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 development of the high-volume Electric Motor and Inverter production system, including the overall layout of the production cells and new manufacturing facility
  • Apply expert level knowledge of electric motors, inverters and manufacturing process to collaborate and influence our multidisciplinary Product Design Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and Facilities teams in the development of a new Electric Motor and Inverter for an eVTOL aircraft
  • Drive the Design for Manufacturability efforts with the product design team
  • Develop the manufacturing Build Plan (line layout, manufacturing methods, part flow, tools, equipment, precedence network, etc.) and determine an appropriate MBOM
  • Implement process control parameters and strategies to ensure process capability
  • Lead the development of work instructions for Motor and Inverter assembly and installation
  • Develop specification for tooling and automation equipment
  • Develop efficient manufacturing processes
  • Oversee Final Acceptance Testing of manufacturing equipment
  • Conduct process failure mode and analysis (PFMEA) for the Battery production system
  • Support supply chain development and procurement
  • Support first unit builds and testing of the production system

What you need:

  • 7+ years work experience in Manufacturing Engineering and B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated hands-on assembly of complex electric motor and inverter systems at high rates 
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical process control and GD&T
  • Experience developing production lines from prototype to mass production
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with CAD, PLM, MES, and ERP software

Bonus Qualifications: 

  • Experience with high voltage systems: cars, aircraft, etc.
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