: Manager, Mechanical Engineering (ASME, Documentation Specialist)
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

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iRobot Corporation is one of the world’s preeminent designers and builders of consumer robots, developing products that improve and enhance people’s lives, empowering people to do more. We are committed to fostering invention, discovery, and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robotic products for the next generation home.

As iRoboteers, our passion is expressed in many ways, from building solutions for our customers to building the greatest company possible with the best talent out there. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people in a culture of empowerment, innovation, and fun.

Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!

We are currently seeking a hands on Manager for the Mechanical Engineering Services Team within the R&D engineering organization. In this role, the manager will be responsible for leading a high impact team that interacts cross-functionally in support of data creation, storage, and iteration. 

As a member of the ME management team, this position will help define and steer the future of the mechanical engineering organization. You will provide tactical day-to-day assistance to product development teams as well as long term strategic thinking to help make iRobot’s engineering organization better than ever.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a diverse team of subject matter experts to define corporate direction in cross-functional activities including mechanical drawing best practices, software licensing, CAD customization, Windchill customization and support, Bill of Material (BOM) management, and supporting mechanical product development
  • Participate in design and drawing reviews in support of robust mechanical data packages
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations teams on activities that improve product development including new processes and procedures related to Creo and Windchill data management
  • Identify opportunities for improving the effectiveness of the Engineering Services group through improved processes, new or enhanced software tools, and development of talent within the team
  • Identify opportunities for CAD Tools, CAD Services, and Configuration Management engagement with program teams and other organizational needs
  • Effectively communicate processes and improvements throughout the organization
  • Establish and maintain high standards for execution of product development activities
  • Set group priorities and allocation of resources
  • Coach and mentor team members to foster individual growth
  • Pitch in, when needed, to help the team create robust mechanical drawings in accordance with iRobot best practices and ASME standards

Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Knowledge of high-volume manufacturing practices and interactions
  • Strong, understanding of ASME drawing standards and CAD design best practices
  • A Documentation Specialist
  • Strong understanding of mechanical drawing best practices, GD&T usage and implementation in accordance with ASME Y14.5 – 2018
  • Strong organizational, communication, and prioritization skills
  • Proven leadership experience in the consumer products, robotics, or other related industry
  • Strong product development skill set and experience working with product data management systems
  • Robust understanding of product development cycle from blank sheet of paper to high volume manufacturing
  • Domestic or International travel may be required on an infrequent basis

Work Environment

  • High energy and rewarding team environment
  • Modern office with cafeteria, gym, and free electric car charging
Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Danielle Dean
Technical Director of Machine Learning

"I love how much iRobot emphasizes learning, risk-taking, and innovation, and gives me the opportunity to work with different people."

Eva Moscat
Manager, Software Engineering

"Every day I feel challenged – whether it’s technical problem solving, or getting my team up to speed on a new project and making sure they are happy, motivated, and developing in their careers."

Emiko Komori
Corporate Counsel

"Collaborating with people who are very passionate and dedicated to building products that bring joy and ‘wow!’ to customers is my favorite part of my job."

Brandon Rohrer
Principal Data Scientist

"iRobot is a wonderland for a data scientist. Our data helps us enhance our customers’ experiences by better understanding their needs and delivering new solutions to exceed their expectations."

Victoria Liceaga
Manager, Product Marketing

"The Global Marketing group is dynamic and lively. We are always moving fast to plan for new products, execute seasonal campaigns, and pivot based on changes in the market. We are so fortunate to be marketing products that our customers love as much as we do and that add real value to their lives."

Eric Burbank
Principal Mechanical Engineer

"The hardware engineering group at iRobot is incredibly innovative and fun to work with. We have a full range of engineers with many diversified talents. Everyone is incredibly willing to share their expertise and help out on challenges."

Evn Tomeny
Manager of Enterprise Collaboration

"The collaborative nature of the team is refreshing. Everyone works together to find interesting solutions to complicated problems, and contributions are appreciated from anywhere. Because of the diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, you’ll often find answers where you least expect them!"

Michelle Gattuso
VP Portfolio & Digital Product Management

"iRoboteers know that their contributions matter. They are always doing what they can to make things better and deliver great products that customers will love. We know we’ve had a hand in changing the world and it shows in our drive and determination to keep moving forward."

Lauren Stern
Principal Design Researcher

"Our team is unique because we have so many disciplines within the Design department. Owning and using a robot is a multi-faceted experience, and we all work together to create that experience for our users. The cross-discipline collaboration is really special. It’s a group of funny, enthusiastic, creative, kind people."

Sushmita Bawari
Director, Strategic Sourcing

"It’s great to have the opportunity to manage a global team and work with suppliers from all around the world. It really helps you appreciate how inter-connected everything is."