Staff Product Design Engineer
Posted on 1/24/2023
Los Gatos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 8 years of industry experience in an Engineering role with 3 years in the Cable Harness or Interconnect design field
  • Understanding of cable/connector tests
  • Working knowledge of cooling systems and thermal solution design (both air and liquid)
  • Experience with standards & regulations (USCAR, IEC, IPC)
  • Interference/shielding/grounding considerations (EMI, routing)
  • Wire gauge selection (twisted pair, micro-coax, AWG, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of injection molding, CNC machining, and mass production processes
  • A self-starter who is comfortable driving multiple parts and aspects of the product design process simultaneously
  • Ability to learn quickly and operate outside of your comfort zone
  • Proficient in CAD (Zuken & 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)
  • Liquid cooled connector or cable design experience
  • Proven history of developing rapid prototype solutions in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to execution from architecture to mass production
  • Design, prototype, and refining solutions to difficult engineering challenges
  • Interfacing directly with global 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 parts and 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.