Careers @ Banks

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  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    Turbocharged High Performance Engine Developer and Manufacturer, Banks Power, is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer with automotive experience to research, plan and design mechanical and electromechanical products and systems related to automotive and marine applications of diesel and gasoline high-performance engines.

    Successful candidate will:

    • Design automotive aftermarket high-performance components and systems (e.g. turbochargers, intercoolers, air intakes, superchargers, wastegates, intake manifolds, exhaust manifolds, etc).
    • Manage multiple projects from conception to production by researching, planning, and designing mechanical and electromechanical automotive performance products and systems.
    • Write technical specifications and engineering documents; develop Bills of Material, technical product installation manuals and owner's manuals. May create illustrations.
    • Interact with internal and external entities such as purchasing, supplier quality, manufacturing, customer service, installation and outside vendors throughout all phases of product development.
    • Research various external component and materials suppliers and review specifications to ensure component compliance and compatibility with our products.
    • Research, analyze and compare various material properties in order to choose and/or recommend the best materials for a given product or application.
    • Research OEM and competitive products and patents, and make recommendations for design strategies.
    • Interact with engineering personnel in the fabrication of test apparatus and equipment, and the development of methods and procedures for testing products and systems. Analyze test data and summarize findings, write technical engineering reports and engineering documents.
    • Coordinate prototype fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering design and specification. Evaluate and recommend design modifications.

    Personal Attributes: 

    • Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to meet agreed upon deadlines.
    • Hands-on; proactive in nature.
    • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).

    Requirements:

    Successful candidate will BSME degree with 5-10 years mechanical engineering experience, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION of experience and education within the automotive industry.

    About Us:

    Banks Power offers a competitive salary and a benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, along with a generous 401k Match. Banks Power provides a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged. For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to jobs@bankspower.com

  • CAD Designer

    Gale Banks Engineering is an established, market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance and race products for cars, trucks, SUVs and motor homes. We are currently seeking a full time CAD Designer to research, plan and design mechanical and electromechanical products and systems related to automotive and marine applications of diesel and gasoline high-performance engines. 

    Successful candidate will:

    • Create 3D models and drawings to design performance automotive components, engines, and systems,ensuring the components interact together in order to achieve optimum appearance and performance.
    • Develop prototype hardware and create production drawings from prototypes.
    • Coordinate prototype fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering's design and specification.
    • Write technical specifications and engineering documents.
    • Develop Bills of Material andproduct installation manuals and owner's manuals.
    • Determinebest materials for the application by researching various external component and materials suppliers.
    • Review specifications to ensure component compliance and compatibility with our products.
    • Interact with purchasing, manufacturing, customer service, installation and outside vendors throughout all phases of product development.
    • Work closely with engineering personnel in the fabrication of test apparatus and equipment, and the development of methods and procedures for testing products and systems.
    • Produce rapid prototype parts using 3D printers.
    • Perform CFD analysis, and structural and vibrational analysis.

    Personal Attributes

    • Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
    • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable; proactive in nature.
    • Knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus and discipline.
    • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).
    • Team player, with a strong sense of ownership and a 'get things done' attitude.

    Requirements

    Successful candidate will have relevant technical degree (i.e.: CAD, drafting) and 2-5 years of experience using CAD software (at least 1 year Solid Works) to create 3D models and drawings, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION of education and experience within the automotive industry. Experience with foundry processes and plastic molding processes (injection and rotational) desired.

    About Us:

    Gale Banks Engineering offers a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged, along with a competitive salary and generous benefit package.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to: jobs@bankspower.com

  • Senior Embedded Software Engineer/Developer

    Banks Power, established in 1958, is a market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance products, race products, turbo charging systems, complete engines, engine control electronics, and electronic peripheral systems for cars, trucks, SUV's, motor homes, and military vehicles. We are currently seeking a senior full time Embedded Software Engineer/Developer to research, design, develop, and test automotive real-time embedded software. Here is your chance to join our innovative team!

    Successful candidate will: 

    • Design and Implement automotive control electronics
    • Research, plan and design real-time embedded software systems using C and/or Assembly language
    • Analyze and document existing vehicle operating characteristics using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and data acquisition equipment.
    • Assist in the development of technical product installation manuals, owner's manuals, and write technical reports.
    • Integrate user-interface with software subsystems, document changes, and provide timely support to other development groups
    • Work on real world customer-facing application problems
    • Troubleshoot, isolate, and resolve issues in a complex system
    • Communicate effectively *(written and verbally) with management and other software developers on ideas and solutions to software development problems
    • Successfully complete multiple simultaneous tasks in an environment with rapidly changing priorities
    • Solve problems and create solutions for embedded systems and multi-threaded applications

    Educational Background:

    • BS/BA degree in computer science, information technology or in a related field.

    Personal Attributes

    • Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
    • Able to meet or exceed set deadlines.
    • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable; proactive in nature.
    • Knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus and discipline.
    • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).
    • Team player, with a strong sense of ownership and a 'get things done' attitude.

    Requirements:

    • BSCS or BSEE degree with a strong background designing and developing embedded software applications
    • Must be able to read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Must be fluent in C language.
    • Prior experience developing embedded systems for automotive powertrain controls is desired.
    • J1939, USB, J1850, RS232, RS485, ISO9141, and CAN communications experience is beneficial but not required.
    • Experience with Freescale, NXP, or Atmel microprocessors preferred.
    • Experience in the design and implementation of automotive control electronics.

    About Us:

    Banks Power offers a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged, along with a competitive salary and generous benefit package.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to jobs@bankspower.com