Design Release Engineer, Frame
Engineering – Chassis & Structures /
Harbinger Motors Inc. is a Los Angeles-based electric vehicle manufacturer on a mission to transform the automotive and transportation industries, bringing to market EVs developed from the ground up to address the needs of the Medium Duty vehicle industry. This broad, and to date poorly addressed, market segment includes class 4 to 7 commercial delivery vehicles, RVs and utility vehicles, among others. Leveraging a foundation of proprietary, in-house developed vehicle technologies, Harbinger's first-of-its-kind EV platform will bring enhancements in vehicle performance, durability and operator comfort. And importantly, Harbinger's vehicles will be priced for zero acquisition premium relative to traditional gas- and diesel-based competitors, removing one of the most tenacious barriers to EV adoption.
Harbinger's team, with operations in Southern California and Michigan, includes industry veterans with expertise in powertrain, battery, chassis and software development, along with leaders in advanced manufacturing, corporate development, operations and finance. Our team members come from leading innovators, both in and out of the automotive industry, including Tesla, Rivian, Canoo, Ford, Anduril, and SpaceX.
Founded in 2021, Harbinger is a venture-backed startup on a rapid growth trajectory, looking for candidates that thrive on tackling complex challenges and who share in our passion to bring clean transportation alternatives to a segment of the market starving for innovation.
As a mamebr of Harbinger's Chassis & Structures team, you will have various opportunities to shape the direction of the vehicle architecture, component detailed design, and overall company direction. The primary responsibility for this position will be to design the frame components and its attachments. Other tasks are to collaborate with other team members to deliver the stripped chassis performance.
- Benchmark and understand the medium duty frame structures
- Design and release frame components such as rails, cross members and brackets
- Design the necessary structure for the components attaching to the frame
- Produce the 2D drawings and maintain these drawings through revision changes
- Ensuring the functionality, assembly and serviceability of the frame components
- Conduct the Design Validation Plan
- Maintain bill of materials and the part attributes
- Manage deliverables and suppliers to meet the program milestones
- Defining the system requirements, including the supplier requirements
- Support the various build activities
Preferred Skills and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or greater in mechanical
- Experience at the beginning of an automotive program building off of a clean slate
- Diverse skill set with ability to contribute on other activities outside of primary job responsibilities
- Expert knowledge of chassis mechanical design
- Hands on experience with suspension design and build
- Experience with Catia
A Harbinger of Good Things to Come...
- Collaborative work atmosphere that values multi-disciplinary thinking
- Work with other talented engineers and businesspeople who are driven to change the world for the better
- Extremely generous health care package
- Early-stage equity compensation
- Flexible Paid Time Off
- Paid lunches
$100,000 - $180,000 a year
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