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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Aug. 19, 2022 Job ID 5269829003
Job Description

Lead Project Engineer

Irvine, California

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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:

The Lead Project Engineer supports the Chief Engineer on defined, high priority Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) projects such as Technology Demonstrator, Prototype, etc. and ensures progress. The position collaborates closely with the Chief Engineer, Subject Matter Experts, Engineering Heads, as well as the Program Management Organization.

What you can do:

  • Assists Chief Engineer with the completion of engineering projects
  • Assigns responsibilities and builds schedules based on project specifications
  • Recommends plan and schedule changes, and reports progress to management
  • Accountable for aggregate technical team, engineering plan and execution, and performance to plan
  • Implements program plans to conform to technical performance, cost, and schedule commitments
  • Coordinate and drive engineering tasks and actions to closure in a timely fashion
  • Organizes all engineering work to support the project Integrated Master Schedule (IMS):
    • Assist in the management and execution of the IMS
    • Lead development of engineering inputs to program IMS
    • Provide day-to-day prioritization of tasks in accordance with schedule
    • Work with Program Management to update engineering personnel estimation
    • Accountable for engineering tasks, budget, schedule, and performance
    • Track and report engineering progress
  • Travel Expectations: 10-20%
  • Other duties as required

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical field
  • A minimum of 10 years of engineering related experience, examples: power electronics, vehicles drive train, energy storage, mechanisms, structures, and flight sciences, etc. (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Demonstrates broad technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with significant experience in project leadership
  • Strong skills in project management, leadership, communication, systems engineering, and engineering technical subject areas
  • General knowledge and understanding of systems engineering processes, flow down of system requirements, system architecture and the interaction of system and subsystem requirements
  • Understanding of system verification and validation to ensure the final products conform to the stated requirements
  • Strong digital literacy (e.g., Microsoft Office, Project, Atlassian) and strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasking team player with a hands-on approach; formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems
  • Proven ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads of technical team to meet established deadlines or achievements
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced testing environment
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with Product Life Cycle Management, PLM (e.g., 3DX), requirements (e.g. DOORS), and Model Based Systems Engineering, MBSE (e.g. Rhapsody) tools 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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