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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Automotive/EV)

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Automotive/EV)

  • Location

    Ann Arbor

  • Sector:

    Electro Mobility

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  • Contact:

    Brandon Kooser

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Brandon Kooser

Role Summary:

We are looking for a highly formidable mechanical design engineer to join our team and work on the design of future iterations of our prototype and production vehicles. You must possess a knowledge of best practices in the automotive industry but be able to use first principles thinking to challenge the status quo. The candidate must be resourceful, enjoy being challenged, be able to deliver in a high pressure environment, excel at creative problem solving, and enjoy working in a team.


Your tasks will include:

  • mechanical engineering for our prototype and production vehicles
  • Contribute to the design, optimization, and analysis of vehicle components using CAD and CAE
  • Creation of 2D drawings to be made using both prototype and production fabrication methods
  • Help manage fabrication and assembly of vehicles
  • Validation of design through testing, Help interact with suppliers
  • Collaborate with engineering firms and consultants on certain parts of our vehicles



  • BS in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years experience as a mechanical design engineer in the auto and/or powersport industries
  • Experience in full vehicle development life cycles from design to production
  • Design exposure to various automotive systems including chassis, interior, powertrain, and body systems
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and intuition
  • High proficiency with Solidworks
  • Passionate about solving societal problems such as climate change and traffic safety


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a high-paced environment with strict deadlines such as a racing program
  • Hands-on fabrication experience (mill, lathe, etc.)
  • Designed components in multiple automotive system