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Sr. Mechanical Cell Design Engineer

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

Job Description:


Xos is an innovative electric vehicle company on a mission to decarbonize transportation. Our zero-emission commercial vehicles and next-generation technologies empower fleets of Fortune 500 companies and positively impact our environment. The market is growing. The need is rising. The time is now.

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.

We are a team of passionate doers that have banded together to do our part in the battle for a cleaner planet. Were go-getters, change-makers, and future-creators. Will you join us?


  • Responsible for creating new cell packaging concepts, prototypes, and cell assembly tools to support the design of electrochemical cells
  • Design, development, and validation of mechanical components and assemblies of lithium-ion cell
  • Lead the efforts to develop the tool and mechanism understanding mechanical behavior of electrochemical cell during operating
  • Lead the efforts to characterize the thermal behavior of electrochemical cell
  • Design, validate, and analyze lithium ion battery production for continuous improvement to processes and equipment
  • Key member for optimization of product design for manufacturing and quality and support process development
  • Provide engineering support to project teams to resolve production and quality issues
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal customers directly on cell development
    • BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • As a mechanical engineer, minimum 5 years experience in Mechanical Design Engineer(or 2 years in Li-ion battery)
    • Demonstrated expertise and success in design, development, and validation of mechanical components and assemblies for high volume production
    • Familiar with mechanical behavior study during operating Li-ion battery
    • Familiar with Li-ion battery thermal testing
    • Competency in design analysis, 2D and 3D including CAD and analysis tools
    • Preferred COMSOL experience and experience using standard design tools (CATIA)
    • Proven track record of success in bringing projects to fruition
    • Proficiency in the lithium battery cell fabrication processes a plus
      • 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.by Jobble

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