Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

We are looking for an experienced industrial engineer as a part of the overall assembly and integration product team. This role will be responsible for providing manufacturing analysis to support advanced technologies necessary for the overall production goals of the product. You will be a founding member helping to create standard processes and procedures within the subject area while collaborating with the design/manufacturing teams throughout the conceptual, preliminary, and detail design. This person will be heavily involved in the planning and execution of prototype and flight test vehicles’ manufacturing lines. You will work with the airframe design and manufacturing teams to optimize assembly metrics, while maintaining a design for manufacturing philosophy, to achieve the product’s long- and short-term manufacturing requirements. Our ideal candidate has extensive expertise in clean sheet, development programs.

What you can do:

  • Provide strong technical guidance for the design, manufacturing, and tooling groups
  • Break manufacturing work into crew load plans
  • Estimate and track time for manufacturing activities
  • Predict production manufacturing times
  • Work with design team to optimize for flow and minimal labor content
  • Determine appropriate learning curves
  • Partner with “should cost” engineering team to maintain constant estimate of production vehicle costs
  • Estimate facility and operation space requirements
  • Support the development of manufacturing technology and its transition into a production environment.
  • Support the fabrication efforts for prototype and flight test vehicles
  • Interface will all engineering teams to ensure design for manufacturing principles are properly applied

What you can contribute:

  • B.S. in a relevant engineering field
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of manufacturing or tooling design experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Must have experience in aviation or automotive production environments
  • Proven experience with composite tooling design and fabrication
  • Extensive experience in aircraft or automotive production environments
  • Experience with prototyping
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to improve the assembly and FAL process of a product (Design for Manufacturing)
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
  • Highly collaborative and works well both independently and with a team
  • Internal and external customer focus
  • Ability to solve complex mechanical design problems
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
  • Open-minded attitude
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

You may also be able to contribute:

  • M.S. in a relevant engineering field preferred
  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and qualifications preferred
  • Experience in aviation certification environment desired
  • Experience with development programs desired
  • Project management skills preferred
  • Knowledge of model-based definition, drafting and GD&T standards desired

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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