At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.
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 refining manufacturing process layouts, designing jigs and fixtures, introducing new tools and equipment to the production floor, and continuously improving 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.
How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:
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
Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:
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.
Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle
Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:
5+ years experience working in a manufacturing setting
Ability to troubleshoot electrical equipment and machines
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift 25lbs
Can be on their feet 8hr a day
Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.
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.
Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.