Hardware Packaging Design Engineer-Hardware Packaging

4 - 6 Years

you’ll be our: Design Engineer - Hardware Packaging 

you’ll be based at: IBC Knowledge Park, Bengaluru

you’ll be Aligned with:Manager- Hardware Packaging

you’ll be a member of:Hardware Packaging Team


What you’ll do at Ather: 

This role is for an engineer who would take care of design and development of various electro-mechanical peripheral systems for electric two wheeler projects.  He/She shall also take care of New product development of all the peripheral systems.


  • Design and development of electronic and electro-mechanical peripheral systems likes lights, switches, sensors, actuators for various applications.

  • Testing and Validation of systems designed and interactions between them by understanding the vehicle architecture.

  • Design and Development of enclosures in plastic, sheet metal, casting, etc for various electrical and electronic assemblies that are part of the vehicle and Charging Infrastructure of Ather. 

  • Responsible for ensuring manufacturability of peripheral components and drive quality controls.

  • Make significant contributions to review of Tools, Jigs, Fixtures and End of Line test equipment at supplier locations.

  • Responsible for Electromechanical Interaction and Impact Analysis and experience in Tolerance stack-up.

  • Regression testing including Thermals, Sealing, Vibration, Shock, and structural tests across 3D Printed prototypes and off the tool and process samples and DVT of Enclosures, Harness and Peripherals.

  • Maximize reuse of platforms and design resources to help reduce TTM, cost, and to enhance quality; implement lessons learnt into designs.

  • Participate in and contribute to DFMEA, DFM, DFA, DFC, DFS, DFR, and component selection/derating reviews carry out RCA on field failures and implement/recommend CAPA.

  • Participate in regulatory tests such as UL, ARAI, BIS, IEC standards for electrical/electronic assemblies.

  • Performing Problem solving using industry best practices such as 5-Why analysis, Fishbone diagram, RCA methodologies etc..

  • Project execution following PMP, Agile methodologies 


Here’s what we are looking for: 

  • Experience in designing plastics and sheet-metal for electro-mechanical enclosures with attention to electromechanical interactions.

  • Experience in material selection , manufacturing process for Plastics, sheet metal and casting.

  • Advanced knowledge in fasteners, inserts, surface treatment methodologies,  and engineering plastics used for electronic packaging and vehicle peripherals.

  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, generation of First Article Report (FAR)

  • Knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA, AFMEA DFM, DFA, DFC, DFR, DFS, Poka-Yoke methods and techniques, sealing and venting mechanisms 

  • Experience of working in at least one complete product development life cycle.

  • Knowledge on APQP, PFEMA, and basics of tool design will be an added advantage .

  • Exposure to PPAP and Supplier quality audits .

  • Understanding of electronics components will be an added advantage. 

  • Exposure to PCBA interaction and packaging of the same in an enclosure considering the power dissipation, EMI/EMC requirements

  • Knowledge on Thermal design including interface materials and simulation will be an added advantage

  • Experience with working on SW tools such as SOLIDWORKS, PLM Tools (Windchill, Teamcenter, JIRA etc..), FMEA tools, Pugh Matrix and Basic understanding of CAE tools such as Ansys/Fluent.

  • A good team player with interpersonal planning and good communication skills.


You bring to Ather: 

  • B.Tech/M.Tech with specialisation in Mechanical/Automobile/Manufacturing Engineering

  • 4+ years of experience in design and development of plastics, casting and sheet-metal for electro-mechanical components 

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