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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

​The Green Recruitment Company has partnered with a global leader in the renewable energy space that is looking for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to assist in the development of Battery Storage Systems (BESS) products.

Employment: Direct Hire

Location: Remote (Must be on East Coast)

Pay Rate: $120K+ (DOE)

Job Description:

Help lead the development of grid-level battery energy storage system and design custom solutions to meet customer needs and improve the product. Work with a cross-functional team from around the world to implement new designs into existing product lines as well as develop new products including battery modules, enclosures, switchgear, and other DC-based electrical hardware.


  • Design mechanical enclosures/containers, racks, parts, and/or features intended to be used in the energy storage industry

  • Design mechanical features of battery module packs

  • Perform FEA and CFD simulations and analysis for a wide range of form factors and environments

  • Manage multiple tasks to stay on-time using agile work practices

  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for customers and development programs

  • Review and check engineering drawings to ensure manufacturability, appropriate dimensions & tolerances, and proper fit-form-function is depicted in the drawings

  • Direct and evaluate day to day activities of 3rd party design and engineering partners

  • Collaborate with the larger team to optimize designs for thermal management and fire safety

  • Support manufacturing and system deployment activities by collaborating to resolve issues and ensure products and systems are delivered to specification

Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • 10+ years of product development and mechanical engineering experience

  • Expert level proficiency with Autodesk Inventor

  • Familiarity with FEA principles and software- NASTRAN and/or ANSYS

  • Extensive experience designing sheet metal, structural steel, and weldments for the commercial products industry

  • Sound knowledge of basic heat transfer and thermodynamic principles required

  • Experience designing to NFPA 855 and specifically NFPA 68 and 69 would be a plus

  • Familiarity with designing structures for seismic conditions, specifically IEEE 693 (or other seismic standards) is beneficial

  • Familiarity with NEMA and IP enclosure design and testing

  • Experience with energy storage systems preferred

  • Solving customer’s needs and issues in a proactive manner

  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, vendors, shop, and office in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and task organization skills

  • Team player attitude internally and externally

  • Willing to travel 20% of the time.