Overview

Our client is a leading innovator of American made electric motorcycles. The company’s growth has led them to expand their engineering team with the creation of a new Mechanical Engineer role.

We are recruiting a seasoned Mechanical Engineer (8+ years of experience) to join the Cleveland HQ team. This individual will be designing and building electromechanical systems. Day-to-day work includes discussions with our design team, 3D and 2D modeling product improvement and new product development, product testing and benchmarking, and communicating with vendors.

Daily Responsibilities:

Play a technical lead role for the ME team in taking products from concept, prototyping, test and iteration through to high volume production
Use system level thinking, organizational and design skills to bring together the ME’s for the various sub-systems and make the tradeoffs that lead to final designs.  Be responsible for a portion of the system design.  Bring it all together and ensure a great product on schedule with other engineering disciplines and cross functional teams

Skills and Experience:

– Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
– 8+ years of complex mechanical engineering experience
– Proficiency with solid modeling (Inventor preferred, FEA experience nice to have)
– Ability to produce engineering drawings with robust dimensioning, GD&T and tolerance analyses
– Experience with the following vehicle design categories a plus: Chassis design, Welded structures, Bolted joints and fasteners, Packaging, Castings and forgings, Sheet metal, Suspension systems, Braking systems and wheels, Electrical, Plastics/composite component specification
– Several successful product life cycles that you’ve stewarded from conception to successful market launch
– Ability to manage and work with outside resources for engineering and manufacturing
– Strong creativity, the ability to take and manage technical risks, and lead by influencing.
– Hands on fabrication and testing experience
– Understanding of verification and validation techniques to advance prototype designs to finished products
– Able to effectively communicate ideas and give/receive constructive feedback.
– Prototyping and general fabrication skills
– Working knowledge of electromechanical systems
– Excellent documentation and communication skills

Strong technical background in several the following areas, with expertise in at least three:

-Machine design and kinematic analysis
-Design for manufacturing (FMEA, DFM and DFT)
-System architecture
-Mathematical modeling and control
-Thermodynamics and fluid dynamics
-Automotive Design Practices

Compensation

You can expect a competitive startup salary, generous equity, a satisfying and fast-paced work environment, a team you will learn from daily, and a product you will be proud to be involved with.