Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Number of employees

1600

Campbell, CA, United States

Posted on: 2024-05-23

Category: emobility

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Electric mobility is the smart choice. We make it the easy one, too. So easy that someone plugs into our network every 1 second. Since 2007, we’ve focused solely on building the best electric vehicle (EV) charging experience for everyone involved in the shift to electric. 

Join us in shaping the future of mobility. If you'd like to learn more about what it's like to build the new fueling network, check out our Engineering Blog: www.chargepoint.com/engineering

About Us

With electric vehicles expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need across North America and Europe. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on making the transition to electric easy for businesses, fleets and drivers. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market.

At ChargePoint, we foster a positive and productive work environment by committing to live our values of Be Courageous, Charge Together, Love our Customers, Operate with Openness, and Relentlessly Pursue Awesome. These values guide how we show up every day, align, and work together to build a brighter future for all of us.

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Discover what it’s like to help build the fueling network of the future - check out our Engineering Blog.

About Us

With electric vehicles expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need across North America and Europe. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on making the transition to electric easy for businesses, fleets and drivers. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market.

At ChargePoint, we foster a positive and productive work environment by committing to live our values of Be Courageous, Charge Together, Love our Customers, Operate with Openness, and Relentlessly Pursue Awesome. These values guide how we show up every day, align, and work together to build a brighter future for all of us.

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Discover what it’s like to help build the fueling network of the future - check out our Engineering Blog.

Reports To

Senior Manager, Mechanical Design Engineer

What You Will Be Doing 

The Mechanical Design Engineering Team is seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team. As a member of the Mechanical Design Engineering Team you will be a driving force of innovation and helping build the future of electric vehicle charging. 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will play a direct role in the design and execution of ChargePoint’s products.  We are seeking a confident and personable engineer who has exceptional product design and development experience, including design for manufacturing, design for cost and assembly, production tooling development with a proven track record of delivering world-class products in cross-functional teams. 

What You Will Bring to ChargePoint 

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, your responsibilities will focus on the manufacturability, cost effectiveness, and design for quality of current production and new products: 

  • Design and develop mechanical parts and subsystems in EV chargers
  • Interfacing directly with Asia engineering team and suppliers to efficiently execute designs into mass production
  • Identifying design opportunities for quality, cost, assembly, and manufacturing
  • Root cause and failure analysis on current products

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in a Mechanical Engineering role
  • Strong working knowledge of injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal, aluminum die casting and extrusion, cosmetic part finishing, and mass production processes
  • Skilled in rapid prototyping as well as in mechanical testing methodology and equipment 
  • A self-starter who is comfortable driving multiple parts and aspects of the product design process simultaneously
  • Ability to learn quickly and operate outside of your comfort zone
  • Proficient in CAD (NX highly preferred, others accepted)
  • Ability to review and optimize 2D drawings, including understanding tolerances of various manufacturing methods and GD&T

Desired Skills 

The ideal candidate would also have design experience in the following areas:  

  • Ruggedized outdoor electro-mechanical products (IP protection)
  • Material selection for functional and regulatory requirements
  • Cooling system and thermal solution design

Location

Campbell, CA

ChargePoint is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. 

The targeted US salary range for roles at this operating level is $85,000 to $175,500. This range represents base salary and does not reflect equity, benefits or variable pay where applicable. Actual base salaries are based on several factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, experience, certifications and specific work location.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants only - Recruiting agencies do not contact.

 

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We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants only - Recruiting agencies do not contact.

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