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Energy Storage System Design Engineer - Mechanical

Company: Supernal
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play.

What we do:

Energy Storage System Design Engineers focus on designing and prototyping high voltage and high-power energy storage system in electrified aircrafts. The Energy Storage System Design Engineer - Mechanical participates in mechanical design process of our ESS from conceptual designs, selection of components, prototype builds to releasing design for manufacturing. This role collaborates with Sr. battery design engineers, DAEs, test engineers and product integration engineers to ensure a robust ESS to be designed, built, and integrated to our eVTOL aircraft.

What you can do:

  • Design of ESS's components from concept to production
  • Perform analytical and physical assessments on ESS to ensure the design's robustness and reliability, as well as to match with requirements
  • Support the engineering tools development to provide trade-off studies between packaging efficiency, thermal, NVH prior to and/or during design phases
  • Build and contribute to component specifications, verification plans, and other technical documents
  • Document and release designs in the PLM system
  • Conduct prototype builds
  • Collaborate with ESS's component suppliers to support new technology development
  • Collaborate with the integration team to optimize and improve the designs
  • Collaborate with battery test and validation team on DVP&R activities
  • May require up to 25% of domestic and international travels
  • Other duties as assigned What you can contribute:
    • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering, relevant engineering field
    • A minimum of three (3) years experience with mechanical design for energy storage system related components (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
    • Experience with CATIA
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent understanding of mechanical structures, electrical and thermal analysis of a battery system, especially for high voltage and high-power applications
    • Proven experience developing engineering tools/processes to support analysis and design
    • Experience with design for mass production is a plus
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Sense of urgency, proactive delivery of communication and follow up
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

      This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

      The pay range for this position is:
      $133,120 $186,160 USD

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Keywords: Supernal, San Ramon , Energy Storage System Design Engineer - Mechanical, Other , San Ramon, California

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