Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Developing hypersonic aircraft for rapid global travel.
Company Overview
Hermeus stands out as a promising workplace due to its pioneering work in hypersonic aircraft development, aiming to drastically reduce air travel time. The company's partnerships with esteemed government agencies such as NASA and the US Air Force, along with its focus on autonomous aircraft, demonstrate its commitment to technical advancement and industry leadership. The potential economic impact of hypersonic flight, coupled with Hermeus' dedication to safety and comfort, makes it an exciting and rewarding environment for those seeking to shape the future of aviation.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Atlanta, Georgia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, aerospace engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of industry product design, development, or build integration & test experience, specifically focused on integrated systems
  • 1+ years of experience performing fabrication and assembly
  • Strong communication skills and ability to read and provide feedback on technical documents
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Will sometimes be working directly with the hardware on the floor and will have to be comfortable stooping, bending, and standing
  • Ability to make appropriate assumptions and perform trade studies using first principles and engineering fundamentals to create rationale for clear recommendations
  • 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)
  • You will lead and develop a team of manufacturing engineers
  • You will mentor and foster the continual technical and professional development of team members
  • You will work with the design engineering team to drive simplicity into the vehicle systems and their integration at a complex level
  • You will build a medium to long-term direction for Quarterhorse integration engineering team to address coming challenges and to meet company goals
  • Coordinate and execute development, qualification, and acceptance testing of systems, tooling, and facility improvements needed to meet production rate requirements
  • You will be a vital part of the relationship between our engineering and technician team
  • You will drive root-cause analysis and corrective action recommendations/implementation
  • You will apply process improvement methodologies and tools (e.g. value stream mapping, problem solving, visual management, etc.) to reduce manufacturing build hours and quality issues; increase production rates; and remove waste from complex processes
  • You will manage projects and execute to tight timelines while effectively communicating to and influencing stakeholders
  • You will work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements, then implement in a rapidly evolving production environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in a startup development environment
  • Experience working in a flight development program
  • Experience working with Inconel and Titanium
  • Experience working with 3D printed parts, castings, or forgings
  • Experience transitioning parts from first articles to production