Lead Exterior / Interior Design Engineer

Breda, Netherlands

We are looking for a Lead Exterior / Interior Design Engineer responsible for the Exterior and Interior of the Squad Solar City Car.

Join us on our mission for sustainable urban mobility for everyone.

Location: Incubator Breda, The Netherlands (https://incubatorbreda.nl/

We do support working from home multiple days a week.

Experience: 10+ years of experience would be ideal for the lead engineer position.

Degree: Bachelor's or Master's degree mechanical or design engineering (HBO or WO)

Working at Squad Mobility is more than a job. You work for the mission of clean urban mobility for everyone with a team of inspiring people. This mission will make a big impact on future generations and you are part of it.

What will you do as an Exterior Engineer?

You will be working on all visible elements of the vehicle like the body and interior panels, ergonomics (seating and steering) and the user interface. You will develop and/or choose components and integrate them into the vehicle. So one day you could be drafting surfaces in SolidWorks, the next day you could be talking to suppliers for buttons and by the end of the week you could be putting together prototype parts to check fit and function.

You will work together with the Design Department to develop their proposals into feasible body panels for both the exterior and interior. You will propose pro-actively and timely production techniques, assembly strategies and improvements. 

You cooperate intensely within a small team of engineers each covering a subsystem of the vehicle. You will work with procurement providing the specifications of the assemblies and parts in a request for proposal and helping with the selection and management of suppliers and/or make or buy strategies.

What do we expect from an Exterior engineer?

To succeed in the dynamic world of a startup like Squad Mobility; pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. You are flexible and can work under pressure.

You must have:

  • At least 5 years experience as Engineer in Automotive or at least 10 years experience in consumer electronics.

  • 5000+ hours experience in CAD modelling, of which at least 2000 hours in surface modelling

  • Experience in writing requirements and requirements validation

  • Extensive experience with rapid prototyping, injection molding, vacuum forming, rotational molding and other production processes.

  • Two right hands

It would be nice if you have:

  • Experience in working with foreign suppliers

Areas of expertise;

  • Electronics, powertrains, motor controllers, batteries


What can you expect from Squad Mobility?

In addition to a challenging role we also offer:

  • A high degree of freedom and independence in your role.

  • A relaxed atmosphere within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, curious and talented people.

  • A role in a startup with huge potential.


About Squad Mobility


Squad Mobility is an innovative startup with one mission: sustainable urban mobility for everyone, everywhere.

Squad Mobility develops the Squad, World’s first Solar City Car for daily urban mobility. The Squad is a solution for urban emissions and congestion

https://cleantechnica.com/2021/07/12/squad-mobility-a-fleet-of-shared-solar-city-cars-this-changes-everything/

https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/09/squad-mobility-eyes-shared-platforms-as-target-for-its-compact-solar-electric-quadricycle/