Senior Mechanical Prototype Engineer

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • May 19, 2020

Job Description

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.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support complex prototype requests to enable design revs and overall development.
  • Identifying testing and validation needs for new designs
  • Designing test methods, speccing instrumentation, and sourcing equipment
  • Coordinate testing efforts cross functionally with Design, Reliability, Manufacturing, and external labs and suppliers
  • Contribute to root causing of failures and driving their resolution
  • Contributing to DFMEAs

What you must have:

  • You have 10+ years of experience with test and prototype engineering with proficiency in: test development, fixture design, rapid prototyping, and data analysis
  • You are great at designing fixtures and tools in Solidworks and/or NX
  • You are a great communicator
  • You are well-organized and maintain great records 
  • You have a strong understanding of documentation methodologies
  • You have a BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience

Bonus Points!

  • Experience in the automotive industry
  • Proficiency in materials science, thermodynamics, or fluid dynamics
  • Proficiency in automation or controls
  • Experience with LabView/Python/C/C++

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.

Will sponsor Visa

No

Organization type

Company  

Headcount

1001-5000 employees  

Categories

Transportation & Mobility