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Mechanical Engineer - Factory Automation

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About the job

Role Responsibilities
Design, tailor and fabricate CNC machines to make parts from composites, aluminum, wood etc. Part sizes vary from the size of the coin to the size of a car and must be within tolerances
Design machining and assembly fixtures to improve station times and accuracy
Design of machines to automate manufacturing and assembly processes
Electromechanical design of process control devices to control heat in composites curing
Aide with mechanical design and manufacturing design, flight testing tasks as required

Personal Attributes
Looking for an exciting career with large positive impact
Strong work ethic and focus on timely project completion
Good problem solving and debugging skills
Finds self-actualization in good engineering design, implementation and pushing the envelop

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 or graduate degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or similar

  • Understanding of part fixturing, degrees of freedom, tolerance stackups

  • Proficient with solid-modeling CAD software

  • Demonstrated hands-on design and fabrication experience through student teams, co-op, and/or personal projects

  • Demonstrated interest in making processes more efficient

  • Demonstrated Interest in robotics, automation, aviation or aerospace

  • Optional Qualifications

  • Experience with CNC machines and G Code

  • Experience with PLCs, microcontrollers, pneumatics, hydraulics, actuators, data acquisition

  • Understanding of how information technology fits into modern engineering design and manufacturing through PLM, MES, quality records etc.

  • Experience CATIA v5 CAD suite, solid modelling and surface modelling

  • Experience with Python, Matlab, Labview, PLC programming a plus


  • 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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