Lordstown Motors Corporation seeks to eliminate inefficiencies that exist in modern work by creating electric vehicles that radically improve the way work gets done. Cost effective for fleets, safer, and designed to be more productive than traditional commercial vehicles, Lordstown pickup trucks and fleet vehicles are built to fix challenges that limit modern work. Our mission is to create the leading electric vehicle epicenter in the region. This plant—combined with the legendary capability of the people who work there—is where we will build the work vehicles of the future. Join us to make a difference!
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The CAD Designer – Electronic Modules & Components is a member of the Electrical Systems group who is responsible for ensuring all of the components released by the Electrical Systems group have the appropriate CAD, are correctly positioned in the vehicle environment, and their related supporting documentation meets industry best practices and standards.
- Work with module engineers to implement Best-In-Class mounting strategies for their electronic modules.
- Develop robust and common strategies for packaging and fastening electronic modules that meet Ergonomics, Design-for-Service, and Design-for-Manufacturing requirements.
- Design of brackets as needed for attachment of electronic modules and components to the vehicle.
- Review the suppliers’ mechanical design, and proposed attachment strategies for the electronic modules and components
- Ensure components’ mechanical design meets automotive industry requirements and standards regarding NVH, safety, thermal, etc.
- Create, release, and maintain a standardized electronic module mounting strategy specification document.
- Interface with CAE team to define and review component mounting requirements.
- Support the process to create Process Assembly Drawings (PAD’s).
- Lead development of CAD standards.
- Work closely with the PLM, Engineering, and Manufacturing Teams.
- Actively participate in the vehicle packaging meetings
- Support the Virtual Manufacturing Builds.
- Track open issues about packaging and mechanical design, lead the problem resolution, and communicate their status.
- Contribute to the creation of Boundary Diagrams for electronic modules and components
- Review and approve electronic module package location proposals delivered by vehicle architecture engineers.
- Propose Electrical Distribution System (EDS) routing and connecting strategies.
- Conduct benchmarking studies regarding electronic module mechanical strategies.
- Optimize mounting alternatives for various attributes, including cost, weight, package, quality, benchmarking, geometry creation and functional analysis.
- Ensure Part Drawings comply with GD&T standards.
- 5+ years experience of Automotive vehicle packaging
- 5+ years automotive experience in product design, manufacturing or quality with strong understanding of automotive components.
- Experience designing parts for plastic injection molding, including the application of GD&T and tolerance stack up calculations.
- Experience designing parts for metal stamping component design, including the application of GD&T and tolerance stack up calculations.
- Ability to work in cross-functional teams to achieve objectives
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments with high quality and on-time completion.
- Working knowledge of design and engineering disciplines (8D, DFMEA, DVP&R, etc.).
- 3+ years of working experience with CATIA
- Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
- Knowledge of Ergonomics in the automotive design process.
- Knowledge of fasteners
- Proficient knowledge with Product Life Cycle Management Tools.
- Experience with Enovia 3DX preferred
- Previous assembly plant launch experience preferred.
- Experience with regulatory requirements preferred.
- Electric Vehicle experience preferred
- Familiarity with the light to mid-duty truck segment preferred
- ASME Y14.5 certification is considered a plus