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Lead Experimental Design

Manufacturing Engineer

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501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility


Compensation Overview

$204.2k - $260.7kAnnually

+ Bonus


Irvine, CA, USA

Design Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or related engineering field required; Master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience with manufacturing or design of an aerospace system/product development
  • Experience leading a technical team
  • Experience developing and implementing new processes and procedures
  • Experience with new aircraft development, prototyping, certification, and production
  • Experience with supplier management and evaluation in a manufacturing capacity
  • Experience with the assembly and testing of prototype aircraft
  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 GD&T
  • Knowledge of certification rules and processes, including ARP 4754A, ARP 4761, DO-160
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite
  • Lead all aspects of manufacturing and vendor trade studies
  • Provide manufacturing support for Tests with an emphasis on speed and efficiency
  • Coordinate manufacturing development activities, including DFM assessment, design reviews, procurement, and installation/integration
  • Run test fixture manufacturing activities
  • Run prototype manufacturing activities
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to suppliers as well as design support
  • Craft CNC machining, additive manufacturing, and sheet metal components
  • Assist TEC Leadership in prioritizing efforts based on manufacturing timelines
  • Document manufacturing process and work instructions
  • Support aircraft installation and integration, including writing and releasing engineering orders and functional test procedures required for flight test and production aircraft
  • Prepare and communicate design and technical materials to management and team members
  • Partner with all other groups within the TEC organization to support test execution
  • Requires up to 25% 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.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Washington, District of Columbia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth