Manufacturing Assistant I

Manufacturing Assistant I

We are a fast-growing company with a single lofty goal: to bring personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed BlackFly, the world’s first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in ushering in a new age of aviation.

Role Responsibilities

  • Operate production equipment, epoxy composite layup procedures and assemble parts
  • Independently use production equipment, table saw, drill press, and other shop-related tools
  • Ensure all parts are produced to specifications using supplied drawings and instructions
  • Maintain equipment and contribute to clean production area
  • Work to achieve production goals, overtime may be required
  • Handle raw materials, receive to inventory, transport to production area
  • Rework and repair assembled products per instructions and design changes as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to communicate in English (Read, Write, Speak)
  • Must be mechanically inclined, comfortable working with hand tools
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy while working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work with others in a team and take direction from Manufacturing Manager
  • Punctual, reliable and dependable
  • Ability to lift fifty pounds and odd shaped components

Optional Qualifications

  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with epoxy and composites
  • Experience with basic wire harness assembly, crimping, soldering, wire runs
  • Microsoft Office and assembly instruction writing skills

Personal Attributes

  • Finds motivation in building useful products
  • Strong work ethic and focus on timely project completion
  • Good problem solving and debugging skills
  • Capable of growing with the company and taking on additional responsibilities

This is a full-time position with benefits including Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays, Medical/Dental/Vision insurance. Compensation depends on experience.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and willing to relocate to Palo Alto, CA. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to Be sure to include Manufacturing Assistant I and your name in the subject line.