Robotics Engineer

Robot Engineer, Drone

About the company
In recent years, the food service industry has struggled to hire enough personnel to meet the demands of customers. This tech solutions company aims to utilize new technology to provide solutions for this sector, cutting the large costs that companies in the food industry face, not only for labor but for the cost of things like ingredients as well.

The technology the company produces automates certain processes in the kitchen in order to reduce the need for manual labor. For things like ingredients, the AI Automation Robot automates simple cooking-related tasks in the kitchen.

Currently, they are building a Cooking Robot together with a major restaurant chain in Japan. They will launch this product in 2020. They are developing a robot that uses image recognition to automate certain processes that typically occur in a factory setting.

3 main focuses of the company:

1. Tech solutions that reduce the need for labor
By automating restaurant ordering, payment, and a multitude of other tasks, the company seeks to solve labor problems not only by reducing hours on a task but by freeing up the existing staff to do other things.

2. Easy implementation into existing establishments in the restaurant industry
The company is developing compact robots that will fit even in small spaces in inner-city locations.

3. Creating solutions that cover a wide variety of cooking methods
The tech company is an engineering team composed of highly skilled people in AI, IoT, robotics, and design. They intend to create a single solution that covers many different food preparation methods.
Corporate Culture
The company has a startup atmosphere which engineers may appreciate. Remote work is also possible depending on the position. There is no dress code and employees can wear casual clothing in the office. Engineers can work freely and independently.
Global Aspects
  • Many employees speak English
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
The company has a partnership with the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry and other organizations.
Other details
  • You can work from home
  • No dress code
The company is looking for a robotics engineer who will join the team. They need someone who is both a visionary and a proactive person who enjoys taking on challenges.

Key Responsibilities:
-Conduct research on robotic technology to create new robotic systems or system capabilities
-Design and integration of the mechanical aspects of the robots that will be used
-Build, configure, and test robots
-Install, calibrate, operate, or maintain robots
-Analyze and evaluate robotic systems or prototypes.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
-5 or more years of experience with C / C ++, Python, Lisp, Rust, etc., or equivalent knowledge and experience
-Robotics production experience using ROS/ROS2

Japanese Level
  • Beginner
* The knowlege of image recognition and deep learning
Type of people (Personality)
-Team player
-Critical Thinker
-Likes challenges
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • up to 30,000JPY
  • No
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)