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Components Engineer - Autonomous Vehicle

Tucson, AZ - Posted 10/13/2021

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This opportunity is located in Tucson, AZ.  

You can apply to the job with this email address: hdwe__components_engineer_eec43f0a2us@ivy.greenhouse.io

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.   Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network. 


Role Responsibilities

• Sources, selects, and qualifies components used in the company’s technology
• Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies, reducing cost and improving quality and reliability
• Acts as technical interface between component/production suppliers and development engineers, determining new and alternate sources
• Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies for reduced cost or improved quality and reliability, and implements changes
• Develops guidelines/procedures on vendor selection
• Evaluates supplier change notification and qualifies changes, as needed
• Will maintain component data management system including qualification records/results/documentation.
• Will ensure specific parts used in manufactured products and systems are reliable and effective
• Will be involved in all design phases: production, research & development, compliance, and design stages of manufacturing
• Will be responsible for overseeing any necessary testing
• May require up to 20% travel
• Lead and take ownership for the evolution part selection, including the selection of EE and ME parts and evaluation of commercial EE/ME parts in high reliability applications
• Lead EE/ME piece part failure investigations during lot testing, environment testing, and failures in the field
• Serve as an essential team member within the Hardware Engineering Group as the Subject Matter Expert for piece parts (COTS) - focusing on EE/ME piece part selection, defining and reviewing EE/ME part qualifications and lot testing plans (parts control plans), and evaluating EE/ME part changes/deviations
• Maintain the CAD library within SolidWorks PDM
• Maintain the Arena part information data accuracy
• Work closely with Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, and other Engineering Teams
• Will find alternate components for discontinued/obsolete components
• Will be the focal point for creating new parts within Arena

Experience & Skills Required 

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering or Physics
  • Component engineer should have a basic understanding of manufacturing mechanical and electrical systems within the auto industry.
  • +5 years direct experience

TuSimple Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
  • Work visa sponsorship available
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
  • Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
  • Stock options / equity
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Learning/education budget  
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

This opportunity is located in Tucson, AZ.   

You can apply to the job with this email address:  hdwe__components_engineer_eec43f0a2us@ivy.greenhouse.io

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