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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Ojjo, Inc.
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:As a member of the Product Development team, you will be collaborating and working alongside experienced engineers, technicians, and various subject matter experts to shape the next generation of Ojjo unique solar ground mount hardware and precision mobile installation products. The successful candidate will use their creativity as an innovator and apply previous product development and engineering experience to create and develop solutions for our customers while supporting our Mission of "accelerating the world's transition to solar energy by dramatically reducing foundation materials, labor, and costs." This integral role will be responsible for the entire Product Development life cycle, from ideation, problem resolution and product definition through high volume manufacturing and commercialization. Ideal candidates will be as comfortable in the lab, design shop, and field as they would be in the office.
Responsibilities:

  • Work with Ojjo's creative team to develop and drive design concepts through the entire Product Development life cycle
  • Design, engineer, and develop components for ground mount solar systems and utilizing knowledge and experience for manufacturability and automation
  • Develop prototypes and partner directly with Ojjo's onsite internal machine shop team and external vendors during the R&D phase
  • Use design tools such as FEA, FMEA, and DFx to guide design decisions while utilizing your collaborative approach to generate ideas driving problem resolution amongst the team and colleagues
  • Create product requirements and specifications, including development of detailed CAD models and drawings (in SolidWorks), while providing subject matter expertise
  • Work closely with Applications Engineering and Test Engineering to integrate installation issues and customer feedback into design development with the shared goal of ensuring customer satisfaction and company profitability
  • Evaluate manufacturability, cost issues, and other criteria with suppliers and Manufacturing and working closely to ensure components meet necessary requirements and level of quality expected for our products.
    Requirements:Experience & Education:
    • BS Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field
    • 5+ years of direct experience designing products from concept to manufacturing and commercialization. Previous utility scale solar experience, or construction preferred (this is not an entry level position)
    • Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing processes, such as progressive die stamping, roll forming, aluminum extrusion, die casting, investment casting, welding, and injection molding
    • Proficiency with 3D CAD software (SolidWorks preferred), prototyping, machining and other common shop tools
      Knowledge & Skills:
      • Self-Driven, self-motivated, and problem resolution driven
      • Ability to work within a project timeline/deadline environment while maintaining a high level of quality in the development of products
      • Ability to take on responsibility and manage multiple projects simultaneously
      • Previous experience utilizing strong judgement and able to make responsible decisions
      • The ability to generate new ideas and follow through to completion
      • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including previous experience utilizing your presentation skills to
      • Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences effectively
      • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to bring excitement and enthusiasm in the work we do
      • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time to visit suppliers and job sites in the US and international locations
        What we offer:
        • Competitive compensation and benefits package
        • Team environment that prioritizes collaboration, communication, and support for each other.
        • Training & development opportunities to continue your growth and success
        • Eligibility to receive equity in the company
        • Career path opportunities for top performers
        • Becoming a part of the clean energy and solar movement alongside pioneers in the industry.
          About Us:Ojjo is revolutionizing solar energy through innovative foundation technology and is creating new opportunities for lowering clean energy costs. Our patented approach to utility-scale foundations combines novel hardware with an automated drilling machine, unlocking millions in value for the solar industry.
          As a company, we value and work towards ensuring an equitable and inclusive workplace, so every team member is provided an opportunity to contribute at all levels of our organization. Celebrating diversity and the individual difference of each person is paramount to what we believe.
          Ojjo Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
          If you're highly motivated and purpose-driven, come join our stellar team today!

Keywords: Ojjo, Inc., San Rafael , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , San Rafael, California

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