6 River Systems, we celebrate when our customers win. And our customers win when their customers win. ... Read More The post How a growing medical apparel company sped up fulfillment with warehouse robots appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
January 10, 2019
Fewer than a third of supply chain management professionals view their collaborative processes as being “effective,” according to data from ... Read More The post 50 expert tips on supply chain optimization appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
January 9, 2019
Collaborative mobile robots have been making waves in the warehousing and distribution world for a few years now. A flexible ... Read More The post 7 ways automated robots are changing the face of warehousing appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
December 20, 2018
  Even warehouse robots need a break every now and then. For our collaborative mobile robot Chuck, that means taking ... Read More The post Video: Watch robots celebrate the holidays with a special light show appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...