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Senior CAD/Mechanical Designer

Polar Power, Inc Gardena, CA
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Polar Power Inc, a NASDAQ company (Ticker: POLA) is a is highly vertically integrated manufacturing company, designer, and global distributor of DC power generators, renewable energy (Solar electric and Solar Hybrid Systems) and cooling systems to the telecommunications, military, commercial and marine markets. We started in business 1979 with manufacturing the first Solar Powered Vaccine refrigerator.

Polar Power is currently seeking two Senior CAD/Mechanical Designers to work at our corporate headquarters in Gardena, CA. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative individual who likes to design / create / engineer new products pertaining to Renewable energy, Generators, Control systems, Cooling systems. Our platform is Solidworks and designs encompass sheet metal enclosures, CNC machined parts, outside processes, and complete assemblies. The Senior Cad Designers will team with other engineers on developing new products. Polar Power will give you the opportunity to work on unique and challenging projects, contribute innovative ideas and collaborate with various departments.

Polar is a medium size company with 165 employees and growing. We are experiencing a high demand for product and we are responding by further building more capable teams along with the facilities.

Our products and services are cutting edge and we lead the industry with our technology. Our customers are diverse and have the most exciting projects for us to work on. Because of the diversity of our product and services, this position certainly does not have the same old routine every day. Please visit our web site at: www.polarpower.com and see the products we engineer and manufacture.


Our address is: 249 E Gardena Boulevard, Gardena, CA., 90248.

Polar provides:

  • Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems

  • DC Generators for Military and Telecommunications

  • Hybrid Electric propulsion for Marine and Automotive

  • Micro-Cogeneration

    Polar designs and manufactures:

  • DC Alternators

  • Microprocessor Controls

  • Propane, natural gas, and diesel DC generators

  • Brushless DC motors

  • Advanced battery packs

  • Power supplies

    If you have talent and experience, please consider joining us.

    See: www.polarpower.com for more product-line information.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. There will be guidance from senior mechanical and electronic engineers. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Mechanical packaging of electronic printed circuit boards and controls into enclosures.

  • Design of enclosures for generators, refrigeration and cooling systems, and battery banks.

  • Coordinate activities with other departments including: production, purchasing, operations and marketing.

  • Production documentation (BOM) and 3D assembly drawings.

  • Check completed documentation, layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, accuracy of calculations, and geometric tolerance and dimensioning.

  • Participate in design reviews as needed.

  • Write engineering change orders to improve designs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • A creative and resourceful individual with a minimum of (5) years’ work experience in mechanical design and 3D solid modeling.

  • Possess a solid understanding of electro-mechanical assemblies, electronic enclosure manufacturing; machining and forming of sheet metal, tubing, and aluminum extrusions, ASTM metal shapes and fasteners.

  • Proficiency with Solid works 3D CAD tools for the concept design, detailed design and drawings of components and mechanical assemblies including sheet metal, machined parts and formed components.

  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5.

  • Effective organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.

  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels within the organization, vendors, and others as needed.

  • Effective interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Ability to work in and promote a team environment.

Preferred

  • Product Data Management (PDM) system

  • Experience in Solidworks to AP100US, Mastercam, and DrAbe

  • Some Industrial design creativity

  • A working knowledge of motorized parts, bearings, electronics assemblies, displays and controls.

    Work Environment

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • This position requires sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Production environment.

    Benefits

    Medical, dental, vision, holiday pay, vacation pay, paid sick days, discretionary bonuses and 401k.

    This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified. The job may require additional hours beyond the normal 40-hour workweek.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Polar Power Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Polar Power, Inc

Why Work Here?

Fast growing mid-size publicly traded company. Great opportunity for career growth and showing off your skills!

Polar Power Inc, a NASDAQ company (Ticker: POLA) is a is highly vertically integrated manufacturing company, designer, and global distributor of DC power generators, renewable energy (Solar electric and Solar Hybrid Systems) and cooling systems to the telecommunications, military and commercial, and marine markets. We started in business 1979 with innovative solar products and operate out of three facilities in Gardena, CA.

Address

249 E. Gardena Blvd., Gardena, CA. 90248
Gardena, CA
USA

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