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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Powertrain, 2nd Shift hours

Posted on 6/21/2024



501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility


Compensation Overview

$180.1k - $218.3kAnnually

+ Bonus


Irvine, CA, USA

Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in urban air mobility, aviation and/or automotive
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to pick up and apply new concepts
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and coordinating skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to primarily work during 2nd shift hours with flexibility to work other hours as needed
  • Experience with electric motors, rotors, and/or other drivetrain components) preferred
  • Experience with thermal management systems preferred
  • Experience with composite airframes and/or structures preferred
  • Experience with integrated product teams and/or systems of systems framework preferred
  • Experience designing and developing flight-worthy products preferred
  • Experience in aviation certification environment preferred
  • Experience with development programs preferred
  • Experience in prototyping environments preferred
  • Experience with project management preferred
  • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and qualifications
  • Proficient with model-based definition, drafting, and GD&T standards
  • Develop and execute build plans driven by program milestones, critical paths, and risk registry
  • Develop work instructions to build and test flight-worthy components and systems
  • Define statement of work and on-board equipment, hardware, and fixtures at work centers
  • Drive quality assurance efforts such as incoming inspection, functional testing, process/product buy-off
  • Identify and procure the necessary equipment to perform functional testing
  • Work with technicians and subject matter experts to build and test flight-worthy products
  • Advocate build team objectives with other verticals, stakeholders, and suppliers
  • Provide design for manufacturing guidelines to ensure build success across the organization
  • Prioritize build initiatives according to product and tech development roadmap
  • Leverage expertise of technology development partners to speed up product development
  • Develop and execute certification plans for novel manufacturing technologies
  • Support the fabrication efforts for structural test and demonstration articles
  • Develop manufacturing standard practices and guidelines
  • Support other teams in detail design, systems architecture and systems integration work
  • Support in the review and approval of supplier’s statement of work, work instructions, and specs
  • Contribute to the development of the aircraft maintenance manual
  • Partner with PMO organization to execute build plan
  • Requires up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Supernal specializes in developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and a scalable, electrified, clean-energy ecosystem for Advanced Air Mobility, leveraging Hyundai Motor Group's automotive manufacturing expertise. The main technologies involved include eVTOL vehicle design and development, as well as ecosystem integration for Advanced Air Mobility.

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Washington, District of Columbia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth