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Mechanical Design Engineer - Battery System
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Altair | Torrance, CA
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Altair Engineering Inc. is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product design and development, high performance cloud computing, and data intelligence. We enable organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. We believe a critical component of our success has been our company culture, based on our core values of innovation, envisioning the future, communicating honestly and broadly, seeking technology and business firsts, and embracing diversity. With more than 2,800 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 81 offices throughout 25 countries. Altair serves more than 8,000 customers across broad industry segments. Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering. To learn more please visit www.altair.com


* Develop the core technology
* Use CAD to develop new concepts and detail design.
* Evaluate competing design approaches using any one of the various development tools (DFMEA, fault tree, decision matrices, et al)
* Optimize designs via analytical, numerical and/or empirical assessments.
* Create, develop and release component and system specifications.
* Create component and subsystem design verification plans and test methods.
* Develop and fabricate functional prototypes and test methods to vet out new concepts.
* Collaborate closely with suppliers to develop parts.
* Complete design cycles from concepts to fully validated production designs.
* Manage subsystem and component level design requirements through cross functional collaboration with Battery Engineering, Vehicle Design, and Safety
* Interface with suppliers for manufacturing feasibility and capability


* Demonstrated successful experience in mechanical engineering from concept through production release with a focus on DFM.
* A detail oriented personality wit h solid documentation and reporting skills.
* Proficient in CAD modeling, 3DEXPERIENCE knowledge a plus but not mandatory.
* Experience with various manufacturing processes such as plastic injection molding, metal stamping, thermoforming, welding/brazing, plating, heat treating, bonding, and direct machine shop skills a plus.
* Test experience, including knowledge of sensors, DACs, data collection and data analysis.
* Expertise with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) during design, validation and/or launch of products.
* Knowledge of the development of specifications, DFMEAs, DVP&R's and other technical documents.
* New grad to 5 years mechanical engineering experience.
* BS in Mechanical Engineering. MS beneficial but not required.
* Experience with student formula vehicle competition beneficial.

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About Altair

Altairnano is a leading provider of energy storage systems for clean, efficient power and energy management. Designed for power-dependent applications, Altairnano's family of advanced lithium-ion energy storage systems and batteries is responding to changing demands in energy generation, utilization, and policy. Whether it's reducing our dependencies on coal-fired generation facilities, reducing carbon emissions, or accelerating the adoption of renewable integration and alternative-fuel vehicles, Altairnano is helping to achieve sustainable, and economically sensible, power and energy management practices. Headquartered in Reno, Nevada with a 100,000 square foot facility, and a 70,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Anderson, Indiana, Altairnano is a team of scientists, engineers, and real-world business professionals. With proprietary technologies, proven market acceptance, and production scalability, Altairnano is uniquely positioned to help solve the challenges and opportunities of an energy-focused economy.