Senior Mechanical Engineer

3+ months agoSan Francisco, CA
About Lime
Lime's mission is to realise a future for transportation that is shared, electric and carbon-free. As the world's leading provider of shared electric vehicles, Lime partners with cities to deploy electric bikes, scooters and mopeds to serve any trip under five miles. One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential Companies in 2021, Lime has powered more than 250 million rides in more than 200 cities across five continents, spurring a new generation of clean alternatives to car ownership. Learn more

Lime is looking for a high-performing product design engineer to help lead development of the next generation of light-electric vehicles. If you are a detail-oriented engineer with strong analytical skills who would like to play a critical role in bringing affordable, sustainable, last-mile transportation to customers all around the world, please join us!

What You'll Do:

    • Work within Lime’s global cross-functional team to define, design and execute breakthrough light-weight vehicles
    • Lead Lime’s manufacturing technology decisions - focused on cost/benefit analysis
    • Lead the ME effort during execution of engineering builds and production ramp 
    • Scope the DOEs (design of experiments) necessary for design verification 
    • Establish the critical load cases mapped to real world use scenarios
    • Lead failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)
    • Prioritize and perform design release of components
    • Define and create technical documentation - including GD&T consideration
    • Annual travel ~ 10% (avg) supporting program builds (quarterly peak could be as high as 25% during launch)

You Have:

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (M.S. preferred)
    • Have delivered products to the consumer electronics, automotive, or electric vehicle industries
    • Have worked with multiple suppliers and managed vendor relationships 
    • Has in-depth understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing processes as they relate to low and high volume production

Bonus Points:

    • Strong understanding of vehicle systems a plus
    • Experience  / knowledge of motor controls and/or batteries
    • Li-ion Battery experience
    • Knowledge of automotive industry standards such as SAE, ISO, UL, and GB/T Aptitude
    • Desire to get your hands dirty to facilitate design maturity
    • Excellent communication skills and team-working tendencies
    • Self-motivated, take ownership of projects
    • A creative curiosity, collaborative ethic, hardworking enthusiasm, and driving personal vision
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We want people with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets to join us—not just to do great work, but to build a better, more representative world.
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