2022-01-26 Google Operations Center
Deployment and Service Process Engineer
Sydney, Australia

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for a Process Engineer to join our Deployment and Service team in Australia. The ideal candidate has a passion for developing and overseeing production and repair procedures for electromechanical  or robotic systems in an operational drone delivery business setting.  

What You’ll Do: 

  • Develop and oversee production and maintenance processes that are applied to an ever growing fleet of unmanned aircraft in a commercial drone delivery operation
  • Develop and operationalize procedures for the establishment and ongoing maintenance of field infrastructure, including BOM and SOP development, toolset identification and workflow creation
  • Develop and manage workflow, inventory and record keeping systems used in the production and repair of electromechanical systems
  • Design and execute experiments to refine critical processes
  • Perform analysis on production and maintenance activities to identify trends and opportunities
  • Design shop floor layouts, fixtures and tooling used in production and maintenance environments
  • Engage with cross functional teams and external parties to develop efficient and elegant solutions

What You'll Need: 

  • BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in production engineering role 
  • Strong background in developing robust and repeatable assembly or repair processes to scale new products
  • Strong attention to detail and the enthusiasm to dig into behind the scenes work
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Passion for simple and efficient processes
  • Superb communication skills (oral and written) with both technical and non-technical audiences

Bonus: 

  • 5+ years of experience in production engineering role 
  • Technical project management skills such as asset management, project planning,  issue tracking,  task scoping 
  • Hands on experience assembling or repairing electromechanical or robotic systems
  • Knowledgeable in manufacturing FATP process and technology 
  • Experience in drone or flight system manufacturing 
  • Experience in a fast paced production environment in both NPI and sustaining phases
  • Ability to apply manufacturing statistics and design of experiments, able to review the end to end process and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Six sigma training, black belt or Lean manufacturing concepts and methodologies strongly preferred
  • Experience in a highly regulated records management domain (e.g. aviation, transportation, logistics) is a strong plus
  • Passion for aviation and autonomous robotic systems
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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