Current openings at Lightning-Hybrids, Northern Colarado

Lightning Hybrids is an automotive research and manufacturing company based in Loveland, Colorado. They develop and produce the Energy Recovery Systems (ERS), hydraulic hybrid upfit for urban medium- and heavy-duty vehicles like delivery trucks and buses, which save fuel and reduce harmful emissions.


Current Openings

1.Data Analyst

Responsibilities Include:

  • Interpret and analyze big data (from both test and field) using statistical methods to provide key insights to hybrid system performance
  • Aid in developing and managing databases, analytics systems, and reporting tools
  • Use data to make business and engineering recommendations based off of results
  • Use data to create predictive analytics to make future business and engineering recommendations
  • Work with Customer Operations and Engineering teams to process data quickly and efficiently
  • Build tools to allow others within the organization to easily access information and data sets


BS in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, or Statistics is preferred.


2+ years of data mining or data analyst experience. Experience with vehicle or hybrid systems is preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to with “Data Analyst” in the subject line.

2.Engineering Tech – Mechanical

Position Summary:

Mechanical Technician working closely with design engineers on R&D projects relating to hydraulic hybrid systems.  Position includes:

  • Manufacturing skills: machining, welding, forming, finishing, assembly
  • Mechanic skills: driveline, engine, transmission, differentials, fluids
  • Support engineering design and drawing reviews
  • Buyer for engineering R&D related components/equipment
  • Take engineering designs from procurement to test completion
  • Testing setup and support
  • Ability to follow verbal and written direction
  • Self-starter, able to work without direction when required
  • Able to multitask and easily shift direction
  • Ability to think outside the box, continual improvement

Salary Range:

$40k – $60k, Salary is commensurate with education and experience.


GED equivalent required, advanced education preferred.


Advanced Level Position.  5+ years manufacturing experience/automotive/hydraulic experience preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to with “Engineering Tech – Mechanical” in the subject line.

3.Assembly Lead/Production Manager

Position Summary:

Participate in and drive the growth and evolution of the Company’s Production Procedures and Processes as we transition from a development based company to a product based company focused on satisfying the Customer’s needs for a “Quality Product” delivered “On-Time.” Position Includes:

  • Manage 4 – 10 direct-labor employees to meet Product Quality and On-Time Delivery Metrics
  • Maintain a material balance between Assembly Line Consumption and Inventory/Procurement Supply
  • Maintain compliance with all Company safety policies
  • Maintain compliance with all Company Quality Procedures and Processes
  • Maintain compliance with all Company Production Procedures and Processes
  • Maintain excellent flow of information throughout the company
  • Other duties which may be required to meet Company goals and objectives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Operations Management or equivalent experience


  • Minimum 5 Years supervisory experience
  • Experience in working with flow manufacturing, safety procedures and policies, ERP Systems, ISO 9001

Send resume and cover letter to with “Assembly Lead/Production Manager” in the subject line.

4.Assembly Technician

Position Summary:

  • Assembly of high pressure hydraulic regenerative braking system in compliance with all applicable company procedures and processes
  • Assembly of proprietary PTM units in compliance with all applicable company procedures and processes
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Assist with operation of the dyno test stand when needed
  • Assist with other shop duties as necessary

Education and Experience:

  • 3-5 years manufacturing experience

Salary Range:

  • $15-$18 per hour depending on experience

Send resume and cover letter to with “Assembly Technician” in the subject line.

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Author: MyMotorWheels

I am a mechanical engineer and an automobile enthusiast.

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