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Mechancial Manufacturing Engineer

Operations | Newark, CA | Full Time | From $110,000.00 to $135,000.00 per year

Job Description

At FreeWire, we fundamentally change the way businesses and utilities electrify. We build battery-based energy storage systems that provide clean and quiet power anywhere it’s needed, reducing the cost and accelerating deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. FreeWire’s solutions are evolving from providing ultrafast EV charging services to a full suite of energy services to accelerate sustainable electrification and provide resiliency to customers and a distributed power source to utilities. FreeWire has secured major strategic investors from Fortune 100 companies and serves leading corporate, utility, and retail customers. The feedback on the Boost Charger, FreeWire’s DC fast charger, has been overwhelmingly positive as we electrify locations that would have been too expensive to power on using conventional charging solutions. Utilities are releasing RFPs with requests for battery backed solutions, their regulatory teams are including our technology as eligible for incentives, and they are seeking cost effective solutions as they electrify their fleets and provide utility owned charging solutions for the public.

FreeWire has deployed battery-integrated chargers with Fortune 100 companies, commercial customers, fleets, retail locations, and gas stations. In addition to its partnership with bp pulse, FreeWire and ampm, a bp subsidiary and convenience store chain with over 1,000 locations, have already deployed multiple public charging stations in the U.S. FreeWire’s regulatory affairs and policy team keeps customers up to date on federal, state, and utility incentive opportunities, which in some cases cover up to 80% of the cost of the charging station, and the company recently announced that the Boost Charger is Buy America compliant. Learn more at www.freewiretech.com and follow us @FreeWireTech.

Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

Newark, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Provide computer aided design (CAD) modeling using Creo Parametric CAD software to support production and NPI efforts
  • Prepare drawings and production improvements to various ferrous and non-ferrous parts including electrical wiring harnesses and schematics derived from a variety of specifications and product requirements
  • Utilize Creo Parametric CAD software and other techniques, standards, and tools to prepare other technical drawings and documentations
  • Interface with Production and provides CAD design support for production issues and continuous product improvements
  • Create prototype, and production released drawings to support the assembly line as well as assembly fixtures and equipment
  • Create work instructions and procedures utilizing Creo Parametric CAD software or MS Office.
  • Write Manufacturing Change Notices (MCOs) of all documentation change requests affecting specification drawings, work instructions and other controlled documents
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of bill of materials (BOMs) as well as assembly and test documentation
  • Transform initial rough product design improvements for production into working models and drawings using Creo Parametric CAD software
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing engineering team to resolve any drawing discrepancies that impact the production floor
  • Hands on support of the production line during assembly, test, and troubleshooting
  • Implement continuous design improvements to improve assembly time and ease of manufacturing (DFm)


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering or similar field
  • 3-4 years of proficient drafting experience
  • Proficient in the use of Creo Parametric CAD software, specifically Sheet Metal and Cabling
  • Proficient in the use of Arena and Windchill PLM
  • Deep understanding of the applications of ANSI Y14.5M standard
  • Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as engineering to support the creation of CAD data that address often-conflicting requirements
  • Must be creative, open-minded, a good communicator, and a good listener
  • Must be able to communicate clearly (written and verbal) to technical and non-technical personnel
  • Ability to thrive in very dynamic work environment where priorities are shifting frequently
  • Acute attention to detail and deadlines


ADA Requirements:

  • Some repetitive motion activities
  • Visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information
  • Able to use a computer/keyboard for extended periods of time
  • Able to use office & test equipment and computers/peripherals, in a standard office & computer lab environment
  • May be required to lift/move up to 25 lbs. with assistance
  • Fast paced, schedule driven environment
  • Willing and able to work extended hours when necessary


FreeWire offers competitive benefits, including:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Dog Friendly


We provide compensation packages that include base pay, benefits and equity, and it is not typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role. Actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including location, skills, and experience level.

At FreeWire Technologies, we offer fair and equal opportunities to all our candidates and team members regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, disability status, parental status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. FreeWire Technologies believes in hiring individuals only based on their qualifications and experiences that meet our business requirements to fill the positions.