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Founding Engineer

Company: Axicle, Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job description
Axicle is a venture-backed startup that has patented an innovative safety system that will reduce truck driver deaths by half. We're bringing on a team of engineers to commercialize the system and bring it to market in 2024. You'll be working alongside the founders to build the company culture from the ground up. Significant equity will be offered in addition to a competitive salary.
Functionality of Axicle's system was demonstrated by parking a Semi Truck behind a Boeing 777 to simulation high winds. Seriously. See the video here! https://youtu.be/XCpRjwpwAVc
For this position we are looking for an experienced engineer who knows the culture of big automotive but prefers a startup environment. If you want to do a little design work, some test and validation, and wouldn't be too upset about hand-building a few prototypes, you're the type of engineer we are looking for.
The founding team are all engineers. We have experience at SpaceX and Tesla, as well as previously founding, and selling, other automotive product startups.
Responsibilities:
- Design and test of electromechanical automotive safety components
- Maintain rigorous documentation of the requirements development, design, and validation processes that aligns to industry best practices
- Work with suppliers to optimize designs for manufacturability and cost
- Collaborate with electrical and software engineers on the development of automotive safety products
- Conduct physical testing of components and systems, including field testing and hands-on fabrication of test equipment
- Assembly and installation of prototypes
Qualifications:
- Minimum of B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar from an accredited university
- Minimum of 3 years experience in design, validation, and release of automotive or structural hardware products
- Experience with SolidWorks CAD or any other major CAD software
- Automotive design and release process knowledge (DFMEA, DVP&R, etc.)
- Familiarity with automotive industry standards and regulations, including functional safety (ISO 26262, IATF 16949, FMVSS Standards)
- Hands-on hardware experience performing fabrication, assembly, and/or testing
- Understanding of manufacturing processes such as casting, stamping, machining, molding, etc.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $85,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location

Keywords: Axicle, Inc., Torrance , Founding Engineer, Engineering , Torrance, California

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