Manufacturing New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer II


Reports to: Sr. Manager of Operations

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time, On-Site

Who We Are:
LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions, Inc. is an aerospace power generation and electric propulsion design company that is committed to hiring the very best people to join our team. We are passionately focused on designing and manufacturing the best motor and controller solutions for aerospace, thermal management, power generation, and defense. We specialize in gensets, motors and controllers to enable efficient, power dense, reliable, lightweight hybrid-electric and full-electric propulsion solutions.
Come join us in a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a product destined to impact aerospace and advanced air mobility.

Manufacturing New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer II
LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions, Inc. is seeking an experienced Manufacturing NPI Engineer II to introduce and develop innovative products, highly efficient processes/procedures, and tooling to help streamline operations.

What You’ll Do
Introduce new products and manufacturing processes
Technical manufacturing development and integration for production
Quickly solve problems related to production optimization and/or quality
Break down technical problems, risks and opportunities in the right order to develop and optimize production processes
Production planning and process validation
Create the technical conditions for zero-defect production
Create positive team and mentoring relationships with internal and external stakeholders and employees
Continuously improve production processes by developing, qualifying and implementing lean initiatives
Identify risks and opportunities in the production process and take action for continuous improvement

What You Need
BS in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline and 2 years experience
Proven expertise in production design and production support in a Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering capacity, preferably in aerospace or defense
Ability to both communicate and document technical information and processes internally and externally
Several years of professional experience in the field of manufacturing engineering, preferably in the aerospace or defense industry and experience with one or more of the following:
Conformal coating and encapsulating electronics assemblies
Molding processes including tooling design
Composite part manufacture including tooling design
Electrical wiring harnesses and cabling manufacture
Proficient with MS Office
Structured, analytical and independent way of working
In-depth understanding and working knowledge of AS9100D Quality Management System or similar tightly regulated industry

Bonus Qualifications
Industry experience in Aerospace or Defense
Knowledge of 3D CAD, mechanical FEA simulation tools
Knowledge of electronics packaging best principles and practices
CNC and Manual Machining experience – making your own parts
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color, distance, and close vision.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Salary and Pay Transparency
Salary range for this position is between $75,000 and $111,000. Base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, education, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and all applicable company benefits.
The salary range and/or hourly pay rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job posting and may be modified in the future.

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment.

LaunchPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the base of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

LaunchPoint is a Drug Free Workplace where all applicants and employees are subject to drug-testing when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

LaunchPoint adheres to all COVID guidelines as required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

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