We’re Building the Future! Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world? Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?

Powin Energy is a leading producer of utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; deploy-ability; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

About the Opportunity –

Powin’s Hardware Engineering team is seeking a self-starting, Mechanical Engineer with experience running projects from concept to production. This position will lead large and small scale design projects using internal and external resources to accomplish project deliverables. Position will be responsible for generating engineering design and validation requirements from internally generated product requirements. Position will provide design guidance and requirements while working collaboratively with a team of mechanical, electrical, and electronic engineers both locally and in China on the development of and supporting large-scale battery energy storage systems. A proven ability to drive projects to completion, strong design and engineering skills, and ability to manage projects within budget and timeline constraints are all keys to success. Be a part of the future by making a difference with Powin!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Knowledge of or experience with technologies including injection molding, thermoforming, blow molding, metal fabrication, welding, casting, extrusion and more
  • Design and engineering of complex assemblies and sophisticated system level products including electrical, software and mechanical components and integration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced design environment
  • Collaborate on mechanical design projects locally and with remote engineering teams in China
  • Experience with prototyping and iterating on design concepts
  • Ability to manage design and development projects from start to completion
  • Development and coordination of testing and test fixtures to verify product performance
  • Follow Design and Development processes and procedures for conformance to quality management system
  • Excellent communication skills that can support Sales and Project site teams and customer requests
  • Process and product improvement initiatives to eliminate defects and waste
  • Understand and conform to applicable regulatory safety guidance and certification needs as it pertains to our product requirements
  • Knowledge of creating and validating structural assemblies
  • Understanding of HVAC systems, ducting and heat transfer principles
  • Hands on approach to product design and vendor development
  • Development and documentation of assembly methods for new and existing products
  • Development of documentation materials for field retrofit kits
  • Drawing review and approval for production release
  • Quality-driven process documentation including Report Analysis, Product Specification, Test Plan and FMEA
  • First article review and approval of components for manufacturing approval
  • Comfortable communicating with global suppliers on DFM concerns and troubleshooting issues during production
  • Cooperatively provides hands-on job function training to co-workers as needed
  • Ability to solve problems independently and manage the workload of multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to work cross functionally, conveying designs and concepts to others with different backgrounds/degrees.
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS -

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE -

  • Bachelor’s Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of industry experience

COMPUTER SKILLS -

  • Proficient with SolidWorks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs.