Product Attributes and Design – Intern
Summer 2024
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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
Intern
Desired Skills
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Control Systems Engineering
Signal Processing Engineering
Requirements
  • Current Enrollment: Must be a current Master’s or PhD student in Automotive Systems Engineering, Product Design, or a related field.
  • Project Experience: Should have experience with requirements decomposition and writing requirements from school projects or similar academic activities. A systems approach to problem-solving is essential.
  • Software Proficiency: A strong interest and basic proficiency in MATLAB and Simulink are required. Prior experience with these tools in academic projects is highly desirable.
  • Automotive Passion: An expressed interest in the automotive industry, particularly in electric vehicles and sustainable transportation solutions.
  • Extracurricular Engagement: Experience in BAJA, Formula SAE (FSAE), or similar projects is a plus, demonstrating practical experience in automotive design and engineering.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with a willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges and technologies.
  • Team Collaboration: Must be a good team player with excellent communication skills, ready to contribute to a collaborative engineering environment.
Responsibilities
  • Support Vehicle Simulation Efforts: Assist in creating and maintaining vehicle models using MATLAB Simulink to analyze interactions between subsystems and components. This role provides a hands-on opportunity to apply academic knowledge to real-world engineering challenges.
  • Contribute to Requirements Writing: Engage in the process of writing detailed product requirements by decomposing complex systems into manageable components. This includes understanding customer needs, market demands, and technical constraints.
  • Assist in Trade-Off Studies: Support other engineering groups in conducting trade-off studies to find optimal balances among performance, safety, and durability considerations. This will involve learning to make decisions that enhance product specifications and customer satisfaction.
  • Perform Benchmark Studies: Participate in research and analysis efforts to benchmark competitor vehicles and study market trends. This involves gathering and analyzing data to support the team in making informed specification adjustments.