Mechanical Engineer - Propulsion

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About the job

We are a fast-growing company with a single lofty goal: to bring personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed MAV Drone, the world’s first ultralight all-electric quad-copter VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in ushering in a new age of aviation.

We are seeking someone with a passion for innovation and technology, who possesses experience with mechanical manufacturing and electro-mechanical design.

Role Responsibilities
Design, prototype, and test aircraft electric propulsion system
Develop and oversee automated manufacturing methods for propulsion system
CAD design of test equipment, jigs, and fixtures
Research and develop next generation electro-mechanical parts
Validation, optimization and testing of prototype and production parts
Integration of aircraft electrical and mechanical systems
Thermal and mechanical modeling and testing of electric propulsion systems

Personal Attributes
Thrive in a fast-moving, stimulating, and collaborative team environment
Resourceful, curious, never satisfied with the status quo
Strong work ethic, organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask
Always thinking about how to increase efficiency and improve processes
Proactive about solving problems and suggesting solutions
Strong work ethic and detail-oriented
Love for learning and being challenged

MAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MAV does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Aerospace, or Industrial Engineering

Keen eye for detail, experience with quality control and manufacturing processes

Proficiency in 3D modeling (CATIA preferred)Proficiency in 2D documentation and GD&T

Experience in prototype manufacturing in a professional environment

Experience in rigorous scientific methods for testing and troubleshooting

Demonstrate hands-on design, build, and test experience through student teams, co-op, and/or personal projects


Optional Qualifications

Previous experience with electric motors, batteries, propellers

Familiarity with electro-mechanical aircraft components including motor, battery, wire-harness, and charging systems 

Manufacturing background in a factory setting

Knowledge and experience with manufacturing automation, production manufacturing, product lifecycle management, and 3D Printing

Benefits

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Over-time

  • Maternaty Leave

  • Paid Sick Time Off

  • Bonuses based on KPIs

About us

We are a fast-growing company bringing personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed MAV Drone, the world’s first ultralight all-electric quad-copter VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in pioneering in a new age of aviation.

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1900 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA