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Sr. Engineer - Architecture & Packaging

Company: Karma Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Southern California-based Karma is more than just a car company. Although we are best known as a creator of soul-stirring luxury electric vehicles, Karma has emerged as a high-tech incubator offering innovators a perfect platform to prove their emerging technologies. Every Revero is designed at our Headquarters in Irvine and created with great individual care and world-class craftsmanship at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in Moreno Valley, CA.

The Sr. Engineer - Architecture & Packaging will take part in geometrical development and validation for design/architecture/packaging/advanced engineering activities.


  • Congregate and validate all geometrical requirements.
  • Together with the architecture team, develop the geometrical total vehicle concepts for the entire model range.
  • Recognize and solve incoherent geometrical requirements with the relevant partners.
  • Turn over geometrical decisions in the architecture team into concept surfaces for engineering and design.
  • Support Design, and Development with Packaging activities of the Mechanical vehicle systems and the Electrical systems, both high- and low-voltage.
  • Support the engineering team with everyday CAD tasks and projects related to vehicle development.
  • Perform benchmarking of competitive vehicles.
  • Research engineering solutions.
  • Interface with surfacing, engineering, and suppliers.
  • Comply with regulatory and feasibility requirements.
  • Develop and maintain the geometrical reference for the entire model range.
  • Support CAD/Clay Modeling teams.
  • Attend Design and Engineering meetings.
  • Prepare presentations for upper management.
  • Collaboration with Design, Engineering, and Marketing.
  • Issue resolution and negotiation.
  • Interact directly with suppliers.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


Experience / Education:

  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Automotive Design/Engineering or related field preferred (equivalent in extensive experience considered).
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in developing departments design engineering/total vehicle concepts/packaging.
  • Experience in developing production solutions, balancing functionality, cost, and weight.
  • Understanding of 3D as it relates to Clay and CAD.
  • Eligible to work in the US.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Adobe Suite, MS Office Suite.
  • Autodesk Alias Catia V5/V6.
  • Design for Manufacturability knowledge.
  • Regulatory knowledge as it relates to Interior and Exterior Production Design.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable.

No 3rd Parties. Principals Only, Please

Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law. Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability. Valid driver's license may be required based on essential duties.

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