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Mechatronics Engineer



Other Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI to find solutions to combat food production challenges, and help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand in hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build products that are changing their lives for good.
We’re a diverse team of analytical problem-solvers who are deeply motivated by challenges. We value open communication and a dedication to self-improvement. If you are interested in working on technology that will have a big impact on agriculture. Join us!
About the Role: We are looking for a talented and experienced Mechatronics Engineer with a background in agriculture or industrial equipment to join our dynamic team. As a mid-level Mechatronics Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and testing complex robotic systems for use in the agricultural sector.


  • Help design mechanical mechanisms, actuation systems, sensor feedback systems, and cables.
  • Create manufacturing drawings following industry standards and help communicate requirements to vendors.
  • Collaborate with electrical and software engineering teams.
  • Work closely with Field Service Engineering, project management, and QA teams to troubleshoot, develop testing systems, and other items as needed.
  • Participating in design reviews, providing technical guidance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in mechatronics, automation, and control systems technologies.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the design and development of mechatronic systems, with a focus on agricultural or industrial applications.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and electronic systems, as well as automation and control systems technologies.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C, Python, or MATLAB
  • Solid experience with CAD software for design. Solidworks is preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex systems.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and safety guidelines for agricultural or industrial mechatronic systems is preferred.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Flexible PTO & 9 company-wide holidays
  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision), including FSA and HSA options
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks