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Senior Staff Mechanical Design Engineer
Updated on 3/15/2023
Los Gatos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience in a Mechanical Engineering role
  • Multiple examples of leading projects into production
  • Strong working knowledge of injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal, aluminum die casting and extrusion, cosmetic part finishing, busbars, custom magnetics and capacitors, and mass production processes
  • A self-starter who is comfortable driving multiple parts and aspects of the product design process simultaneously
  • Strong written and oral communication with peers and executives
  • Ability to learn quickly and operate outside of your comfort zone
  • Proficient in CAD (NX highly preferred, others accepted)
  • Ability to review and optimize 2D drawings, including understanding tolerances of various manufacturing methods and GD&T
  • High power system and interconnect design (up to 1kV & up to 500A)
  • Ruggedized outdoor electro-mechanical products (IP protection)
  • Cooling system and thermal solution design (both air and liquid)
  • Material selection for functional and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with FEA and ability to perform stress/strain analysis
  • Executing designs from architecture to mass production
  • Interfacing directly with local and international suppliers to efficiently execute designs into mass production
  • Identifying design opportunities for quality, cost, assembly, and manufacturing
  • Production tooling development and monitoring into production
  • Root cause and failure analysis on current products

501-1,000 employees

Electric vehicle charging stations
Company Overview
ChargePoint believes that the rapid transition to electric mobility is essential to building a sustainable future for all. After more than a decade, their mission remains the same—to create technology that will enable the movement of all people and goods on electricity.
  • Outdoor Activities - The Los Gatos Creek Trail is just steps from our campus. Bring your bike or your running shoes. Plus you can shower up after your workout.
  • Office Parties - Celebration is a part of our culture.
  • Pets - Every day is bring-your-dog-to-work day.
  • Health Benefits - We offer full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • EV charging at work - Drive an EV? Our parking lots are fully outfitted with charging stations, so you can plug in and charge up while you work.
  • Snacks and Beverages - Our fully stocked kitchens come with a wide variety of healthy (and not-so-healthy) snacks and beverages, plus we have an espresso machine.