Sr Technical Project Engineer, M&P

Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies

San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage projects including process development, supplier development and material qualification test programs
  • Support the advancement of materials and processes for the Midnight aircraft program.
  • Track Material and Process specifications, test plans and test reports to support a team of M&P engineers
  • Track material characterization, testing and material specification development
  • Support test programs for material review board activities
  • Support low rate initial productions builds at part suppliersSupport material testing at internal and external labs
  • Monitor ongoing status and newly identified quick reaction work that needs to be completed by M&P in order to support the Midnight program
  • Work with individual project owners to clear blocks, streamline procurement and supply chain activities and onboard suppliers
  • Supporting SOWs to suppliers and test houses
  • Forecasting material needs for development and test activities and supporting the procurement of those materials

What You Need:

  • 5 years of experience across a broad range of aerospace materials and processes
  • Bachelor’s Degree, M.S. preferred
  • Proven experience in forecasting program schedules, material needs and test programs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written technical reports and oral presentations to technical and managerial audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other engineering teams

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of FAA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23 aircraft
  • Experience supporting an aircraft through type certification
  • PMP certification or training

Please note that this job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not include an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications

At Archer we aim to attract, retain, and motivate talent that possess the skills and leadership necessary to grow our business. We drive a pay-for-performance culture and reward performance that supports the Company’s business strategy. For this position we are targeting a base pay between we are targeting a base pay between $122,820 - $153,600. Actual compensation offered will be determined by factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Archer is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities, and those with sincerely held religious beliefs. Applicants who may require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should provide their name and contact information to Archer’s People Team at Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Archer is unable to provide work visa sponsorship for this position at the present time.
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis 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.
Archer Aviation does not engage with external recruiting agencies/individual recruiters with whom it does not have a prior written agreement. Archer reserves the right to make use of any unsolicited resumes that it receives and bears no responsibility for payment of any fees asserted from the use of unsolicited resumes. If you are a recruiting agency or individual recruiter wishing to do business with Archer, please reach out to All employment processes are managed by the Archer People Team.