Senior Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Machines

  • Full time
  • Trondheim
  • Open until filled
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We are searching for a engineer with experience within development and design of mechanical solutions. You will become a member of the multi-skilled product development team at Alva. The goal for the team is to develop our product technology and products for specific customers.

Product R&D
  • Research and development of our proprietary product technology to meet requirements of new market segments
  • Problem interpretation and solution generation
  • Prototyping and testing of potential solutions and improvements
  • Streamlining the product development process by automising development steps e.g. CAD geometry generation and technical documentation
Product development
  • Development and design of mechanical solutions for electrical motors and generators
  • Creation of 3D CAD and technical documentation for prototypes and products
  • Analysis of electrical machines including structural, fatigue, thermal and fluid behaviours
You should have a solid experience of development and design of mechanical solutions. You should also have experience of project management and management of other people.

Experience and education
  • Relevant engineering degree (bachelor or masters) and 5-10 years of work experience
  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Development methodologies
  • CAD
  • Analysis
    • Structural, fatigue, thermal, fluid
  • Technical documentation and GD&T
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Machining experience
  • Coding

Analytical - You have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Practical skills - E.g. you can manufacture components for rapid prototypes
Conscientious - You enjoy performing work thoroughly and until completion
Handle complexity - You are able to solve complex problems and progress several projects in parallel
Process oriented - You are able to turn reoccurring work into effective processes that require low maintenance
High work capacity – You can step up when needed
Motivated to improve – Ability to frequently evaluate your own performance, welcome criticism and reflect on your own reactions and thoughts.

About Alva
Alva was founded to meet the growing global energy demand with renewable technologies. We develop electric generators for production of clean energy and electric motors to convert this energy to motion. Our aim is to accelerate the worlds transition to green energy by making affordable customized electrical machines available to everyone.

Established in 2016, Alva has grown to more than ten people with a reliable funding and an ingenious and patented production technology with proven superiority over conventional alternatives. FiberPrinting™ enables production of low-weight, high-efficient motors and generators for a wide range of applications, reflecting our true purpose. We do not just enhance electric motors and generators. We enhance electric cars, ships and airplanes, UAVs, medical equipment, robots, satellites and so much more. We enhance the world.
Contact person

Anton Franzén

+47 969 43 427