Design Engineer - Advanced Engineering

Overview

Battle Motors (formerly Crane Carrier Company) prides itself on delivering efficient, effective solutions for the heavy-duty truck industry. With the evolution of our new EV technology, we are growing faster than ever. We’re currently searching for a Design Engineer specializing in EV powertrains to join our team, help us grow and scale and continue our tradition of success. 

This role is very critical to our extreme growth and the ideal candidate will be an experienced engineer with a business mind, a savvy leader, very organized, and familiar with heavy truck parts/automotive product development and is familiar with the intricacies of a fast-paced environment, have a strong desire for growth and be a great communicator. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Create innovative new solutions for both BEV and ICE truck powertrains, focusing on emerging technology in the space.
  • Create detailed engineering calculations to predict vehicle performance and suitability of mechanical designs.
  • Conduct vehicle dynamics and performance simulations to develop and validate new truck designs.
  • Create Solidworks CAD models and drawings. Perform mathematical computations to develop, design and create detailed specifications of components.
  • Facilitate NPI (new product introductions) process for product development and identify requirements for new products in the market
  • Design new products and recognize feasibility in integrating new technologies into existing chassis
  • Work collaboratively with industrial and manufacturing engineering teams during the NPI process to ensure the highest quality products are delivered 
  • Perform preliminary work in development of working layouts and final master parts and assemblies.
  • Act as a liaison between Engineering and other departments/personnel.
  • Interact with suppliers, dealers, and customers as required.
  • Be engaged in learning about emerging technologies in the EV space, including batteries, motors, inverters, and control systems.
  • Other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
  • Comfortable with complex problem solving and rapidly changing priorities
  • Comfortable in high pressure environments during rapid ramp up periods (as is the case during next six months)

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field desired. Equivalent education and experience required.
  • Experience in product development in automotive/heavy truck industry required.
  • 2+ years of experience working with automotive/truck or heavy equipment design required, Class 7/8 truck chassis highly desired.
  • 3-D CAD proficiency required; SolidWorks experience desired.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required; experience using ERP and CRM programs desired.
  • Experience with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems on mobile and on-highway heavy equipment.
  • Experience with EV powertrains highly desired
  • PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
  • Strong technical skills and mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to effectively work as part of a team with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage several different tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate across the organization and lead presentations.
  • Recognize the Quality Management System in place at Battle Motors and participate in the processes and procedures in the QMS ISO 9001:2015

    Physical Requirements / Work Environment

    • May be subject to random drug and alcohol testing

    • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

    Personal Protective Equipment

    • Safety glasses, steel-toed shoes and hearing protection required in manufacturing areas
    • Employees are required to follow all COVID-19 precautions in place including, but not limited to, use of face coverings and temperature readings

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Battle Motors is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

    Location:

    Hybrid - New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States
    Remote with 25% Onsite