Website Miso Robotics

Lead Manufacturing Engineer Job Highlights

Title Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/Information Technology
Location Pasadena, CA, United States
Company Miso Robotics

Company Profile

Miso Robotics creates robots that eliminate dull, dirty, and dangerous tasks in restaurant kitchens. The company is transforming the restaurant industry. It has developed a robotic kitchen assistant, Flippy, that can perform a variety of kitchen tasks including flipping burgers and running the deep fryer.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Lead Manufacturing Engineer who will validate designs and commercialize systems for our robotic kitchen assistants.

The robotic kitchen assistant consists of several integrated electro-mechanical sub-assemblies.

The applicants should have experience bringing a physical product from design to large-scale production and leading teams to finalize complex mechanical designs.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar field from a college/university.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 6+ years of experience designing and delivering physical products through the manufacturing process.
  • 2+ years of experience supervising the validation process of designs for manufacturing
  • Experience in every element of the design, prototyping, iteration, and manufacturing product cycle
  • Experience in robotics or mechatronics is preferred.
  • Experience with different manufacturing processes preferred (CNC Milling, CNC Turning, Injection Molding, Sheet metal fabrication, Welding, Laser/Water Jet Cutting, etc.)
  • Experience with high-volume manufacturing is preferred.


  • Apply lean manufacturing principles and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Build up knowledge in the team around Design for Manufacturing to expand the influence of scalability early in our development process.
  • Document production processes to be understood and implemented by production personnel.
  • Implement and lead best practices within the team to bring the detailed design work to ready-to-manufacture full document packages to hand off to the Supply Chain team.
  • Lead the team that owns the Design for Manufacturing capability across all of Miso’s Product Lines to drive increased scalability.
  • Own and develop Design for Manufacturing processes using best practices; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication and assembly processes, tooling and fixturing design and applications, materials and quality control standards; conferring with equipment vendors, and soliciting observations from team members.
  • Review and validate existing designs and provide key insights to the team around Design for Manufacturing, Design for Assembly, and Costs to drive increased scalability of our products.


  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a team.
  • Great at managing multiple tasks and getting stuff done in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing to travel to manufacturing sites to implement new processes.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Self-motivated and able to solve problems independently.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, and focus on output.
  • Superb oral and written communication skills.


  • 401k Plan
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits offerings
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Unlimited PTO policy

Employer’s Statement

Miso Robotics is Equal Opportunity Employer.

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