The Position

 The Senior Mechanical Engineer reports directly to the Mechanical Team Lead and delivers equipment solutions used in Direct Wafer® manufacturing. Translating process requirements into robust equipment designs, familiarity with a broad range of technologies and hands-on resourcefulness are key for this role. The ideal candidate would bring a strong foundation of designing from first principles and application experience to bear on advancing Direct Wafer® equipment for large-scale deployment. Key contributions will include machine design for performance, reduced cost, uptime, and design for manufacturing (DFM). Additionally, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will drive prototyping and testing of new designs, and will support the transition to large-scale manufacturing. This position has excellent growth potential as the company executes our world-class 2GW factory, scales production volumes, and dramatically expands its capabilities and staff over the next few years. 

The Requirements 

  • Mechanical Engineering degree required 
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in mechanical equipment and systems design 
  • Experience creating & managing BOMs, detailed drawings, assembly instructions, and 
  • Experience with high-temperature and liquid-cooled applications preferred 
  • Comfortable working independently and cross-functionally as part of a team 
  • Familiarity with conventional project management methods 
  • Passion for tackling, organizing and solving under-defined problems 
  • Effective communication skills (listening, presenting, technical writing) 
  • Experience with SolidWorks and PDM tools 
  • Experience with FEA tools for fluid flow and heat transfer preferred