Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Terrafugia is a fast-paced, energetic company that is developing the world’s first practical flying car. We are currently looking for a world-class Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our vehicle development team. Candidates should be self-starters who bring positive attitude, integrity, and enthusiasm to our team as we transform personal transportation.


As a Key Contributor You Will

Direct the assembly of composite prototype vehicles and create assembly work instructions for manufacturing

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Act as a liaison between the Engineering and Manufacturing departments
  • Direct the assembly of composite prototype vehicles using jigs and fixtures
  • Create assembly work instructions suitable for low-volume, serial production
  • Provide design for manufacturing and cost reduction input for both vehicle parts and jigs & fixtures
  • Review and approve metallic and composite engineering drawings
  • Anticipate the need for, and manage procurement of, special tools required for the prototype vehicle builds

Required Skills and Experience

  • Engineering degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or similar discipline with 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures and assembly instructions
  • Experience in composite manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of GD&T concepts per ASME Y14.5 1994 or later
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • A hands-on problem solver with mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Outstanding organization, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in a low-volume manufacturing environment
  • Hands on experience with tools (hand and power), machinery, and measurement instruments in a woodworking or metal shop


Terrafugia provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, ancestry, religion or veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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