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Lead Test & Evaluation Instrumentation and Calibration Engineer

Company: Supernal
Location: Chino Hills
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Lead Test & Evaluation Instrumentation Calibration Engineer is responsible for supporting the execution of all test programs (laboratory, ground, and flight), ensure logistics are coordinated for successful completion of testing. Will develop process and procedures for laboratory build-up and maintenance, supporting instrumentation and calibration quality objectives, configuration control, and conformity requirements are met. This role will support laboratory, ground, and flight test requirements. This position will collaborate with the Test & Evaluation teams to develop processes around procurement and management of instrumentation and calibration test equipment.

What you can do:

  • Provide guidance and high-level requirements instrumentation and calibration of test parts to support development, verification, and certification testing
  • Lead laboratory instrumentation and calibration activities to support lab, ground, flight test activities
  • Coordinate with Flight Test Instrumentation leader as needed
  • Lead troubleshooting
  • Interface with Program & Project Leaders, Engineering, Safety, Quality Management, Procurement, Program Management Office, and Test organization members in support of the following oversight responsibilities:
    • Maintaining alignment ISO 9000 standards as required
    • Instrumentation configuration management
    • Instrumentation equipment procurement and management
    • Laboratory procedures development
    • Oversee the management of timely Instrumentation and Calibration support to meet program milestones
    • Other tasks as assigned What you can contribute:
      • ABET accredited bachelor's degree in an engineering field
      • 10+ years of Aerospace experience. (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this role)
      • Experience leading a team of technical personnel
      • Program Management experience
      • In depth knowledge of various transducer types and associated calibration methods
      • Strong understanding of strain gauge selection criteria, various materials and measurement types, installation methods and installation inspection
      • Solid understanding of development of calibration fixtures for instrumented parts and various measurement types
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to resolve problems in a functional manner
      • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
      • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
      • Proficiency with MS Office Suite You may also be able to contribute:
        • Aviation QMS experience preferred
        • Master's degree desired. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

          This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

Keywords: Supernal, Chino Hills , Lead Test & Evaluation Instrumentation and Calibration Engineer, Engineering , Chino Hills, California

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