Lead Vehicle Development Engineer

Irvine, CA

ABOUT THE ROLE

SUPER73 is hiring a Lead Vehicle Development Engineer to work onsite at our Irvine, CA HQ! The Lead Vehicle Development Engineer will help establish the Vehicle Development group within SUPER73 and have a deep understanding of how to engineer a product from concept sketch to mass production. They will engineer technical solutions to meet the component, system and vehicle requirements. This role will lead the mechanical development of Super73 vehicles and accessories, generating efficient technical solutions that satisfy cross functional requirements. They will generate drawings and component specifications, ensuring function, quality and manufacturability.

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, they collaborate across the organization to develop engineering solutions, supplier specifications and design, material selection and manufacturing guidelines,

They work closely with the Vehicle Performance Team to support engineering tradeoffs, target setting and vehicle definition

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lead the mechanical development of Super73 vehicles and other products

  • Lead component and system simulation and testing

  • Develop engineering solutions and technologies to meet engineering requirements

  • Generates simulation (CFD, FEA, etc.) and test data as needed to support engineering trade-offs

  • Provide guidance to design studio on manufacturing techniques, material selection and feasibility of concepts

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline 

  • Experience designing or developing vehicles and/or mechanical systems

  • Demonstrated abilities in mechanical analysis (FEA)

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams

  • Skilled at CAD design

  • Strong knowledge of material selection and manufacturing processes 

  • Strong technical engineering fundamentals

  • Dynamic and powerful attitude

  • Familiar with Electric Vehicles

  • Familiar with supplier relationship

  • Proficiency in scripting tools for data processing (MATLAB, Python etc)

  • Experience in the bicycle, e-bike, or motorcycle industries a plus

SUPER73’S PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Employee bike and apparel discounts

  • Fully stocked kitchen (free snacks, drinks, and coffee)

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

  • Vacation/Sick Time off

  • 401K Retirement Savings Program with a company Match

  • Amazing culture and a great place to work


SUPER73 provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We're a fast growing company looking for progress-driven and forward thinking individuals that are all about shaking up industry standards. SUPER73 is proud to promote equity in all aspects of our hiring practice and company operation. For more information, we invite you to visit eeoc.gov.