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Mechanical Engineer - Battery Pack

Anthro Energy

Anthro Energy

Other Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

About the Job

As Mechanical Engineer, you’ll work with the Product Team bringing Anthro’s technology into customer products and services; making safer batteries a reality. A successful Mechanical Engineer is driven, organized and detail oriented; communicates to diverse internal and external technical teams; thrives in a fast-paced, ambiguous, startup environment; shows expertise in battery cell integration into packs, pack subcomponent design, and abuse testing, and leads through positive relationships: and displays grace in a rapidly evolving company.

The Product Team is responsible for designing and prototyping pack systems for different customer applications. The Mechanical Design Engineer for Battery Pack includes conceptual designs, component selection, prototype builds, and launch designs for volume manufacture. This role works closely with Anthro internal and external R&D, production, and prototyping teams.

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the mechanical design of the battery pack components and subsystems including many cells with structural, thermal, and electrical interfaces. The engineer will be responsible for designing thermal systems, current collection and welded interconnects, printed circuit boards, wiring harnesses, enclosures and safety architecture. This role will be responsible for the mechanical design, component, and subsystem level validation, as well as the introduction into manufacturing and service of these components for the battery pack prototypes.

What you will do

  • Drive mechanical design of electrical components, interconnects, and electromechanical subsystem designs from conceptual and requirements development through production
  • Work with external teams to inform mechanical design of electronic components: bus bars, interconnects, bolted joints, seals, structural components, enclosures, brackets, closures, insulative parts
  • Define the specifications of electronic components, including dimensional, electric, functional, performance, reliability, survivability, component, and interface manufacturing
  • Perform fundamental prototyping, testing, and analysis tasks and provide assistance for advanced analysis and validation testing
  • Identify the root cause of issues in prototype, validation, and production stages and perform iterations in design
  • Select, prove, and implement the application of existing technologies to internal product development and develop new technologies to improve product metrics
  • Design and source battery pack and ES sub-components including but not limited to the pack housing, pack cover, wire and harness, sheet metal components, electronics, and BMS
  • Collaborate with teams across the company to develop test plans, execute on those plans, and improve Anthro’s product to meet customer specifications.
  • Communicate with external parties/vendors meet with suppliers for technology development, process validation, and issue resolution
  • Perform complex data analysis using data collected across all R&D teams