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Head of Engineering - EV Watercraft Startup Opportunity at Pure Watercraft

Head of Engineering - EV Watercraft Startup Opportunity

Pure Watercraft Seattle, WA Full-Time
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Head of Engineering - EV Watercraft Startup Opportunity

Revolutionizing The Boating Experience

Pure Watercraft is creating a revolutionary electric boat propulsion system to ensure a future where boating will be clean, quiet, and powerful.  As we evolve from prototype toward commercial launch, we seek an experienced startup leader to join us as our Head of Engineering, driving the evolution of Pure Watercraft's hardware technology.

You and the engineering team will drive the system architecture for our electric propulsion platform and associated products.  As the technical partner working closely with product management, business and production teams, you will drive tradeoff analyses involved within our current and future product concepts. 

To be successful at Pure Watercraft, your leadership style is one of a Servant Leader with experience designing and delivering revolutionary new hardware products to market. You are experienced at cultivating high-performing engineering teams, have thrived in the urgent pace and challenge of a rapidly growing startup, and are ready to do it again. And, finally, you are drawn to our mission of replacing millions of unreliable, expensive, and dirty gas marine motors worldwide. 
 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the engineering team in product feasibility and conceptual analysis; as well as translating requirements into technical specifications and architectures

  • Set priorities and expectations to meet product development milestones

  • Servant-lead a mechanical/electrical engineering team to design, build and launch our future electric propulsion systems

  • Maintain your own individual contributor engineering activities

  • Align engineering priorities with company priorities

  • Initiate and implement new engineering and product development processes and standards

  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and growth opportunities to engineering team members

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

  • 7 - 10 years experience in an electromechanical engineering organization

  • 3 - 5 years experience managing a diversified team consisting of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers

  • Prior experience progressing hardware products from prototype into production

  • Experience driving organizational changes with a collaborative approach

  • Experience with one or more of the following preferred:

    • EV/HEV powertrain technology

    • Design for extreme environments eg. aerospace, marine

    • Founding team/early employee at venture-backed startup

    • Agile Project Management

    • SolidWorks

Please apply on line today. 

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