Careers @ Zinc8

Zinc8 Energy Solutions is looking to fill positions for employment immediately. Join the excitement and challenge of a start-up company developing products addressing a rapidly expanding demand for energy storage. Send us your CV, resume, or bio today to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact us for more information.

Senior Mechanical Engineer 

Zinc8 Energy Solutions is developing a range of energy storage products based on a novel zinc-air flow battery technology. A substantial market for these products exists in utility, commercial, industrial, remote power generation and similar applications. With powerful backing and a committed nucleus, Zinc8 is expanding its product development team to capitalize on this rare opportunity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop mechanical designs at the system, subsystem and component level
  • Select mechanical, electro-mechanical and fluid system components 
  • Collaborate with electro-chemical and Computational Fluid Dynamics modeling specialists
  • Analyze designs using 3D modeling and FEA
  • Prepare designs suitable for prototyping and/or high volume manufacturing processes
  • Propose and investigate cost-reduction strategies
  • Identify and test appropriate materials for long life performance
  • Provide SolidWorks models/drawings, using ASME Y14.5 standards
  • Prepare plans for functional, performance and lifetime testing
  • Prepare design documentation for internal and external customers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ten years’ experience in mechanical design in a related field
  • Experience with prototype development and testing
  • Experience with new product introduction and transition to volume manufacturing 
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks
  • Must be fluent in English with excellent communication skills

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with transporting solids in fluids
  • Experience in design for injection molding and die-casting processes
  • Experience in stress analysis, thermal analysis and fluid dynamics
  • Experience with electro-chemical products and processes
  • Experience in CFD
  • Experience in selecting and managing external suppliers and subcontractors


We offer a competitive salary with generous benefits


Vancouver, B.C. 

Great location – close to the Canada Line, Marine Drive, SkyTrain station!

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