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Senior Mechanical Engineer Lead: Autonomous Vehicles
Posted on 4/27/2022
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • 7+ years of mechanical engineering experience including complex product design
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or comparable experience
  • Experience leading a team of people to deliver on complex technical requirements
  • Experience with CAD (preferably Catia V5)
  • Experience designing metal and plastic structural components (preferably including the design of plastic cosmetic parts)
  • Experience designing packaging optical components and sensors
  • Experience packaging custom electronics for harsh environmental conditions
  • Experience designing products with thermal management requirements
  • Experience with multiple prototyping and manufacturing processes such as: SLA, SLS, FDM, Cast Urethane, Sheet Metal, machined parts, part finishing
  • Experience with TAs, FEA (Preferably including modal analysis), GD&T, DFM, DFA, FAI
  • Experience mentoring other engineers
  • Convert cross-functional system requirements into mechanical engineering deliverables that meet all project goals
  • Develop project plans and manage the workload of a team of mechanical engineers to deliver on all project goals and timelines
  • Work as an individual contributor and/or lead of the design of mechanical parts and assemblies that meet the defined mechanical engineering deliverables
  • Design mechanical parts and assemblies that: package electronics, mount start-of-art sensors, meet structural dynamics (or stiffness and stability) requirements, manage thermal generating components, incorporate Industrial Design elements, meet safety and regulatory requirements, and provide for a positive user experience
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews to gather and incorporate feedback from key stakeholders and teams
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to other engineers
  • Contribute to the development of mechanical engineering processes
  • Utilize and advance design quality tools such as FEA, tolerance analysis, First-Article Inspections, Design-for-Manufacturing, GD&T, etc
  • Lead discussions with vendors to incorporate DFM feedback and produce quality mechanical components
  • Release and manage parts, assemblies, and Bill-of-Materials in a PLM system
  • Contribute hands-on support to prototyping and vehicle builds
  • Define and execute test plans
  • Define incoming and outgoing quality control procedures
  • Troubleshoot and solve complex problems in physical prototypes and builds
  • Support sustaining engineering responsibilities on existing vehicle platforms
  • Effectively communicate with all teams at Level 5 throughout the development process and at key milestone reviews
Woven Planet

201-500 employees

Autonomous driving technology
Company Values
  • Creative Ownership: Embrace your creative responsibility for pioneering the future of mobility and feel the pride of ownership in the things you make – both as an individual and as a contributing team member.
  • Growing Together Through Teamwork: An open mind, a humble heart and respect for your teammates will enable you to learn from their unique perspectives, nurture your personal growth, and maximize the cooperation that powers your team.
  • Courage To Make History: Have the courage to make heroic breakthroughs that make the world safer and better sooner. Nurture an optimistic mindset to eagerly tackle challenges, turn failure into innovation, and continuously expand your knowledge.