Mechanical Engineer
Structures
Updated on 2/6/2024
Elroy Air

51-200 employees

Autonomous air cargo system for expedited logistics
Company Overview
Elroy Air stands out in the logistics industry with its unique air cargo system that combines rotor-based vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) with wing-based cruise flight, enabling efficient long-range deliveries. The company's holistic approach integrates flight and ground operations, ensuring safe and efficient air cargo transport. Their ambitious goal to provide same-day shipping to every person on the planet demonstrates their commitment to expanding the reach of expedited logistics, potentially transforming the global delivery landscape.
Data & Analytics
Hardware
Industrial & Manufacturing
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$104.9M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-22%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

48%
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
SolidWorks
FEM/FEA
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience as a professional Mechanical Engineer in vehicle structural design
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks, Solidworks PDM, and data release processes
  • Experience with MBD and GD&T
  • Strong abilities in applying first principles, hand, and computer-aided analysis techniques
  • Experience with lift + cruise configuration aircraft
  • Knowledge of Part 21 FAA aircraft type certification processes and airworthiness standards
Responsibilities
  • Designing and developing structural details, assemblies, and installations of various aircraft subsystems
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of the structural engineering ecosystem
  • Providing subject matter expertise, technical review, design guidance, and mentoring
  • Understanding program objectives and requirements to conduct trade studies and define architectures
  • Managing functional and physical interfaces between the airframe and other vehicle subsystems
  • Performing analysis and test to verify subsystems and components meet performance and safety requirements
  • Selecting and managing suppliers/partners to ensure components are within budget, schedule, and specification
  • Interfacing with customers, suppliers, partners, and internal stakeholders to ensure program alignment
  • Preparing and presenting at gated design reviews to demonstrate the adequacy of the design
Desired Qualifications
  • MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline
  • FEA experience (Femap/NASTRAN, Abaqus, ANSYS, or similar)
  • Experience with FEMAP, NX Nastran, Matlab, Mathcad, Labview, and/or Python
  • Experience designing, manufacturing, testing, certifying, and operating airworthy primary and secondary airframe structures, flight control surfaces, rotors and propellers, or landing gear
  • Working knowledge of Part 21 FAA aircraft type certification processes and airworthiness standards