Positions Available in the United States

Electrical Engineering – Vehicle Systems Integration

Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is interested in placing an engineer in the Electrical Engineering group responsible for integrating major electrical system componentry. A key task of this position is to design wiring harnesses meeting the rigors of off-highway vehicle use cases under the pressures of commercial pricing structures and component utilization. This position is full time and will be working in our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report to the Director of Electrical Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with team of designers to design wiring harnesses that physically connect both in-house developed and off-the-shelf devices.
  • Create and maintain electrical system architecture schematics.
  • Engage in relationships across Zero Motorcycles to successfully track and assist in product development deliverables with current suppliers and open doors of new suppliers offering step-function value growth to the company.
Required Education/Experience:
  • Combination of:
    • Bachelor’s in related Engineering field, i.e. Electrical, Aerospace, Mechatronics
    • 5 yrs Transportation Industry experience including product development, release to production, and retrofit support
  • Electric Power conversion techniques.
  • EV/HEV architecture knowledge and bias due to critical thinking and experimentation.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Hands-on wiring harness assembly knowledge and technique including in-line termination styles, branch layup, connector component terminology, fixing elements, materials selection, SI methods, conductor and fuse sizing, and life expectancy protection.
  • Working knowledge of software-based wiring harness design tools and corresponding output design specification package contents.
  • 3D MCAD navigation, SolidWorks preferred.
  • Design and lifecycle process tool awareness, utilization, and track record of engagement in improvement activities.
  • Perform detailed design peer reviews including assist in program content shaping as vehicle developments change scope in the product development lifecycle.
  • Create Documentation of Value including wiring harness build-to-print designs, Test Procedures, Intended Installation Instructions, Development reports, Summaries of Tradeshow Attendance, Knowledgebase articles and distilled Industry Standard guidelines.
  • Transparent time management and task prioritization habits.
  • Exhibit exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Other Requirements (if applicable):
  • Licensed motorcycle rider a plus.
  • On occasion, domestic or international travel may be required.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, and to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 30 lbs.

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Styled Surface Designer

Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently seeking a Styled Surface Designer. The primary function of the Styled Surface Designer is to own the implementation, refinement and delivery of Class-A CAD files for ID-Driven content. Secondarily, the Styled Surface Designer will provide general design support to the Industrial Design department. This position is full time and will be working in our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report to the Director of Industrial Design.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Serves as the primary translator of sketches and reference files into Class-A surface CAD for design visualization and industrialization.
  • Collaborates with the Design Engineers to ensure that ID deliverables satisfy all project requirements including, but not limited to: industrial process requirements, neighboring system clearances, fastening features, and FEA/CFD analysis.
  • Provides general support to the Industrial Design department as needed, including research, documentation, visualization, and ideation.
  • Supports the Director of Industrial Design in a perpetual quest for improvement of the product and the quality of deliverables.
  • Maintains ID departmental CAD competence and efficiency by keeping current on tools and skill.
Required Education/Experience:
  • B.S. in Industrial Design or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of consumer product design experience
  • 3+ years of styled surface development
  • Strong Alias experience
  • Familiarity with a parametric CAD system
  • Mechanical interest/aptitude
Skills and Attributes:
  • Direct experience in vehicle design- especially power sports
  • Solidworks experience
  • Skill in Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Skill in digital rendering; i.e. Keyshot
  • Interest/participation in the motorcycle world
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, ant to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 30 lbs.
Other Requirements (if applicable):
  • M1 certification or enrollment in MSF class

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

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