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Generac Power Systems Senior Manager Mechanical Engineering - Clean Energy in Bedford, Massachusetts

Senior Manager Mechanical Engineering - Clean Energy

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Senior Manager Mechanical Engineering - Clean Energy

Req # 63064

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and more productive. United by our Values, people with diverse backgrounds and points of view work together to ensure our global customers have peace of mind.

We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for innovation and a desire to outpace others. As an inclusive workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity and respect. At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.

Generac Clean Energy combines the speed and excitement of a technology startup with the resources and market power of an S&P 500 industry leader. Our careers offer boundless opportunity for energetic, mission-driven applicants who seek challenge and impact in a fast-paced culture of teaching, learning, and professional growth, developing solar+storage products and software for the clean energy revolution.

Join Generac Clean Energy as we drive to build energy solutions for a more resilient, sustainable world.

Open to candidates to work a hybrid schedule out of one of the following locations: Reno, NV; South Portland, ME; Bedford, MA; or Vancouver, BC;.

Level of role (Manager or Senior Manager) will ultimately be determined based on the professional and their experience.

Job Summary: As a part of the mechanical group, you will be part of developing next generation clean energy solutions, accelerating our progress towards a sustainable energy future. You will play a leading role in the architecture, design, validation, and production of Generac’s clean energy products, with an emphasis on innovation, manufacturability, quality, reliability, and cost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Sr. Mechanical Engineering Manager your technical responsibilities will include:

  • Leading next generation energy storage system design, validation, and launch

  • System level ownership of mechanical requirements, development, and validation

  • Collaborating with the design studio, hardware engineering, manufacturing engineering, quality, operations

  • Delivering solutions optimized for form, function, quality, cost, and experience

  • Ensuring solutions are manufacturable, serviceable, and compliant

  • Solving complex electro-mechanical integration challenges

  • Reviewing mechanical designs to ensure proper rigor and sound principles

  • Developing schedules, validation plans, and achieving milestones on time

Interpersonal and leadership skills are essential in addition to technical acumen. Leadership responsibilities include:

  • Developing engineering talent through goal setting, training, and purposeful assignments

  • Motivating engineers & providing growth opportunities and project / company impact

  • Fostering a collaborative team dynamic that values ownership and accountability

  • Providing mentorship to build team resiliency, capability, and technical depth

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Minimum 10 years of mechanical design experience

  • Minimum 3 years of team leadership and mentoring experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Experience designing for automotive or NEMA/IP rated products

  • Experience in high power system design (up to 1kV)

  • Experience designing interconnects for battery packs or ESS

  • Experience with UL 9540A regulatory requirements and testing

  • Experience in rapid prototyping (3D printing, quick-turn mockups)

  • Experience with structural FEA and ability to perform simulations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Record of developing multiple quality products into production

  • Expertise in electro-mechanical product design and integration

  • Expertise selecting engineering materials for function, aesthetics, and compliance

  • Expertise in 3D CAD (Solidworks preferred, others accepted)

  • Expertise in 2D drafting, GD&T, and tolerance analysis

  • Expertise in contract manufacturing, 6 sigma, inspection & measurement

  • Excellent written and oral communication with peers and leadership

  • Expertise in 5 or more mass production processes such as: stamping / sheet metal / welding; textures and cosmetic part finishes; tooling and fixturing; injection molding; CNC machining; extrusion; turning; and casting

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

Compensation : Generac Clean Energy is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The annual salary for this role based in California is $166,000 - $266,000. This compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. This role is eligible for variable compensation including short term and long-term incentives.


  • We are an inclusive company that celebrates differences and keeps equity and respect at the forefront.

  • Competitive Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, & 401k

  • 401 (k) retirement savings plans with company match

  • Medical support programs: Maternity, Diabetes, Treatment Decision Support and more

  • Work-life benefits: PTO and Holidays

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”