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Chassis Engineer (1003)

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 05/30/2024 Pay Rate: $60-$85 per hour (Depending on experience)

Job Description

At this role you’ll collaborate with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in
areas such as AI, robotics, mechatronics, planning, machine learning, control, localization,
computer vision, rendering, simulation, distributed computing, design, and automated testing.
You will be challenged to rethink what it means for hardware design to arrive at elegant and
efficient systems now that a robot is in control. Working at a startup gives you the chance to
manifest your creativity and make a big difference in the final product.

The candidate will have component design and release responsibility working with components
on the innovative active suspension system. To deliver these systems, the candidate will be an
integral member of the chassis actuator engineering team and will coordinate the execution
and delivery of engineering milestones. The candidate will work with tier one suppliers to lead
development and release of components related to an active chassis system while meeting
cost, weight, timing and performance targets. The scope will focus primarily on the strut and
spring design and requires prior experience with this set of components. The candidate will
also have experience with hydraulic systems and with vehicle dynamics development and
tuning. Documentation to be delivered in support of component and vehicle execution will
include: requirements and specifications, failure mode and effects analysis, 2D and 3D
computer aided drawings, PLM release process documents, as well as system and component
level technical specifications. As we are a small team, this role will also other cross functional
activity such as vehicle integration and testing.

? You will design, in CATIA V6, prototype hardware and electromechanical systems
? You will generate 2D drawing packages for fabrication and assembly
? You will evaluate the static, dynamic, structural, and thermal-mechanical performances of
mechanical assemblies
? You will be responsible for component testing and characterization including the
development of innovative test methods and data analysis.

? You will collaborate with suppliers to manage designs, design documents, execute
engineering disciplines and component deliveries.
? You will collaborate with different teams for manufacturing, assembly and bring up
and operation of the robots.
? You will collaborate with experts in AI, Mechatronics, Computer Vision and Robotics from all
teams throughout.

? Design with CAD tools, such as CATIA V6 and experience with 2D drawings including GD & amp;T.
? Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering – Masters or Phd a plus
? Experience with strut, spring and damper design & development
? Some experience in vehicle engineering, chassis systems design and component delivery
? Understanding of hydraulic systems, sealing systems, electrical systems and system
? Experience in testing and vehicle development
? Strong communication skills with peers, management, manufacturing, and suppliers
? Knowledge of automotive program development/release process and long term schedule
? Proficiency with CATIA V5 or V6 CAD software
? Good team and collaboration skills

Bonus points
? Advanced degrees
? Experience with suspension, dampers and vehicle ride dynamics
? Patent awards
? CAN & Network skills
? Experience at automotive OEM or significant Tier 1
? Polarion, Jira and Confluence experience.
? Simulink software proficiency and hydraulic system modeling

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