Electrical Components Senior Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn’t scare you; it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel the same way.

We’re currently on the lookout for an Electrical Components Senior Engineer to join our Cab Engineering team!

You will:

  • Design / choose electrical components for the Nikola Cab Team
  • Design/Review EE Schematics
  • Integrate/package electrical components in CAD
  • Consider all aspects of integration such as UI/UX, EMC, service, manufacturing build feasibility, thermal, durability, mounting, ensuring correct clearances, NVH, water/dust ingress, component functionality etc
  • Lead suppliers to effectively execute designs on short timelines and ‘Release’ mechanical components
  • Complete component DVP&R
  • Mentor Mechanical engineers in EE component design and development
  • At least 8 years of Electrical Component Engineering experience within automotive
  • B.S degree (or above), in Electrical engineering, or relevant equivalent experience
  • Experience designing Low Voltage components and /or systems in automotive cockpits
  • Be a proficient CAD designer, ideally within Catia V5 / V6 / 3DX, though other equivalent systems will be considered
  • Great problem-solving and communication skills
  • Lead component drawing creation including GD&T to ASME Y14.5 standards in support of worst-case tolerance analysis
  • Ability to identify optimization opportunities from CAE/testing results
Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.

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