[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Job Openings for Mechanical / Robotics Design Engineers at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Nikolaos Tsagarakis nikos.tsagarakis at iit.it
Wed Jul 16 05:49:09 PDT 2014

Job Openings for Mechanical / Robotics Design Engineers

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 appoint highly motivated skilled and enthusiastic Mechanical Engineers with an excellent, well established record in designing, building and analysing robotics systems with highly customised sensing and actuation, and clever, functional, and aesthetic mechanical devices.

Position overview:

Specific responsibilities of the job would include the following:

*         Design and optimise 3D/2D models of robot mechanical parts and assemblies.

*         Develop, robot prototypes, assemble and physically test novel customised designs.

*         Interact with workshops and evaluate manufacturers and suppliers of nonstandard parts.

*         Generate detailed technical documentation for 3D/2D assembly and parts manufacturing.

*         Troubleshoot mechanical issues.

*         Collaborate with other engineering disciplines (electronics, software) to ensure the successful integration of their designs with the rest of the system.

The ideal candidate should possess a Mechanical Engineer degree and be able to demonstrate:

Proficiency in mechanical design and mechanism analysis with a proven portfolio of practical designs and excellent hands-on practical skills.

Excellent knowledge of design software tools (primarily with Pro Engineer, ANSYS, other relevant also welcome) is a must. Industrial design experience in robotics, automotive, aerospace or other relevant fields is strongly welcome.

The successful candidate will be offered a contract with a highly competitive salary, which will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position is open for immediate starting.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit in electronic form their CV outlining experience and qualifications, and a covering letter with a statement of interests and plans to Nikos Tsagarakis (nikos.tsagarakis at iit.it<mailto:nikos.tsagarakis at iit.it> and selezioni at iit.it<mailto:selezioni at iit.it>) by 01.09.2014, stating "MECHANICAL ENG" in the subject of the e-mail.

In order to comply with Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

Kind Regards,

Nikos Tsagarakis

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