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Product Development

Senior Mechanical Engineer

As a member of the Product Development team, you will be collaborating and working alongside experienced engineers, technicians, and various subject matter experts to shape the next generation of Ojjo unique solar ground mount hardware and precision mobile installation products. The successful candidate will use their creativity as an innovator and apply previous product development and engineering experience to create and develop solutions for our customers while supporting our Mission of “accelerating the world’s transition to solar energy by dramatically reducing foundation materials, labor, and costs.” This integral role will be responsible for the entire Product Development life cycle, from ideation, problem resolution and product definition through high volume manufacturing and commercialization. Ideal candidates will be as comfortable in the lab, design shop, and field as they would be in the office.


  • Work with Ojjo’s creative team to develop and drive design concepts through the entire Product Development life cycle
  • Design, engineer, and develop components for ground mount solar systems and utilizing knowledge and experience for manufacturability and automation
  • Develop prototypes and partner directly with Ojjo’s onsite internal machine shop team and external vendors during the R&D phase
  • Use design tools such as FEA, FMEA, and DFx to guide design decisions while utilizing your collaborative approach to generate ideas driving problem resolution amongst the team and colleagues
  • Create product requirements and specifications, including development of detailed CAD models and drawings (in SolidWorks), while providing subject matter expertise
  • Work closely with Applications Engineering and Test Engineering to integrate installation issues and customer feedback into design development with the shared goal of ensuring customer satisfaction and company profitability
  • Evaluate manufacturability, cost issues, and other criteria with suppliers and Manufacturing and working closely to ensure components meet necessary requirements and level of quality expected for our products.


Experience & Education:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of direct experience designing products from concept to manufacturing and commercialization. Previous utility scale solar experience, or construction preferred (this is not an entry level position)
  • Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing processes, such as progressive die stamping, roll forming, aluminum extrusion, die casting, investment casting, welding, and injection molding
  • Proficiency with 3D CAD software (SolidWorks preferred), prototyping, machining and other common shop tools

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Self-Driven, self-motivated, and problem resolution driven
  • Ability to work within a project timeline/deadline environment while maintaining a high level of quality in the development of products
  • Ability to take on responsibility and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Previous experience utilizing strong judgement and able to make responsible decisions
  • The ability to generate new ideas and follow through to completion
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including previous experience utilizing your presentation skills to
  • Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to bring excitement and enthusiasm in the work we do
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time to visit suppliers and job sites in the US and international locations

The Ojjo Difference

What we offer

At Ojjo, we’re dedicated to continuous improvement and growth—for customers and each other. If you’re highly motivated and purpose driven, come join our stellar team today!

Competitive compensation, benefits package, 401(k), paid holidays & PTO
Eligibility to receive company equity
Training and development opportunities to support your career success
Dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Team environment that prioritizes collaboration and communication
Opportunity to accelerate the nation’s transition to clean energy

Deep history of solar experience.

Driven by the value of continuous improvement, Ojjo is revolutionizing large-scale solar energy through novel foundation technology.

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