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Full-Time

Lead Actuation Engineer

Posted on 6/27/2024

Supernal

Supernal

501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility

Hardware

Expert

Irvine, CA, USA

Category
Avionics
Materials & Structures
Research & Development
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
CAD
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or related engineering field required; Master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience with electro-mechanical actuation system/product development
  • Experience with rotorcraft and/or fixed-wing Fly-By-Wire flight control systems/products
  • Experience with new aircraft development, prototyping, certification, and production
  • Familiarity with any FAA CFR parts 23/25/27/29 or other certification experience
  • Proficient using CAD modeling & 2D drawing tools
  • Proficient using requirements capture and management tools
  • Working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 GD&T
  • Knowledge of certification rules and process, including ARP 4754A, ARP 4761, DO-160
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Responsibilities
  • Lead actuation trade studies and architecture definition that achieve a certifiable solution
  • Lead actuation system lifecycle development activities including requirements definition, design reviews, procurement/manufacturing, and qualification/certification
  • Lead and mature the actuation system & actuator LRU requirements definition (Functional, Performance, Safety, Environmental) and mechanical/electrical interfaces
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to actuator supplier through development lifecycle
  • Analyze actuation performance including mechanism kinematics, load/stress, and clearance
  • Support integrating actuation components 3D models into aircraft digital mockup model
  • Document system function and performance, including specifications & compliance reports
  • 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 material to management and stakeholders
  • Partner with PMO organization to execute build plan
  • Requires up to 10% 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

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

42%

2 year growth

267%
INACTIVE