Bastian Solutions
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time
  • Robotics


A Senior Design Engineer works with other Bastian Robotics employees as well as customers and suppliers to provide detailed designs for special equipment in the material handling industry. The process involves understanding the customer's goals and objectives, and developing smart engineered solutions to meet these goals. Technologies used in this position range from high level automation (specialty conveyors, robotics, End of Arm Tooling, 3D modeling) to more conventional fabricated items (bins, guards, platforms, etc.)

Bastian Robotics' goal is to help our customers compete in their markets by providing the best material handling solutions and technology.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Design
  • 5+ years in a Mechanical Design role
  • Strong mechanical design aptitude.
  • Understanding of controls used in automated equipment.
  • Strong technical drawing skills, especially in 3D modeling.
  • Extremely computer literate with general Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to produce fabrication/welding/assembly drawings from 3D model efficiently.

General Job Description:

  • Develop designs for special material handling related equipment from concept to detailed fabrication drawings.
  • Create BOM for designs.
  • Work with Applications Engineering to develop proposals for customers.
  • Help resolve engineering issues as they arise by working closely with vendors and the shop.
  • Meet and exceed our customer's expectations through superior design and implementation.
  • Be a great team player and contributor within the office; be tolerant of others.
  • Constantly review and master applicable business technology to ensure we are using the best tools.
  • Work with management to prioritize projects on macro level; ability to prioritize individual tasks on your own.
  • Develop equipment manual once project is completed.
  • Help develop configurable designs for Bastian Robotics standard product offering.
  • Work with management to develop standards regarding documentation format.
  • Work well with the shop; pitch in where needed. Spend part of time in shop assembling the equipment you designed to better understand how the components come together.
  • Maintain a consistently positive, enthusiastic attitude.


About Us:


Bastian Solutions is an independent system integrator dedicated to helping our customers increase their productivity through proven automation, information systems, and sound operating procedures. We provide turnkey solutions from design engineering and simulation all the way through installation and project management. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and flexibility to our customers.  Bastian's solutions vary in complexity from simple manual to highly automated systems such as mobile robots, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), AGV's, RFID, sortation, carousels, and conveyor systems. Every solution Bastian proposes is considered on its own merits to provide tremendous productivity gains and a quick return on investment.


Benefits Include:


Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance


  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match
  • Vacation/Holiday Pay
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Bastian Stock Appreciation Plan
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Volunteer Work
  • Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions
  • Company Meetings & Events






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