Staff Manufacturing Engineer

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Joby Overview: Located in Northern California, the team at Joby Aviation is driven by our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine a piloted air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly carries you and your fellow passengers over the congested city streets below, enabling you to spend more time with the people and places that matter most. Since 2009, our team has worked steadily to make this dream a reality. We’ve designed and tested many generations of prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the Joby aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, scaling our manufacturing, and preparing to launch commercial service in 2025. Overview:
Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate Staff Manufacturing Engineer to join our Powertrain & Electronics Manufacturing Engineering Team in San Carlos, CA. The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer will lead manufacturing equipment design and process development of actuators, working closely with a cross functional team. This individual must be highly organized and self-driven, possessing a deep understanding of mechanical, process, and industrial engineering fundamentals to successfully scale projects from prototype to low volume production, while keeping a vision for high volume production in mind. This position is exciting and rewarding, as the Staff Manufacturing Engineer will promptly see their ideas influence many key areas due to the fast pace of Joby Aviation.
  • Lead cross functional work with Product Design on process/equipment/tool development.
  • Own and improve existing production line, tools and procedures.
  • Own design of new tools, equipment and process for upcoming projects
  • Author Manufacturing Execution System procedures for Production team to use.
  • BS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, or equivalent
  • 8+ years of relevant injection molding and tool design experience
  • Experience in process development and performing process validations for manufacturing
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent problem solving and teamwork skills while working with cross-functional teams
  • Passion for diving into the details and providing constructive feedback to the team and other cross functional teams
  • Experience in manufacturing in a regulated environment such as 14 CFR Part 21, ISO9001, ISO 13485, TS16949, or equivalent

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $140,200-$186,900 per year salary. The compensation package will be determined by job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.
Min: USD $92,200.00/Yr. Max: USD $149,700.00/Yr. EEO:
Joby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.