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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Nov. 09, 2022 Job ID 5373598003
Job Description

Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing Engineer role reports directly to the Lead Manufacturing Engineer and is heavily involved in manufacturing technology maturation and prototype build activities. This role provides manufacturing support to airframe and vehicle systems design teams, while ensuring a design for manufacturing philosophy. Additionally, this role works to ensure the vehicle properly utilizes novel materials, processes, and Industry 4.0 technologies to meet aircraft rate requirements. The Manufacturing Engineer is a part of the assembly and integration product team.

What you can do:

  • Support technology development projects for high-rate manufacturing materials and processes
  • Closely coordinate with prototype build activities and internal design teams
  • Incorporate novel manufacturing technologies into vehicle design by providing strong technical support to the airframe design teams
  • Support the fabrication efforts for structural test, demonstration articles, and prototype aircraft
  • Collaborate with all engineering teams to ensure design for manufacturing principles are properly applied
  • Support development of manufacturing standard practices and procedures
  • Assist in development of tooling standard practices and detail design efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Up to 3 years of experience in aviation and/or automotive industries (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of aviation or automotive production environments
  • Experience with prototyping
  • Experience in composite fabrication methods
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to improve the assembly and FAL process of a product (Design for Manufacturing)
  • Experience in aviation, automotive, and/or the mobility space with UAS or UAM
  • Open-minded attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly collaborative and works well both independently and with a team
  • Sense of urgency, proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • 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
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree a plus
  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and qualifications a plus
  • Manufacturing build plan experience with development programs
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient with model-based definition, drafting, and GD&T standards

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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