Working at Potential Motors
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You’re passionate about a sustainable future and want to build something special. You want autonomy to own your work and at the same time to work with a talented, like minded team. The pace and scope of building a category defining product and launching on a global scale doesn’t scare you - it excites you.
We feel exactly the same way.
Potential Motors is an electric vehicle technology startup focused on electric off-road vehicles. Our technology will accelerate the off-road transition to electric vehicles by enabling manufacturers to develop more modular, performant, and resilient EV products. We are preparing for the global launch of a category defining product in 2022 and looking for ambitious people to join our team in creating a new product category and electrifying an industry.
Here’s the problem we are facing:
Building a vehicle, even a prototype, is difficult. It requires a wide range of knowledge, an understanding of physical limitations, a drive to execute on a design, and a meticulousness to assure it functions as desired. Factoring in off road conditions, and using cutting edge software; suddenly this becomes a much more involved task.
We are looking for someone to aid in all aspects of the engineering development process to produce as capable a vehicle as possible. This role will serve as a member of the Vehicle Engineering Team to support automotive body and system development for our prototype.
Here’s where you’ll come in:
Mechanical Design Engineering
Support vehicle engineers, mechatronic engineering technicians and prototype fabricators in defining prototype manufacturing strategies and key design criteria that outputs highly effective and manufacturable parts that solve complex mechanical challenges.
Brainstorm and collaborate with engineers, designers, and users in creating new solutions for automotive applications.
Develop the designs using CAD and FEA and build your designs to prove them out and refine them over time.
Design and manufacture prototypes from the ground up on tight time frames with a talented group of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers.
Achieve innovation-driven targets for appearance, function, quality, cost and weight.
Support manufacturing processes and material selections to achieve world class execution of automotive exterior craftsmanship and fit and finish.
Optimize designs with the appropriate analytical and physical assessments.
Who we are looking for:
BS in Mechanical/Mechatronics/Automotive Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience showcasing excellence
Strong understanding of vehicle dynamics and vehicle systems.
Passion for cutting edge product design and innovation.
Minimum of 3 years industry experience working in automotive related field
Proficiency in 3D modelling and simulation utilizing NX, and CATIA V5/V6, Solidworks, or similar CAD software.
Knowledge of design for manufacturing principles of various commodities.
Hands on experience working on electric vehicles
Hands on experience in designing and building electro-mechanical systems
What it’s like to work with us:
Freedom and flexibility in work-life balance
Lots of room to grow with the company, in position and in learning.
You will work with something real - you will see your work driving!
A values-driven workplace and strong founding culture
You will have have independence and the opportunity to have a real impact - your voice will be heard
Health benefits plan from day one.
Potential Motors is an equal opportunity employer.