If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, PROJECT EVELOZCITY just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at PROJECT EVELOZCITY, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Are you ready to become an Evelozcitizen? Read on...

Job Purpose

The Closures CAE engineer will be responsible for all aspects of performance and structural development of the side and rear closures systems for our vehicles. They will apply their knowledge of closures systems and CAE tools to lead design and development. The Closures CAE engineer will balance and optimize the system designs for both performance and efficiency. They will use simulation results to propose data driven solutions to challenging issues on an accelerated vehicle development timeline.

Where This Role Fits with the Team

The Closures CAE engineer will be a key part of the Structures Engineering team. They will work closely with the Closures Development Engineers as a partner in the development of a closures system with unique and innovative features.

Responsibilities and Goals

  • Apply knowledge of structural CAE tools and closures systems development
  • Lead the design development of innovative closures systems with unique features
  • Use knowledge and experience to close the gap between CAE and hardware development
  • Propose design solutions that are optimized for performance and efficiency
  • Partner with Closures, Interiors, Studio Design, and Program Management
  • Build and maintain Closures CAE models


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
  • 5+ years of closures CAE simulation experience in automotive industry
  • Experience in structural optimization application to closures
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues; develop, propose, and implement countermeasures
  • Skilled in Optistruct, HyperWorks Suite, and ANSA
  • Highly skilled in developing Closures CAE models using HyperMesh & ANSA
  • Experience with setting structural targets in the closures domain is a plus


  • Creative mindset
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly form partnerships and collaborate
  • Focus on using data and engineering judgement to drive for results

Major Stakeholders

  • Closures Design Release Engineers
  • Interior Design Release Engineers
  • NVH CAE Engineers
  • Crashworthiness CAE Engineers
  • Durability CAE Engineers

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Share Option Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

EVelozcity Inc. is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.