Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer - Clean Energy
Reno, NV 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer - Clean Energy

Req # 64280

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

Generac Clean Energy combines the speed and excitement of a technology startup with the resources and market power of an S&P 500 industry leader. Our careers offer boundless opportunity for energetic, mission-driven applicants who seek challenge and impact in a fast-paced culture of teaching, learning, and professional growth, developing solar+storage products and software for the clean energy revolution.

Join Generac Clean Energy as we drive to build energy solutions for a more resilient, sustainable world.

What You Will Be Doing

As a part of the mechanical group, you will be part of developing next generation clean energy solutions, accelerating our progress towards a sustainable energy future. You will play a leading role in the design, validation, and production of Generac's clean energy products, with an emphasis on innovation, manufacturability, quality, reliability, and cost.

Technical Responsibilities

As a Staff Mechanical Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing mechanical components and assemblies for next gen BESS
  • Designing, prototyping, testing & validating products into production / sustaining
  • Collaborating with the design studio, hw engr, mfg engr, quality, operations
  • Delivering solutions optimized for form, function, quality, cost, and experience
  • Ensuring solutions are manufacturable, serviceable, and compliant
  • Mentoring engineers and helping build effective processes
  • Solving electronic integration challenges related to:
    • Thermal management
    • Electrical isolation
    • Interconnects
    • EMI/EMC

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with strong fundamentals
  • Minimum 7 years of industry mechanical design experience
  • Experience leading multiple products from architecture into mass production
  • Expertise selecting engineering materials for function, aesthetics, and compliance
  • Expertise in design for manufacturability, and design for assembly
  • Experience with validation testing, product reliability, and failure analysis
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred, others accepted)
  • Proficiency in 2D drafting, GD&T, and tolerance analysis
  • Expertise in contract manufacturing, 6 sigma, inspection & measurement
  • Expertise in 5 or more mass production processes such as:
    • Stamping / sheet metal / welding
    • Textures & cosmetic part finishes
    • Tooling & fixturing
    • Injection molding
    • CNC machining
    • Extrusion
    • Turning
    • Casting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • Record of developing multiple quality products into production
  • Experience designing solutions for battery energy storage systems
  • Experience designing for automotive or NEMA/IP rated products
  • Experience with UL 9540A regulatory requirements and testing
  • Experience in rapid prototyping (3D printing, quick-turn mockups)
  • Experience with structural FEA and ability to perform simulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication with peers and leadership

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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