Nextera Robotics

Industrial Robotics and AI

Senior Mechanical Engineer

$100k - $140k / 0.10%
Boston, MA
Job Type
6+ years
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Lana Graf
Lana Graf

About the role

Nextera Robotics is a fast-growing industrial robotics and AI company founded by MIT alumni. Nextera has an A-list client base including Dunkin Donuts, Tesla, Gilbane Building Co., and other Fortune 500 companies. Nextera graduated from Y-Combinator S20 and raised significant funding from top-tier investors to support it's mission of solving industrial automation.

Working at Nextera is a great opportunity for those who love to get things done. We are a fast-paced, highly technical organization. Our teams are kept small and agile to limit layers of unnecessary process. Autonomy is expected. Every engineer gets to see their work transition from ideas to high-value products. The work is challenging, but highly rewarding.

Nextera’s next-generation autonomous mobile robots and robotic arms are being deployed in a variety of environments – from warehouses to production floors, to construction sites.


  • Design and prototype custom parts and modules for our robots
  • Calculate and optimize mechanical properties
  • Experiment with different materials
  • Design and optimize manufacturing processes
  • Lead the prototyping and assembling of a fleet of mobile robots
  • Assist deployment and support teams.

You are going to work back-to-back with our world-class software engineers in Boston to bring the products to life. You will experiment with various approaches and components available on the market to achieve the best balance of accuracy, development time and manufacturing costs.


  • 5+ years full-time experience
  • good working knowledge of mechanical design, proven experience with Fusion 360 (preferable) or Solidworks
  • hands-on experience with rapid prototyping tools including CNC mills, 3D printers, laser cutters, manual tools.
  • impressive portfolio of completed projects from past jobs, co-ops, internships, project-based classes.
  • excellent time management skills

Why you should join Nextera Robotics

Nextera Robotics is a stealth-mode, fast-growing industrial robotics and AI company created by MIT alumni. Nextera clients include Dunkin Donuts, Tesla, Analog Devices, and other Fortune 500 companies. Nextera has graduated from Y Combinator in Summer 2020.

Nextera Robotics
Team Size:12
Lana Graf
Lana Graf
Alex S.R.
Alex S.R.