Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Are you an experienced mechanical engineer who wants to be part of our electrification journey? If the answer is yes, keep reading, as this may be just the right position for you. This is your opportunity to join Sandvik’s smart minds, all working together to build a more sustainable future.
Sandvik's Camarillo site is part of the Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions business area and the company's innovation center for Battery Technology. Our mission is to advance the world through engineering. Do you share our mission? We are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Batteries & Chargers R&D department.
Your primary areas of responsibility:
You are responsible for designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting current and new mechanical and electro-mechanical designs for battery systems and battery accessories (e.g. chargers and coolers). Your main responsibilities are:
Developing complex mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems for HV batteries including designs, drawings, performance predictions, and verification requirements
Performing related structural analysis (simple FEA) and classical hand calculations to determine if design meets functional / performance specifications and optimization of design before fabrication
Collecting and analyzing data in support of failure analysis, root cause, and corrective action
Implementing and validating changes to (electro-) mechanical designs resulting from troubleshooting efforts, production concerns or issue reports from the field
Supporting build and testing of prototypes for batteries, battery chargers, and coolers
Designing automatic test or alignment fixtures for misc. (electro-) mechanical components
Ensuring that designs and documentation of components and systems meet specified technical customer demands, product safety, legislative requirements, and internal demands
Review & approve designs of other engineers, mentor & teach more junior engineers
Your background and what we find important:
You have Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline
A minimum of 7 years’ experience in mechanical engineering and design
Experience preparing manufacturing drawings to ANSI Y14.5M drawing standards using GD&T for manufacturing and repeatability
Experienced in 3D CAD systems (NX or Solidworks) and Teamcenter is preferred
Hands-on experience with mechanical development and design of high voltage batteries
Good understanding of HV battery systems is beneficial
Experience in analysis, testing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, and root-causing electro-mechanical systems
Basic knowledge of electrical design principles
Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and related software
You have good analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
You are a team player and have the ability and self-motivation to learn quickly and independently
You demonstrate strong technical leadership skills and a commitment to delivering high quality products while adhering to strict deadlines
You foster an environment that welcomes and encourages new and innovative design concepts, inventions, patents, and product opportunities for improvement
You possess excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required (max. 10%)
Sandvik provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, 401(k) Guarantee 5% of Salary Paid by Company, Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans, Paid Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Salary Continuation, Paid Time Away, Paid Learning and Development Opportunities, Global Leadership Programs, Annual Performance Reviews, Merit and Bonus Opportunity, Employee Assistance Program, 11 paid holidays and Employee Appreciation Events. This position is eligible for hybrid work. This position is eligible for hybrid work.
You will be part of a fast-growing community of highly motivated people who have a strong will to succeed. With us, you have substantial opportunities for personal development and will be working with highly skilled colleagues. Sandvik offers a career opportunity with an international company that develops and creates cutting edge electric and hybrid technology.
Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.
Salary Range: $110,000-$152,000
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions, and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling, and quarrying. In 2022, sales were approximately 5.4 billion USD with about 16,200 employees.