Sr. Mechanical Structures Engineer, Stationary Storage

Irvine, CA /
Propulsion – Stationary Storage /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
·       Work on battery rack mechanical concepts
·       Design modular enclosures to house batteries, cooling, fire suppression, power conversion, controls and switchgear
·       Develop component and system space claims quickly and accurately
·       Perform structural integrity analysis
·       Develop component specifications and work with suppliers
·       Develop detailed CAD models
·       Generate detailed 2D drawings
·       Maintain and release BOMs in the company wide PLM system
·       Participate in DFMEAs, test plan creation and risk assessments
·       Implement DFM feedback from manufacturing teams
·       Support manufacturing, internal and contract, for prototype and production builds
This is what you’ll need:
·       Sheet metal experience. Design, material selection and manufacturing
·       Design experience for welding, machining, stamping, punching, cutting and casting
·       High level of skill in 3D modeling (CATIA preferred)
·       Knowledge of GD&T per ASME Y14.5
·       Static structural FEA experience
·       Experience with ground up requirements definition and supplier management
·       Experience with DFMEAs and DVPs
·       Experience designing and releasing parts and systems according to a new product introduction process that includes lifecycle management (Enovia PLM preferred), FMEAs, standards for drawings and defined milestones
·       Previous experience with utility scale and commercial & industrial energy storage systems is a plus
·       10+ years industry experience
·       At least a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
This is where you’ll work:
Department: Stationary Energy Storage
Location: Irvine, CA
Rivian description:
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 
We operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois. 
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.