Propeller Project Engineer
Posted on 11/2/2023
INACTIVE
Archer

501-1,000 employees

Developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft
Company Overview
Archer stands out in the urban air mobility industry with its focus on designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, aiming to transform the way people move and utilize time. The company's competitive edge lies in its proprietary electric powertrain system, which offers higher power density and efficiency than current market offerings, while ensuring longevity and safety at both the cell and pack level. With a team based in Santa Clara, CA, Archer's commitment to technical advancement and industry leadership makes it an exciting and dynamic place to work.
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.4B

Founded

2020

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

91%

2 year growth

260%
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Atlassian
Management
JIRA
Confluence
Product Design
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Material Engineering, Physics, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience with propellers and/or propulsion in an aerospace manufacturing company
  • Project management experience
  • Analytical capabilities to identify schedule critical paths and optimize engineering / supply chain timelines
  • Demonstrated skills in supplier operational and relationship management
  • Familiar with Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, or other scheduling software
  • A positive, get it done attitude, and learning agility
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across Archer teams, inclusive of suppliers, involved in the Propellers development
  • Act as the interface between Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing, Test, and Supply Chain on project deliverables, issues, and resolution for Engineering builds. Escalate to commercial or technical partners when required
  • Coordinate with the Propeller Manager on the product design and build schedule (design changes, quantity, sequencing, build configurations, validation requirements, and material availability)
  • Maintain project task-based schedules and track/report milestone progress against the program management plan
  • Identify and manage project Risks, Issues and Opportunities to closure in partnership with Engineering leads
  • Align with Design Engineering on revision control of what is being procured for Engineering Builds, support bill of materials (BOM) reviews and maintenance
  • Utilize configuration control and change management to maintain technical discipline of the program
  • Identify areas of improvement or gaps in current processes and develop strategies to promote efficiency and productivity
Desired Qualifications
  • Certification experience with Part 35 propeller testing
  • Understanding of engineering product development including design phases, manufacturing processes and global supply chain management
  • Familiarization with Atlassian Jira and Confluence for task management and collaborative documentation
  • Experience with eVTOL and/or the aerospace industry