Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Job Summary:

The Assistant Mechanical Engineer is responsible for helping continue the design and development of Cadenza Innovations Inc. Li-ion batteries and systems. Good design and manufacturing methods are of paramount significance which requires the Assistant Mechanical Engineer to have solid expertise in mechanical engineering principles and methods.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Generate conceptual, prototype and complete product designs of components, sub-assemblies and systems of Li-ion battery cells, modules, packs and related system components and support structures, using 2D and 3D design tools.
  • Generate conceptual, prototype and complete designs of tooling and fixtures used for the manufacture of Li-ion battery cells, modules, packs, using 2D and 3D design tools.
  • Develop testing methods and experiments for the validation of components and processes.
  • Formulate solutions to engineering problems having an increasing level of complexity using appropriate levels of consultation with lead engineers, management, or subject matter experts.
  • Research and benchmark competitive technologies and their innovative manufacturing methods and designs.
  • Compose documentation, written communications and deliver technical presentations as assigned

Primary Qualifications:

  • S. in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • 0-5 years hands-on work experience in a design or manufacturing environment. Prior Li-ion experience is highly desirable.
  • Solid experience with CAD tools and 3D modeling software required. SolidWorks preferred, other tools may be considered.
  • Solid understanding of geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
  • Understanding finite element analysis methods is desirable.
  • Experience in designing metal and plastic parts (formed, injection molded or die cast, machined extruded, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience developing tests, running tests, analyzing data, and reporting results.
  • Demonstrated experience with FMEA methods.
  • Desire to design and develop tools and fixtures for effective battery manufacturing.
  • Works well in a team-oriented start-up environment with minimal structure, takes initiative and ownership in achieving goals.
  • Effective composition, documentation, and presentation skills required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required, position requires interaction in a multi-functional team environment.

Secondary Qualifications:

  • Experience working with mechanical design engineering as it relates to the battery industry, with focus on Li-ion technologies.
  • Experience working with mechanical design engineering as it relates to the renewable energy industry such as solar, wind and electric grid interfaces is a major plus.
  • Experience working with mechanical design engineering as it relates to its application within the automotive/transportation industry is a major plus.

Cadenza Innovation Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer     

If interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to