Mechanical Design Engineer - Drive Systems, Gigafactory Texas
Engineering & Information Technology
Design and develop mechanical parts and systems while working closely with electromagnetic, manufacturing and power electronics engineers.
Design and develop electric machines and mechanical power transmission components.
Design plastics, sheet metal, and castings for electric vehicle drive systems. Conduct thermal and mechanical modelling and testing of systems and components.
Validate components and prototypes in bench and vehicle configurations.
Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and various suppliers to transition concepts to production.
Utilize understanding of materials and manufacturing processes to collaborate with various suppliers and other internal team members. Use CAD modelling techniques and CATIA v5 to design and develop electric machines and mechanical components for testing and manufacturing.
Five (5) years of progressive experience in the job offered or five (5) years of experience in mechanical engineering for automotive applications.
Three (3) years of experience in the job offered or three (3) years of experience in mechanical engineering for automotive applications.
CAD modelling with plastics and metals parts
CATIA v5 experience with complex parts and assemblies
Dimensional drawings with expertise in ANSI Y14.5 GD&T
Manufacturing equipment design and implementation
Dynamometer test requirements and data analysis preferred