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Amazon Manufacturing Test Engineer, Manufacturing Test and Controls in North Reading, Massachusetts


Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a multi-disciplinary team of innovators that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world dilemas that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even imagine yet. We will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

The Robotics Manufacturing and Technical Operations (RMTO) organization oversees the manufacturing of high-quality robotics and gets the right materials to the right place at the right time to enable our automated solutions. It’s a fast-paced operation that works cross-functionally with teams across Amazon globally and utilizes data and performance indicators.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing test strategies and solutions for new products, with a focus on automation, cycle time reduction, and improving product quality. You will collaborate with engineering, production, junior test engineers, and external vendors to deliver the highest quality products with the lowest cost.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Manufacturing Test Development Engineer with a proven track record of implementing best-in-class test techniques and processes within a complex manufacturing environment. This role will report to the Technical Operations Manufacturing Test and Controls team and will be a member of the technical operations team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support and foster a culture of inclusion

  • Development of equipment, software, and processes for acceptance testing of robotic systems

  • Document test procedures, test specifications, and acceptance criteria for new products

  • Transfer new test solutions to internal and external manufacturers

  • Work with suppliers to support deployed products and their respective tests

  • Support the internal manufacturing team by resolving complex manufacturing problems

  • Propose design changes that will enhance product manufacturability and testability

  • Evaluate and approve product Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)

  • Extensive cross-functional support requiring multiple skill sets (such as electrical, mechanical, firmware, software)

  • Willing to “roll up sleeves and do what needs to be done” in a small, specialized, team environment

  • Up to 20% travel required, including international travel

A day in the life

Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:

  1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options

  3. Paid Time Off (PTO)

  4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of working in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience

  • Experience with prototyping and implementation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of SolidWorks simulation or Ansys Finite Element analysis tools

  • Experience in the design of complex mechanical products and equipment at volume

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit