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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer-UK/Prague

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Job Description

TAE Power Solutions. The Next Paradigm Shift: Accelerated.

The future is electric, but only if it’s better — for businesses, consumers, and the planet. We bring electrification to the next level, to enable and sustain a cleaner planet.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power management systems that use less but do more. From electric vehicle drivetrains and ultrafast charging to stationary energy storage and grid efficiencies, we develop a clean energy ecosystem of proprietary technology designed to go faster, perform stronger, travel farther, and last longer.

About the Role:

As a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer within TAE Power Solutions, you will be involved at all stages of the design and development process. You will liaise directly with customers, and the engineering teams, to provide and deliver effective engineering solutions. Responsible for the inception, development, and release of mechanical system designs across a broad range of company projects.

The locations for the role-Birmingham, Hethel in UK and Prague.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creation and development of 3D model-based engineering design solutions.
  • Generation of concept, prototype and manufacturing drawings, reports, and specifications.
  • Liaise with client’s contractors and suppliers to ensure development and delivery of designs.
  • Support product sourcing, purchasing and selection as required by the design process.
  • Ensure project documentation is correctly managed, maintained and released in line with company BMS processes and standards.
  • Lead technical reviews on product designs, requirements, and specifications.
  • Delivery of engineering tasks in line with project milestones.
  • Track, manage and maintain BOM’s for mechanical systems and assemblies.
  • Assure design feasibility by confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.
  • Confirm system capabilities by designing testing methods or utilizing analysis tools.

Required Education & Experience:

  • To have an excellent understanding of automotive engineering design practices covering:
  • 3D modelling, design, packaging, and conceptual digital mock ups.
  • The production 2D part, assembly, and manufacturing drawings.
  • Sound Knowledge of engineering principles, materials selection, and manufacturing techniques.
  • To have knowledge of low carbon electric and hybrid vehicle technologies including:
  • Function of vehicle HV batteries, PDU’s, inverters, motors, and chargers.
  • Vehicle powertrain systems, heating, and cooling systems.
  • A degree or similar in Mechanical engineering.
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience.
  • Experience in automotive mechanical systems design and prototype development.
  • Ability to produce original innovative cost-effective design solutions.
  • Produce drawings and designs adhering to recognized industry standards and practices.
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and materials selection.
  • Experience in component manufacturing techniques and methods.
  • Proven track record in the effective delivery of technical objectives to quality targets and milestones.

System or Knowledge:

  • Ideally, experience in electrical harness routing and component packaging.
  • Ideally, FEA or CFD knowledge for evaluating theoretical designs
  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office and applications.
  • Experience of mechanical systems CAD software e.g. Catia, Solidworks or similar.
  • Previous experience of BMS procedures including ISO9001.

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated, creative and adaptive team player.
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to Prioritize and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks.
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills.

    About Us:

Imagination, skill, and will

We are a team of over 250 engineers, scientists, professionals, and big thinkers from over 40 countries. We work daily at the frontiers of science, to deliver products that lead humanity into a brighter era. We are not afraid to reach for the stars and build the future with fusion and science.

We are looking for passionate candidates who bring their skill and will every day to accomplish our mission.

At TAE Power Solutions, we design power systems that use less but do more. Systems that charge faster, run stronger, go farther, and last longer. We inspire better ways to move, work, play, and live. The future is electric, because it’s powered by TAE.

Confident, collaborative, and creative

We are unwavering in our expertise and knowledge, separating fact from fiction and proof from hypothesis.

You will be a successful member of TAE Power Solutions if you have these traits:

  • You are confident in your skills, based on your credentials, technical accomplishments, and positive impact on your teams/organizations.
  • You are collaborative, and work well within and with teams to approach challenges with respect, transparency, optimism, and confidence to succeed together.
  • You are creative, with determination to learn continuously, break new ground, and push the cutting edge.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative environment: An organization, where talents and interests can plug in to different groups outside of direct job description
  • Generous payment rewards: For novel research, patents, and talent referrals
  • Potential for equity participation
  • Hybrid/remote work options for certain positions
  • Robust team-building events on and off-site

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TAE Power Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

We ensure all individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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