Mechanical Engineer - Electra Meccanica

Mechanical Engineer


Electra Meccanica, is an electric vehicle company based in Vancouver BC, developing unique and exciting vehicles for the 21st century. We have partnered with Intermeccanica, a company with 50+ years of automotive manufacturing excellence to produce a commuter car that is environmentally friendly, fun to drive, and accessible to the consumer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the electric vehicle industry.

We are seeking a mechanical engineer to join our lean and agile team. This role reports to the Head of Engineering. The engineer will use expertise to design and deliver systems, not just a group of components.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The engineer will use strong analytical and organization skills, approach problems from a first principals’ perspective and deliver with great attention to detail. At Electra Meccanica superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded and individuals carry significant responsibility. Duties include:

  • Work on initial concept, to design, development and release of vehicle component and system targets based on function, cost, weight and investment
  • Establish system architecture and functional feasibility
  • Lead integration with cross functional teams collaborating with Manufacturing Engineering and Procurement groups to ensure manufacturing and assembly feasibility and serviceability
  • Design automotive component parts in NX 11.0 and complex 3D surface models for structural components and hardware
  • Complete and release components, sub-system and detail designs, using a mix of in-house design and supplier engineering where required
  • Collaborate with key suppliers and support overall vehicle development milestones and prototype/production build events
  • Ensure product conforms to all market regulations governing assigned systems
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 4 plus years of experience in automotive product design or engineering, from concept through release and launch for production
  • Technical expertise with current manufacturing technologies and feasibility execution to achieve systems requirements, craftsmanship and performance targets
  • Working knowledge of Design for Manufacturing, including familiarity with GD&T and dimensional engineering
  • Proficiency with NX 11.0, Finite Element Analysis tools and other simulation tools like Matlab or Simulink
  • Ideally a minimum of 1 full automotive development life cycle, through design, development, release and launch
  • Willing to pitch in and get your hands dirty
  • As many of our vendors are overseas fluency in Mandarin would be an asset

While we sincerely appreciate all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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