Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA – Bay Park area
Position Type: Full-time
Experience Level: 0 – 4 years relevant work experience with B.S.
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, paid vacation, and a great team environment
Lead on various hardware projects from concept, design, fabrication, to testing on a wide range of device-level components and manufacturing hardware under supervision of senior engineering managers. Hands on and ability to work with team and third-party vendors is critical. Creative problem solving, good attention to detail, and excellent working knowledge of SolidWorks are required.
Become a critical member of our fast-growing team working to develop a breakthrough battery technology to change the way batteries are made and used worldwide to enable a greener future. In this position, you will be a key part of our core team, at the forefront of taking next-generation chemistries and packaging them into advanced battery cells.
We are looking for a full-time Mechanical Engineer with excellent attention to detail to join our team in the Bay Park area of San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate can be given a design concept and independently design hardware components and deliver final hardware systems with minimal oversight from the senior engineers. Major tasks may include the design of battery cell test and battery manufacturing hardware. This is a dynamic work environment with several parallel projects with various timelines.
An ideal candidate would have excellent working knowledge with SolidWorks, is creative and hands-on, able to build jigs and fixtures, call and discuss with vendors as necessary, and ability to manage projects from start to completion. Knowledge of LabView, data acquisition units, electrical wiring is also highly desired.
ABOUT SOUTH 8 TECHNOLOGIES
South 8 Technologies, Inc. has developed a breakthrough new Liquefied Gas Electrolyte chemistry for electrochemical energy storage devices including lithium batteries and electrochemical capacitors. Our patented technology enables a substantial increase in energy, improved safety, and an exceptionally wide operating temperature. Leveraging conventional materials and manufacturing, South 8 Technologies offers a unique solution for a variety of transportation, grid storage, and aerospace applications.
South 8 Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2015 and spun out of UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering. We are a diverse team, which values integrity and hard work in an environment that encourages creative thinking, collaboration, and honest feedback. Become a critical member of our fast‑growing team and grow alongside us as we revolutionize the energy landscape.
Candidates may apply by sending resume to email@example.com.
Candidates only – we will not respond to inquiries from third-party recruiters.
South 8 Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.