Senior Mechanical Engineer, Electronics Packaging at Cruise

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We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be focused on developing the enclosures that enable our AV modules to pass the rigorous environmental, electrical, and safety demands of our commercial fleets. These modules include but are not limited to; telematics, audio and video streaming, and high performance sensors.

What you'll be doing:
  • Develop the module enclosures that house printed circuit boards (rigid and flex), cable assemblies, and off-the-shelf modules
  • Define the material selection and process considering thermal, weight, vibration, and EMC requirements as well as cost; die-cast, injection molding, extrusion, stamping, etc. 
  • Maintain top level assembly and BOM in SolidWorks PDM and TeamCenter PLM 
  • Collaborate with the manufacturing team to address DFx; materials/process selection, and assembly steps or specializations (thermal interfaces, glue or gasket applications, etc) 
  • Collaborate with the thermal analysis team to ensure enclosure design, thermal interface materials, and thermal control strategy
  • Create 2D drawings applying GD&T to support fabrication and assembly 
  • Partner with suppliers from quick-turn first prototypes to cost optimized 10k+ production 
  • Collaborate with reliability and vehicle teams to ensure compliance with functional, interface, and environmental requirements 
  • Support documentation of requirements, DFMEAs and assembly instructions
What you must have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 7yrs+ experience in electronic product development 
  • 3yrs+ experience in a safety-critical industry; automotive, aerospace, industrial, medical
  • Expertise with SolidWorks and PDM
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) packages
Bonus Points!
  • Expertise with TeamCenter PLM 
  • Experience supporting DFMEA’s and creation of specifications
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence
Why Cruise?
  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Commuter benefits
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, SoftBank, and T. Rowe Price have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the bleeding-edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We're Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow. 

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis. Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary. Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws. And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.
Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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