Manufacturing Technician

South Burlington, VT


The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for scaling the build operations for innovative electric aircraft components from process development through hands-on assembly. As a Manufacturing Technician at Beta Technologies you will work in a small team environment to rapidly take designs from benchtop assembly to reliable low volume production to support the ongoing development of eVTOL aircraft currently undergoing flight testing. As an open minded and outside-the-box thinker you will perpetually strive to supplement your past industry experience with new knowledge gained every day through research and experimentation. You will perform daily hands-on production assembly tasks while also devoting time to refine manufacturing process layouts, design jigs and fixtures, introduce new tools and equipment to the production floor and continuously improve quality and throughput to align with high level business goals. You will work closely with your peers to thread design changes from ongoing product development efforts seamlessly into existing build processes. You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Hands-on assembly of electric powertrain components (Motors, Battery Packs, Inverters)
  • Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the manufacturing processes as the key process owner
  • Performing in-process quality control inspection tasks, feeling comfortable identifying and raising concern about process deviations and being an integral part of any troubleshooting efforts to solve them
  • Maintaining accurate and clear manufacturing documentation in compliance with both internal and external quality systems or regulations. Documentation to include up-to-date assembly process documentation as well as process data (fastener torque, electrical checks, etc.). The candidate should have a drive for organization such that build processes and manufacturing data can easily be audited.
  • Performing regular inspection, cleaning, and servicing on manufacturing equipment along with routine and preventative maintenance to keep operations running flawlessly
  • Maintaining maintenance logs for all machines or process they oversee, which requires proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Providing regular productivity reports, and incident reports as needed
  • Using all mandated safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines
  • Performing other work-related duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • Two-year degree or certificate from an accredited two (2) year college, university, or technical school preferred
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, the principles of Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement, Lean 5S and Kanban preferred
  • Ability to assist in problem analysis and independent decision making
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools
  • Ability to interpret drawings, specifications, and schematics of battery/electronic components
  • High Voltage assembly experience preferred, especially related to DC energy storage systems.
  • Previous Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience preferred
  • Good team communication skills required
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle
  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.