Unit Cell Engineer
Ballard’s Stack Engineering team has an exciting opportunity for a fuel cell Product Development Engineer in our Burnaby BC headquarters. As a Stack Engineer, you will be working directly on fuel cell core technology, surrounded by world-class experts. If you are a highly motivated individual who enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced environment and the satisfaction of taking an idea from concept into production, we want to hear from you!
The Ideal Candidate:
You have a solid understanding of mechanical design, strength of materials, fuel cell performance modelling, fluid flow analysis, thermodynamics and heat transfer. You thrive in diverse roles that drive projects end to end; from initial design analysis to production. Understanding of fuel cell operating condition design and high volume manufacturing methods would be considered an asset.
Create design requirement documentation based on customer requests and engineering design tools
Ownership and development of Unit Cell engineering design tools
Analyze structural, thermal, fluid flow and performance of cell designs
Work with Stack Test Engineering team to develop test plans to validate component designs and design tool functions
Support and deliver component or assembly design specifications with validated results and documentation
Collaborate with Supply Chain and Manufacturing Engineering teams to ensure orderly progression of design to production
Collaborate with suppliers to ensure parts will meet functional requirements and aggressive timelines
Provide continuation engineering support on products following internal change control and design review processes
B.Sc. or higher degree in Engineering Physics, Mechanical, Chemical, Fuel Cell or related Engineering program with 2 – 7 years of related experience
Ability to interpret test data to compare against design objectives
Working knowledge of mechanical design, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, electrical analysis and fuel cell performance modelling
Familiarity with engineering tools such as design verification planning, tolerance stack-up, structured problem solving and DFMEA
Comfortable with drawings and design standards, including GD&T
Understanding of fuel cell design
Experience with MATLAB, FEA and CFD tools
Profession Engineering eligibility or certification
Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.