Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

Joby Aviation

Marina, CA, USA

Full time

$58.7-92.9k (annually)

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Apr 29

Located in Northern California, the team at Joby Aviation is driven by our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine a piloted air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly carries you and your fellow passengers over the congested city streets below, enabling you to spend more time with the people and places that matter most. Since 2009, our team has worked steadily to make this dream a reality. We’ve designed and tested many generations of prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the Joby aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, scaling our manufacturing, and preparing to launch commercial service in 2025.


A Manufacturing Engineer is needed for assisting with the production floor planning, equipment setup, process planning and supporting the design and layout of the prototype and future certified production lines. This position will support the R&D, design, production, flight test, systems integration, composite part fabrication, and internal construction teams in our Marina CA facility.


  • Responsible for generating process layout designs and drawings
  • Working with other Joby teams and sub-contractors to collect requirements and assist with overseeing and managing construction and equipment installation permit drawing sets.
  • Find, inspect, and assist with production equipment purchasing and initial install and setup.
  • Support the composite shop production setup needs
  • Support Machining and welding team setup needs
  • Support Vehicle Assembly and integration area needs
  • Design shop aids and tooling to assist production flow.
  • Experience with assembly methods and processes for one or more of the following: composites, mechanical assemblies, electromechanical assemblies, automotive repair and maintenance, industrial equipment maintenance, aircraft maintenance.
  • Reports to the Marina Production Infrastructure Lead


Software Requirements

  • Proficiency in at least one major CAD software tool
  • Microsoft Office

Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Understanding and familiarity in aerospace manufacturing, processing, and materials knowledge.
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with process mapping and efficiently designing layouts to optimize demand flow
  • Hands-on confidence to help fix, repair and setup industrial equipment
  • Comfortable using industrial material handling equipment such as forklifts, cranes, telehandlers
  • Familiarity with construction methods and processes


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required with relevant experience.
  • Experience with at least one of the following CAD systems: Autocad, Revit, Solidworks, Caita v5, Catia v6, Dassult 3d Experience
  • Aircraft and aerospace production experience
  • Composite manufacturing and assembly methods familiarity
  • Aircraft maintenance familiarity
  • Strong desire to continually learn and grow new skills
  • Understanding and familiarity with smart equipment and remotely managed factory controls and data loggers
  • FAA certified aircraft quality system knowledge
  • OSHA regulations knowledge
  • Automation, Controller and/or PLC programming experience

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $58,700-$92,900/year. The compensation package will be determined by job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.

Joby Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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