Thermal Systems Engineer

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Wixom, MI, United States

Posted on: 2023-05-26

Category: climate

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Full time

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About the company:

Our device captures at least 80% of a semi-truck’s carbon emissions directly from the tailpipe. We sell the CO2 to end-users who can store it away for a long time. We split that revenue with our customers, so the device pays for itself in just a couple years.

Remora is hiring a Thermal Systems Lead who will develop the thermal management system of the Remora mobile carbon capture device from concept through production. The Thermal Systems Lead will be aid in the development of the device thermal architectures through architecture analysis, requirement generation, component development, component sourcing, and systems testing, all while helping to tackle the defining challenge of our time.

We’re a 75-person climate tech startup based in Detroit, MI. We build a device that captures a semi-truck’s carbon emissions directly from the tailpipe. We sell the CO2 to end-users, and split that revenue with our customers, so our device pays for itself in just a couple years. 

We’re piloting our technology with some of the largest companies in the world, including three of the Fortune 10, and we’ve raised multiple rounds of funding from leading investors like Lowercarbon Capital, Union Square Ventures, and First Round Capital.

Climate change disproportionately impacts communities of color, so we’re looking for candidates deeply committed to reducing emissions and to racial justice. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, person of color, female, non-binary, trans, gender non-conforming, or any other identity underrepresented in startups are especially encouraged to apply.

Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to think they are qualified for a position after reading a list of requirements like the one above. If you are worried that you are not qualified, please apply anyway! We’re most excited to work with people who learn quickly and want to tackle the climate crisis.


  • Incorporate leading edge technology from automotive thermal system innovations and make thoughtful decisions and recommendations based on findings.
  • Lead design reviews, pre-production verification and validation, and production design release.
  • Design air and liquid HVAC systems to supply heating and cooling to various subsystems of the device.
  • Validate heating and cooling systems through testing and data analysis.
  • Develop test plans and lead lab test and validation activities.
  • Develop analytical and computational models of heating and cooling systems for feasibility studies or for system troubleshooting.
  • Optimize all aspects of heating and cooling solutions including, power requirements, overall efficiency, weight, reliability, etc.
  • Identify thermal components and suppliers that meet design requirements, procurement timing, and cost constraints.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or related field and 4+ years of relevant work experience OR 6+ years of relevant work experience, particularly in thermal management of automotive powertrain or power electronics systems
  • Extensive knowledge of thermal management strategies including heat exchangers, air coolers, radiators, coolant and refrigerant systems, etc.
  • Familiarity with SAE Standards is preferred.
  • Desire and ability to mentor other engineers.
  • Here's what we value:

  • You want to join a fast-paced, fast-growing startup.
  • You care deeply about reducing carbon emissions and building power for the historically excluded communities that those emissions will most affect.
  • You’re committed to practicing anti-racism and anti-sexism.
  • You fully own projects, and you identify and solve problems through completion.
  • You adapt to change and appreciate failures as learning opportunities, constructively sharing them with your teammates.
  • You improve your teammates’ performance through collaboration. You consistently pursue personal and professional growth for yourself and your teammates.
  • You voice respectful disagreement and provide high-quality constructive feedback. You’re an effective and active listener and a clear and concise communicator.
  • You voice respectful disagreement and provide high-quality constructive feedback. You’re an effective and active listener, and a clear and concise communicator.
  • Logistics:

  • Location: Wixom, MI
  • Start date: Immediately
  • COVID-19: Remora requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment. Appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions are implemented in the workplace.
  • Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $135,000 USD
  • Equity: 0.04%
  • Healthcare (Aetna)
  • Retirement (401k)
  • Student loan assistance
  • Four weeks of paid time off
  • Dependent care assistance (childcare or eldercare)
  • Parental leave
  • Unlimited sick and compassionate leave
  • Employee development and coaching
  • Relocation stipend (up to $9000)
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