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Autonomous Aerial Delivery Solutions

UAV Mechanical Design Engineer

$85k – $105k • 0.01% – 0.05%
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Job Summary

You will work on the design and development of volans-i’s new unmanned aerial vehicles. You will work in an iterative environment to study, simulate, build, and verify design concepts. This position requires frequent interaction with design and engineering teams. Product design expertise and fundamental, first principles approach to problem solving are critical.

Key Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Initial concept, to design & release of prototype level components and systems that represent future platform. Assessment of mass, cost, manufacturing feasibility, function, etc.
• Support creation of component specification, and other technical design documents
• Develop parametric design concepts and production designs
• Optimize the concepts and designs with analytical and physical modelling/simulation
• Interface with suppliers for manufacturing feasibility, validation, and other engineering activities as specified for the assigned commodity.
• Help deliver world-class craftsmanship, fit/finish and support for successful product launch.

REQUIREMENTS

• BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field
• Minimum of 2 years of relevant industrial design and engineering experience
• Possesses technical knowledge and expertise in aerodynamics, aircraft stability and control, aircraft structural layout and design, flight testing and aircraft performance,
• Ability to interpret CAE results and integrate recommendations into product designs
• Experience with hardware development and prototype design, fabrication and testing.


PREFERRED SKILLS

• MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field
• Experience with (un)manned aircraft systems and prototyping of UAV components
• Capability to run FEA at part and system level
• Prior experience with low volume production
• Knowledge of relevant manufacturing processes for production and prototype

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