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Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Supernal
Location: Tustin
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play. What we do: The Interior Mechanical Design Engineer develops design solutions that support the overall long-term goals of the vehicle and creating standard processes and procedures while collaborating with the airframe design and certification team throughout the conceptual, design testing and certification phases. The role is heavily involved in the building of prototype and flight test aircraft as well as incubating technology that will transition to the operations/production team in the long run. The engineer contemplates design for manufacturing from the beginning and ensure a smooth transition into production with the operations team. The role collaborates closely with all technical development teams, including systems, interiors, flight technology, and airframe. What you can do:

  • Use creativity, knowledge and experience in mechanical design, composites, structures, mechanisms, and systems engineering to design, analyze, test, certify and transition into high-rate production aircraft cabin ECS(Environment Control Systems) components such as; Passenger Service Units (PSU), ducts, plenums and air filtration systems
  • Design using various processes: CNC Machining, injection molding, vacuum forming of plastics, sheet metal stampings, castings, forgings, VARTM to create a light weight, cost efficient and easy to assembly, install and maintain cabin interior equipment
  • Work directly with Product and System engineering to gather and understand the project design requirements
  • Prepare and author various manuals / templates such as design standard and best practices, procedures and processes, specifications, and requirements
  • Conduct concepting / brainstorming, design reviews and prepare presentations to gather and integrate design feedback
  • Solve manufacturing, assembly and process issues and develop solutions to improve deficiencies
  • Build 3D models of design details per design best practices and create and maintain Bills Of Materials (BOMs) using Catia
  • Ensure compliance with safety / regulatory standards
  • Other duties as assigned What you can contribute:
    • Bachelors degree in a Mechanical or Aerospace engineering
    • A minimum of five (5) years of mechanical design experience creating and releasing parts and assemblies in Catia with an emphasis on ECS(Environment Control Systems), PSU assemblies, aircraft cabin air distribution and filtration systems (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
    • Experience with development programs, prototyping and engineering project management
    • LEAN/Six Sigma experience and qualifications
    • Significant knowledge of Catia and ASME Y14.5 Standards
    • Significant knowledge of Catia and ability to create complex surfacing
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
    • Highly collaborative with the ability to work both independently and with a team
    • Excellent organizational and self-motivation skillsAny offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: This position will include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization. Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation. The pay range for this position is: $133,120 $186,160 USD Click HERE or visit: to view our benefits!

Keywords: Supernal, Tustin , Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering , Tustin, California

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