• Electrical Power Systems - Battery Mechanical Engineer - New Glenn

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    New Glenn
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help design and develop the various batteries that make up the electrical power systems for various spaceflight systems.  This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Design the packaging and integration elements of cells, electronics, thermal management, and enclosures for battery packs and energy storage systems
    • Create the processes and tools needed for hardware assembly and test support
    • Oversee and support fabrication, assembly, test, and end use of hardware
    • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget, and technical status


    • B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or an appropriate engineering field
    • 5+ years of experience with the structural analysis of mechanical systems
    • Working knowledge of 3D CAD programs (Creo Pro/E preferred)
    • Experience with FEA analysis tools (ANSYS preferred)
    • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance analysis (ASMEY 14.5)
    • Experience with battery pack and cell packaging design
    • Desire to work hands-on, as part of a team, in both development and production phases of a product lifecycle
    • Strong understanding of electronics integration with mechanical systems for structural and thermal support
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • Experience with fault tolerant and high reliability systems
    • Familiar with design, testing, and qualifying battery hardware per standards such as UN DOT 38.3, UL 2054, UL 1642, SMC-S-016, SMC-S-017, SMC-S-018, or JSC 20793
    • Demonstrated expertise with any industry standard analysis codes: Nastran, Ansys, Optistruct, LS/Dyna
    • Basic electronics (volts, amps, watts, power vs energy, switches, and basic cabling schematics)


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