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Manufacturing Technician/Engineer (Robotic Hands)

Zurich, Switzerland | office/hybrid | full-time | earliest start: February 2024

faive robotics is an early stage deep tech robotics & AI start-up based in Zurich and supported by leading VCs. We give industry workers a helping hand for tedious manual labour tasks and mitigate labour shortages with a versatile automation platform. Our automation solutions driven by dexterous robotic hands and cutting edge AI trained on human observations bring a new level of AI embodiment to the real world.


As a manufacturing technician or engineer you will divide your time between the fabrication and assembly of prototypes and small batch series of our dexterous robotic hand hardware and the development and improvement of manufacturing processes.



  • Fabricate and assemble prototypes and small batch series of robotic hands

  • Develop and constantly improve the manufacturing procedures

  • Improve our hardware design with regards to manufacturability

  • Organise our mechanical workshop

  • Help install robots at customer sites and provide hardware maintenance and support



  • Professional training (Ausbildung) or Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering

  • Hands-on experience in building and assembling complex prototypes.

  • Extensive 3D printing (FDM) expertise from professional or private projects

  • First experience with casting methods beneficial

  • Experience with CAD design (Autodesk Fusion) beneficial

  • Fluent in English


Compensation & Benefits

  • We offer a total compensation package including a competitive yearly base salary and a strong stock option package to make you part of our shared success.

  • You will work with the founders from day one, shaping the company and participating in its success from its very beginning


At faive robotics you will have the opportunity to shape a robotics & AI company from the ground up. In flat hierarchies you will work directly with the founders and some of the best talents in the robotics space. At faive, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment we encourage everyone to apply and we are looking forward to you bringing along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives. Together we can solve some of the greatest challenges in robotics.


Please send your application documents, including CV and relevant certificates or references to:
Hiring Manager: Stefan Weirich

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