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Product Design Engineer



Product, Design
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Summary of Duties:

Design, analyze, and execute mechanical aspects of electronic products to meet or exceed hardware requirements including validation, thermal, waterproof, etc. Responsible for mechanical interface design and development of battery systems electronics. Responsible for mechanical design of Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) enclosures. Responsible for mechanical requirements for electronics hardware and making sure they meet current and future battery management system level requirements, strategies, and cost. Design mechanical components to ensure compatibility with manufacturing processes and integration with the battery system. Responsible for mechanical Bill of Materials (BOM), piece part cost, and tooling costs. Creation and revision of production documentation. Communicate with the manufacturing team to determine electronic mechanical design for products manufacturing process. Perform tolerance, thermal, vibration, and Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA), verification tests, design reviews, and create design justification for product development life cycle documentation completion. Support new business quote activities and provide in-depth understanding of best-in-class design and statistical methods. Bring innovative technology to the mechanical design of electronics meeting current and future Original Equipment Manufacturer program requirements for battery management systems electronic products.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related field of study and 5 years of progressive experience in product design, manufacturing or any combination thereof. Employer will accept a Master’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related field of study and 3 years of experience in product design, manufacturing or any combination thereof, in lieu of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5 years of progressive experience.

Applicants must have demonstrated experience with:

1) 3 years of experience performing thermal and structural analysis, using FEA (Finite Element Analysis);

2) 3 years of experience designing assemblies in SolidWorks or equivalent CAD (Computer Aided Design);

3) 3 years of experience performing electronics PCBA thermal analysis utilizing FEA analysis tools like Ansys;

4) 3 years of automotive component experience;

5) 2 years of experience with mechanical packaging design and analysis for electronics;

6) 2 years of experience programing and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine;

7) Utilizing Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) creating an integrated design meeting form, fit and functional requirements;

8) Applying Computational Fluid Dynamics principles in structural and thermal simulations;

9) Engineering materials and manufacturing methods including prototyping, process development and mass production; and

10) Utilizing product lifecycle management (PLM) software tools.

Any and all experience may be gained concurrently.

* Hybrid in-office/remote position* Applicants who are interested in this position should submit a complete resume to mariana.trevino@clarios.com. Reference Job Code: #AJ-0510. EOE.

What you get:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide market share leadership
  • HQ location earns LEED certification for sustainability plus a full-service cafeteria and workout facility

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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