Technical Program Manager, Non-Propulsion Motors & Actuators

Joby Aviation

San Carlos, CA, USA

Full time

$7.5-127.2k (annually)

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Apr 29

Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate program manager to join our powertrain and electronics team with a focus on non-propulsion motors and actuators, supporting engineering teams from design through test and manufacturing. The position will be in our

San Carlos, CA location, and will actively work with a cross functional team at Joby Aviation, including powertrain and electronics engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, integration and test, certification, and more. This role will operate in a fast-paced, demanding, and rewarding environment with very high expectations for individual contribution.


  • Work closely with both the powertrain and electronics team and actuators team to develop and maintain hardware project timelines, from prototype design through manufacturing introduction and aircraft type certification.
  • Plan and prioritize builds from prototype, through validation, and into production.
  • Track and support bring up of manufacturing lines, including equipment, workcenters, fixtures, and process qualification.
  • Find creative solutions to remove blockers and drive progress through design, build, and test phase.
  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine the effect of changes to schedule and recommend alternate courses of action or means of recovery on slipped schedules.
  • Develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress, risks, and mitigations.


  • Bachelor’s in engineering or relevant field.
  • 3+ years of experience in an engineering environment with responsibility for project scheduling and management.
  • Experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, OmniPlan, SmartSheet, Confluence, and JIRA.
  • Proficiency in common workplace software: MS Office, Google Docs, etc.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience in the simultaneous management of multiple high-paced engineering projects.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.


  • Experience with aerospace or electric vehicle projects.
  • Experience with electric motors design or manufacturing.

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $75,500-$127,200. The compensation package offered will be determined by location, 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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