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Sustaining Mechanical Engineer

Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen

Other Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Here at sweetgreen’s Automation Team we’re working to scale our meal assembly automation - the Infinite Kitchen - into our restaurant fleet. Our goals are to improve the daily routines and workflows for our restaurant staff and enable great customer experiences. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our hardware team to help us scale up and optimize the Infinite Kitchen.

Location:

Full-time In-Person: 75% based at Sweetgreen’s Boston Automation office in Charlestown, MA. 25% based at Sweetgreen’s Contract Assembly Manufacturing location in Westborough, MA. Up to 25% travel.

What you’ll do:

  • Work on design update projects for the Infinite Kitchen including design improvements for performance, cost and manufacturability
  • Support the manufacturing team by updating CAD and technical documentation as we gain learnings from the manufacturing floor and the field. Implement design changes through our ECO process. Add detail to part drawings and assembly documentation as required.
  • Design and build test fixtures, assembly jigs and QC tools and help implement them on the manufacturing floor
  • Design and build cleaning and maintenance tools and help implement them in the field. Gather feedback and improve designs.
  • Assist with maintaining IK’s compliance certification with the NSF, maintaining and updating documentation as required to maintain the Infinite Kitchen’s NSF certification.
  • Spend time on the manufacturing floor to understand issues and inefficiencies with the production process. Implement improvements via updates to designs and technical documentation.
  • Run testing to validate and de-risk design changes. Work closely with the Senior Engineers to determine testing parameters and success criteria

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering discipline.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a hardware engineering role with specific experience maintaining ‘real world’ production designs.
  • Experience with Solidworks and working within a PLM system. Experience creating technical documentation including part drawings and assembly documentation.
  • Familiarity with standards of mechanical documentation including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5.
  • Familiar with DFM for commonly used fabrication processes including CNC Machining, Injection Molding, Casting, Sheet Metal fabrication, Wire/Cable, Welding, Casting, and assembly.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to create and maintain polished documentation.
  • Organized, highly communicative, and eager to learn

What you'll get:

  • Highly competitive pay + bonus plan
  • Three different medical plans to suit your and your family's needs
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • 401k program
  • Employee HSA and FSA
  • Complimentary greens
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative team of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag

Come join the sweetlife!

About sweetgreen

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.

Salary range for this role:
Starting salary range based on experience
$80,000$105,000 USD
sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.
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sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.