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Senior Aircraft Manufacturing Engineer at Joby Aviation
Santa Cruz, CA, US

Joby Aviation is searching for a senior aircraft manufacturing engineer with experience taking prototype aircraft products into a production operation.  Individual must have a strong technical background in certified aircraft manufacturing.  This person should be well versed in the stages of developing production processes, documenting and standardizing those processes, design and implementation of production tooling and equipment, setup and use of product lifecycle and configuration management (PLM) systems, manufacturing execution systems (MES), and be willing to mentor less experienced manufacturing engineers in those areas.

  • Develop Joby’s standards for production processes, manufacturing work instructions,  
  • Design manufacturing aids and equipment such as jigs, fixtures, molds, etc. 
  • Produce easy to follow prints and shop floor drawings with strong GD&T understanding 
  • Drive manufacturing BOM created from PLM solution 
  • Experience working with Catia V5 or later, Enovia, and Delmia
  • Experience in a certified aircraft production operation as a manufacturing engineer
  • B.S. in Manufacturing, Industrial, Systems, or Mechanical engineering OR substantial hands-on manufacturing experience 
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills 
  • Experience in prototype manufacturing in a professional environment 
  • Proficiency in GD&T 
  • Experience developing process documentation 
  • Understanding of ERP/MRP/MES solutions 
  • 8+ years of working experience in relevant industry  
  • M.S./Ph.D in relevant discipline 
  • Experience with Dassault Systemes PLM and Catia V5 or later
  • Aircraft homebuilding or rapid prototyping experience is a plus 
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing concepts