The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design, development and
execution of core battery mechanical system components and assemblies. The
individual will be responsible for defining, documenting, and designing battery pack and
battery module mechanical and thermal components and assemblies, and overseeing
validation of those components and assemblies.
An effective candidate is comfortable applying technical knowledge to innovative
designs, driving resolution of challenges, and taking ownership of new product
Apply technical knowledge to the on-time delivery of work products through the
product development life cycle for each project.
Own the design & development of efficient designs for components & sub-
Work in concert with manufacturing engineers in the development of processes &
tools supporting manufacture and assembly.
Component definition, sizing, selection, and design of battery module & pack
mechanical and thermal components (e.g., battery structure, enclosures,
injection molded plastics, cooling plates, mechanical joining methods).
Work closely with Systems Engineers and CAE Engineers to prove out design
concepts prior to pack prototype builds.
Act as a mentor and advisor to Design Release Engineers (DREs) on the team.
Key contributor to mechanical system DFMEAs/PFMEAs, DVP&Rs and Product
& Process design reviews.
Lead supplier evaluation and development for responsible commodities, in
collaboration with purchasing.
Support prototype system builds by ensuring parts are on time and that issues
are resolved in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Predictable and reliable attendance.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Chemical Engineering or equivalent
degree with relevant experience.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in high voltage (>350V) electrification
product design or product development.
Proficient in root cause analysis and resolution .
Proficient in understanding CAE models, including deciphering boundary
conditions, assumptions, and model limitations.
Adept in data processing and statistical analysis.
Effective communicator, capable of concisely presenting highly technical test
data to internal and external customers, as well as effectively communicating
Experienced with the design, handling, and manufacture of high voltage lithium-
ion battery systems.
Educated on common automotive & industry standards.
Familiar with the product design process.
Self-motivated problem solver; pays attention to the details.
Challenges the status quo and strives for continuous improvement.
Abides by safety standards and protocols.