Senior Mechanical Engineer - blueflite
Seeking an experienced engineer or aerospace professional to support the development of our aerial vehicles at our crazy cool start-up!
Brighton, MI - United States of America (USA)
blueflite designs and manufactures high performance, electric, unmanned, aerial tilt-rotor vehicles for the delivery of light cargo. Our UAV platform is scalable and has unique and patent-pending design characteristics resulting in advanced capability regarding maneuverability and vehicle control. blueflite has experience in carbon fiber structure design and manufacturing, design of propulsion systems, developing advanced flight control algorithm, implementation of code in on-board computer systems, and developing a digital ground infrastructure.
We are searching for team members to support the development of flight control algorithms and implementation of code in on-board computer systems. We are looking for innovative and solutions-oriented engineers and entrepreneurs to be part of our amazing technology development journey creating the next generation of logistic technology platform centered around our unique, agile, and robust UAV design. If the idea of using ground-breaking technologies to develop the next generation of cargo UAV and logistic technology platforms has your attention, then keep reading.
About the Role
Drive the continuous improvement of our vehicle hardware platform towards the singular goal of a truly industry startling vehicle with unparalleled performance and robustness. Day to day work at blueflite centers around an agile approach in small teams of brilliant scientists, engineers, software developers, technicians, pilots, and experts all working towards a world class UAS technology platform.
Main Areas of Responsibility
- Lightweight structure design and analysis
- Advanced flight critical tilting propulsion systems
- Electronic system packaging and cooling
- Support vehicle performance optimization
- Experience working in small agile teams
- Great attitude and communication skills
- Composite design and simulation (FEA) experience
- 5+ years working in an applicable engineering field à Aerospace preferred
- Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) à Master’s Degree preferred
- Required vaccination against COVID-19
- CFD and Fusion 360 experience are a bonus!
Paid Time Off | Health Insurance | Dental | Vision
blueflite is an equal opportunity employer in every category. The data is incontrovertible that diversity leads to better teams, better performance, and better results. Consequently, we actively seek candidates of all genders, backgrounds, and experiences. All job offers at blueflite are contingent upon the candidate’s ability to work in the United States.