Aurora Powertrains

Mechanical Designer

Published on 06.07.2021

Mechanical Designer

Aurora Powertrains was founded in 2017 with a mission to develop an environmentally friendly and quiet option for fuel-operated snowmobiles. Company created an electric snowmobile – eSled – making it one of the first of its kind in the world. eSled is developed and tested in demanding conditions and its visionary technology enables a smooth and environmentally-friendly driving experience without noise. Aurora Powertrains strives to make snowmobiling sustainable and effective for both professional and recreational use.

Aurora Powertrains is looking for a Mechanical Designer to join their small but innovative team in Rovaniemi. Their innovation, electric snowmobile eSled, is designed to survive in the Arctic conditions. The heart of the snowmobile is its powerful electric powertrain, which enables an emission-free, quiet, but still fast and smooth driving experience. Environmentally-friendly eSled is truly the next-generation vehicle for exploring the unique nature of the Arctic!

As a Mechanical Designer, your goal is to ensure the manufacturing and assembly of the product are as efficient as possible by careful designing. Your daily tasks include designing, simulating, and testing lightweight mechanical components and assemblies for powersports applications including eSled. Besides designing, you will also get a chance to participate in product development in order to make eSled even more efficient. You will be supported by professional colleagues, who will help you to get started.

In this role you will work in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, so we hope you have good teamwork skills. As an ideal candidate, you are skilled in mechanical design and willing to develop your skills even further. You may already have gained relevant work experience, but foremost we are looking at your motivation and potential. Experience from project management, mechanical installation, and the automotive industry is seen as an asset. Above all, we are looking for a person with an independent working style and good problem-solving skills, who shares a passion for snowmobiles and strives to make eSled as efficient as possible.

We expect:

  • Relevant educational background
  • Relevant experience in mechanical design from your studies, work, and/or projects
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks (or similar)
  • Fluency in English, Finnish is considered an asset

Why Aurora Powertrains?

At Aurora Powertrains, you get a challenging job at an innovative start-up with significant growth potential. In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to develop efficient next-generation solutions in order to develop eSleds even further. With us, you will have a lot of freedom and responsibility, which guarantees your professional development. At Aurora Powertrains, working hours and conditions are flexible, and we also offer a competitive salary and negotiable common benefits, such as lunch vouchers and good health benefits. Last but not the least, this is a great chance to combine both work and fun, since our employees are the first ones to test our vehicles in the Arctic!

How to apply?

If we got your interest, please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF-format by the latest 25th of July via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email. In this position, you will be employed directly to Aurora Powertrains.

You can familiarize yourself with Aurora Powertrains here: For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Jessica Vilppula (+358 50 539 5987, jessica.vilppula[at]

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