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Ref No.: 18-06964
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Robot Fleet Manager
iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more” is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!
What you can look forward to:
The fundamental mission is to manage all material used in product development, including prototype systems as well as components and subassemblies used to assemble and maintain the prototype fleet
Handles intake and processing of units, particularly inventory management and secure storage
Accountable for the preparation and distribution of prototype materials for all customers:
Customers include:
Development teams/competencies
Internal & external beta participants
Internal customers such as the Business Unit and Sales organization
Preparation includes:
Hardware rework & repair: module replacement, coordination of part or module rework with ME/EE labs and shops
Software loading
Certificate & configuration file loading
System calibrations
Product testing
Handles outgoing processing of units
Packaging (including some customization such as the addition of instructions and/or return shipping labels),
Responsibility of units from storage to dock
Manages the work of technicians and interns who will collaborate to execute the responsibilities listed above
Takes high level direction from engineers, and turns it into instructions & plans for technicians to execute. The candidate would need to understand the product well enough to train the technicians how to perform the required tasks – this is a technically interesting part of the role
Emphasis here will be to direct a team to achieve high quality, consistent results while maintaining a positive, team oriented environment – this part of the role requires smooth and effective leadership

A strong attention to detail