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Project Designer

Company: Proterra
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position OverviewThis position will provide comprehensive design support to Proterra's Design Engineering Manager and other site leadership team members. You will work from vehicle integration engineering and systems engineering requirements to develop vehicle new product designs, improved/sustainment designs and configuration and customization for our transit customer's specific requirements. You will design systems ranging from electro-mechanical assemblies, to sub-frame, body, thermal systems, electrical routings.About the Role - You will:Work with Systems Engineering, Program Manager, Quality Engineering, Manufacturing and subcontractors.Create CAD models, engineering concepts and drawings that are manufacturable from both a design and modeling best practices stand-point. Proterra utilizes a CAD as master approach, so a high quality and fully defined 3D and 2D package is the expected deliverable.Work with manufacturing, quality and supplier inputs to determine appropriate dimensions and GD&T applications with tolerance stack-up analysis.Prepare presentations for Program and Design Reviews.Assist in coordinating engineering drafting functions with other departments.Provide input to engineering documentation such as BOM's and ECO's, etc.Provide technical assistance and guidance on work methods and procedures to less experienced personnel engaged in related work.Expected to work with make-to-spec suppliers and vendors to understand their tolerance and process capabilities and translate that to best practice DFM designs.Expected to be well versed and deploy designs for serviceability using error proofing design methodologiesOther duties as assigned by management.About Our Group:As strategic partners, the Design Engineering team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.We treat each other with respect......and always try to have a little fun every day!This position will be part of the Design Engineering team that supports Proterra's Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.You will report to the Design Engineering Manager and collaborate with other Design Engineering team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and manufacturing facilities in Greenville, SC and Los Angeles, CA.Education and ExperienceBachelor's degree or associate degree in drafting, engineering or another related field.8+ years' experience in similar industry designing highly configurable products.Experience with commercial and industrial vehicles a plus.Experience with implementations of Electrical CAD systems a plusProficient in CAD (CATIA V5/V6 preferred, Vesys or other schematic software a plus)Strong knowledge in PLM software, Enovia preferred.Strong understanding of CAD modeling best practices.Working knowledge of commercial truck and/or bus designExperience with sheet metal closures or structures including manufacturing processes.Full knowledge of ASME Y14.5 drafting standardsFull knowledge of the application and interpretation of GD&T principlesExperience with the application of modern (APQP) design validation toolsBroad knowledge in material applications.Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and related tolerance/costs.About You:Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.Strong time management, organizational and communication skills.Sound judgment and problem-solving skills, detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.Travel:0 - 10%Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Proterra, Greenville , Project Designer, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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