Hardware Engineering Manager

Job title : Hardware Engineering Manager
Location : Herndon
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Salary low : 0

Responsibilities

  • Materialize through thoughtful planning and execution the ES&O product roadmap including all relevant deliverables such as 3D models, 2D drawings, schematics, manuals, BOM, and manufacturing/installation instructions     
    Lead, coach, and continuously develop the ES&O HW engineering team

  • Plan and execute product development projects on time, on budget, and on scope      

  • Distil and further develop product and system requirements into concreate features and/or specifications for implementation

  • Qualify, establish, and maintain a resource pool to execute mechanical and electrical designs related to energy storage and power generation systems including balance of plant

  • Manage execution, budget, and schedule for 3rd party resources leveraged during development projects

  • Technically qualify, develop, and maintain component and manufacturing suppliers

  • Plan, execute, and ensure proper introduction to manufacturing environment validating manufacturing partner can in fact properly manufacture our products and solution to specification in an ongoing basis with little to no supervision

  • Continuously drive improvement and cost reduction activities for our products and solutions

  • Develop system, component, and sub-component specifications for the various elements of an energy storage system including functional, performance, and compliance requirements

  • Work cross functionally with product management, delivery, supply chain, sales, marketing, and quality to maintain products and launch new ones

  • Plan and drive through completion product compliance certification activities through UL, TUV, or other 3rd party

  • Create and maintain product documentation such as manuals, application guides, etc.

  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for customers and development programs

  • Provide support and technical expertise to the rest of the organization on topics related to our HW solutions and related sub systems and components

Requirements     

  • +7 years of product development / system engineering experience in the energy industry

  • +3 years of engineering management experience

  • Experience with utility scale energy storage systems and balance of plant components

  • Proficient in electro-mechanical enclosure and panel design and engineering including conceptualization, mechanical layout, wire routing, interphases, thermal management, safety systems and labelling, support calculations, drafting (2D and 3D), etc.

  • Proficient on FEA and CFD analysis (setup simulation and interpret results)

  • Proficient in thermodynamics and HVAC selection and system design

  • Proficient with fire suppression systems and related safety standards

  • Proficient with basic control and monitoring system design and principles

  • Knowledge of batteries, energy storage, and balance of plant certifications and compliance standards

  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, vendors, shop and office in a fast paced environment