Mechanical Design Engineer, Sr. to Staff

Mainspring Energy

Menlo Park, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 01/07/2021
  • Website: www.mainspringenergy.com
  • Company Address: 3601 Haven Avenue, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Mainspring Energy

Driven by its mission to bring affordable, reliable, and clean power to the world, Mainspring has developed an advanced linear generator technology that unlocks the full potential of distributed generation.

Job Description

Mainspring is seeking Mechanical Design Engineers at the Senior Engineer to Staff Engineer level.  In this role, you will design and develop components and subsystems with challenging technical requirements from initial concept through manufacturing launch.  Mainspring is a great place for engineers with a variety of areas of deep expertise, who like to solve challenging cross-functional problems with a mix of computational analysis, hands-on engineering and team effort.
  • Lead a wide array of design projects with analyses and optimization spanning multiple fields: thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, structural mechanics, controls and electronics
  • Develop and optimize key components of the Linear Generator to drive down cost, improve performance and deliver high reliability
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering and external suppliers to improve designs and processes for manufacturability and reliability
  • Work with test engineering teams to validate systems and components with fast cycles of learning for deployment into the next generation of Linear Generators
Qualifications  
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar engineering field from an accredited institution.  Experience and degree will determine level, but minimum requirements are BS + 5 years, MS + 3 years, or recent PhD graduate
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to deliver functional product designs in a rapid development environment.  Experience with a full design lifecycle from concept through manufacturing support is preferred
  • Fluent in SolidWorks or comparable CAD package, including structural and thermal FEA
  • Ability to generate 2D drawings for manufacturing, experience utilizing GD&T is preferred
  • Solid physical understanding in several of the following fields is a plus: solid mechanics, materials, engine dynamics and thermal analysis.

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