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Design Engineer



Software Engineering, Design
Brighton, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

Brighton, MI - United States of America (USA)

About Us

Blueflite designs and manufactures high performance, electric, unmanned, aerial tilt-rotor vehicles for the delivery of light cargo. Our UAV platform is scalable and has unique and patent-pending design characteristics resulting in advanced capability regarding maneuverability and vehicle control. blueflite has extensive experience in carbon fiber structure design and manufacturing, design of propulsion systems, developing advanced flight control algorithms, implementation of code in on-board computer systems, and developing a digital ground infrastructure.

We are searching for team members to support the continued development of blueflite’s existing and future UAV platforms. We are looking for innovative and solutions-oriented engineers and entrepreneurs to be part of our amazing technology development journey; creating the next generation of logistic technology platform centered on our unique, agile, and robust UAV design.

About The Role

Drive the continuous improvement of our vehicle hardware platform towards the singular goal of a truly industry startling vehicle with unparalleled performance and robustness. Day to day work at blueflite centers around an agile approach in small teams of brilliant scientists, engineers, software developers, technicians, pilots, and experts all working towards a world class UAS technology platform. Candidates should prove their experience in design applications, a system learning approach to making informed decisions about the platform, and/or experience in scaling manufacturing.

Main areas of responsibility for design role:

  • Lightweight structure design and analysis
  • Advanced flight critical tilting propulsion systems
  • Electronic system packaging and cooling
  • Support vehicle performance optimization
  • Build physical design prototypes and assist with integration on the vehicle

About You

  • Experience working in small agile teams
  • Great attitude and communication skills
  • Composite design and advanced additive manufacturing experience
  • 3+ years of manufacturing/design experience in an applicable engineering field à Aerospace preferred
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) à Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with NX and Teamcenter PLM
  • Holds legal right to work in the United States


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