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Manufacturing Engineer – Motor and Electronics

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About the job

We are seeking a highly-motivated and resourceful engineer with a passion for innovation and technology who possesses the organizational, attention-to-detail, and troubleshooting skills to join us as we transition from prototype to production.

Role Responsibility
Design manufacturing processes by studying parametric and aesthetic requirements
Design, implement and iterate on manufacturing equipment and tooling
Prototype assemblies and processes
Develop quality control metrics
Develop, document and maintain procedures
Migrate designs from prototype to production stage by training technicians
Design layout of equipment and workspaces to achieve maximum efficiency
Collect production data and evaluate manufacturing processes
Improve production efficiency by analyzing workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout
Help maintain inventory of supplies and raw materials by creating purchase order, receiving logs, and receiving instructions
Help support Environmental Health and Safety efforts
Learn and apply new technologies
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed

Personal Attributes
Thrive in a fast-moving, stimulating and collaborative team environment
Care that it’s done right
High standard for aesthetics
Proactive about solving problems and suggesting solutions
Always thinking about how to increase efficiency and improve processes
Take initiative to find things given general directions (files, parts, etc.)

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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field

  • 2+ years of experience in electronics testing and manufacturing

  • Experience working with domestic and international suppliers

  • Working knowledge of motor fundamentals

  • Working knowledge of traditional and additive manufacturing processes

  • Working knowledge of solid modeling of a CAD suite (preferably CATIA)

  • Desire to create high quality parts efficiently

  • Desire to create, iterate and distribute manufacturing procedures

  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner

Optional Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of CATIA

  • Working knowledge of PLM, ERP, MES

  • Work experience in aerospace or high volume production environment


  • 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.


1900 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA

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