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Senior/Staff Mechanical Design Engineer, Battery Systems

Design ways to improve the robustness of in-house battery pack ATP test stand.
San Francisco Bay Area
Senior
$130,000 - 180,000 USD / year
1 month ago

✨ About The Role

- Lead the development work of both agricultural and cargo battery packs, collaborating closely with internal and external teams - Design ground-based support equipment such as charging, swapping, and transportation systems - Responsible for pack level interconnect and mechanical design, as well as cell and pack level battery testing - Select, test, and validate critical electrical components including connectors, cables, housings, fuses, adhesives, and coatings - Conduct root cause analysis of field or manufacturing issues and maintain detailed documentation sets

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced mechanical engineer with 5-8 years in designing large, mass-produced HV battery pack assemblies for the aviation or automotive industry - Familiar with automotive or aviation wiring harness standards, components, and best practices - Skilled in writing test plans, designing test infrastructure, and executing on test cards - Proficient in any 3D CAD package (Solidworks, NX, Inventor, etc.) - Inquisitive attitude with a quick ability to research new topics and develop mastery - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, not afraid to ask for clarification or give feedback - Enjoys being in a prototyping shop building things with hands
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Senior/Staff Mechanical Design Engineer, Battery Systems
San Francisco Bay Area
$130,000 - 180,000 USD / year
Engineering
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