Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 6 months ago

About LC Drives:  LC Drives was founded in 2012 to pursue the development of innovative electric motors and generators with industry leading power density. The Company’s patented heat removal and manufacturing processes enable the design and manufacturing of electric motors with half the weight and size of conventional motors.  Initial markets include marine, industrial, transportation, and wind. The company is seeking team members energized by a fast paced, collaborative, rapidly changing, and intellectually challenging work environment. Manufacturing of the electric motors takes place in Potsdam, NY. The engineering is based in Potsdam as well as a satellite office in Ballston Spa, NY.   

Position Description:  Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager, the Design Engineer will be responsible for mechanical design activities including:

  • Engineering design and 3D CAD modeling of motor components and assembly
  • Mechanical, structural, fluid, and thermal design of motor components and subsystems (shaft, rotor, bearings, ect.)
  • Drafting engineering drawings using GD&T
  • Analyzing manufacturability of parts and tolerances of different manufacturing processes
  • Working with a team to build complex assemblies
  • Working with technicians and manufacturing engineers during motor builds to troubleshoot problems and improve motor design

Required Experience / Skills

  • BS or higher in related field
  • At least two years of prior work experience
  • Creative CAD modeler with experience with complex assemblies
  • Confrontable analyzing challenging mechanical and structural problems
  • Familiarity with different manufacturing processes and tolerances
  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and an innovative designer


  • Competitive salary
  • LC Drives benefits

Location:  LC Drives Satellite Office, Ballston Spa, NY (with limited travel to Headquarters in Potsdam, NY)

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