Director – Mechanical Engineering
Posted on 4/3/2023
Redwood Materials

51-200 employees

Lithium-ion refinement & component manufacturer
Company Overview
Redwood's mission is to build a circular supply chain to power a sustainable world and accelerate the reduction of fossil fuels. The company is localizing a global supply battery chain and producing anode and cathode components in the U.S. for the first time, while also reducing environmental impact, cost, and supply chain risks.
Sparks, NV, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Build and lead teams that work in closely with operations and maintenance teams to ensure that our processes are:
  • Leading and participating in cross-functional teams to develop equipment
  • Leading and participating in research and development to meet strategic objectives
  • Lead design concept/development efforts, working directly with engineers to vet/validate multiple different proposed solutions
  • Define engineering workflows and plans for the team
  • Finalize design scope from initial concepts and budgets, define initial assumptions
  • Partner with the project management team to identify and document all project design milestones and deliverables
  • Continuously monitor and measure all project design processes and activities to identify and communicate potential issues, risks, and problems and provide corrective action options to drive to resolution
  • Serve as a final reviewer for all designs, ensuring simplicity, cost-effectiveness, and functionality/robustness
Desired Qualifications
  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 10+ years of Design of Mechanical Systems (Pipelines, Piping Systems, & Static Equipment)
  • 5+ Years managing engineering disciplined teams on large capital projects
  • Experience with large capital project planning and budgeting
  • Preparation and review of technical deliverables such as design packages, PFD's, P&ID's, calculations, procurement specifications, equipment data sheets and design change packages
  • Design experience with the following equipment types: open and/or closed circuit cooling towers, water and air-cooled chillers, gas fired and electric water boilers, large air handling units with heating/cooling coils and/or gas fired heaters, packaged air to air heat pumps, water to water heat pumps, dust collectors, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, fans, and pumps
  • SME in the preparation of mechanical contract drawings and engineering specifications
  • Track record of successfully leading teams
  • Professional Engineer registration for Nevada or ability to register preferred
  • Self motivated with a hands on approach who takes the initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!