Mechanical Design Engineer

Mountain View, CA 94043

Posted: 11/13/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Product Manufacturing Job Number: 14191

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to be part of our client’ s team in the Mountain View area. This is an opportunity to work with a growing company on a mission to bring fun, fast, simple transportation to everyone through lightweight, electric vehicles.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to work with a growing company on a mission to bring fun, fast, simple transportation to everyone through lightweight, electric vehicles.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.
Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Simulate structural and thermal performance of critical sub-assemblies using analytical techniques and FEA
  • Create rapid prototypes in our machine shop to quickly iterate on features
  • Work with vendors to manufacture proof of concept prototypes
  • Identify performance parameters and create technical specs to guide part and assembly design
  • Own design of key technical components through the development phase and into production
Required Qualifications
  • Strong engineering fundamentals including thermodynamics, dynamics, and mechanics
  • Strong experience with FEA including thermal and mechanical modeling
  • Strong knowledge of material properties
  • Skilled at creating and testing analytical models of critical design features
  • Skilled at creating technical specification documents
  • Working knowledge of mass production manufacturing processes
  • Proficient in CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Strong hands-on prototyping skills - machine shop skills (CNC programming a plus)
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience outside of degree program
  • Experience developing highly technical mechanical design projects through to production
  • Familiarity with hardware development cycles
  • Experience with electric powertrain and battery pack design a plus
  • Experience with vehicle design a plus
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