Robotics Senior R&D Mechanical Engineer

stow Robotics
Innovation, ambitious growth, technology, state-of-the-art robots – that’s stow Robotics in a nutshell. Due to the in-house design and manufacturing process of our systems, an exciting, hands-on work environment with plenty of challenges and advancement opportunities is guaranteed. Will you help shape the future of intralogistics?


, Belgium

Job Description

The Robotics R&D Mechanical engineer is responsible for the research and development of the mechanical components and full robotic shuttles. This includes conceptualization, design, engineering and testing of new prototype components and full systems.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You review the current automated warehouse solutions based on performance, downtime, technical specifications, …
  • You discuss with colleagues (R&D, Service, Testing, …) about improvement points of the stow Robotics products.
  • You take the lead on R&D activities concerning mechanical components and the full mechanical product.
  • You develop a PoC and plan a timeline with the needed deadlines.
  • You perform mechanical design of robotic shuttles (Inventor).
  • You are responsible for component selection and calculation.
  • You interface with controls specialists to design a complete, mechatronic, solution.
  • You make full production files (BOM’s, drawings, datasheets).
  • You manage design states and revisions in the PDM package.
  • You discuss test specifications and set-up with the Test & Validation team.
  • You review prototype testing reports and adapt the PoC accordingly.
  • You work together with the production engineer concerning assembly training for the blue collars.


  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechatronics or a related field.
  • You have at least 8 years of engineering experience, preferably in the material handling, manufacturing, automation, machine or aerospace industries.
  • Your expertise is mainly mechanical but you have a keen interest in the full product picture, including controls, electronics and software.
  • You have knowledge and experience in CAD. You have experience with Inventor.
  • You are an autonomous team player.
  • English is a must (C1 or higher).
  • Knowledge of Dutch is highly recommended.

Additional information

What do we offer you?

An attractive salary based in an international environment, and a great team of rack stars!