Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.
Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.
Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity. We take personal ownership in what we do, developing trust in our relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We firmly believe in having honest, forthcoming, and fair communications. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will play a critical role in helping Fluence deliver the next generation of energy storage technology.
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will primarily engage in the ongoing development of Fluence’s energy storage products, focusing on mechanical design. Fluence deploys lithium-ion batteries in utility scale projects, typically inside of metal enclosures.
The work will be focused on systems related to the structural design of the enclosures; internal equipment layout for ease of manufacturing, installation, and maintenance; cooling and fire suppression system design; and design to meet various published technical standards and codes.
Fluence is looking for an experienced mechanical engineer who can tackle difficult technical problems and perform design work. The ideal candidate will have a broad mechanical engineering background as well as strong proficiency in 3D CAD and finite element analysis. Experience with cooling systems, both air cooling and liquid cooling, is also beneficial.
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
Qualifications:The preferred candidate will have a background in Mechanical engineering and product development in the power conversion and/or renewables space, in specific to the Battery energy management system, qualified electrical worker training, a minimum of an undergraduate degree and 6+ years of work experience and prior experience in resolving the site issues, driving Root cause analysis, providing solution to the Site commissioning team for the project specific issues. Salary is commensurate with experience. Experience with energy storage is strongly preferred.Participate in project site root cause analysis activities, interfacing with customers and resolving their concerns raised during the installation and commissioning phasesHighly experienced with solid model design software (preferably including SolidWorks), including performing structural FEA analysisTakes individual initiative and works with minimal supervision while being a collaborative team player. Possesses sound business judgment.Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively to internal and external audiences.Proven success on challenging projects where you made key contributions while demonstrating ownership, creativity, and initiative.Desire to learn new skills, business applications and equipment platforms.Competence in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, CREO, Auto CAD, 3D Modelling.Travel requirements: up to 40%, including international travel. Flexibility to work at various time zones.
Additional qualifications below are preferred but not mandatory:Experience performing mechanical design of electrical power equipment, such as electrical panels, power converters, or control panels.Experience with the design of air and liquid cooling systems, including fan sizing, CFD analysis, pump sizing, pressure drop analysis, and component selection.Experience with seismic analysis and familiarity with IEEE693 and/or ASCE 7-16 requirementsExperience with utility-scale battery energy storage systems.Plus: Prior knowledge/experience with Fluence product offerings and ability to work in a manner consistent with the Fluence values of Leading, Agile, Responsible, and Fun