Did you know that the average American spends over 100 hours a year standing in line? Our time is valuable. We are all tired of waiting in line. With the convenience of online shopping and delivery services for every type of business everywhere, shoppers are demanding the same frictionless experience when it comes to shopping in a store. There has never been a more exciting time in retail for Zippin to deliver a cutting-edge shopping experience that will provide the highest level of service and anticipate the needs of shoppers.
The Zippin platform-as-a-service provides a checkout-free solution for all kinds of stores, transportation hubs, sports arenas, business and university dining locations, and any other physical retail space. Shoppers are able to walk in the store, pick up what they want, and then leave. We use machine learning, computer vision, and sensor fusion to automatically charge shoppers when they walk out—a paradigm shift in the shopper experience, with no lines.
In August of 2021, we closed a $30 million Series B funding round with participation from new and existing investors including OurCrowd, Maven Ventures, Evolv Ventures and SAP. This new round brings Zippin’s total funding to more than $45 million. This round comes on the heels of significant progress we’ve made in recent months, including signing numerous new accounts, launching multiple new public checkout-free stores, and further solidifying their leading technology within the future of retail.
Zippin is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for our Store Systems team.
We are seeking to add members to our technical team who have strong capabilities for working mechanical problems in retail domain within a constrained, fast-paced environment. Applicants from all industries are welcome, with particular emphasis in mechanical systems developments from complex, multidisciplinary systems.
Design fixtures and tools for manufacturing test and precision calibration.
Assemble and modify mechanical components, fixtures, and subsystems for consumer electronics applications.
Run repetitive tests with attention to detail " Investigate design failures and iterate on/improve designs to make successful.
Perform data analysis of test results, and generate reports of outcomes.
Provide recommendations for design improvements with regards to assembly and manufacturing.
Oversee end-to-end test mechanical qualification process from development/prototyping to deployment/production.
Travel 10%, includes domestic and international travels.
Knowledge in electrical mechanical sensor/actuator, flex circuits, pogo pin, printed circuit boards.
Experience working with external vendors.
Experience in CNC, sheet metal and rapid prototyping fabrication and material selection.
Experience using CAD.
Ability to make 3D models and 2D engineering drawings.
Working at Zippin
To become the operating system for the store of the future.
Our mission is to save shoppers time, improve their in-store experience and increase brand loyalty, while making retailers more profitable.
Zippin is a values-based organization. We have a culture shaped by a clear set of ground rules establishing a framework and principles for decision-making, behaviors and a sense of community.
- Innovation - We have an ambitious vision, and any change, especially the zealous kind, requires big ideas.
- Integrity - We trust each other, and that trust is the foundation on which our relationships both internally and externally are built.
- Continuous Improvement - We see everything as improvable, and work at finding ways to do so, and enjoy moving toward our goals.
- Accountability - Our teammates have intrinsic enjoyment in taking ownership and delivering on what they say they will.
- Customer Focus - We care the most about what benefits our customers and partners.
Zippin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we're excited to learn what you can add to our team.