Industrial Design Engineer - Ground Support Equipment | Charge

South Burlington, VT
CHARGE – Charge Engineering /
Full Time Exempt
/ On-site
As an Industrial Design Engineer at BETA, you will play a pivotal role in the product development process, combining your technical expertise with your creative flair. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for designing and engineering innovative products that meet functional needs, manufacturing feasibility, and aesthetic appeal. Your contributions will be instrumental in turning concepts into reality and creating exceptional user experiences.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

    • Collaborate with design teams, engineers, and customers to translate design concepts into detailed engineering specifications
    • Develop 2D and 3D CAD models, and prototypes using industry-standard software (e.g., SolidWorks) to visualize and communicate design and engineering intent
    • Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and performance evaluations to ensure the technical viability and manufacturability of product designs
    • Generate comprehensive engineering documentation, including detailed drawings, assembly instructions, and bills of materials (BOMs) for production
    • Perform design analyses, such as stress, tolerance, and thermal analyses, to validate product performance and reliability
    • Conduct research on emerging materials, manufacturing processes, and design trends to integrate innovative solutions into product development
    • Collaborate with manufacturing teams to optimize designs for efficient production and address any design-related issues during manufacturing
    • Participate in design reviews, providing technical insights and recommendations to improve design concepts
    • Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards, regulations, and quality requirements throughout the design process

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
    • Proven experience as an Industrial Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Product Manager, or similar role within the product design or manufacturing industry
    • Proficiency in 2D and 3D CAD software, such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar tools
    • Strong understanding of design principles, engineering concepts, and manufacturing processes
    • Ability to interpret design intent and translate it into functional and manufacturable product designs
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively and analytically
    • Strong knowledge of materials, manufacturing techniques, and prototyping methods
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within cross-functional teams
    • Attention to detail and a passion for delivering high-quality designs that exceed expectations
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • Advanced degree or +10 years of experience in a similar field
    • Experience and working knowledge of equipment certification (i.e. UL, ETL, TUV, etc…)
    • Familiarity with design analysis tools and techniques (e.g. FEA, tolerance analysis)
    • Familiarity with electric vehicle charging
    • Pilot’s license
Video Interview:

Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.