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Robotics System Lead Engineer

Company Overview

The adventure of PIX begins with the exploration and design of self-driving mobile space, aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of cities. We are looking for passionate robotics engineers and computing designers to join the team, together we’ll build the world’s first end-to-end vehicle manufacturing system. Most car companies are still manufacturing in the way of production line, which was invented by Henry Ford one hundred years ago. PIX, however, hopes to explore a brand new vehicle manufacturing paradigm based on today’s technologies.

The role of robotics system lead engineer will work with the top engineers and creative team members at PIX to reimagine how cities are built and reshape people’s lifestyle. We are fascinated by exciting ideas and are supportive of the practice in disruptive innovations that are engineering-feasible.

We are seeking robotics engineer to help us design and develop the robotic additive manufacturing system. You are self-motivated, preferring to solving problem creatively. You like challenging problems and you enjoy working in a small team. You are a good collaborator without prejudice or pre-judgement of others. You are passionate about engaging in things that bring values to the world. PIX is developing product that is one of a kind, so correspondingly, you are energetic, resilient, and a great learner, and you’re able to make wise decisions quickly with limited information. 

More importantly, you are not satisfied with the status quo and you want a platform where you can give full play to your talents, hoping that your contribution will change the lifestyle of many people. We await an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the team and become an integral part of the PIX’s digital fabrication system.

Position Overview

  1. Robotics System Engineer will be responsible for leading the robotic manufacturing team to develop the robotic manufacturing system for WAAM technology at PIX;

  2. This position requires versatile skills and interdisciplinary collaboration. Your work output will directly lead to the birth of an innovative manufacturing system that may transform the automotive industry;

  3. The role will have close collaboration with Generative Designer, Industrial Designer, Vehicle General Arrangement Engineer, and Assembly Engineer at PIX;

  4. You have excellent problem-solving capability, a broad interdisciplinary vision, and the ability to lead an interdisciplinary team to work together effectively.

Main responsibilities and duties

  • Develop and design the hardware & software of the robotic additive manufacturing system

  • Plan the technical approaches and strategy of the manufacturing system

  • Design, develop and experiment with end-effectors/tooling for the robotic arms

  • Process monitoring, compensation strategy and closed-loop control development

  • Work collaboratively with other engineers and designers to get car parts manufactured/test production 

  • Work with robotics team to design robot operator experience and develop the robotic fabrication methods

  • Participate in product definition and discussion

  • Collect and analyze data to inform development and quality control


  • Ph.D with a solid background in robotics, mechanical automation or architecture related fields;

  • Experience in intelligent welding or additive manufacturing;

  • Experience with KUKA PRC, Rhino and Grasshopper;

  • Experience in robotic fabrication including the ability to develop custom scripts (python or C-sharp) for the operation and control of the robot systems;

  • Can accept short-term business trips (2-6 weeks);

  • A team player.

Benefits Packages

  • Competitive salary based on experiences 

  • Share options based on experiences 

  • Incentive plan 

  • Housing allowance 

  • Insurance and healthcare 

  • Annual tickets reimbursement 

  • Catered in-house work meals 

  • Daily snacks and fruits supply 

  • Paid vacations and holidays 

  • Relatively flexible working hours 

  • Work-out facilities to stay healthy 

  • Hands-on workshops 

  • Cozy also challenging working environment 

  • Innovative startup orientation 

  • Happy hours 

  • And more 

Thank you for your interest in the PIX and this role. Feel free to send you CV/resume to or apply on the website and we’ll get back to you asap. We look forward to hearing from you

PIX provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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