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Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly Procedures

Bulgaria, Sofia, SofiaManufacturing

Job description

Our mission at DRONAMICS is to democratize air freight and enable same day shipping for everyone, everywhere. To achieve this, we are developing a new type of cargo airplane, one that is small, remotely-piloted and extremely fuel efficient. It can transport up to 350 kg over 2,500 km for a cost that's 50% lower than other airplanes. It flies autonomously, can be monitored and managed remotely via satellite, and can land and take off anywhere with at least 400m of landstrip This is the kind of technology that can transform whole economies.

At first, it didn't sound possible, but we keep proving it is, which is why we've called it “The Black Swan”. It can land on short and unpaved runways, enabling on-demand point-to-point flights and speedy same-day delivery even to the most remote locations that would otherwise take days to reach over ground or sea.

We are starting with domestic air networks in Europe and Australia with fleets of the Black Swan, taking advantage of the multitude of small airfields that are often unused, training local personnel as drone and logistics operators, and partnering with local industry to provide a valuable lifeline of getting goods in and out of small, remote, mountainous and/or island communities within hours at a cost that is often below even that of road transportation.

We believe that rapid and reliable shipping has enormous socio-economic benefits , and our goal is to enable same-day deliveries for every single person on the planet at a cost that they can afford.

The Role 

The Manufacturing Engineer will have experience in designing tools, equipment and positioning jigs for large carbon fiber parts and assemblies for aircraft production. They will be well versed in all aspects of the assembly process from conceptual design to implementing assembly tools and procedures on the production floor, particularly in composite manufacturing and assembly methods. This position will support the R&D, design, production, flight test, systems integration, composite part fabrication, and internal construction teams.


  • Generating 3D Modeling and 2D Drawings and optimizating for assembly jigs, tools and measurement equipment

  • Developing assembly procedures and methodologies for large and complex assemblies involving both composite and metal parts

  • Developing supporting structures and assembly jigs and fixtures for destructive and non-destructive testing

  • Creates and approves assembly procedures for component or aircraft structures, original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) technical data, and work package instructions

  • Positioning and aligning subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments, following drawings and index points

  • Organizing the workflow of manufacturing sub-departments and participate in overall work scheduling and planning

  • Conducting quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications

  • Producing easy to follow prints and shop floor drawings with strong GD&T understanding

Job requirements


  • Qualification in Mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience

  • Experience with aircraft composite assembly, mechanical assembly, or aircraft structures as well as able to use all tech data and aircraft drawings, and manufacturing work instructions to perform operations

  • Experience with CAD Software CATIA, NX, or equivalent

  • Experience with 3D Modeling and 2D Drawings

  • Experience in prototype manufacturing in a professional environment

  • Experience with drawings and responsible for the generation and release of Assembly Instructions, Job Cards, and BOM's.

  • 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.

  • Experience in scheduling and organization of manufacturing workflow

  • Proficiency in GD&T and common drafting practices in compliance

  • Manufacturing experience in controlled/certified environments