Location: Mountain View, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Team: Electrical Engineering
At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all- electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!
With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Voltaics Manager to join our team. The goal of a Voltaics Manager at Wisk is to ensure that batteries that power our projects are the best in the industry by engaging with reputable vendors, formulating advantageous battery chemistries, characterizing battery performance, and maintaining impeccable documentation standards. You will be part of the Electrical Engineering Sub-Department that designs the next generation eVTOL.
The successful candidate is capable of leading a team to interact with current and future battery cell suppliers to identify novel battery cell technologies that can meet the stringent performance requirements of Wisk projects. You and your team will ensure designed cells fulfill performance, cycle life, quality and safety requirements. You and your team will frequently perform battery cell teardowns, carry out root cause analysis, and propose countermeasures to improve upon battery specifications. In addition to being a subject matter expert on the aforementioned topics you will be responsible for team performance reviews, scheduling, resource planning, budgeting, maintaining laboratories, coordinating facility upgrades for new capital equipment, purchasing, vendor relationships with key suppliers, establishing requirements for the aircraft, sourcing new vendors, and cross-functional support for quality, NDT, and design. In this role, the candidate must be self motivated and capable of working with little direction. The candidate should be able to effectively communicate expectations on projects and tasks with their team and should be able to effectively communicate these expectations to IPT Leads throughout the organization to enact plans to meet mission critical milestones. This candidate should also be able to motivate their team and find creative ways to keep engagement high.
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We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.
In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.
Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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