Pyka, a Californian aviation company which says it has a goal “to provide society with a new form of fast, environmentally friendly, and accessible transportation enabled by autonomous electric aviation” is looking for an experienced manufacturing engineer to lead new aircraft integration and subsystem production.
The successful candidate “will bring prototype and production vehicles to life while partnering with the Pyka engineering teams to identify opportunities for design and manufacturability improvements. The person will have an uncanny attention to detail, an obsession with quality, and the ability to foresee and solve issues with existing manufacturing processes in their earliest stages of roll out” according to the job prospectus.
The role “will have an enormous impact on the success of Pyka’s transition from prototype builds to serial production. In this role you will work directly with key decision makers at the company who will look to you to set the direction on a broad range of manufacturing processes and QC processes that relate to vehicle integration and subsystem production. This will be a technically demanding position with enormous opportunity for ownership.”
Responsibilities will include “Working closely with the Manufacturing Lead and the Pyka design team to deliver production projects on-time with the highest level of quality and managing a team of 3 to 6 direct reports (Integration Techs and Manufacturing Engineer).”
Preferred Qualifications include “BS in an engineering discipline with 8+ years of related work experience and past experience working on production of a complex safety critical product (aviation, space, automotive, medical, etc.).”
Company Perks will include “USD140,000–USD200,000 per year base salary + equity. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Salary ranges are subject to change.”
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