Powertrain Mechanical Engineer - San Carlos

Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate individual to join our Powertrain team. This individual would be responsible for designing drive components—including battery modules, packs, inverters, low-voltage electronic housings, etc. This role will involve design work starting at the conceptual level through full modeling and FEA analysis and continue into manufacturing.

  • Design of complicated components and packaging.
  • Initial layout and sizing 
  • Detailed design and fabrication specifications
  • Direct communication with vendors and technicians in manufacturing

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering or another relevant discipline 
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills 
  • Strong analytical background 
  • Experience with hands-on design and testing 
  • Proficiency in mechanical design, materials selection, kinematics, troubleshooting, and analysis 
  • Strong volumetric awareness 
  • Proficiency with CAD

  • M.S./Ph.D. in relevant discipline 
  • 2+ years of working experience in relevant industry 
  • Experience with Dassault Systemes CAD, specifically using Generative Shape Design, Part Design, and Assembly Design 
  • Experience with finite element tools (Abaqus) 

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