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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Alsym Energy

Alsym Energy

Woburn, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Job Summary: Alsym Energy is looking for a self-driven and motivated engineer with a passion in the field of energy storage. In this position, the candidate will have an opportunity to drive rapid and innovative advancements in materials and processes for next-generation energy storage systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for active R&D efforts and will work closely with a team of engineers and scientists to deliver products with demanding performance requirements.

Industry Background: Energy storage systems is a rapidly emerging field. Over the last few years, supply-chain constraints and significant safety incidents arising from lithium-ion batteries globally have resulted in a dramatic increase in costs and reduced confidence in the reliability of the technology. Alsym is working on an exciting proprietary aqueous battery technology that is expected to compete with state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries while offering the technology at a fraction of the cost and with inherent non-flammability.

Key Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 6+ years industry experience with demonstrated success in mechanical design, product development, electro-mechanical + sensor integration.
  • Strong communicator and self-motivated team player with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Hands-on experience with modern prototyping techniques is required (3D Printing, laser-cutting, injection molding etc.). Familiarity with battery pack design and packaging is desirable.
  • Strong skills in creating releasable Mechanical Drawings (with proper GD&T) is required.
  • Hands-on individual capable of prototyping designs and then delegating to others
  • Strong competency with engineering software tools is required (CAD, CAM, simulation etc.)
  • Strong documentation practices are required.
  • Experience with BMS (Battery Management Systems) is desirable.
  • Strong grasp of mech. engineering fundamentals is required (statics, materials, thermodynamics etc.)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Produce mechanical designs for battery modules and packs.
  • Build alpha prototype packs in-house and train technicians for pack building scale-up.
  • Interface with component suppliers to source parts.
  • Conduct experiments in the lab using prototype materials to guide the design efforts.
  • Assist the equipment or production team in mechanical modifications to key process equipment.

Compensation, Benefits, and Perks:

We are committed to providing equitable compensation and a healthy working environment for our employees with a benefits package that provides the support that you need. We offer premium medical insurance cost through Blue Cross Blue Shield, dental insurance through Bento Dental, offer a flexible Paid Time Off program, and maintain a firm Harassment Policy that includes Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, & Gender Protections. Every employee is also eligible for PFML, 401k, and stock options. A full listing of our benefits may be provided after an offer has been issued.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity & inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.