Full-Time

Staff Mechanical Design Engineer

Updated on 5/15/2024

Tau

Tau

11-50 employees

Develops advanced electric vehicle technologies

Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics
Hardware
Energy

Senior

San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Requirements
  • 8 - 12 years relevant industry experience
  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering or equivalent
Responsibilities
  • Design and build hardware systems for use in automotive and energy storage applications
  • Develop and optimize designs in 3D CAD software with associated CAE tools
  • Validate manufacturing, assembly, and service feasibility
  • Create designs interactively with the multidisciplinary team to incorporate technical and product engineering inputs into the design
  • Complete and release component designs and documentation, including 2D drawings
  • Integrate mechanical designs with high-voltage electrical systems in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Develop the design for failure modes and effects analysis (DFMEA) and Design Verification Plan (DVP)
  • Optimize mechanical designs for size, weight, durability, performance, manufacturability, and cost
  • Work with cross-functional teams to build and test designs
  • Participate in the sourcing process and manage engineering relationships with suppliers
  • Deliver to defined schedules

Tau Motors develops advanced electric systems, focusing on efficiency and sustainability. Their core technologies like the gamma motor platform reduce the dependence on rare earth materials, while integrated systems such as helix and Apollo enhance performance and scalability of electric vehicles. With a commitment to innovation in electric vehicle technology and a forward-thinking approach to environmental sustainability, this company offers a dynamic and future-oriented workplace that prioritizes cutting-edge development and a greener future.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$6.3M

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

42%

1 year growth

170%

2 year growth

575%