Archer is an aerospace company based in Palo Alto, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.
Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.
What you’ll do:
Lead the design and development of high voltage battery systems including plastic enclosures, bus bars, modules, composite structures, etc.
Own the prototype development process; requirements, design, BOM, procurement, assembly, test, etc.
Develop testing procedures and perform testing of new designs
Develop verification testing strategies and see your designs through rigorous process intensive testing (DO-160G, DO-311A, etc.)
Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications
Support requirements development and documentation
Develop supply chain and lead procurement for the designs you own
Work with Systems Engineering to document requirements
Mentor junior engineers and develop a positive team environment
Collaborate with our multi-disciplinary engineering team
What you need:
5-15 years of engineering experience
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
Proficient in CAD (Solidworks, NX, etc.)
Familiarity with Mil-Spec fasteners
Proficient in FEA using more than just SolidWorks (e.g. NASTRAN)
Experience designing injection molded parts
Experience designing metallic parts
Experience with SLS
Fluent in GD&T
Experience with battery system design and development
Experience with high voltage DC systems
Hands-on experience in multiple technical fields especially those related to carbon composite and metallic structures
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly
Positive can-do attitude
Pilot and/or Aircraft experience
Direct experience with high voltage systems in cars, aircraft, etc.
Experience developing products from prototype to mass production
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.