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Senior Structures Manufacturing Engineer

Posted on 6/27/2024



51-200 employees

Develops hypersonic and autonomous aircraft


Compensation Overview

$150k - $175kAnnually

+ Overtime Pay + Weekend Work Compensation + Professional Development Opportunities

Senior, Expert

Atlanta, GA, USA

Manufacturing Engineering
Robotics and Automation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or a technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in aviation or aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to read and provide feedback on technical documents
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing, or design for manufacture and product development life cycle, or quality tools including root cause and corrective action, PFMEAs, QMS and process auditing and statistical analysis of quality metrics
  • Experience with metallic manufacturing techniques and equipment for processes such as CNC fabrication, welding (orbital tube and TIG), precision cleaning, forming, inspection, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with CAD and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Working knowledge of Python or other coding languages
  • Experience in control and monitoring of complex automated systems and risk assessment/reduction of the system
  • Responsible for the build and inspection processes for the structural assembly and testing of primary and secondary structures on the Quarterhorse vehicle
  • Develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing processes to meet all design and business requirements including safety, quality, efficiency, and delivery
  • Collaborate with other engineers, subject matter experts, and technicians to solve large-scale production challenges
  • Resolve product non-conformances and collaborate with the quality team to implement root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Lead improvement projects to ensure that safety, reliability, and process capability goals are achieved, maintained, and improved
  • Provide input into the design and development of new and existing hardware and take a lead role in the manufacturing and integration of current and next-generation vehicles
  • Identify, plan, and execute on capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to meet production demand
  • Develop and refine floor layouts, capacity models, and product flow analysis to ensure on-time delivery of the vehicle as a whole
  • Apply process improvement methodologies and tools to reduce manufacturing build hours and quality issues; increase production rates; and remove waste from complex processes
  • Manage projects and execute to tight timelines while effectively communicating to and influencing stakeholders
  • Train technicians, engineers, and leaders on best-in-class operations practices
  • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements, then implement in a rapidly evolving production environment
  • Ideate and implement tooling and test solutions, enabling high-quality built hardware

Hermeus is dedicated to building cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft that can reach speeds up to Mach 5, powered by an innovative turbine-based combined cycle engine that integrates advanced propulsion technologies. The company also pioneers in autonomous aircraft for defense, setting a benchmark in rapid, efficient, and secure aerospace solutions. Working at Hermeus means joining a forward-thinking team committed to redefining aerospace limits, with a focus on safety, precision, and groundbreaking advancement in flight technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Atlanta, Georgia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid family leave

Employer-paid health care

Stock options

Competitive salary


Team bonding