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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Product Management
  • Full-time
  • Medellin , CO

2021-07-13 23:14:01 UTC

Role: Senior Mechanical Engineer


At Kiwibot we are building the largest robotic last-mile delivery network to support operations in several environments from college campuses to cities across the US and Europe. We believe that the future will be powered by clean and effective technological solutions and that everyone should have the access to receive anything at a low or no cost. 

We are searching for a self-motivated senior mechanical engineer with a proven record of excellent project delivery to lead a number of company projects. Responsibilities will include working alongside other professionals to ensure deadlines are met, liaising with external stakeholders, attending meetings, using CAD software to produce detailed designs, ensuring all projects remain within budgetary and time constraints, and compiling reports for the board of directors.

To be successful as a senior mechanical engineer, you should keep abreast of developments in your field and outside of your discipline. Exceptional senior mechanical engineers should constantly be upskilling themselves, and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Location: Medellin, Colombia


As a Senior Mechanical Engineer a typical day might include the following: 

  • Analyzing problems and coming up with designs to solve them.

  • Networking and collaborating with other engineers and professionals.

  • Working within the budget to deliver safe and efficient products on time.

  • Allocating resources and time effectively.

  • Developing design prototypes.

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Attending meetings and providing input and updates.

  • Analyzing data to write up reports.

  • Communicating with staff, directors, and clients.

This job might be the right one for you if:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

  • Additional courses in mathematics, physical science, or design, recommended.

  • Relevant certifications, registrations, and licenses may be required.

  • Medium to advance (7/10) proficiency in Solidworks

  • Superb creativity, vision, and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-confidence.

  • Extensive experience working on engineering projects.

  • Ability to make decisions in high-stress situations.

  • Great written and verbal communication skills.

  • Curiosity and a growth mindset.


You might have also had:

  • Spanish language skills (we are a Latin America start-up!)

  • Experience starting or scaling a successful startup

  • Demonstrated interest in logistics, on-demand services, and marketplaces

  • Experience in recruitment or building of operational teams

Career Path:

Mechanical Engineer

Lead of Mechanical Engineering

VP of Engineering

What we offer you: 

As your career progresses, we commit to develop and advance your career. We aim to put together personalized training for every employee through a blend of training that includes: 

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership in robotic last-mile delivery

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Targeted in-house training and on-the-job training and experience

  • Tailored coaching 

  • Being part of one of the top Tech Start-Ups in Latin America that is operating in the US market