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Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Battery

Company: Xos Trucks
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Xos


Xos (NASDAQ: XOS) is an innovative electric vehicle company on a mission to decarbonize commercial transportation. Our zero-emission commercial vehicles and next-generation technologies empower fleets of Fortune 500 companies and positively impact our environment.

At Xos, we design vehicles from scratch, invent efficient and durable battery systems, write software to control the vehicle and its interactions with the driver, and entice fleet owners into an electrified future with groundbreaking service.

Xos is a people-focused company, and a great place to work! Perks include 100% covered employee health benefits, Betterment 401k, employee Tiki-Bar, ping-pong, and training and growth opportunities, to name a few.

We are a team of passionate doers that have banded together to work on something we can be proud of, on a journey to a cleaner planet. We're go-getters, change-makers, and future-creators. Will you join us

The Role

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will lead our process team, support continuous improvements, independently identify process issues, and develop optimized methods to maximize performance and yield of our battery manufacturing line.

Responsibilities Lead the development of manufacturing processes
Drive design for manufacturability (DFM)
Lead battery module and battery pack assembly line process projects from initial concept to full scale production
Lead the continuous improvements process for the battery manufacturing line
Create detailed Manufacturing Instructions to document new processes
Define systematic approaches of standards and processes for the team
Complete process failure mode and analysis (PFMEA)
Develop Material Review Board process (MRB)
Determine automation level based on payback time (ROI)
Evaluate equipment vendors
Define target cycle time
Define OEE requirements
Identify critical process requirements and process data
Identify quality requirements and inspection method/requirement
Develop operation requirements and line layouts
Determine headcount
Development station requirements and define the strategy
Work with industrial engineering to plan out material flow
Identify utilities needs and strategy (Electrical, compressed air, venting, etc.)
Work with the Automation team on developing equipment strategies and implementation
Attend design reviews
Provide guidance and feedback on station design
Closely collaborate with internal and external equipment integrators on custom automation equipment design
Track equipment design change management
Collaborate on site equipment acceptance testing (SAT)
Oversee equipment ramp to target OEE

Requirements B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or a related technical discipline
Minimum 5 years related experience in high volume production environment
Additional preferred experience and skills:
Experience in battery manufacturing
Experience with adhesive dispensing equipment
Experience with conveyance systems
Robotics Experience
PLC controls experience
Experience introducing new production lines and new processes into a production environment within timelines of 9 months or less
Experience with MES and database system architecture and data tracking
Experience developing layouts in AutoCAD

Xos, Inc. is committed to offering competitive wages
The Company offers medical coverage, paid 100% by the employer for employees with dependent coverage partially off-set by the employer
Dental, Vision, and Life plans are also offered through the Company's health package
Generous PTO, sick, vacation, and holiday pay

Xos, Inc is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Xos Trucks, Los Angeles , Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Battery, Engineering , Los Angeles, California

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