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Materials and Process Engineer
Posted on 10/24/2022
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in materials science, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or similar and a minimum of 8 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience
  • Have experience with materials for airframe structures, including composite materials, adhesives, metals
  • Familiar with materials properties and behaviors, testing, processes for aircraft structural parts
  • Have experience developing test plans, specifications, and qualifications of materials and processes
  • Familiar with CAD software such as Siemens NX(preferred), Solidworks, etc
  • Familiar with specifications, test plans, FAA regulatory requirements, CMH-17
  • Experience supporting manufacture, including disposition of hardware non-conformances
  • Get to know the team and familiarize yourself with the company
  • Work with M&P engineers, design engineers, manufacturing engineers, technicians, and other analysts to become familiar with the aircraft
  • Learn about existing test plans and aircraft materials
  • Familiarize yourself with regulatory documentation
  • Continue learning about the aircraft and subsystem assemblies
  • Take ownership of being an M&P representative for aircraft products
  • Work with technicians, manufacturing engineers, and vendors to develop processes, procedures, quality control points, inspection plans, etc
  • Implement a test plan to validate critical material properties
  • Troubleshoot issues discovered during testing and production of hardware
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with aircraft certification and aerospace development best practices and standards
  • Experience in field engineering/product sustainment

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