Packaging Engineer - Manufacturing

South Burlington, VT


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.

Beta is seeking a highly motivated Packaging Engineer to join our growing manufacturing engineering team. The primary focus of this role is to concept, create, and implement packaging for movement, storage, and lineside delivery for consumable aerospace products for our Alia aircraft manufacturing process. The role will partner with supply chain, R&D, manufacturing engineering, vendors, and production to design end-to-end packaging for component delivery. This is a unique opportunity to be a key player in creating next-generation aerospace manufacturing processes.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Conduct technical design reviews and ensure capability, compliance and usefulness of concept
  • Deliver finished packaging designs, drawings, and engineering specifications to suppliers
  • Create sustainable packaging standards to define requirements to maintain quality and efficiency
  • Develop standardized packaging designs and labeling for parts to be received internally and with external suppliers
  • Develop a circulation plan for returning, inspecting and staging reusable packaging solutions both internally and with external suppliers
  • Concept and create designs of packaging optimized for cost, precision, manufacturability, durability and timeline
  • Collaborate with supply chain teams and engineering teams across certification, design, and manufacturing 
  • Assist  in supplier selection, evaluations and management
  • Knowledgeable of DOT Regulations
  • Experience with shipping containers, temporary and permanent storage solutions
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, or Packaging Engineering/Science
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams (mechanical design, electrical design, software, quality, supply chain, certification, manufacturing)
  • Flexibility and comfort in working in a quickly changing environment
  • Strong working capability with CAD and CAE simulation (CATIA, Solidworks, ANSYS, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing in accordance with ASME Y14.5
  • Familiar with design for manufacturing (DFM) and different manufacturing processes including machining, welding, injection molding etc.
  • Working knowledge of a large variety of materials (aluminum, steel, composites, foam, etc.)
  • Familiarity with automation equipment and fixtures
  • Proficient at risk management and communication
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles 
  • Adept at interpreting and understanding quality documentation and requirements
  • Knowledge of aircraft structures, systems, or interiors Familiarity with automation equipment and fixtures
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles 
  • Inclusivity Statement
    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.