Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker who proactively improves engineering processes of the company through innovative ideas and design and carrying them through to final products.
The incumbent will work on all stages of our production cycle, from research and mechanical design to manufacturing, installation, and evaluation.
The successful candidate will be a highly creative individual with the ability to develop lasting solutions to our clients' problems. The top candidate will have the ability to communicate their technical ideas in a clear manner, both visually and verbally.


  • Leading the mechanical design, production engineering, and installation of components and assemblies that fulfill client requirements

  • Analyzing problems or deficiencies in design and manufacturing processes and developing solutions to resolve them

  • Conducting experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate product design

  • Creating plans and designs using CAD technology

  • Estimating budgets and time scopes for each project

  • Writing technical documentation for machine operators and final assembly

  • Ensuring that products meet compliance regulations

  • Collaborating with project managers and other engineers in our team

Skills required

  • Synthesis, analysis (kinematic and dynamic) and optimization of mechanisms (linkages, gears, cam and springs)

  • Finite element analysis

  • Motor sizing calculation

  • Multibody dynamics

  • Mathematical modelling and model-Based design

  • CAD/CAE (for plastics, sheet metal)

  • Prototyping with DFM/DFA, FMEA/DFMEA, GD&T, Stack-up tolerance analysis

  • Additive manufacturing and biometrics knowledge a big plus

Software knowledge


  • Simulink

  • SolidWorks

  • Adams

  • Ansys

  • Fusion 360

Education and Experience

  • MTech in Robotics or MTech in Mechanical System design

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in making Electromechanical products (e.g. Robotic end effectors or Robotic arms)

  • Proven experience with a full product lifecycle (ideation to manufacturing)

  • Minimum 3 products in the portfolio which are being sold in the market

  • Ability to design products in minimal form factor (anthropomorphic) integrating electronics components (PCB, Battery, LED, and switches)

About the Company

With a vision to create successful products with world-class benchmarks but with local considerations in mind, Vispala Technologies has proven its dedication to extremely efficient and affordable wearable assistive technology for people with upper limb mobility impairment.

Based in Kolkata, India, Vispala Technologies are committed to delivering the best value-based design and technology enabling human mobility - primarily in prosthetic devices, 3D-printed sockets and covers for prosthesis and assistive robotics.

Our scope looks beyond just functionality: we consider how persons who have undergone amputations often face psychological stigma when seen by societies as people who are incomplete. Through our various products and expertise in 3D printing for orthotics and prosthetics, we restore dignity to individuals and help them live their lives to the full, without prejudice.

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