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Mechanical Design Engineer

in San Francisco, California

About the Role

Mechanical design engineer working on battery packs for micro-mobility vehicles and electric aircraft.

What You'll Do

  • Conceive, design, test and oversee manufacturing introduction of key battery components and assemblies
  • Create formal documentation of 2D and 3D designs of components and assemblies
  • Develop and fabricate functional prototypes and test methods to vet out new concepts
  • Collaborate closely with suppliers to bring parts and assemblies into production
  • Complete design cycles from concepts to fully validated production designs

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 5 years experience designing parts and assemblies for electromechanical products.
  • Strives to find efficient, elegant design solutions. Passionate about creating high-impact products
  • Understanding of basic electrical engineering principles, ideally in the context of battery packs
  • Demonstrated success taking parts from concept through production release with a focus on DFM
  • Experience working productively and collaboratively in cross-functional teams (supply chain, program management, testing, quality, etc.)
  • Detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills
  • Proficient in CAD modeling. Solidworks or CATIA v5 experience preferred.
  • Able to perform analysis (CAE, Matlab, hand calculations) to guide and justify design decisions
  • Experience with data acquisition systems for thermal, electrical, and mechanical sensors
  • Working knowledge of or desire to learn GD&T
  • Competent designing parts for various manufacturing processes such as plastic injection molding, metal stamping, thermoforming, welding/brazing, plating, heat treating and bonding. Direct machine shop skills a plus.
  • Excited about building prototypes and running testing in our engineering lab
  • Ability to specify tests, run tests and analyze/post-process results required to prove out the validity of a design

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