Senior Mechanical Engineer

Employer
Unreal Gigs
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
May 21, 2024
Closes
Jun 06, 2024
Ref
2763472246
Discipline
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About the Company: At the cutting edge of aerial robotics, our company is redefining the skies with our innovative drone technology. Specializing in the development of high-performance, autonomous drones, we are revolutionizing industries from cinematography to logistics, and beyond. Our ethos centers on dynamic innovation, agile prototyping, and the fusion of creativity with engineering excellence. Join us and be part of a visionary team dedicated to crafting the future of flight, where your contributions will propel the boundaries of drone capabilities and applications.

We Are Seeking: A visionary Senior Mechanical Engineer with a passion for drone technology and innovation. This role demands a blend of technical expertise and creative thinking to drive the development of our next-generation drones. You will be instrumental in designing, prototyping, and refining the mechanical systems that define our industry-leading products.

Your Role Will Involve:

Leading the design and development of mechanical systems for our advanced drone platforms, focusing on performance, durability, and innovation.

Spearheading the entire product lifecycle, from conceptual design to prototyping, testing, and final production.

Collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate mechanical designs with electrical and software systems, ensuring seamless functionality and user experience.

Pioneering new materials and manufacturing techniques to enhance drone performance and sustainability.

Conducting rigorous testing and validation processes, including aerodynamic testing, stress analysis, and real-world scenario simulations.

Overseeing the production process, ensuring that design specifications are maintained with the highest quality standards.

Engaging with the broader engineering community to stay ahead of industry trends and incorporate the latest technological advancements into our products.

Mentoring junior engineers, fostering a culture of technical excellence, innovation, and continuous learning within the team.

Requirements

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Holds a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related discipline, with a minimum of five years' experience in mechanical design, preferably in the drone or aerospace sector.

Demonstrates a strong foundation in mechanical engineering principles, with a track record of innovative design solutions.

Possesses excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly.

Highly organized and proficient in managing detailed technical documentation and project timelines.

Thrives in a collaborative environment, contributing to multidisciplinary projects with enthusiasm and expertise.

Proactive, with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced setting.

Skills We Value:

Advanced proficiency in CAD and 3D modeling software, such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar.

Extensive experience in the design and fabrication of mechanical systems, with a strong understanding of materials science.

Expertise in aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and thermal management for high-performance drone applications.

Familiarity with rapid prototyping tools and methods, including 3D printing and CNC machining.

Experience with UAV or drone flight testing and certification processes.

Benefits

Competitive Salary Package: Exceptional compensation reflecting your expertise, plus performance bonuses and stock options.

Health and Wellness Benefits: Premium health, dental, and vision insurance, along with wellness programs and fitness allowances.

Equity and Ownership: Participate in the success and growth of our pioneering drone company through equity shares.

Professional Development: Access to continuous learning opportunities, including specialized training, workshops, and industry conferences.

Innovative Work Environment: Work in a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest tools and technologies, fostering creativity and breakthroughs in drone innovation.

Relocation Support: Comprehensive assistance for those moving to join our dynamic and fast-growing team.