You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn’t scare you; it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.
We feel exactly the same way.
We’re currently on the lookout for a Vehicle Package Engineer to drive vehicle system-level and component-level packaging activities from initial concept through production.
Develop and create portfolio of vehicle platform hardpoints and packaging requirements with an understanding of SAE J1100 and associated standards
Create vehicle package layout in 3D and packaging drawing in 2D in Catia V5/V6
Perform and maintain hardpoints, human factors, and ergonomics checks (ground clearance, approach, departure, break over, comfort, vision, reach-ability, ingress/egress, etc..) from concept development through production
Support package and seating buck builds and validations
Raise and lead resolution of package related concerns and cross-functional issues
Negotiate components' location to achieve efficient package while protecting for regulatory and functional requirements
Work alongside the homologation team to create certification drawings
Work hard, exceed expectations, challenge industry conventions, and relentlessly strive to make truly exceptional products
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
3+ years of experience in vehicle packaging and/or vehicle integration roles
Working knowledge of regulatory and certification requirements
Strong proficiency in 3D CAD software such as CATIA V5 or V6
This Position is not eligible for CPT or OPT
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