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Electric Motor Mechanical Design Engineer

Turntide Technologies

Turntide Technologies

Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Electric Motor Mechanical Design Engineer

Turntide Technologies is helping turn the tide on climate change with a revolutionary Platform for Sustainable Operations that drives down energy consumption and operating costs in buildings, agriculture, and electric transport. Our patented hardware and intelligent software are revolutionizing the $100 billion electric motor industry with a new platform so efficient, reliable, and adaptable that it reduces energy use by more than half. Our larger mission is to replace all the world’s motors with intelligent, optimal-efficiency systems so every watt is worthwhile for humanity. We’re looking for curious, intelligent, collaborative people from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the sustainability of our planet.

The Job

We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in mechanical design, specifically in the design of electromechanical systems, vibration and thermal analysis, and metal fabrication. You’re familiar with best practices including material selection, manufacturing processes, numerical analysis, and common design traits. You have a strong mechanical aptitude and enjoy getting your hands dirty. You’re flexible and adaptable, and want to join a dynamic, collaborative, fast-paced team.

Own and drive the overall mechanical design from concept development, prototype testing through device validation. Perform advanced engineering calculations, simulations, and validations to ensure the products meet mechanical, thermal, and structural design requirements. Create complete drawing and documentation packages for vendors and manufacturers. Optimize the designs for materials, thermal management, reliability, DFM, FMEA, performance and cost. Create customized designs of our standard products to meet specific applications. Manage and maintain the designs throughout the product life cycle with updates, upgrades, and proper revision controls.

At this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you’re reading. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Turntide's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways - not just candidates who check all the boxes. We want people to feel comfortable expressing their true selves and to come, stay, and do their best work here.

The Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years’ experience in electric motor design
  • Practical experience in electric motor manufacturing
  • Experience designing electric machines to NEMA and IEC standards
  • Practical experience in the selection of bearings, and bearing life estimation
  • Experience with vibration analysis and mitigation in electric motors
  • Experience with thermal modeling analysis and design methods
  • Proficient with Solidworks for modeling, detailing, and PDM
  • Solid knowledge and application of DFMEA and PFMEA methods
  • At least 5 years’ experience working with ASME Y14.5-2009, and ISO 16792:2006 standards
  • Excellent written/verbal interpersonal communication skills

The Upside

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision) & RRSP
  • Open PTO policy
  • Autonomy and flexibility to build green tech from the ground up
  • Incredible growth potential - we are revolutionizing the electric motor industry

Turntide Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Please note: Direct applications only. No unsolicited Staffing Recruitment Firm submissions will be accepted. Any unsolicited CVs received will be treated as the property of Turntide Technologies.

Terms and Conditions

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