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
We are searching for an experienced designer who will be responsible for designing integrations to our customers warehouse management systems (WMS). This individual will work closely with sales, solutions, engineering, product management, and deployment services to define the requirements and oversee the integration of our robotic fulfillment system. This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the success of our customers and help us accelerate the development of our automation platform. You will work across disciplinary lines on a small team, working with a very talented team....
Sales & Business Development
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...
Customer Success
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,...
Customer Success
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 are searching for a strong leader who will ensure we deliver a high quality product while balancing the importance of time-to-market at a fast growing company. You will lead highly skilled Software Engineers in Test (SETs) who work closely with the rest of the software and product teams. In this role, you will have a full ownership of the software quality, with responsibilities for the talent, strategy, process, tools, and metrics. The expectation is that you bring in relevant industry experience, learn quickly, and work both independently and across the organization. This is a critical...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
We are searching for a Senior Site Reliability 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...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
6 River Systems is changing what it means to work with robots. Starting with Chuck, a collaborative robot, 6 River Systems is building automation solutions that power the winning warehouses of tomorrow. Our marketing team seeks a Marketing Manager who is eager to have an immediate impact in a rapidly growing team. You will play a vital role in the development and execution of our marketing strategy. You will own multiple marketing programs including marketing material, managing outside agencies, internal and external communications. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
The Marketing Manager for Partners and Alliances is responsible for indirect gotomarket strategy and operations. All partnerbased routes to market are in scope, including Distribution, VARs, OEMs, Systems Integrators and Alliance Partners. This individual will drive strategy and execution of programs to grow the partner network. Responsibilities: Develop and implement the overall alliance and channel strategy for the field and company globally. Source and nurture relationships with partners .Collaborate with sales teams to provide partners that add value to our current...
Sales & Business Development
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
This is an exciting opportunity if you are interested in taking your education and content experience to the next level. This position will have a real impact on the development of our marketing strategy and lead generation. You will collaborate across disciplinary lines on a small team. Key Activities: Be part of a high-energy, high-performing team that develops content to generate leads and pipeline for the sales team Design the demand generation playbook. Develop thematic, integrated marketing campaigns and the supporting content team that drives pipeline and awareness...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
The Director of Demand Generation person will be responsible for defining the companys demand generation plan, executing multi-channel campaigns including events, and measuring the success of those campaigns. This person is charged with establishing scalable lead-gen strategy for a business entering an accelerated growth stage. The ideal candidate knows how to balance strategic planning with the ability to get things done; and to deliver results that grow and accelerate the sales pipeline. This person will have a high level of autonomy and accountability and requires a unique blend of self-...
Sales & Business Development
Waltham
We are seeking an energetic individual to join a high-performing team that finds, educates, and converts leads to pipeline. This position will have a real impact on the company by generating qualified prospects for sales. Key Activities: Execute the demand generation playbook by targeting prospects at key accounts. Add value with every prospect interaction Cold-call and email into targeted accounts, lists or personally researched contacts within a specified region/market to uncover and qualify opportunities Communicate value proposition by thoroughly understanding company...
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 we are 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...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
6 River Systems is searching for an electrical engineer who has experience designing, developing, and deploying analog and digital circuits and embedded firmware. Experience with mobile robotic automation solutions is a plus. Our team is small, incredibly motivated and we are 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. Key Activities: Design circuit boards from scratch through manufacturing Evaluate and integrate...
Software Engineering/QA
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. 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. Typical things that we look for: Experience leading teams of developers to deliver exceptional products 7-10 years of full stack software development experience...
Software Engineering/QA
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 are searching for a Hardware Program Manager to drive the development of our next generation robot systems. The expectation is that you bring a blend of program and product experience and can dive deep with the engineering team. On a typical day you could be meeting with suppliers showing off their newest sensors, kicking off an internal project to design our own motor controllers, meeting with the sales and solutions team to brainstorm ways to solve customer problems for a new proposal, and then update the entire company on the progress of the next generation robotics platform. ...
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 we are 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. 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...
Software Engineering/QA
Waltham
6 River Systems is looking for a Software Engineer in Test to help grow our testing efforts. You will work closely with Product, Development, and Engineers in the field at all stages of the product life cycle. A typical day requires that you are embedded within a development team. We expect you to understand how our customers use our products, to engage proactively with product owners to ensure test cases are covered and with software developers such that code quality is accounted for in the development process. As a Software Engineer in Test you will develop domain expertise and create the...
Software Engineering/QA
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Blog

December 31, 1969
More warehouses are adopting robotics technology than ever before. The warehouse robotics market was valued at $2.28 billion in 2016 ... Read More The post Guide to warehouse robots: types of warehouse robots, uses, navigation & more appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
December 31, 1969
Today’s global supply chains are increasingly complex, making a data-driven approach to supply chain management a must. Data-driven SCM provides ... Read More The post 8 key benefits of effective supply chain management appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
December 31, 1969
A technology used to aid in order fulfillment, warehouse conveyor systems transport products throughout the facility, such as from picking ... Read More The post Why warehouse conveyor systems are outdated and costing you money (and what you should be using instead) appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
December 31, 1969
According to Staff Management‘s 2017 Fulfillment Trends, the technology used to streamline order fulfillment in operations around the world is growing ... Read More The post What is pick to cart? appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...
December 31, 1969
Many warehouses are seeking ways to leverage automation for better efficiency, but building an efficient automated warehouse system requires careful ... Read More The post How to build an automated warehouse system: which new technologies do you need and why? appeared first on 6 River Systems. ...