Product Development Mechanical Engineer

FANUC America Corporation
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

FANUC America Corporation is the world leader in robotics, CNC systems and factory automation and has been voted by our employees as a Top Workplace year after year.   Our innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas to be more efficient, reliable and profitable. FANUC America is currently searching for a Product Development Engineer in our Mechanical Development Group to support the execution of mechanical design, support, and research engineering tasks, in the development of new products for the robotics painting market. Primary responsibilities will include:


  • Responsible for the design of robotic linkages, selection of drives, and various other peripheral components, and understand how these elements impact product performance, reliability, and cost.
  • Selection and packaging of mechanical components
  • Develop component and assembly designs in Solidworks
  • Update, modify, and release component drawings using Solidworks
  • Define and implement required analysis for mechanical design problems
  • Troubleshoot and investigate customer issues involving mechanical robot hardware, but also interdisciplinary problems related to robot motion, electrical, and fluid flow hardware
  • Review and rationalization of commercial component options for a design
  • Design castings, weldments, drive components, and various other machined parts
  • Completion and release of production drawings with minimum supervision
  • Development of dimensions and tolerances for new components, including GD&T
  • Resolve comments and concerns raised by assembly technicians and/or suppliers
  • Estimate the duration and labor cost to complete a proposed design
  • Release components and BOM’s in the Oracle ERP system
  • Develop and execute paint product validation and performance tests
  • Work in interdepartmental teams to concurrently create new robotic painting systems
  • Develop simple project schedules
  • Create technical procedures and content for product documentation


Ideal candidate will have the following experience and education:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Some related experience in machine design and analysis
  • Basic aptitude for mechanisms
  • Basic aptitude for reading engineering drawings
  • Have a basic PC literacy, and be able to use or willingness to learn Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project) and PowerPoint

 We offer outstanding professional opportunities and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis to be considered for this position. To apply for this position please visit our website at:


FANUC America Corporation

3900 West Hamlin
Rochester Hills, MI 48309


An Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA Employer/Minorities/ Women/Veterans/Disabled

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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