Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineering Austin, Texas


Enphase Energy is a global energy technology company and leading provider of solar, battery, and electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology, which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, the Enphase Energy System helps people make, use, save, and sell their own power. Enphase is also one of the fastest growing and innovative clean energy companies in the world, with approximately 68 million products installed across more than 145 countries.       

We are building teams that are designing, developing, and manufacturing next-generation energy technologies and our work environment is fast-paced, fun and full of exciting new projects.      

If you are passionate about advancing a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase!

To power our growth, we are currently seeking a talented Sr. Mechanical Engineer to join the team. In this role, you will lead medium to large projects and tackle significant issues. You will also interface and have regular communication with teams from Hardware, Manufacturing, Marketing, Program Management, Quality, and Compliance. 

What you will do   

  • Hands on experience in designing electromechanical products
  • Good exposure on plastics, sheet metal, casting part design and manufacturing process
  • Good understanding on cable assemblies, ECAD/MCAD integrations
  • Good exposure on structural and thermal design considerations
  • Good Exposure on DFX for high volume production
  • Good exposure on prototype techniques for design, development and verification
  • Expertise in SolidWorks and EPDM. Knowledge on any other CAD packages will be an added advantage. 
  • Designing new components and products, sometimes as sole contributor but often as part of a team of contributors
  • Reviewing and analyzing solutions to achieve the best outcome for performance/cost/schedule
  • Testing proof-of-concepts and prototypes for performance
  • Failure analysis and root cause identification (DFMEA and PFMEA)
  • Component review and approval, including global travel to be on-site at vendors during pre- production
  • Generating own (and reviewing others’) documentation, including concept proposals, analysis reports, component specifications, review minutes
  • Ensure quality by design


Who you are and what you bring

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher qualification) in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years industry work experience in product development
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Design for Manufacture (DFM) of parts made through injection moulding, sheet metal, stamping, milling/turning
  • Experience using Computer-Aided development tools (SolidWorks)
  • Clear communication - verbal and written
  • Experience in the design and sustaining activities on high-volume products (+500k pa) would be a plus and also previous employment in high-power and consumer products industries would be a plus. 


The base pay range for this position is $90,000 - $125,000 per year. This salary range may be modified in the future. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, education or training, work location, and market conditions. This position is also eligible for bonuses, equity, and benefits.