Gencores, Inc.

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Senior Mechanical & Fluidics Engineer

  • Full-time


Reaching net-zero across industry sectors is an enormous challenge requiring the development of recyclable, high-performance materials, clean industrial processes, and highly efficient structures.

Gencores leverages groundbreaking discoveries in chemistry, material structuration, manufacturing, and automation to produce outperforming, recyclable, and low-cost composite metamaterials. These unique ultra-light composites will enable the creation of high-efficiency vehicles requiring 50% less battery to achieve a 500-mile range and ultra-long offshore wind turbine blades; reducing the carbon intensity of transportation and boost the energy capacity of energy infrastructure.

Gencores is currently experiencing a significant inflection point, delivering its first product to market. Our groundbreaking innovation has garnered support and funding from prestigious and forward-thinking organizations and industry partners such as Bill Gates' climate fund, Breakthrough Energy, MIT, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the largest wind and automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers.

Join us to revolutionize transportation and wind energy and shape a sustainable future!


The Gencores team seeks a Senior Mechanical Engineer capable of working in a fast-paced start-up environment to join our outstanding engineering team.

Your essential job responsibilities:

  • Develop electro-mechanical systems, fluidics systems and product requirements with senior management and guide a multi-disciplinary engineering team technically.

  • Efficiently create demonstration systems, progressing from concept design to prototype testing and product demonstration, meeting both internal IR&D and customer milestones while adhering to budget constraints

  • Advance electro-mechanical and fluidics systems through design gates via feasibility and trade off studies, analysis, and design reviews

  • Hold design reviews and brainstorming sessions with our cross-functional dynamic team

  • Generate best practices guidelines and documentation to enable efficiencies in current and future system developments

  • Facilitate effective communication with peers and senior management by simplifying complex technical challenges, presenting options, and providing supporting data to ensure clear and accurate recommendations

Your experience or skills:

These points are not hard requirements. If you do not fit them perfectly but feel like you would do the job well, do not hesitate to apply!

  • Highly hands-on builder

  • Detail-oriented, analytical problem-solver with an ability to apply the first principles of structural mechanics, general physics, and heat transfer from hand calculations to FEA software analysis to inform developments and verify results

  • Appreciate delving into the intricate aspects of part design, material selection, and various manufacturing techniques.

  • Proficient in fabrication processes, including metal forming and CNC machining, injection molding, adhesives, composites, and intricate mechanisms.

  • Some programming experience in Python, MATLAB, LabView, or other data acquisition and testing experience

  • In-depth knowledge of project management and requirement management for complex electro-mechanical systems

  • Excellent communication, documentation, and organizational skills with proven capacity for PDM document control

  • Highly collaborative team player who can also work independently

Our preferred qualifications:

  • BS or MS or Ph.D. in a relevant engineering discipline

  • 10+ years of systems engineering or mechanical engineering experience

  • Experience in driving a complex electro-mecahnical systems involving material handling and fluidics from prototype to product via a phased product development cycles

  • Experience with lifecycle testing

Company Culture

Gencores presents a unique opportunity to join a dynamic community of exceptional Scientists and Engineers who highly value diverse approaches to critical thinking and leadership. We aim to foster an inclusive environment that promotes discussions, where diverse perspectives are embraced, and individual voices are respected. We acknowledge that individuals from various backgrounds and experiences will be key contributors to our success, and we celebrate this diversity. We wholeheartedly welcome team members of all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, national origins, abilities, genetic makeups, veteran statuses, and individuals with past incarceration experiences. Lastly, our mission is challenging and ambitious, yet we firmly believe in maintaining a harmonious balance between dedicated effort and enjoyment! If you share our passion for collaborative achievements, contact us.

Compensation and benefits

To ensure the long-term productivity and success of our company, we prioritize the well-being of our team members. We are committed to providing a supportive environment that promotes physical, mental, and financial safety. To achieve this, we offer the following benefits:

  • Abundant opportunities for fast career progression

  • A competitive salary, along with performance bonuses and stock options

  • Employees enjoy premium benefits for medical, dental, vision, and life insurances

  • An unlimited paid vacation policy encouraging employees to prioritize their well-being and work-life balance with the expectation that employees take a minimum of 15 days off per year and a whole week off at least once per year.

  • A prime location in the picturesque and convenient heart of Somerville, MA.