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Manager – Mechanical Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Autodesk CFD
  • 15+ years of experience in aerospace or mechanical engineering with a similar level of technical rigor
  • 2+ years in an engineering leadership role
  • BS+ in relevant engineering discipline (Aerospace, Mechanical, Civil, etc)
  • Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals (structural mechanics, beam theory, laminate theory, dynamics, failure criteria, loads, etc) including hand calculation methods
  • Proficiency with commercial engineering analysis software related to the role (e.g. FEA, Thermal, CFD…etc) and methods (modeling techniques, failure criteria, etc.)
  • Familiarity with CAD software such as NX (preferred), Solidworks, CATIA, etc
  • Proficiency in drafting standards including GD&T, with an ability to generate/review engineering drawings for metal and composite parts and assemblies
  • Experience with the manufacturing methods and materials typical of high performance aerospace hardware and implementation Design for Manufacturing practices
  • Experience working with formal requirements and planning verification activities
  • Experience using mechanical test methods (from material development to structural components and full vehicle) to validate analysis models and to verify compliance with requirements
  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
  • Build a high performing engineering team of structural, thermal analysts
  • Develop and maintain the technical standards for engineering analysis practices, including modeling standards, analysis methods, documentation templates, and expectations for formal design reviews
  • Provide technical mentorship and appropriate training to build team proficiency
  • Work with Project Leads and Program Management to properly support programs with team resources
  • Select and maintain engineering tools appropriate for supported programs
  • Provide People Management services to team members - including performance reviews, career development support, routine one-on-one meetings, and feedback opportunities
  • Plan team resource needs, hiring, recruiting efforts, and technical interviews
  • Maintain a cohesive team across projects by holding routine group meetings to communicate information from the organization, lessons learned, and other improvement opportunities
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of FAA certification processes and the design of vehicle systems to formal requirements such as Part 23, 25, 27, or similar
  • Experience supporting production, including quality, with design updates to improve manufacturability and non-conformance dispositions and justifications
  • Experience with product sustainability support (field dispositions)

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan with 50% employer matching
  • 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off
  • Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year
  • Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Annual company match for charitable giving
  • Communications allowance
  • Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy
  • Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ
  • Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety