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Mechanical Drivetrain Engineer

Bristol, United States
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Company

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using ...

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Job Description

Company Overview
 

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using legacy combustion engine parts. This allows our motors to maximize efficiency and minimize maintenance without compromising performance vs gas engines. Our technology has many applications including commercial, recreational, yacht tender, and defense markets. 

Job Overview

In this role, you will serve as a technical expert for the design, manufacture and testing of gear and shaft assemblies. You will own hardware subassemblies from ideation through to production, including specifications, design, prototype and testing. Successful candidates will have strong time management skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Core responsibilities will include working closely with the structural and powertrain engineers to develop a reliable and robust mechanical drivetrain. We promote a hard work, high reward environment with tremendous opportunities for advancement within the company as we enter a period of hyper-growth. As a part of this role, you will have visibility into the other projects in development at the company and will regularly engage with the executives and founders on the progress of your work.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Help define system level requirements for the drivetrain power transmission and supporting components
  • Complete FMEA and root cause analysis of gear, shaft and power transmission components
  • Develop and iterate power transmission subassemblies including, bearing, shafting and gearbox integration components
  • Collaborate with Powertrain and Structural engineers on design, simulation, integration, and testing.
  • Present project progress and challenges during all-hands meetings 
  • Sourcing and procuring drivetrain components

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Experience working on drivetrain systems
  • Prior experience with electric vehicles/Formula SAE or similar is a plus
  • Prior experience working with belt drives is a plus
  • CAD proficiency, Autodesk Inventor preferred
  • Excellent grasp of the fundamentals of DFMA
  • Self-motivated worker with strong attention to detail
  • Prior experience with lean six-sigma is a plus


Equal Opportunity Notice: Flux Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Flux Marine 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 Flux Marine 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. Flux Marine will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Flux Marine is a high-growth marine technology start-up that is designing electric outboard motors from the ground up without using ...

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