Senior Mechanical Engineer - Renewable Energy & Storage

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12-31-2018
The ideal candidate will have a hands-on background in mechanical design and fabrication and experience working in cross-functional teams.

You will spearhead the design of a fully integrated long-duration energy storage system based on a novel electrochemical platform, working closely with a cross-functional team of chemical, materials, and mechanical engineers. Additionally, you will contribute to the development of custom test stands for validation and testing to accelerate the development of long-duration energy storage systems.

What You’ll Do
  • Lead a cross-functional team to a fully defined concept design for a long-duration energy storage system
  • Develop functional requirements in close collaboration with component and functional subject matter experts
  • Propose and de-risk architecture design concepts
  • Integrate design for manufacturing into the design process
  • Interface with external stakeholders
  • Design, build, and qualify new test vehicles and test stands to accelerate the development of novel long-duration energy storage systems
  • Design, build, and debug test stands that expand our testing capability and/or which enable high-throughput testing
  • Support the analysis of test data to enable data-based decision making
  • Build long-lasting, reliable relationships with external vendors and contractors
  • Aid in sourcing capital equipment and in developing facility requirements and capabilities to meet the company’s growing needs

What We’re Looking For
BS required (MS preferred) in Mechanical Engineering or similar field
● 5-7 years of experience in electromechanical design
● Direct experience in product development within an early stage environment
● Prior experience in Energy Storage, Battery Systems, Renewable Energy, Utility, or other
related industry experience a plus
● Machining/fabrication experience a plus
● Experience in high-throughput data analysis using a scientific programming language
(i.e., Python, MATLAB) also a plus
Characteristics
● Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills a must!
● Hands-on approach to engineering problem solving
● Data-driven decision maker
● Flexible working style: Can “wear many hats” and jump quickly between projects
● Able to work well in cross-disciplinary project teams and deliver results
● Enjoys the fast paced, results driven environment of a startup
● Drives projects to completion
● High attention to detail

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