Product Specifications Engineer
Product Design
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Harbinger Motors

51-200 employees

Electrified commercial vehicle chassis provider
Company Overview
Harbinger Motors distinguishes itself in the medium-duty commercial vehicle sector by offering a driver-focused chassis with autonomous-ready features and ergonomic enhancements, aimed at improving safety and productivity. Their proprietary powertrain and scalable battery packs are engineered for durability, exceeding industry standards with a 450,000-mile service life, while also providing flexible energy solutions tailored to customer needs. Additionally, Harbinger's commitment to sustainability is evident through their partnerships for charging infrastructure, supporting clients in reducing emissions and achieving environmental goals.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$84.7M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Gardena, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

42%

1 year growth

114%

2 year growth

195%
Locations
Westminster, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Automotive Electrical Engineering
Control Systems Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in automotive engineering, electric vehicles, or related industries, with a proven track record in product specification development.
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools for data analysis, modeling, and simulation (e.g., MATLAB, Simulink, CAE software).
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles, with the ability to apply first-principle thinking to complex problems and trade-off analyses.
  • Experience with requirement writing, requirement management tool such as Polarion, DOORS etc is a plus.
  • Proficiency in conducting data-driven analysis, trade-off studies, and benchmarking to make informed decisions on product specifications.
  • Meticulous attention to detail when defining specifications to ensure accuracy and consistency across the product development lifecycle.
  • Solid understanding of global automotive safety and emissions standards, with the ability to ensure product specifications align with regulatory requirements.
  • Capacity to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt to evolving industry trends and company goals.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for electric vehicles, sustainable transportation, and contributing to a cleaner and greener future.
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Business development, Engineering and Homologation teams to translate customer needs, market demands, engineering constraints and regulatory requirements into detailed and comprehensive product specifications.
  • Develop and maintain high-fidelity vehicle models to analyze complex interactions between subsystems and components, aiding in the identification of potential conflicts and opportunities for optimization.
  • Lead trade-off studies to balance performance, safety, and durability considerations, making informed decisions that optimize the overall product specifications and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Define various vehicle-level attributes, such as acceleration, range, handling dynamics, braking performance, and active safety features, ensuring that the final product meets or exceeds target metrics.
  • Apply a deep understanding of engineering fundamentals and first principles to establish a strong foundation for all product requirements, ensuring that technical decisions are grounded in sound engineering principles.
  • Responsible for literature research which includes study of standards from NCAP, SAE, ISO etc.
  • Contribute in researching and analyzing the market to identify emerging trends and benchmark competitor vehicles in the segment, enabling informed specification adjustments to maintain a competitive edge.